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July 24, 2014
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Kandice Baptiste presenting at Ignite Waterloo

Aboriginal Awareness Training & Presentations

Awareness Training and Presentations are available through the Aboriginal Student Centre!

We have experience presenting to a wide range of audiences (students, community, organizations) and can create a presentation based on your needs.

Contact: Kandice Baptiste, Aboriginal Students Recruitment and Retention Officer, who can work with you to fill your request.

Phone: 519-884-1970 ext. 4312 or email:

Presentations are available in many different formats:

- sharing circle

- interactive/engaging presentations

- power point

- discussion facilitation

- keynote speeches

Sample Presentation topics include:

- Aboriginal 101 - Everything You Wanted To Know But Were Afraid To Ask

- Aboriginal Identity - challenges and impacts of being Aboriginal person today

- Aboriginal Education - from Residential Schools to Today

- Aboriginal Issues - how the past affects us all

Sample of Past Presentations

- Staff Development Day 2011 & 2012 - Aboriginal 101 & Who are the Haundenosaunee: The Six Nations Iroquoian Confederacy

- LSPIRG - CCI Program on Aboriginal Issues

- Guest Lectures in Laurier classes: Community Psychology and Indigenous Sexuality

- Waterloo Regional Museum: First Peoples Festival - Aboriginal 101

- Local High Schools (Bluevalue SS, Galt Collegiate) - Aboriginal Identity, Education and Issues

- Local Elementary Schools (Westvale Public School) - Iroquois Culture and History and Aboriginal Peoples Day (spoke and organized small 'pow wow')

- Laurier's Student Ambassador Team & Recruitment Team - Aboriginal Education

- Laurier Student Leadership Summit: 2012 & 2013 - Aboriginal Leadership Styles & Holistic Community Building

- Honouring Aboriginal Academic Achievement Ceremony 2013 - Keynote Speech

Related Information Title Type
2013 Aboriginal Issues Presentation Sample Document
2013 Keynote Speech, Kandice Baptiste - Honouring Aboriginal Academic Achievement Ceremony, 2013 Document