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Thursday, February 18 • 9:00am - 10:15am
The Sixties Scoop—Understanding Implications & Contributing towards Reconciliation

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From the 1950s to the 1990s, thousands of Indigenous children across Canada were apprehended and placed with non-Indigenous families, isolating many from Indigenous cultures, languages and identity.  This session will provide educators with an overview of historical and current insights into the Sixties Scoop, as well as increased understanding of its legacy.  You will leave this session with an increased understanding of the complexities of the Sixties Scoop, including resources and strategies to contribute towards reconciliation.

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Gretchen Riel

ATA Indigenous Education PD Facilitator, The Alberta Teachers Association
G̱ilakas’la, my name is Gretchen Riel. I am a teacher at Rocky View Schools and an Indigenous Education MEd student. My traditional Kwak̓wala name is T̓suxwt̓sa’adza̱mga Hanuse. My two children and I are Kwakwa̱ka̱’wakw and proud members of the ‘Namgis First Nation... Read More →


Thursday February 18, 2021 9:00am - 10:15am MST
Virtual (Zoom)