Two-Eyed Seeing

Two-Eyed Seeing

Two-Eyed Seeing is a Mi’kmaw concept brought forward by Elder Albert Marshall.  Etuaptmumk, as it is understood in Mi’kmaw, “refers to learning to see from one eye with the strengths of Indigenous knowledges and ways of knowing, and from the other eye with the...
Why Culture Matters in School

Why Culture Matters in School

Each student entering our educational spaces faces some level of stress.  Healthy levels of stress keep us accountable for our actions, motivate us and inspire us to try out for school musicals.  Unfortunately, there are equally as many reasons why stress is bad....
Relationships Matter

Relationships Matter

The question that I am asked most often in my day-to-day reality is; “How do I Indigenize my classroom?” Or “How do I engage Indigenous learners?” and the answer is not as complicated as it seems.  When we talk about Indigenizing a classroom...
iskwêwak: empowering our young women

iskwêwak: empowering our young women

It was rare in any Indigenous culture to see women disrespected, and even more rare to see them disrespect themselves.  A product of the world we have created, our girls do not understand the deep and inherent power that is their birth right. The iskwêwak project is...