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Bringing Back the Village: June 2024


Tuesday, June 04, 2024 - Tuesday, June 04, 2024

6 PM - 8 PM

Online via Zoom  

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Registration for this workshop has closed. Please email us to be put on the waitlist for the next one. 

During this workshop we will dive into The First Peoples Principles of Learning from the Early Learning Framework (ELF), discuss the impact colonization has had on the way we educate our children, ways to challenge the colonial structure that has been placed on education and explore ways to decolonize our practices, our classroom and our selves.  

The time that we will spend together, exploring the shift in perspectives and working to move away from colonial practices, will allow us to disrupt and challenge how we teach the various truths in the classroom and outside the classroom. It is important to identify who plays what role in a child’s life, and why each role must be supported to create a healthy community.

About the facilitator 

Anin nitisinihkas Jade Brass nitonci The Key iskinokanir Treaty four (​​Hello my name is Jade Brass I am from The Key First nation) I live in Coast Salish Territory known as Vancouver ndidaa. I graduated with honours from Native Education College, received my diploma for Aboriginal Early Childhood Education and continued my studies at UBC to obtain my Bachelor of Indigenous education through the NITEP program. I work at Uy’sqwalaun HeadStart and I love how the centre involves community with learning. As an Indigenous ihkwe, my goal is to continue to be a positive role model in our community and do this work for our children and our unborn babies.


"It opened a door for me that I would not have been able to learn otherwise. It also got me thinking about how to implement learning about First Nations in my center and about how books about First Nations kids could make the kids in my center feel more comfortable and more included."


The price of this training is per person. 

This training will be taking place online via Zoom. Registered participants will be emailed a meeting link.