Dr. Marie Battiste, internationally renowned scholar, to speak at the Faculty of Education

Friday, January 8, 2010

Dr. Marie Battiste, internationally renowned scholar, will speak at the Faculty of Education auditorium on January 20 at 4:00 pm. “Bringing Aboriginal Education into the Mainstream: Nourishing a Learning Spirit” is sponsored by the Faculty of Education and the Thames Valley District School Board.

Winner of the 2008 National Aboriginal Achievement Award, Dr. Battiste is a Mi’kmaq educator from Potl’tek First Nation and Professor and Director of the Aboriginal Education Research Centre, College of Education, University of Saskatchewan. A graduate of Harvard and Stanford, she has published widely on Indigenous Knowledge and heritage and on Aboriginal education.

Admission to the lecture and parking are free. All are welcome.