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Sociology Speakers Series: Dr. Angela Mashford-Pringle

The Department of Sociology invites you to "Knowing, Being, Doing: Indigenous Knowledges in Canada" by Dr. Angela Mashford-Pringle, from the University of Toronto.

Jan 19, 2023


Knowing, Being, Doing: Indigenous Knowledges in Canada
Discussing how traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) is one form of knowledge that can be brought into curriculum to the underpinnings of land-based learning. We will examine key concepts and statistics related to Indigenous education and land-based learning. Reflecting on the environment as part of one-health and land-as-teacher which will assist learners and educators to find equitable ground for teaching and learning simultaneously.


Monday, January 30th, 2:30-3:30pm

Register here: https://mcmaster.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYvd-qrqTMuGNeHUoDzGVY9PDZ7D8JvN4LV


About Dr. Mashford-Pringle
Dr. Angela Mashford-Pringle is an Algonquin woman from Timiskaming First Nation who was born, raised and resides in the Tkaronto area. She is an Assistant Professor, Indigenous Health Lead and Associate Director at the Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. Dr. Mashford-Pringle is the Program Director of the Master of Public Health in Indigenous Health (MPH-IH). Angela is the founding editor of the Turtle Island Journal of Indigenous Health (TIJIH), a graduate student-led journal. Angela has moved toward Indigenous pedagogies and ontologies by using Land as Teacher in her graduate teaching (land-based learning). She is the recipient of the OISE Leaders and Innovators Award (2021) and the University of Toronto Early Career Teaching Award (2022). Her research is with urban and rural Indigenous groups and communities at the intersection of Indigenous health and education including culture, language, land-based learning, climate action, and policy analysis. Angela holds Tri-Council funding for storywork with previously incarcerated Indigenous peoples and Indigenous parents who have experience with child welfare. Her previous work included over a decade at the Public Health Agency of Canada and Health Canada in Indigenous early childhood initiatives.