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Thursday, February 9 • 12:00 - 13:00
FNMI Curriculum Resources and Lesson Plans for Educators inspired by 'Elder in the Making'

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Join Chris Hsiung for a presentation of lesson plans and educational material that can be used in conjunction with his award-winning documentary "Elder in the Making". This film inspired education students from Mount Royal University to develop lesson plans and curriculum resources for educators. These resources are designed for elementary, junior high and senior high and targeted for a variety disciplines. From indigenous plant knowledge to historical exploration to the meaning of becoming of an Elder, participants will learn about some of the possible lesson plans they can bring to their classroom. Note that participants are assumed to have seen the film. If you would like to see the film, please attend the session titled "Elder in the Making - An award winning and accessible FNMI documentary for educators" or contact info@elderinthemaking.com for a special coupon to watch the film in advance.

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Chris Hsiung

President, Hidden Story Productions
Chris Hsiung is an engineer turned documentary filmmaker. He founded Hidden Story Productions with a mission is to use documentary storytelling to nurture a more compassionate, intelligent and just society. Chris was selected to be an Artist-in-Residence in Calgary 2012 where he produced... Read More →

Cowboy Smithx

Cowboy Smithx is an Award Winning filmmaker of Blackfoot Ancestry from the Piikani and Kainai tribes of Southern Alberta, Canada. Cowboy is the founder and curator of the highly acclaimed International Indigenous speaker series “REDx Talks”, and creative director for the Iiniistsi... Read More →

Thursday February 9, 2017 12:00 - 13:00
Westin: Manitoba Rm 10135 100 St NW
  • Room Details Lecture Max Capacity - 294
  • Grade Focus None
  • Tags English