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First Nations Education Administrators Association

 2nd National Gathering Conference

Indigenous Languages:

Creatively Respecting Traditions of Interconnectedness 
Taking Action to Achieve First Nations Control of First Nations Education

Virtual Conference Dates:  October 26 & 27, 2022

Although change is a constant in the universe, our values and traditions remain within us.  Our interconnectedness to the land, life, spirit, and each other influences how First Nations take action by building upon Indigenous languages, cultures and traditions to create and develop First Nations Control of First Nations Education.

The FNEAA Board of Directors and Staff invite you to this year’s Second Annual Virtual National Gathering, on October 26 & 27, 2022.  This year’s theme: Indigenous Languages: Creatively Respecting Traditions of Interconnectedness – Taking Action to Achieve First Nations Control of First Nations Education will focus on our diverse traditional knowledge and practises to create action and strategies for educational systems that are rich in First Nations’ values, languages and knowledge. The Gathering will include keynote speakers, keynote panels, and concurrent themed webinar workshops. 

For more information on conference tradeshow and sponsorship or if you have any questions, please contact Manon Lamontagne at (613) 621-0375, or by email at

  • Keynote Speaker –  Davin Dumas, Director of Language and Culture.  Manitoba First Nation Education Resource Centre, Inc. MB – “Role of First Nation Education Administrators in Language and Culture Revitalization”-
  • Cherith Mark – Language & Culture Coordinator for the Stoney Education Authority -Revitalization multi-age curriculum
  • Brandon Mitchell – Graphic Novels Preserving Indigenous Oral History Through Graphic Novels
  • Edwin “Kangadesa” Taylor – Revitalization of Language through Song
  • Patricia Miller-Hachey, Indigenous Lead, Eel River Bar First Nation, NB “Language and Culture Revitalization Strategies from a Non-fluent speaker community”
  • Denis Gros-Louis.  First Nations Educational Council, Wendake, QC.  “Bill 96”.
  • Elizabeth Cremo, Director of Education & Elaine Denny, Principal of Immersion School.  Eskasoni School Board, NS. “Successful Immersion Program: Adjusting from Fluency to Acquisition.”
  • Melanie Bennett – Executive Director Yukon Education Directorate. YK “Establishing a Board of Education”
  • Conrad Prince, Senior Director Decolonization, Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression.  National Reconciliation Program. “ Supporting Mental Health of Indigenous Children in Schools.”
  • Simon Bird. Language Revitalization Advocate.  “On-line Cree Language Learning”.
  • And more!

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Tradeshow Call

This is an opportunity for you to reach First Nations schools and communities who invest heavily in education services, supplies programs, etc. across Canada.

What’s happening for FNEAA’s 3rd Annual Gathering in 2023?

The First Nations Education Administrators Association’s 3rd Annual National Gathering 2023 is planned for an in-person conference. In just under two years, FNEAA is planning its 3rd Annual National Gathering in Winnipeg at the Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel for November 6-9, 2023.

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