At the recent gathering of the Canadian Society for the Study of Eduction I had the opportunity to share the words of Chief Robert Joseph (video below), as the final part of my plenary presentation, Indigeneity Reconciliation and Education, Q’um Q’um Xiiem
Chief Joseph is currently the Ambassador for Reconciliation Canada and a member of the National Assembly of First Nations Elders Council. He was formerly the Executive Director of the Indian Residential School Survivors Society and is an honourary witness to Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). As Chairman of the Native American Leadership Alliance for Peace and Reconciliation and Ambassador for Peace and Reconciliation with the Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace (IFWP), Chief Joseph has sat with the leaders of South Africa, Israel, Japan, South Korea, Mongolia and Washington, DC to learn from and share his understanding of faith, hope, healing and reconciliation. Click here to read Chief Dr. Robert Joseph’s full biography.