Ep. 135: What Does Indigenization of Education Really Mean?

MEDIA INDIGENA : Weekly Indigenous current affairs program

This week, our special live-audience episode in Edmonton, where we discussed… Protocol Schmotocol: What one professor’s slide into another’s DMs on Twitter in search of help on a highly-sensitive subject can teach us about ethical research… ‘Indigenous Renaissance’: Just one of many pointed phrases in the victory speech of Maliseet musician Jeremy Dutcher at this year’s Polaris Music Prize ceremony. But as Indigenous artists continue to rack up recognition in the broader arts world, should we see their success as made-in-Canada, or made despite it? Education ‘Indigenization’: Confused by what different institutions mean by the term? Special guest Adam Gaudry (Associate Dean and Associate Professor, Faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta) walks us through what true reconciliation might look like in the academy.

Featuring regulars Rick Harp, Kim TallBear and Ken Williams, it’s the first-ever MEDIA INDIGENA roundtable recorded in front of a live audience. Thanks again to our event sponsorthe U of A Faculty of Native Studiesfor making it all possible!

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