Read more about Joseph on his website:

Joseph Naytowhow Returning as Emerging Elder-in-Residence

Joseph Naytowhow speaking to students.

We are excited to welcome Joseph Naytowhow back to campus as our emerging Elder-in-Residence.

There will be a

Welcoming Ceremony
Wednesday, September 16
Teaching Preparation Centre (Ed 228)
Faculty of Education

Joseph will begin his residency on Monday, October 5th and will remain until the first week of December.

Joseph Naytowhow is a gifted Plains/Woodland Cree (Nēhiyaw) singer/songwriter, storyteller and voice, stage and film actor from the Sturgeon Lake First Nation Band in Saskatchewan. He is renowned for his unique style of Cree/English storytelling, combined with original hybrid and traditional First Nations drum, flute and rattle songs. He was our emerging Elder-in-Residence and his contributions were greatly appreciated by students, staff and faculty. read more…

Last winter, education student Meagan Dobson shared her experience with Joseph in the latest issue of Education News:

“As Joseph [shared] his personal narrative and pedagogy, I felt strong emotions welling up from within myself—I was honoured to receive this knowledge and greatly appreciated his courage to share his experience. Joseph speaks of his experiences with such eloquence and forgiveness.”
Follow us on social media