Tell the federal government that Indigenous children deserve the same access to high quality social services as all other children in Canada. Take action now!
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."
Highlights from the blogs this week.
We continue to see Aboriginal students falling behind and giving up. They aren't the failures. The failure lies with the policies of this federal government.
If you can judge a society by its system of education, then Canada stands clearly guilty of discriminating against indigenous peoples by allowing unequal and unfit education to continue.
Filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin brings Shannen Koostachin's story to life with the NFB documentary Hi-Ho Mistahey!, which premieres at this year's Toronto International Film Festival.
The CCPA's 2012 Alternative Federal Budget boldly proposes an inheritance tax, a carbon tax, eliminating the capital gains tax benefit and many social and job-creating investments.
Needs No Introduction
Chief Shawn Atleo, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, speaks at the Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences about First Nations youth and access to quality education.