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Thursday, February 20 • 12:30pm - 1:45pm
The "Sixties Scoop": Understanding Implications and Contributing Towards Reconciliation

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From the 1950s to the 1990s, thousands of Indigenous children across Canada were apprehended by provincial governments and places with non-Indigenous families, isolating many from Indigenous culture, language and identity. This session will provide educators with an overview of historical and current insights into the “Sixties Scoop”, as well as increased understanding of its legacy, and arguable continues into present day. You will leave this session with an increased understanding of the complexities of the “Sixties Scoop”, including resources and strategies to contribute towards reconciliation.

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Terry Lynn Cook

Indigenous Education PD Facilitator, ATA
Terry Lynn Cook is a long-time resident Métis of Northern Alberta. She has been an advocate of FNMI Education from her own educational experiences as well as from teaching with the Driftpile First Nations, working as a Lead Administrator of an Outreach School in Slave Lake and completing... Read More →


Thursday February 20, 2020 12:30pm - 1:45pm
2901 B