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First Nations children
Christine Smith (McFarlane)
Author Charlie Angus' detailed account of the deliberate denial of human rights to First Nations communities and Shannen Koostachin's fight for the right to education is stunning and a must read.
The Teach For Canada program can aptly be read as an attempt to translate educational and social inequalities (public needs) into targets of a "benevolent, yet colonizing, pedagogy of care."
The ruling on a landmark case to stop federal government discrimination against First Nations children is expected this spring. It could have a significant impact on First Nations communities.
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Support the "Have a Heart" campaign for indigenous children on February 14th
The report into the recent deaths of 21 at-risk infants in that province show the vast majority were First Nations. Will B.C.'s Representative for Children and Youth recommendations be respected?
The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal resumed hearings yesterday into the federal government's underfunding of children's services in First Nations reserves.