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Canadians need to learn about aboriginal issues, native leaders say ...

Canadians need to learn about aboriginal issues, native leaders say ... | Aboriginal Perspectives | Scoop.it
... First Nations representative Friday to discuss better ways of educating Canadians about aboriginal issues, amid what some call a continued widespread ignorance of the challenges facing First Nations, Inuit and Metis ...
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Morton's Musings: Death, suicide rates among Inuit kids soar over ...

Morton's Musings: Death, suicide rates among Inuit kids soar over ... | Aboriginal Perspectives | Scoop.it
But the biggest driver behind the staggeringly higher death rate among Inuit children and teens is suicide. The report, from Statistics Canada's health analysis division, found that the suicide rate among children and teens in ...
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Donna Sharp's comment, July 22, 2012 3:00 PM
It's unbelievable statistics, it's crazy to think that the suicide rate probabilities among Inuit in Canada it has me wondering how that is comparable to the Inuit here in Alaska.
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Drummond Report: First Nations education 'urgently needs improvement' - Toronto Star

Drummond Report: First Nations education 'urgently needs improvement' - Toronto Star | Aboriginal Perspectives | Scoop.it
TheChronicleHerald.caDrummond Report: First Nations education 'urgently needs improvement'Toronto StarBy Tanya Talaga Queen's Park Bureau Related Drummond Report: Deficit-busting recommendations Modest economies suggested for post-secondary education...
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Canada's residential schools a form of genocide: truth and ...

Canada's residential schools a form of genocide: truth and ... | Aboriginal Perspectives | Scoop.it
The interior of of a classroom of St. Joseph's Residential School in Cross Lake, Man., is seen in this 1951 photo. About 150000 First Nations, Inuit and Metis children were forced to attend the government schools over much of ...
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Residential schools called a form of genocide - Globe and Mail

Residential schools called a form of genocide - Globe and Mail | Aboriginal Perspectives | Scoop.it
Residential schools called a form of genocideGlobe and MailAbout 150000 First Nations, Inuit and Métis children were forced to attend the government schools over much of the past century. The last school closed outside Regina in 1996.
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Louis Riel Day Celebrates The Five Year Mark - Portage Online

Louis Riel Day Celebrates The Five Year MarkPortage OnlineLeah LaPlante Vice President of the Manitoba Metis Federation's Southwest division says she can still remember when the announcement came out and it was very exciting from a Metis standpoint.
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Art of understanding First Nations - CottageCountryNow.ca

Art of understanding First Nations - CottageCountryNow.ca | Aboriginal Perspectives | Scoop.it
Toronto StarArt of understanding First NationsCottageCountryNow.caThat number includes 700000 First Nations Indians, 400000 Metis, and 50000 Inuit people and is 3.3 per cent of Canada's population.
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Catholic church marks 100 years in Eastern Arctic - CBC.ca

Catholic church marks 100 years in Eastern Arctic - CBC.ca | Aboriginal Perspectives | Scoop.it
Catholic church marks 100 years in Eastern ArcticCBC.caIt's been 100 years since Roman Catholic missionaries established themselves permanently on the shore of Hudson Bay at Chesterfield Inlet to work with Inuit.
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First Nations Right to Play moves into 39 First Nations - Toronto Star

First Nations Right to Play moves into 39 First Nations - Toronto Star | Aboriginal Perspectives | Scoop.it
First Nations Right to Play moves into 39 First NationsToronto StarThe dream of teaching northern First Nations kids how to skate and play Canada's beloved game came from now Economic Development Minister Brad Duguid, a Scarborough hockey dad.
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First Nations education receives failing grade: report « liberatemind

Many would agree that education is the key stepping stone in developing successful people, but if this is so, then why did First Nations education recently get a failing grade in Canada? In a new report released on Wednesday ...
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Ontario: NAN Releases Independent Education Report That ...

