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(AUT-105) Matinamagewin

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Val-d'Or 28 novembre 2019 Anglais


Matinamagewin is a training for the development of the intercultural competency in education in Indigenous context, to foster an environment conducive to the learning and success of Indigenous students and allowing for better living together.

This training is structured so it is adaptable to each school environment where it is offered, in collaboration with the actors already in place, and is conducive to exchanges and discussions between participants.

- To develop school staff awareness of the importance of cultural safety in their practice;
- To foster the integration of  elements of different Indigenous cultures (history, knowledge, ways, activities, workshops, etc.) with a view to improving knowledge, reducing prejudices and allowing for a better living together; 
- To better know Indigenous students;
- To foster relevant practices in Indigenous contexts;
- To improve communication and collaboration between school, Indigenous parents and different Indigenous actors (community, Elders, Friendship Centre, Band Council, etc.).

Clientèle visée

  • The training is open to all elementary, secondary and adult school staff working in Indigenous and urban communities.
  • It can also be adapted for the post-secondary, or for different groups interested in the content provided in this training.
  • Préalables

  • Must have followed the Piwaseha training or an equivalent.
  • Contenu

    - Cultural competency and cultural safety in education
    - Education Timeline in Indigenous Context
    - Getting to know your Indigenous students better – students’ particularities
    - The importance of school/family/community collaboration
    - Culturally relevant teaching practices
    - Decolonizing education
    - Tools for the integration of Indigenous contents and ways
    - Preferred attitudes and skills
    - Pitfalls to be avoided in education in Indigenous context
    - The different roles of school staff in establishing an environment conducive to Indigenous students success


    Gaudaur, Nadine

    Nadine is Algonquin from Timiskaming First Nation located at the headwaters of the Ottawa river. She has worked passionately for the past 20 years on improving her community and supporting and sharing her culture with Indigenous youth. Nadine spent many years working in Land Claims research and negotiation for Algonquin Nation Tribal Council. She assisted in the advancement of 40 individual Land Claims. Nadine has a passion for education as a vehicle for reconciliation. As Indigenous Student Advisor for District School Board Ontario Northeast, for the last 9 years, Nadine worked directly with youth supporting and guiding them through their school career. She has been immersed in her traditional culture guiding her students in planning and sharing events with Indigenous and non-Indigenous students. Also a trainer for UQAT’s continuing education since 2011, Nadine is proud to share her culture and experience through various trainings.

    Bérubé , Julie-Anne

    With a Bachelor's degree in Teaching English as a Second Language, and a Certificate in Indigenous Studies at UQAT, Julie-Anne has always been interested in languages and cultures. Her interest and curiosity led her to do an internship in the Cree community of Waskaganish during her studies, before being hired as a Learning Support Advisor at the First Peoples Service of UQAT, at the Val-d'Or campus. Between 2010 and 2017, she accompanied First Peoples students in their academic success, in addition to being a lecturer and trainer with them. Since 2018, she has been Indigenous Project Manager for Continuing Education, where she is pleased to be able to contribute to the improvement of understanding of First Nation realities and the development of mutual respect among individuals.


  • 0,50 UEC (Unité d'éducation continue)
  • Durée du cours

    5 hrs (1 jours)


  • Régulier : 350,00 $ plus taxes
  • Mise à jour : 18 octobre 2019