Giving

Event: Thunder Bay’s 1st Indigenous Knowledge Conference

Nov
15

Welcome to Thunder Bay’s 1st Indigenous Knowledge Conference on November 15, 16, 2017 to be held in the Robinson Superior territory in the sacred Lands of Anemki Wajiw hosted by beSuperior Consulting. 

beSuperior is honoured to have renowned legendary educator, and leader in Indigenous thought and academics, Dr. LeRoy Little Bear as the Keynote Speaker.

rsz_11rsz_leroylittlebearDr. Little Bear is a member of the Blackfoot Confederacy.  He is the founder of the Native American Studies Department at the University of Lethbridge – where he served as Chair for 21 years – also went on to become the founding Director of Harvard University’s Native American Program. He has made contributions in justice, land claims, treaties, and hunting and fishing rights. He is a leader in Indigenous philosophy.

CONFERENCE DETAILS

The aim is to examine what and how Indigenous Knowledge is expressed, and how we can facilitate this in our practice and our work, so that, we are best meeting the needs of our clients, learners, and for better understanding and good relations.

November 14 Evening – Coffeehouse & Connecting – 6-9 p.m.

November 15 Conference Day 1 – 9-4 p.m.

November 16 Conference Day 2 – 9- 4 p.m.

PRESENTERS AND SPEAKERS

  • Dr. Le Roy Little Bear
  • Charles Fox, Former Regional Chief, Chiefs of Ontario:- 2000- 2005, Nishnawbe Aski Nation Grand Chief: 1994 – 2000

beSuperior is currently securing more speakers for this exciting and innovative event.

beSuperior Consulting acknowledges the support of PARO Enterprising Women in the development of this business enterprise.

Please contact the organizer if you are interested in an opportunity to present or collaborate at the email link here: beSuperior.

#TBIK2017