Verna Jane Kirkness, (born 1935 Fisher River Cree Nation, Manitoba) is a Cree scholar, pioneer and lifelong proponent of indigenous language, culture and education who has been influential in Canadian indigenous education policy and practice. She is an associate professor emeritus at the University of British Columbia and resides in Winnipeg. Kirkness has received numerous awards for her outstanding contributions spanning five decades including the Order of Canada in 1998. Kirkness had an important impact on Canadian indigenous education policy and practice. She is the author of "numerous books and articles on the history of Indigenous education." The University of Manitoba's Verna J. Kirkness Science and Engineering Education Program was established in 2009 and in November 2013 a native

Property Value
dbo:abstract
  • Verna Jane Kirkness, (born 1935 Fisher River Cree Nation, Manitoba) is a Cree scholar, pioneer and lifelong proponent of indigenous language, culture and education who has been influential in Canadian indigenous education policy and practice. She is an associate professor emeritus at the University of British Columbia and resides in Winnipeg. Kirkness has received numerous awards for her outstanding contributions spanning five decades including the Order of Canada in 1998. Kirkness had an important impact on Canadian indigenous education policy and practice. She is the author of "numerous books and articles on the history of Indigenous education." The University of Manitoba's Verna J. Kirkness Science and Engineering Education Program was established in 2009 and in November 2013 a native studies colloquium honoured her as a national leader in education. (en)
dbo:almaMater
dbo:award
dbo:birthPlace
dbo:birthYear
  • 1935-01-01 (xsd:date)
dbo:employer
dbo:wikiPageEditLink
dbo:wikiPageExtracted
  • 2019-09-16 05:27:04Z (xsd:date)
dbo:wikiPageHistoryLink
dbo:wikiPageID
  • 51073091 (xsd:integer)
dbo:wikiPageLength
  • 19209 (xsd:integer)
dbo:wikiPageModified
  • 2019-09-16 05:26:53Z (xsd:date)
dbo:wikiPageOutDegree
  • 42 (xsd:integer)
dbo:wikiPageRevisionID
  • 915954398 (xsd:integer)
dbo:wikiPageRevisionLink
dbp:wikiPageUsesTemplate
dct:subject
rdf:type
rdfs:comment
  • Verna Jane Kirkness, (born 1935 Fisher River Cree Nation, Manitoba) is a Cree scholar, pioneer and lifelong proponent of indigenous language, culture and education who has been influential in Canadian indigenous education policy and practice. She is an associate professor emeritus at the University of British Columbia and resides in Winnipeg. Kirkness has received numerous awards for her outstanding contributions spanning five decades including the Order of Canada in 1998. Kirkness had an important impact on Canadian indigenous education policy and practice. She is the author of "numerous books and articles on the history of Indigenous education." The University of Manitoba's Verna J. Kirkness Science and Engineering Education Program was established in 2009 and in November 2013 a native (en)
rdfs:label
  • Verna Kirkness (en)
foaf:gender
  • female (en)
foaf:isPrimaryTopicOf
foaf:name
  • Verna Jane Kirkness (en)
owl:sameAs
is foaf:primaryTopic of