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Rhodes Profile on Morcom

Lindsay MorcomCheck out the Rhodes Project Profile on Lindsay Morcom, Coordinator of our Aboriginal Teacher Education Program. She says: 

“The best part of my job is the students and the communities I work with. I run a program here at Queen’s that does on campus training for First Nations, Métis and Inuit people who are training to be teachers with a focus on Native languages and culture in the classroom. We also do community based training through three Aboriginal education institutes that we partner with. It’s a really great partnership. We have Six Nations Polytechnic at Six Nations in Southern Ontario, Kenjgewin Teg Educational Institute on Manitoulin Island, and Seven Generations Education Institute in Fort Francis. At Six Nations, at least six Iroquoian languages are spoken, along with some others. Then we have two Ojibwe-speaking communities, with some people also speaking Oji-Cree. They are fantastic people to work with. The students are amazing and committed. They’re doing great things and I’m really lucky to be a part of it. It’s also great to be able to apply what I learned in my doctorate, which looked at Aboriginal languages, to the programming that I’m doing now to help communities look at how best to maintain and grow their languages."

For more information, see the Rhodes Project Profile on Lindsay Morcom​.

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