Congratulations to #UREdu Dr. Valerie Triggs (Co-investigator) on SSHRC/CRSH-funded research: Retracing, Reimaging, and Reconciling our Roots.
Led by artists, arts-educators, and social work educators in collaboration with elders, and knowledge keepers, this project explores the arts as a space to retrace Indigenous-settler relations, reimagine conceptions of land and culture and engage in everyday processes of reconciliation. By implementing arts based methods of inquiry alongside Indigenous methodologies, teachings and worldviews, this project will artistically and pedagogically explore what it might mean for educators and social workers to walk in three provinces, on traditional, treaty, and unceded territories, grounded by the 4 R’s of Indigenous learning: respect, relevance, reciprocity and responsibility (Kirkness & Barnhardt, 2001).
This current study builds on ongoing research from the successful 2018 SSHRC PDG Project Mapping A/r/tography which focused on the international pedagogic implication of movement with/in physical contexts to create and examine human-land relationship as a collective expression grounded in movement of thought (theory) and body (practice), responsibility and reciprocity.
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