Seattle Arts & Lectures Announces Indigenous Literature and Land-Based Pedagogy Workshop with Laura Da’
November 3, 2021
Seattle, WA—NOVEMBER 3, 2021: Seattle Arts & Lectures (SAL) announced a workshop taught by Laura Da’, WITS Writer and Youth Poet Laureate Mentor. Patterns of Air: Pathways for Indigenous Inspiration, Literacy, and Creativity is the second module of a four-part, ongoing professional development series for educators and teaching artists. Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) Clock Hours are available for eligible participants.
Patterns of Air: Pathways for Indigenous Inspiration, Literacy, and Creativity is designed to offer practical, open-source content and strategies for teaching writing that is suitable for different age levels and all students. The workshop will include an open discussion about how to incorporate more Indigenous literacy—both in example texts and in ways of understanding and expressing knowledge in the classroom—with an emphasis on the natural world and place-based learning.