The Project of Heart in British Columbia

Gail Stromquist presents at the 2016 Canada’s History Forum.

Hosted by Canada’s History Society

November 27, 2016

In this presentation, Gail Stromquist provides a survey of resources available to British Columbia teachers through Project of Heart while emphasizing the roles of education and youth in reconciliation.

This presentation by Gail Stromquist 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.

Gail Stromquist is of Nlaka’pamux ancestry. She has been an elementary school teacher in Langley, BC, for more than twenty years and has specialized in early learning and elementary level curriculum with a focus on Aboriginal perspectives. She is currently the coordinator for Aboriginal education with the BC Teachers’ Federation, and led the development of the Project of Heart book and e-book.

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