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Lorna Williams

Lorna Williams is Lil’wat from the St’at’yem’c First Nation. She currently holds the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Knowledge and Learning and is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education and Department of Linguistics at the University of Victoria. Throughout her career she has held a number of senior positions, notably as the Director of Aboriginal Education at the University of Victoria and the Director of the Aboriginal Enhancements Branch in the British Columbia Ministry of Education.

Dr. Williams is an educator with many years of experience in aboriginal education, indigenous language revitalization, effects of colonization on learning, indigenous ways of knowing, and curriculum design. Within the Faculty of Education at the University of Victoria, Dr. Williams has created a series of courses known as “Learning and Teaching in an Indigenous World.” This program was designed to create a unique pedagogical space in the Faculty of Education where Indigenous wisdom is experienced by students and faculty members alike.

Dr. Williams currently sits on the University of Victoria’s Senate as a member at large and is Chair of the First Peoples Heritage, Language and Culture Council. In addition, Dr. Williams was a Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) Minerva Lecturer in 2007 and was inducted into the Order of British Columbia for her work in education in 1992.


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Accord on Indigenous Education / Accord sur l'éducation autochtone

N° catalogue: RPT.Ar251.2010
Année: 2010
Catégorie:
Vues: 970
Date de publication: lundi 9 July 2018

Directions: Research and Policy on Eliminating Racism / Recherche et Politique sur les Relations Raciales au Canada

Systemic Discrimination Against Aboriginal Peoples / Les peuples autochtones et la discrimination systémique

N° catalogue: CRRF.B3223.2009
Année: 2009
Catégorie:
Vues: 1463
Date de publication: vendredi 2 June 2017

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Come Join Me | Viens me rejoindre

N° catalogue: BKS.w6763.1991
Année: 1991
Catégorie:
Vues: 782
Date de publication: jeudi 22 February 2018