JUNE 14, STRATHCONA BRANCH OF EDMONTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (EPL) 7PM
FUN FOR THE FAMILY!
This event is FREE. Your RSVP is appreciated, please register now. Light refreshments will be served.
This presentation will explore how Indigenous Stories can help us cope with stress. There are many stories we encounter throughout our lifetimes. Some stories have the potential to heal because they can redirect our thoughts from a moment of stress into a moment of joy.
Anna Wilson is a writer of social interaction. Her other names include Mom, Granny Annie, volunteer and social justice global citizen. She possesses a Bachelor of Education Degree in Secondary Education specializing in Shakespearian studies, Aboriginal literature, journalism and literary essays. She also has a Masters Degree in Educational Policy Studies with a specialization in Theoretical, Cultural and International education and a Master of Library and Information Studies Degree with a focus on Indigenous approaches to disabilities. Her other experiences and interests include teaching secondary English; researcher and co-host of CJSR Radio’s Aboriginal Call-In Show “Moccasin Telegraph”; studying the Canadian Indian Residential School Crisis and the Reserve water crisis and the water crisis on many First Nations Reserves; and researching information sharing needs of people with learning disabilities, autism and other disabilities. Having multiple disabilities herself enables her to provide an empathetic approach to educating children with autism.