About the event
Join the Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation and SaskOutdoors for a panel discussion on Global Citizenship and Global Citizenship Education.
Russ Fayant is a Qu'appelle Valley Michif who is descended from buffalo hunters of the historic Western Metis Nation. He has been a resident of oskana ka-asasteki (Regina) for many years and is currently a faculty member of the Saskatchewan Urban Native Teacher Education Program at the University of Regina where he teaches Metis History and Michif. His scholarly work and interests include Metis history and cultural studies, decolonization studies, critical race theory, and Indigenous Language Reclamation and Revitalization. In his spare time he enjoys visiting with relatives in the valley, learning and practicing Michif, playing the guitar, fishing, camping and hiking.
Aditi Garg is an educational development specialist in assessment, inclusive and responsive learning, and education for sustainable development. Her background is in secondary education in French, mathematics, and outdoor education. In the past, she has consulted the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education on curriculum development, resource evaluation, and exam validation. At the Gwenna Moss Centre, she also helps instructors with curricular alignment and the internationalization of teaching and learning. She is a first-generation settler with stories and memories in Treaty 1 and Treaty 6 territories.
Brenna Pacholko is a Metis woman with Indigenous ancestral lines extending to Metis and First Nations communities throughout southern Saskatchewan. Brenna is a faculty member at the Saskatchewan Urban Native Teacher Education Program in Regina. She enjoys exploring Metis culture & Indigenous perspectives through an educational lens. She loves the arts, engaging in social justice topics across the board, the outdoors and traveling.
Jill Arnott is the Executive Director of the University of Regina Women's Centre and also teaches in the Women's and Gender Studies department. She has worked extensively in the larger community, particularly in the areas of domestic and sexual violence, with both adults and youth. In 2010, Jill was the recipient of a YWCA Women of Distinction Award for Community Leadership and Enhancement. Her primary areas of interest are the ways in which sexuality, race and gender impact how individuals experience the world, with a particular focus on violence.