When combined with leadership, teaching, and self-exploration, the following activities are intended to support personal growth and solidarity, and aid Newcomers in being active 21st Canadian citizens. The one-day day workshop encompasses a number of practical activities
Each activity includes an introduction, a list of outcomes, step-by-step process for delivery, and suggested essential questions meant to encourage collegial dialogue, promote active engagement, and foster a culture of collective responsibility.
The tasks offer information on Indigenous perspectives on family, kinship, care of children, and familial links between the past, present, and future. This content knowledge is fortified with the development of skills that sharpen participants’ critical thinking and self-reflection.
The activities encourage critical consideration of differing viewpoints, with an emphasis on Indigenous perspectives; they also provide openings to apply new learnings to participants’ personal identity and life experiences.