Sommet sur le Patrimoine du Manitoba / Manitoba Heritage Summit

Sommet sur le Patrimoine du Manitoba 2022
Manitoba Heritage Summit 2022
Thursday, 13 October 2022







Meagan Nenka

Meagan Nenka (she/they) is a descendant of colonial settlers and non-binary educator in Seven Oaks School Division. Prior to graduating from University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Education in the spring of 2022, Meagan worked as a Project Manager for ToyBox Manitoba to create free educational activities for children across the province. In their current work at École Leila North, Meagan takes a decolonial lens to teaching history of the land we now call Canada. Their work aims to contextualize and question ongoing colonial structures in present-day Canada, in hopes that honest dialogues can help students examine what Truth & Reconciliation means to them as individuals sharing this land.

Meagan’s talk will illuminate their ever-developing approach to navigating difficult and essential discussions with youth, finding age-appropriate ways to address Canada’s attempted cultural, physical, and biological genocide of Indigenous people and cultures.

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Manitoba Heritage Summit Group