Indigenous Orality and Storytelling for Education


A panel presentation on Indigenous Orality and Storytelling for Education was held on July 13th, 2006.

"A very interesting variety of approaches which illuminated the range of ways in which language revitalization can be used and accomplished."
- FNLG 448H student

"This was very educational and inspiring. We learned the power of art and stories in teaching and preserving culture."
- FNLG 448H student


  • Dr. Jo-ann Archibald, Associate Dean for Indigenous Education in the Faculty of Education
  • Dr. Jane Smith, Gitxsan storyteller and educator
  • Dr. Linc Kesler, Director First Nations Studies in the Faculty of Arts
  • Dr. Doreen Jensen, Elder and Artist, Gitxsan Nation

The invitation to this event, which was followed by a salmon dinner, is available here.


Aboriginal Languages and Literacy Institute


Buchanan C-354
1866 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC
V6T 1Z1