Marlene Atleo, Associate Professor Educational Administration, Foundations & Psychology (EAF&P), University of Manitoba

MarlenAtleo-Marlene-150e Renate Atleo is a Professor at the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Education, 2009 Fellow of Canadian Studies at the University of Greifswald, and specializes in adult education, education for diversity in multicultural education, and teacher education in school and society.Her research interests are intergenerational transmission of knowledge and adult learning strategies in changing economies investigated through storywork which includes the use of metaphorical mapping and phenomenological orienteering. Prof. Atleo is a member of the Ahousaht First Nation of the Nuu-chah-nulth People. Her Nuu-chah-nulth name is ?eh ?eh naa tuu kwiss (“to say the same thing in a lot of different ways”), given to her by Margaret Charlie Atleo, the late matriarch of the Atleo family, provides her “with a social life and cultural career script founded on [her]personal philosophy of creating equities in diversity, a value of a Nuu-chah-nulth philosophy of Hisuk-ish-tsawalk, in which everything is One.” Her commitment is also to “ha-mat-sup”, to bringing out, a full spectrum of teaching, researching, modeling, and acting strategies, which can contribute to change, renewal and revitalization in the Aboriginal communities.