Marny Point

Marny Point



Indigenous Intergenerational Apprenticeship Transmission of Knowledge, The Importance of Indigenous Transmission of Knowledge through Storytelling, The Cognitive Impacts of Malnutrition Indigenous Children suffered in Canadian Indian Residential Schools,


Marny Point, Faculty, NITEP Lecturer, First Nations Language Program Instructor Marny is from the Musqueam band, of the Coast Salish people. She has completed both her degrees: A Bachelor of Education & Master of Educational Technology and a Ph.D. student in LLED at UBC. Marny is the Program Coordinator and Instructor for NITEP On-Campus center, teaching the introductory Indigenous education courses, as well as the UBC/MIB Language Committee and FNEL Program Instructor, teaching the traditional Musqueam language course, hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ from 2002 until 2019. She understands how the connection to Indigenous languages; gives value, honour and a sense of identity, which cements Native Indigenous, people in place and culture. Marny is an avid fisherwoman – owning and operating her own gillnetter. Harvesting sockeye salmon from the Fraser River, as her dad and grandfather always did. Marny is actively involved in the education of the Indigenous youth and sits on many committees to ensure the betterment of Indigenous education.