First Nations’ ways of knowing-being doing in a teaching and learning context

Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2018

Pauline Shirt

[Timothy J. Stanley, Pauline Shirt, Tracy Coates]


Grandmother Pauline Shirt is from Saddle Lake Reserve, Alberta. She is recognized for her commitment to the Toronto Aboriginal community and for her dedication as a teacher and lecturer since the late sixties. A member of the Three Fires Society and the Buff alo Dance Society, she is also a Founder of the First Nations School of Toronto and the Red Willow. Today, Grandmother Pauline serves as a mentor to Aboriginal youth and as a member of various Elder Advisory committees, including for the Ministry of Education and the Attorney General.

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