Presentations

Invited Presentations

Edōsdi / Thompson, J.C., Yahlnaaw / Grant, A. (2017). Decolonizing our colonized minds. Paper presented at University of Northern British Columbia/College of New Caledonia Annual Teaching and Learning Conference, Prince George, 31 August 2017.

Edōsdi / Thompson, J.C., Yahlnaaw / Grant, A. (2017). Decolonizing our colonized minds. Paper presented at World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education (WIPCE), Toronto, 28 July 2017.

Edōsdi / Thompson, J.C., Walters, J., Munro, T., Heremaia, E. Language revitalization strategies and frameworks: What can we learn globally. Panel presentation at World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education (WIPCE), Toronto, 28 July 2017.

Gallant, B., Beaudry, D., Edōsdi / Thompson, J.C., Collin, S. Indigenous mascots: A barrier to inclusion. Panel presentation at World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education (WIPCE), Toronto, 27 July 2017.

Edōsdi / Thompson, J.C. (2015). Dah Dẕahge Nodes̱idē: Implementing Community-Based Tahltan Language Revitalization Research. Paper presented at Language Education Diversity Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, November 2015.

Edōsdi / Thompson, J.C., Ło’oks (Dennis, R.), Dennis, A., Alderete, J. (2015). Dah Dẕahge Nodes̱idē – Getting Our Talk Back: Sharing our Journey of Tā’łtān Language Revitalization. Paper presented at First Nations Education Steering Committee’s First Nations Languages Conference, Vancouver, BC, 16-17 July 2015.

Edōsdi / Thompson, J.C., Alderete, J., Dennis, A., Dennis, O. (2015). Bringing it together: Implementing community-based Tahltan language revitalization research. Paper presented at International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation, Honolulu, HI, 26 February -01 March 2015.

Edōsdi / Thompson, J.C. (2014). Didene ekune mehōdihi eku desijihi – All Tahltan people are living the Tahltan way of life: The building of a Tahltan Language Revitalization Plan. Paper presented at Dene Languages Conference, Prince George, BC, 18-20 June 2014.

Edōsdi / Thompson, J.C., Carlick, P., Hawkins, P. (2014). Mentor-Apprentice Program: Tahltan MAP Teams. Workshop presented at Dene Languages Conference, Prince George, BC, 18-20 June 2014.

Edōsdi / Thompson, J.C., Ło’oks (Dennis, R.). (2014). Dzimēs Chō T’oh: Iskut Language Nest. Workshop presented at Dene Languages Conference, Prince George, BC, 18-20 June 2014.

Edōsdi / Thompson, J.C. (2014). Tahltan language revitalization in the face of resource development in Northern British Columbia. Paper presented at Society for Applied Anthropology’s 74th Annual Meeting, at session on “Globalization, resistance, and ethnography: Indigenous alternatives to neo-liberalism.” 18-22 March 2014.

Edōsdi / Thompson, J.C. (2011). Aboriginal language revitalization. Paper presented at Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of BC’s Annual General Meeting and Convention, Prince Rupert, BC. May 2011.

Mackin, N., Edōsdi / Thompson, J.C. (2010). Ethnobotanical gardens: Connecting learning to communities and the land. Paper presented at Ethnobiology conference, Victoria, BC. May 2010.

Mackin, N., Edōsdi / Thompson, J.C. (2009). Indigenous gardens: Connecting learners to the land and community. Paper presented at Association of Canadian Community Colleges, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. May 2013.

Edōsdi / Thompson, J.C., Mackin, N. (2008). Connecting learners to the land and the community: Indigenous gardens at Northwest Community College. Paper presented at First Nations Education Steering Committee’s Annual Aboriginal Education Conference, Vancouver, BC. December 2008.

Edōsdi / Thompson, J.C (2007). Using a rubric in the critical analysis of Aboriginal curricula. Paper presented at Canadian Aboriginal Science and Technology Society (CASTS) Conference, Calgary, Alberta. “October 2007.

Edōsdi / Thompson, J.C., Hill, C., Hill, E-A. (2005). The Gitga’at plant project: The intergenerational transmission of traditional plant knowledge using school science curricula. Paper presented at Canadian Aboriginal Science and Technology Society Conference, Sydney, Nova Scotia. September 2005.

Edōsdi / Thompson, J.C, Hill, C., Hill, E-A. (2004). Traditional Plant Knowledge at Hartley Bay. Paper presented at First Nations Education Steering Committee’s Annual Aboriginal Education Conference, Vancouver, BC. December 2004.

Edōsdi / Thompson, J.C. (2004). The intergenerational transmission of Gitga’at plant knowledge and wisdom using school science curricula. Paper presented at Canadian Aboriginal Science and Technology Society Conference, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. September 2003.

Edōsdi / Thompson, (2003). J.C. Traditional plant knowledge of the Tsimshian curriculum: Keeping knowledge in the community. Paper presented at Society for Applied Anthropology’s 63rd Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon. March 2003.

Edosdi / Thompson, J.C., Williams, A., Blandov, G. (2000). Teaching and learning science from a First Nations perspective. Paper presented at Kaleidoscope 2000 Conference, Centre for Curriculum, Transfer and Technology, Simon Fraser University, Harbour Centre, Vancouver, BC. Presented with NWCC First Nations students.

 

Keynote Presentations

Invited Keynote Speaker, Provincial Specialist Association – BC Teachers’ Federation Superconference, Our languages are who we are: The rights of Indigenous children to learn their Ancestral languages, Vancouver, BC. 20 October 2017.

Invited Keynote Speakers (Edōsdi / Thompson, J.C., Yahlnaaw / Grant, A.), 2017 Provincial Specialist Association – BC Teachers’ Federation Superconference, Decolonizing our colonized minds, Vancouver, BC. 20 October 2017.

Invited Keynote Speaker, Reconciliation and Indigenous Education: 2nd Annual Learning Symposium, Selkirk College, Indigenization, Reconciliation, and Decolonization in the Academy, Nelson, BC, 20 June 2017.

Invited Keynote Speaker, Yukon First Nation Language Revitalization Planning Event – What is Language Shift? Working Together for Language Revitalization, Dah Dẕāhge Nodes̱idē: We are speaking our language(s) again, Whitehorse, Yukon, 06 March 2017.

Invited Keynote Speaker, BC Science Teachers’ Catalyst Conference, Weaving Indigenous Worldviews, Perspectives, Knowledge and Wisdom into the New Curriculum, Richmond, BC, 21 October 2016.

Invited Keynote Speaker, Ministry of Education Ed-U Day (Professional Development Day for all staff), Dah Dẕahge Nodes̱idē – Getting Our Voice Back: The Importance of Revitalizing Indigenous Languages in BC, Victoria, BC, 12 May 2015.

Invited Panel Speaker, British Columbia Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation,
Language: A Reconciliation Offering, Community Language Champions – Panel Presentation with Bradley Dick, Trish Rosborough, and Aliana Parker, Victoria, BC. 27 January 2015.

Invited Panel speaker, Vancouver Foundation Fresh Voices Youth Conference, From Ancestral Voices to Fresh Voices: Language Revitalization as a Journey from the Voices of our Ancestors to the Voices of Children and Youth, Vancouver, BC, 09 December 2014.

Invited Panel speaker, Launch of the 2014 Report on the Status of BC First Nations Languages, First Peoples’ Cultural Council, Brentwood Bay, BC, 21 November 2014.