Foundations of Indigenous Education
Date: Wednesday, January 19th
Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm EST
Zoom Meeting ID: 886 5114 5932
Dr. Brian McInnes will be discussing the foundations of Indigenous Education
Dr. Brian Waabishki-makwa McInnes is a professional educator dedicated to diversity education, youth engagement, and organizational leadership. A member of the Wasauksing First Nation, Brian has a deep interest in the preservation of Indigenous cultures and languages and is an accomplished speaker, presenter, and writer in English and Ojibwe. He was a teacher and administrator with the Waadookodaading Ojibwe Immersion School and founded the Enweyang Language Nest program at the University of Minnesota. Dr. McInnes is a tenured professor in the Civil Society and Community Studies department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the Leola R. Culver Professor in Philanthropy and Nonprofits. He previously served as a professor of Education, and a Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Minnesota. Dr. McInnes is presently working on a historical novel series about the life and legacy of his great-grandfather Francis Pegahmagabow.