Students present on Indigenous People issues – Hanna Herald

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Students present on Indigenous People issues – Hanna Herald

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 2019129 Views

November 27, 2019

It’s time for another round of Inclusivity Projects presented by students across Prairie Land School Division.

On Nov. 18 Jensen Battle and Sonya Nielsen of Delia school and Liam McKeage of J.C. Charyk held an presentation at J.C. Charyk school for students from both schools to help spread awareness of the issues facing Indigenous People and to eliminate misconceptions about them.
During the presentation four individuals from the Piikani Secondary School in Brocket, Alta. spoke about their experiences as an Indigenous person in Alberta.

Daylin, a councillor at the school, spoke about her experiences in schools off reservation.
As the daughter of a white father and Blackfoot mother she was shocked when on her first day of school she, and all the other native children were called to the office.

“The first thing they did was send us to the office to check us for lice and diseases,” she told students.

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