Gidibendaagozimin: Inclusion Conference

Chippewas of the Thames - Enji Maajtaawaad Early Years Program

Four Points Sheraton London, 1150 Wellington Rd S, London , N6E1M3

Tuesday October 19 , 2021 - 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Cost: $105 per person * daily breakfast, lunch, and snacks are included

Registration: Required

This two-day learning opportunity is ideal for education and early years professionals interested in learning more about inclusion and diversity with regards to Indigenous cultures and communities. Parents, guardians, and other caregivers also welcome!

Day 1 -

  • Opening Ceremonies with Chief Jacqueline French, Courtney Riley, and Russell Peltier
  • Keynote Address from Jennifer Nichole, Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, Jordan’s Principle Supervisor
  • Workshops facilitated by:
    • Nicole Hoover, Speech and Language Pathologist with Chatterbox Communication Services
    • Amber Burton, Occupational Therapist with Thames Valley Children’s Centre
    • Lisa Corbeil, Physical Therapist with Thames Valley Children’s Centre
  • With a special guest presentation and Hoop Dance performance from River Christie-White, founder of Hoops for Hope

Day 2 -

  • Workshops facilitated by:
    • Tisha Summers, Registered Art Therapist with Heal Through Love Art Therapy
    • Julie Casey, Registered Social Worker and Developmental Service Worker with Nourishing Hearts Wellness Care Farm
    • Jacquelyn Keep, Registered Early Childhood Educator and Resource Consultant with Enji-Maajtaawaad Early Years Program
  • Movement breaks facilitated by Terri Fisher from Water and Time Yoga
  • Closing Ceremonies with Russell Peltier and Courtney Riley

Please note: Proof of vaccination against Covid19 (or a valid medical exemption) will be required upon entry.

A mask or appropriate face covering will be required at all times while indoors except while eating and drinking. Please respect social distancing whenever possible.

Friends/colleagues are encouraged to sit together.

Contact : Strive
Phone : 519-434-3644