Indigenous Scholars and Allies Gathering

***This is a PreConference event - held seperatly from the National Child Welfare PreConference Workshops

This gathering is a tradition at the PCWC biennial symposium across the Prairies and individuals and is limited to 60 participants with a nominal registration fee of $35. The event will be held at Mount Royal University.

The registration can be located on the Future of Child Welfare Conference Website: Please note the conference is sold out but some spaces are still available for this event.

When you click on the link for Indigenous Scholars & Allies Pre-Conference Day, only please click the Continue button below in order to complete the registration for this event – Do not click on the Speaker Button


Participants must self-select to attend the gathering, bearing in mind the following criteria:

•              Have worked closely with First Nations child and family service providers for at least 3 years

•              Have conducted or participated in child welfare research related activities involving Aboriginal children/families (e.g., data collection,       program evaluation, lead researcher, advisory committee member)

•              Be able to describe recent research-informed project(s) they've been involved in

•              Indigenous ancestry is not necessary, but many people present will be of Indigenous ancestry and appropriate protocol will be followed.

Questions: Please contact Kehinde Ariyo at the University of Calgary:

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