- Opening Prayer and Greeting Recognizing Traditional Territory
- Keynote – Rebecca Thomas, “Etuaptmumk: The Two-Eyed SeeingApproach”
Etuaptmumk is the Mi’kmaw word for two-eyed seeing which refers to learning to see from one eye with the strengths of Indigenous knowledges and ways of knowing, and from the other eye with the strengths of Western knowledges and ways of knowing, and then learning to use both eyes together for the benefit of all. Spoken-word artist and Halifax Poet Laureate Rebecca Thomas is the Coordinator of Aboriginal Student Services at the Nova Scotia Community College.
- Panel discussion with students Mandy Richard, Trish Arcaro, and Philippe Ferland.
- Breakout Sessions