Society & Culture
Preserving Indigenous Teachings Part 1 - A Conversation with Janay Fox and Alexandra Nordstrom
On this week’s episode of #RisingYouth Podcast Jade interviews 2 bright Individuals helping increase awareness of indigenous teachings in the home community and the struggles of setting up a grassroots project in a remote community.
Fox and Alexandra Nordstrom organized and facilitated a four-day summer program for Indigenous youth on Poundmaker and Little Pine First Nations that focused
on the intersection between arts, science, and conservation from an Indigenous perspective. Engaging students in a collaborative learning model that uses the Cree tradition of using land as pedagogy for scientific learning, Janay and Alexandra created a space for Indigenous youth to explore their Cree culture and Indigenous ways of learning.
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