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Edmonton Eskimos is a racial slur and it’s time to stop using it – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 20, 2017 12:12 By Norma Dunning, PhD candidate, Department of Educational Policy Studies, Indigenous Peoples Education, University of Alberta THE CANADIAN PRESS This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. ___ Author: Norma […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 20174 Views

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If ‘indigenizing’ education feels this good, we aren’t doing it right – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 20, 2017 12:03 By Monique Giroux, Assistant Professor of Indigenous Studies, University of Lethbridge THE CANADIAN PRESS This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. ___ Author: Monique Giroux, Assistant Professor of Indigenous Studies, University of Lethbridge […]

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Research project to highlight Kainai women’s activism and build historical literacy – University of Lethbridge

November 15, 2017 In line with the recommendations that flowed from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (2015), a research project led by Dr. Carol Williams, a professor in Women and Gender Studies and History at the University of Lethbridge, will assemble diverse historical and contemporary accounts about Kainai women’s community reform work from 1968 to […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 201710 Views

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Understanding, compassion and knowledge: U of C unveils Indigenous strategy – CBC

‘The goal is also to create a sense of compassion,’ strategy director says Nov 16, 2017 To learn more about Indigenous history, culture, attachment to land and different ways of knowing is the goal of the University of Calgary’s now-completed Indigenous Strategy, introduced Thursday. Shawna Cunningham, the school’s strategy director, says it’s about post-secondary students […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 20179 Views

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U of Calgary: ii’ taa’ poh’ to’ p begins a journey of transformation and renewal

November 17, 2017 The University of Calgary unveiled its Indigenous Strategy, ii’ taa’ poh’ to’ p, to the campus and broader community on Nov. 16. The strategy is the result of nearly two years of community dialogue and campus engagement, and involved the work of a number of people from the university, Indigenous communities and community […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 20175 Views

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Scholarship program to honour influential quartet, support educational opportunities for Blackfoot students – University of Lethbridge

In honour of National Philanthropy Day on Wednesday, Nov. 15, those of us at the U of L’s UNews website wanted to highlight some stories from our archives. Each day this week, we’ll republish a story that demonstrates the many ways the campus community benefits from philanthropy. Our second story describes the efforts of the […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 20179 Views

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School Act amendments to improve student success – Government of AB

November 15, 2017 New legislation would ensure that students and communities benefit from more consistent and clear rules in the education system. The School Amendment Act would pave the way for new professional standards for principals and superintendents, which would ensure that they are equipped to lead modern, inclusive schools that are carefully administered and able to […]

by pmnationtalk on November 16, 20178 Views

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Indigenous reflection: Gather stories and bring them home – Ucalgary.ca

Indigenous consultation highlights importance of storytelling to our individual and collective identities UToday asked several members of UCalgary’s Indigenous community to reflect on key themes emerging from the Indigenous Strategy consultation process. Doctoral student Vicki Bouvier shares her perspective after hearing hundreds of stories during the consultation. My name is Vicki Bouvier, I am Michif […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 20177 Views

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Painting pays tribute to Dr. Leroy Little Bear – University of Lethbridge

Dr. Maria Klawe, who received an honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Lethbridge earlier this year, was inspired to put brush to paper after she met Dr. Leroy Little Bear (BASc (BA) ’72, DASc ’04) at this spring’s convocation ceremonies. “I was deeply impressed by Leroy and I loved the integration of […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 20177 Views

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Women Empowering Women in Hanna – Government of AB

November 14, 2017 A new Status of Women grant will encourage women in Hanna to build relationships and become mentors to teenage girls. On Nov. 18, the Hanna Learning Centre will bring together women and girls from the town and surrounding communities for a “Women Empowering Women” conference to build mentoring relationships with junior and […]

by pmnationtalk on November 14, 20179 Views

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