Developing the Strategic Framework for Indigenization at MUN


Date: Sep 28
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Where: Theatre
Engaging Evening

Catharyn Andersen was appointed as Memorial’s first vice-president (Indigenous) on July 1, 2021. The position focuses on continuing to build meaningful relationships with Indigenous Peoples and advancing Indigenization at Memorial University.

In this talk, Catharyn will discuss the process of developing the university-wide mandate to support Indigenous education broadly across the university, encouraging respectful engagement and relationship building with Indigenous Peoples and communities, and supporting the success of Indigenous students across Memorial University.

About the presenter:

Catharyn is an Inuk from Nunatsiavut, born and raised in Makkovik, Labrador. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in linguistics, a Master of Arts in linguistics, and a Master of Business Administration from Memorial University. She is a 2022 member of the Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference. She has been living in St. John’s for the past 14 years and loves to return home to Labrador as much as she can.

Non-Member Price:  $10 Adults, $6.50 Senior, $6.50 Military, and $5 Youth.

This program is free for members, but space is limited so please ensure you reserve your free ticket online by clicking "Buy Tickets" or by calling 757-8090.

Events & Programs

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Four experts from the sector of Educational Creative Technology will discuss the future of emerging digital landscapes for children and youth. The discussion will consider what these emerging technologies mean for educational programming. Each speaker will share a story that speaks to the challenges and successes of the use of creative technologies and will consider the impact of these technologies on society from their perspectives as educators, entrepreneurs and growing technology start-ups.

Our Panel

Janice Hertel – Instructor/ Artist/ Expert in creative gaming and immersive technologies, College of the North Atlantic

Julie Lewis – Entrepreneur, Owner of Sassy Tuna

Laun Shoemaker- Teacher and Digital Learning, NLESD

Kyla Gibbons- Professional Learning Expert, Carnegie Learning

This program is presented in partnership with the ADVOST Project and the Unesco Teachers For Social Justice Network.

This program is free, but space is limited so please ensure you reserve your ticket online or by calling 757-8090.