Aboriginal Education Research Forum


Theme: Embedding Spiritual & Sustainable Wisdom in Education and Research as an Act of Reconciliation

April 24-25, 2017

Faculty of Education Building – University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB, Canada


The Faculty of Education at Univeristy of Manitoba is proud to co-host 13th Annual Aboriginal Education Research Forum – “Shawane Dagosiwin”, which translated from the Anishinaabe language, reflects the values of, and embraces integrity and respect for family and community in educational research.

Keynote speakers: Drs. Chantal Fiola & Jean-Paul Restoule.

We invite proposal submissions from teachers, researchers, and community development workers who:

  • Are engaged in learning and teaching, organizing, consulting, or community projects;
  • Administer or manage school- and community-based research and projects reflecting life-long learning;
  • Apply varied approaches to research content and processes with Aboriginal/Indigenous peoples;
  • Work across the lifespan from pre-school, K-12 to post-secondary and adult/community education;
  • Are graduate students whose work reflects Aboriginal/Indigenous perspectives;
  • Conduct research projects that reflect a variety of Indigenous methods and themes that reflect: efforts toward reconciliation, environmental care, land-based projects, cultural-based activities, elder circles, capacity building projects etc.;
  • Are involved in disciplines other than education and that support schooling improvement, and
  • Are involved in local, regional, national, and/or Indigenous international projects.

Click here for conference registration and the agenda-at-a-glance. For more information, please visit the conference website.