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Indigenous Thought

University nuhelot’įne thaiyots’į nistameyimâkanak Blue Quills (UnBQ) is proud to be hosting the three-day Blue Quills Indigenous Thought conference. This conference will be the third in a series of similar conferences at the UnBQ campus on May 1-3, 2019.

The theme of the conference is Indigenous Social Work. It is about celebrating Indigenous people’s reclamation of their own systems and knowledge and the Indigenous thought regarding present day relationships and Indigenous social work practice.

Featuring presentations from renowned keynote speakers, Elders, community members, leadership, social work practitioners , literacy, and Indigenous research. The conference programme consists of BQ pîkiskwêwina (talks), workshops, and panel discussions. The conference is open to all, but social workers, academic researchers, community workers, and those interested in these areas may find it particularly useful.  Registration spaces are quite limited, so please register soon!


Contact Information

Nicole Gladue (nicoleg@mybluequills.ca) 
Conference Administration

Valerie Cardinal (valeriec@bluequills.ca) 
Literacy Centre Team Lead

Sharon Steinhauer (sharons@bluequills.ca)
Social Work Team Lead

Box 279, St Paul, Alberta   T0A 3A0
PH: 780-645-4455
Toll Free: 888-645-4455
Fax: 780-645-5215

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