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Indigenous Cultural Competency Training

Indigenous Cultural Competency Training

Indigenous Cultural Competency Training for Educators (all grades)
10am – 12pm

In collaboration with The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund (DWF), BPAC offers an Indigenous Cultural Competency Training session for Educators of all grades. Through an informative “Reconciliation in the Classroom” presentation facilitated by Lisa Prinn & Sabrina Angeconeb, and a live music performance and speaking engagement with Tom Wilson, Educators learn more about the Legacy Schools program and how to incorporate the unique interests, rights, and perspectives of Indigenous peoples into everyday learning.

The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund (DWF) Legacy Schools program is a free initiative to engage, empower, and connect educators to further reconciliation. All educators are encouraged to sign up to receive their first Legacy Schools toolkit, which contains copies of the Secret Path graphic novel, educational resources for use at home or in the classroom, a ReconciliACTION Guidebook, and other materials to ensure Indigenous perspectives are represented and celebrated in all places of learning and among all age groups. Our Legacy Schools resources are now being used in libraries, daycare centres, camps, clubs, and after-school programs.

Learn more and register to receive your toolkit in advance of the event, here.

To register for this event, contact the Education & Outreach Coordinator:

Isabelle Trask
905-681-2551 ext. 6302

In collaboration with:

Downie and Wenjack Fund

Special Guest

Tom Wilson

Tom Wilson/Lee Harvey Osmond, is a Canadian music legend, famed storyteller and visual artist. His extensive career and tireless efforts as a musician has bestowed upon him numerous nominations and awards from the Hamilton Music Awards to the Polaris Prize to the Juno Awards, including certified gold and platinum records. Tom Wilson’s songwriting has seen his works recorded by and with artists such as; Sarah McLachlan, City and Colour, Jason Isbell, Colin James, Lucinda Williams, Billy Ray Cyrus, Mavis Staples, The Rankin Family, as well as his own bands Junkhouse, and Canadian treasure, Blackie and the Rodeo Kings.

Wilson’s memoir, Beautiful Scars published by Penguin/Random House has become a national bestseller.

Isabelle Trask
905-681-2551 ext. 6302

Dates & Times

Mon Apr 24, 2023 at 10am


Community Studio Theatre

Event Length

Approx. 120 mins.

Ticket Prices

Regular: $25 (All-in)