Canadian Studies Center is part of the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the . It joins with the Center for Canadian-American Studies at University of Washington Western Washington University in Bellingham to create a federally supported for the Study of Canada. Pacific Northwest National Resource Center
K-12 Workshop - A Journey to the Canadian
Arctic: An Interactive and Interdisciplinary Curriculum for K-12 Educators
Friday February 12, 2010
5:00 - 8:00 PM
John and Elizabeth Kilbourne
Sponsored by the
For more information, please contact the
John KilbourneThis workshop will share a successful curriculum project for K-12 Educators on and about the Canadian Arctic. After a brief overview of the life-world of the Eastern Arctic of
, workshop leaders will share curriculum materials, guides and resources to assist participants in the development of interactive and interdisciplinary lesson plans for K-12 classroom settings. Canada
John Kilbourne, PhD and Elizabeth Kilbourne are a husband and wife team who have dedicated much of their professional life to studying the Canadian Arctic. In 2001 they moved their family to
to experience the Arctic world first hand. Presently they serve as professors at Iqaluit, Nunavut Grand Valley State University in . Allendale, Michigan
Registration is $25 and includes 3 clock hours, dinner, and resources. Registration can be accepted as a check or money order, payable to "
," with "Arctic Workshop" in the memo line. University of Washington
To register, please send your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, school, and subjects/grades taught to email@example.com.
Public Lecture - From Igloos to the Internet: The Inuit in the 21st Century
Wednesday February 10, 2010
Kane Hall, Room 210
Pita Aatami, President of the Makivik Corporation,
Nunavik Region, Canada
This lecture is sponsored by the
Pacific Northwest National Resource Center for the Study of Canada ( Canadian Studies Center, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington (UW) and the Center for Canadian-American Studies, Western Washington); UW American Indian Studies; and the UW Native America Law Center.
For more information, please visit http://jsis.washington.edu/canada/pita/ or contact the
at (206) 221-6374 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Canadian Studies Center
Pita Aatami In 2007, Pita Aatami, on behalf of the Inuit of Nunavik and the Québec and Canadian government, signed an agreement for the creation of the Nunavik Regional Government. Mr. Aatami, who has served as president of the Makivik Corporation for ten years, will describe how the Inuit of Nunavik have gone from igloos to the internet and self-governance in barely a generation.
For more information, please visit http://jsis.washington.edu/canada/pita/