Ontario: NAN Releases Independent Education Report That ... | Aboriginal Perspectives | Scoop.it
The Leading Source for News, Articles, Reports, Videos and More on Indigenous Issues Around the World ... Ontario: NAN Releases Independent Education Report That Outlines The Challenges Of The Remote North ...
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ITK wants Inuit-focused meeting with PM Harper - Nunatsiaq News

ITK wants Inuit-focused meeting with PM Harper - Nunatsiaq News | Aboriginal Perspectives | Scoop.it
Nunatsiaq NewsITK wants Inuit-focused meeting with PM HarperNunatsiaq NewsIn a recent interview with CBC's Peter Mansbridge, ITK President Mary Simon explained that Inuit have a constitutionally distinct identity from Canada's First Nations and...
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Manitoba Metis ask high court to resolve 1870 land promises

OTTAWA — One hundred and thirty-one years ago, the Metis in the Red River Valley laid down their arms and agreed to join Canada as a new province. On Tuesday, their descendants were in the Supreme Court of Canada ...
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Canada's Inuit roar in protest over moves to discourage their polar bear hunts - Grand Forks Herald

Canada's Inuit roar in protest over moves to discourage their polar bear hunts - Grand Forks Herald | Aboriginal Perspectives | Scoop.it
Canada's Inuit roar in protest over moves to discourage their polar bear huntsGrand Forks HeraldThe move to protect polar bears is appreciated by the Canada's Inuits for one thing, and that's a hefty hike in the price for a dead one.
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Michif Centre to become virtual museum - St. Albert Gazette

Michif Centre to become virtual museum - St. Albert Gazette | Aboriginal Perspectives | Scoop.it
Michif Centre to become virtual museumSt.
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Re-educating Canadians - Wawatay News

Re-educating Canadians - Wawatay News | Aboriginal Perspectives | Scoop.it
Re-educating CanadiansWawatay NewsIn 2011 Ontario established a Minster's advisory council on First Nations, Metis and Inuit Education, to help the province implement its Aboriginal education policy framework from 2007.
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'Talking dictionary' could help dying languages survive - Canada.com

'Talking dictionary' could help dying languages survive - Canada.com | Aboriginal Perspectives | Scoop.it
'Talking dictionary' could help dying languages surviveCanada.comBy Margaret Munro, Postmedia News February 17, 2012 7:22 PM Modern web-based communications technology is giving endangered languages, such as the Inuktitut spoken by Canada's Inuit,...
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Democracy gone Astray: Residential Schools: Canada's Program A ...

Democracy gone Astray: Residential Schools: Canada's Program A ... | Aboriginal Perspectives | Scoop.it
About 150000 First Nations, Inuit and Metis children were forced to attend the government schools over much of the last century. The last school closed outside Regina in 1996. The $60-million truth and reconciliation ...
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Aboriginal Peoples Survey Coming Your Way | Métis National Council

Aboriginal Peoples Survey Coming Your Way | Métis National Council | Aboriginal Perspectives | Scoop.it
The APS applies only to those who identify as an Aboriginal person – First Nations, Métis and Inuit – and live off-reserve. A similar questionnaire will be conducted on-reserve in 2013 by the First Nations Information ...
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Education Report Calls for Urgent Action on First Nation Schools ...

Education Report Calls for Urgent Action on First Nation Schools ... | Aboriginal Perspectives | Scoop.it
The eagerly awaited national report on First Nations elementary and secondary education conducted by the Assembly of First Nations in conjunction with the federal government has been released, calling for the immediate ...
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Assembly of First Nations receives National Panel report - Timmins ...

Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo received the final report of the National Panel on First Nations elementary...
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Education for all Canadians - Ottawa Citizen

Education for all Canadians - Ottawa Citizen | Aboriginal Perspectives | Scoop.it
Globe and MailEducation for all CanadiansOttawa CitizenFirst Nations students are not failing, "rather we are failing them ..." the panel appointed to study native education wrote in a report that delivers an aggressive blueprint on how to fix a...
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Students call on federal government to honour treaty rights to post-secondary ... - McGill Daily

Students call on federal government to honour treaty rights to post-secondary ... - McGill Daily | Aboriginal Perspectives | Scoop.it
Globe and MailStudents call on federal government to honour treaty rights to post-secondary ...McGill DailyDespite increases in tuition across Canada and the expansion of the Aboriginal population, the growth of the Post-Secondary Student Support ...
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PM, First Nations convening long-awaited summit - CTV.ca

PM, First Nations convening long-awaited summit - CTV.ca | Aboriginal Perspectives | Scoop.it
CTV.caPM, First Nations convening long-awaited summitCTV.caChief Isadore Day Wiindawtegowinini of the Serpent River First Nations holds up a wampum belt which he will carry as he takes part in Tuesday's ceremony during the Crown First Nations...
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Relocated Inuit stories documented online - CBC.ca

Relocated Inuit stories documented online - CBC.ca | Aboriginal Perspectives | Scoop.it
CBC.caRelocated Inuit stories documented onlineCBC.caThe site explains that when the post closed, the Inuit families found themselves suddenly dependent on their own resources and ability to survive on the land.
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