Revising teaching practices in Canada with respect to Indigenous youth and history

Anne Tenning presents at the 2016 Canada’s History Forum.

Hosted by Canada’s History Society

Posted November 27, 2016

In this presentation, Anne Tenning tackles the issues faced by Indigenous youth in the Education system. She discusses approaches educators can take to improve representations of and engagement with Indigenous peoples and histories in the classroom.

This presentation by Anne Tenning is part of the “Teaching and Communicating Indigenous History” Panel at the 9th Canada’s History Forum, Engaging Authentic Indigenous Histories that was held on November 27, 2016 in Ottawa. This event was organized by Canada’s National History Society and the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation. We are grateful to the RBC Foundation for their financial support.

Anne Tenning is a member of the Stz’uminus First Nation on Vancouver Island. In 1993, Anne became the first member of her family to graduate from high school. In 2008, Anne was a recipient of the Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Teaching. 

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