Anti-Racist Educator Reads
Provocative Books. Provocative Conversations.
A broadcast for educators who understand that we need to be talking about race and racism in schools now. We will learn, and unlearn through a great book on racial justice. Each week, your host Colinda Clyne invites educational leaders to be in conversation about sections of selected texts, discussing historical contexts and connections to education.
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On episode 3 of #PushoutVoicEd, Skye Bowen joins Colinda to talk about Chapter 4, Learning in Lockdown, restorative justice, learning to listen deeply and loving Black girls unconditionally.

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For episode 2 of #PushoutVoicEd Colinda and co-host Melissa Wilson talk about perceived attitude, the rejection of whiteness and power and oppression in chapter 2 of Pushout, A Blues for Black Girls when “Attitude” is Enuf. Special guests Malissa…

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In the first episode of #PushoutVoicEd, Tisha Nelson joins Colinda to talk about Chapter 1, “Struggling to Survive,” intersectionality, Black femininity, and making space for Black girls to be able to bring their whole selves to school.

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For the last episode of #BraidingVoicEd, Colinda and Starr McGahey-Albert talk about Braiding Sweetgrass, re-envisioning systems that honour the original teachings of purpose and non-interference, and creating spaces where students and staff learn the…

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In week 4 of #BraidingVoicEd Colinda is joined by Nick Bertrand to talk about the Picking Sweetgrass section. They talk about relationships, the honourable harvest, and using love as a framework in education.

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n this special episode of #BraidingVoicEd Colinda is in conversation with Joe Pitawanakwat, founder and director of Creators Garden. Joe talks about bringing #Indigenous knowledge and western knowledge together through the teachings of plants.

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Jerica Fraser is Colinda’s co-host for episode 2 of Braiding Sweetgrass. They talk about the themes of responsibility and reciprocity in the Tending Sweetgrass section, and discuss bringing practices of gratitude into classrooms and schools.

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On the first episode of Braiding Sweetgrass, Colinda is joined by her Anishinaabe sister Pam Agawa. They talk about the Planting Sweetgrass section, about what gifting, gratitude, relationships and reciprocity might look like in education systems.

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For the final episode of #MoreThanSurviveVoicEd Colinda is joined by Gerry Walker talking about chapters 5-7, freedom dreaming, critical race theory, healing and wellness.

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In unpacking chapters 3 and 4, Shelita Walker joins Colinda for episode 2 of #MoreThanSurviveVoicEd to talk about mattering, schools as homespaces, the problems with grit and character ed and the importance of robust civics education.

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Colinda is joined by Melissa Wilson for the first episode of #MoreThanSurviveVoicEd to discuss chapters 1 & 2 of Bettina Love’s We Want To Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom. Both share examples of what…

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In this final episode of the season, Colinda Clyne welcomes a panel of educators who have come to understand that how powerful partnerships are in the anti-racist work that they are undertaking.

On the panel tonight: Nancy O’Donnell, Lisa…

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Colinda Clyne welcomes a panel of educators who are responding to the challenges and calls to action presented in the Anti-Racist Reads selections for this season.

Panelists include: Katie Crichton, Toni Duval, Nicole Reynolds, Jennifer Luxmore-Begin

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Anti-Racist Educator Reads is pausing the reading to put theory to practice. How do educators use a book study to support actioning anti-racist work in their schools and systems? In this first episode, a panel of administrators talk about their…

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Tonight, Colinda Clyne and Pamala Agawa are joined by Decolonizing Education author, Marie Battiste.

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Jody Kohoko and Jodi Johnston join Colinda for episode three of Decolonizing Education to talk about the importance of language, cultural imperialism and enacting reconciliation in education.

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In episode two of Decolonizing Education, Colinda is in conversation with Onkwehonwe educator Nick Bertrand talking about ethical trans-systemic education, racism and schools as places of healing and love.

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In episode one of Decolonizing Education, Colinda is joined by her Anishinaabe sister Pamala Agawa to discuss how the legacy of forced assimilation and colonialism impacts education today, and what educators can do to affect change.

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For the final episode of the Policing Black Lives, Colinda is joined by Tisha Nelson and Donna Cardoza. They discuss racism in the child welfare and education systems, and finish the book with radical hope.

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In episode 3 of Policing Black Lives, Colinda is joined by Camille Logan and Gerry Walker to discuss chapters 5 & 6, and the intersectionality of anti-Black racism with misogyny and immigration.

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In this episode, Colinda is in conversation with the author of Policing Black LIves, Robyn Maynard talking about systemic racism, how the education system has been failing Black students and how schools and school communities can be sites of…

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Host Colinda Clyne is joined by co-host Melissa Wilson and special guest Natasha Henry to open another Anti-Racist Educator Reads Book Club based on Robyn Maynard’s “Policing Black Lives”.

Debbie Donsky joins the team to monitor the conversation on…

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it’s the final episode of the Unsettling Canada series of conversations led by Colinda Clyne and her team. This evening, Colinda welcomes special guest, Kanahus Manuel, Art Manuel’s daughter, land defender, creator of Tiny House Warriors

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In this special #UnsettlingCanadaDay episode, Colinda is in conversation with Anishinaabe educator Pam Agawa about asserting birthrights in a system whose ultimate goal is assimilation, and how that connects to educational practice. With special guest…

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In episode three of Unsettling Canada, Colinda is in conversation with Anishinaabe educator Anika Guthrie, talking about opposing worldviews, and what that looks like in education. They will discuss some of the 771 directives for Canada as outlined in…

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In episode two of Unsettling Canada, Colinda is in conversation with Onkwehonwe educator Nick Bertrand talking about inherent rights and leadership, and the realities of Colonial Fatigue Syndrome. Special guest Melissa Wilson calls on educators to…

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In episode one of Unsettling Canada, Colinda is in conversation with Anishinaabe knowledge carrier Nancy Rowe (Michi Saagig New Credit) to set the context for the modern day struggle for and continued assault on Indigenous rights in Canada.

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In episode 5 of Anti Racist Educator Reads, the final episode for The Skin We’re In, the author Desmond Cole joins Colinda and the panel to discuss the book and its context in education, with conversations about how educators can create decolonial…

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In episode 4 of Anti Racist Educator Reads, Colinda’s co-host is Melissa Wilson, a VP and guest is panelist Debbie Donsky, a system principal. They discuss chapters october, november, december, state control and restriction of the mobility of Black…

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In episode 3 of Anti Racist Educator Reads, Colinda’s guests are her Anishinaabe kwe sister Pamala Agawa, a VP, and Gerry Walker, also a VP. In discussing july, august, september, they will unpack Canada150 and unpacks some truths about the history of…

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n episode 2 of Anti Racist Educator Reads, Colinda’s guests are Camille Logan, a superintendent of education, and Kevin Rambally, a social worker and former chair of Pride Toronto. In discussing april, may, june, they will talk about the surveillance…

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In episode one, Colinda invites Tisha Nelson to co-host to discuss chapters january, february, and march. and how developing racial literacy is essential for educators as they enter conversations about resisting anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism….

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