Event Phone: 604-9823324
- Maachi Kashkihtow Mamawii ( Learning together, Sharing Métis Culture)
30 March 2023
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Métis Nation British Columbia Ministry of Education presents a workshop in understanding, identifying, and supporting Métis children and culture in early years programming. Through an interactive workshop, facilitators will share information on Métis history and culture in Canada. Understanding who Métis are, and ways individuals can connect. Through cultural resources, facilitators will demonstrate how to incorporate cultural items into early years programs and activities, to ensure children learn more about the Métis culture. Métis children and families will begin to see themselves reflected in the programming provided within their community. Throughout the workshop participants and facilitators will encompass and reflect on the Métis core values while engaging in an interactive workshop that focuses on relationships, connectivity and collaboration of knowledge and learning.
Presenter: Lisa Lightening
Lisa has been in the Early Childhood Education field for 30 years. She has managed and developed a number or Early learning programs for Indigenous communities throughout the north. Lisa has experience facilitating parenting programs, childcare focused workshops and creating workshops to meet the needs of the community she works in. Lisa has been working with Métis Nation British Columbia since February 2019, where she contributes her love of culture, early learning, and child development into each project/program she is involved in. She is a mother of 4 grown Métis children and enjoys spending time with her family in North Central B.C. on the traditional lands of L’htako Dené and home to North Cariboo Métis association in Quesnel.