Date: June 8th, 2023 (two sessions – same day)
Hosted by: Jamie Thomas & Mitchell Rennie
- Summerside Session – Silver Fox Curling Complex – 9am – 11:30am (2.5hrs)
- Charlottetown Session – Red Shore Racetrack & Casino – 1pm – 3:30pm (2.5hrs)
Creating Tourism Allies in Epekwitk
This course is an introduction to Indigenous Peoples, History and Tourism Offerings. The 2.5 hour course will introduce Mi’kmaq culture, history, tradition and language while providing information on how to engage with visitors and share the many tourism offerings available. Topics covered include Truth and Reconciliation, Land-based Learning, Cultural Authenticity, Two-Eyed Seeing, Decolonization, Canada and PEI’s True History and Indigenous tourism product readily available. Upon completion of this course, participants will have a better understanding of Indigenous peoples and will be provided with tools to become better allies.