Digital Storytelling

Title: Indigenous Storytelling and Two-Eyed Seeing

Date: June 12, 1-1:30pm MT Edmonton (20min presentation; 10min Q&A)

Description: Join Courtney Milne as she discusses Indigenous digital storytelling. She will be building on the previous session “River Stories” led by Mary McDonald. Courtney will provide a discussion and open dialogue on Indigenous storytelling in the 21st century, using a Two-Eyed Seeing approach to digital storytelling to explore environmental issues, and will speak to some of the benefits of an Indigenous perspective in mainstream storytelling media.  

Presenter: Courtney Milne is an educator, mixed media & beadwork artist and a Digital Steward at Pinnguaq. Courtney is a First Nations woman of mixed Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Scottish heritage from Chippewas of Nawash First Nation and Kahnawa:ke Mohawk Territory, currently living in Nogojiwanong (Peterborough, ON). Courtney has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Master of Education in Language, Culture and Teaching. She has spent her adolescent and adult years being active in community, learning traditional knowledge and working for several Indigenous non-profit and charitable organizations. Courtney is passionate about bringing Indigegogy to the forefront of education and is an advocate for Indigenous rights, sovereignty, education, health and wellness. www.pinnguaq.com

Cost: Free.  To register send an email to mkhetarpal@mccedu.ca

Registration link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSccQwKIRzb7XCA0wn4wL_WVLKdmQvOgQSdZu-aocvkR31so5A/viewform?usp=sf_link   (you can share this form!)

********************************************************************