Dr. Jo-ann Archibald’s contributions to Indigenous education recognized at retirement reception

On May 10, the Faculty of Education hosted a special retirement reception recognizing the extensive contributions of Dr. Jo-ann Archibald. For more than 40 years, Dr. Archibald (Q’um Q’um Xiiem), Indigenous scholar, author and pioneer in the advancement of Indigenous education, has inspired many students and colleagues. A professor of Educational Studies, Dr. Archibald (B.Ed ’72) served as associate dean for Indigenous Education and director of the Indigenous Teacher Education Program (NITEP).