Best Practices of Wellness for Education Administrators and Educators
Posted on October 11, 2023
First Nations Education Administrators is pleased to invite you to attend a virtual Townhall, with Elder Dr. Gwen Point of the Stó:lo First Nation in British Columbia. Dr. Point will be sharing her expertise as a Knowledge Keeper on Traditional Wellness practices for First Nation educators and administrators. Join us for this virtual presentation and discussion on:
Tuesday, October 17th at 1 – 3 p.m. Eastern Standard time.
(10am PDT, 11am MDT, 12pm CDT, 1pm EDT, 2pm ADT)
Dr. Gwen Point is a respected Stó:lo leader and mentor and has held a number of provincial government and regional posts supporting education, children and family services and First Nations communities. Dr. Point has received many prestigious awards. In 2012, the University of Victoria awarded her an honourary Doctorate in Education. UFV presented her the Betty Urquhart Community Service Award in 2003. She has also received the Ambassador Award from Aboriginal Tourism BC and was recognized as Honourary Witness by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. She has received a number of community awards for her contributions to Stó:lō language and Cultural education, including recognition by the Stó:lō Nation, the Seattle Art Museum and others. In 2016, Dr. Point became the second Chancellor of the University of the Fraser Valley in BC.