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‘There’s nothing left there’: A founder of Canada’s first healing lodge says CSC dismantled vision - National | Globalnews.ca

‘There’s nothing left there’: A founder of Canada’s first healing lodge says CSC dismantled vision - National | Globalnews.ca | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
“They discontinued what we put in place, so it’s just a regular penitentiary right now. It’s not a healing lodge.”
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Jeremy Dutcher, The Newest Light In Canada's Indigenous Renaissance | KUNC

Jeremy Dutcher, The Newest Light In Canada's Indigenous Renaissance | KUNC | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
Read Catalina Maria Johnson's profile of Jeremy Dutcher, originally published in September 2018, below — and listen at the audio link for the y
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Iqaluit dreams of theatre to host rebirth, renewal of storied culture that was almost lost

Iqaluit dreams of theatre to host rebirth, renewal of storied culture that was almost lost | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
In the past decade, there has been a revival of Inuit singing, dancing and music that was muffled by censure of European colonizers.
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Last WWII Mohawk code talker honoured by Assembly of First Nations, House of Commons | CBC News

Last WWII Mohawk code talker honoured by Assembly of First Nations, House of Commons | CBC News | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
Louis Levi Oakes, 96, is the last surviving Mohawk code talker who served during the Second World War. The Akwesasne man's contributions were recognized by the Assembly of First Nations and the House of Commons Tuesday.
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End forced sterilizations of Indigenous women in Canada - The

End forced sterilizations of Indigenous women in Canada - The | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
Sixty Indigenous women have sued the Saskatoon Health Region, the province of Saskatchewan, the Canadian government and medical professionals for their experiences with coerced, forced or pressured sterilization over the course of 20 to 25 years.
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'A huge class': McGill graduates 40 students from Indigenous language and literacy program | CBC News

'A huge class': McGill graduates 40 students from Indigenous language and literacy program | CBC News | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
The certificate is one of several programs offered in Cree, Inuktitut, Mi'kmaq, Naskapi and Mohawk through the Office of First Nations and Inuit Education at McGill University.
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REDress Project highlights missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada –

REDress Project highlights missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada – | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
Twelve red dresses will be displayed in the Parksville Civic and Technology Centre
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Dalhousie Indigenous student showing Canada the way to reconciliation

Dalhousie Indigenous student showing Canada the way to reconciliation | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
Aaron Prosper’s persuasive yet diplomatic push for Indigenous rights at Dalhousie University has turned him into a highly sought guide for the province
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Exclusive Quamichan stop for huge map of Indigenous Canada

Exclusive Quamichan stop for huge map of Indigenous Canada | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
It takes up the better part of a room, and is highly detailed, offering a new look at Canada
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Indigenous cultures learn from each other in Rotorua

Indigenous cultures learn from each other in Rotorua | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
Rotorua hosted representatives from around the world.
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Salmon Celebration Highlights Fish's Role In Canada's Indigenous Cultures : The Salt : NPR

Salmon Celebration Highlights Fish's Role In Canada's Indigenous Cultures : The Salt : NPR | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
Warming oceans and development threaten the West Coast's wild salmon. So activists started a traveling celebration to draw attention to the plight of the sockeye in Canada's Fraser River.
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The British Block Cairn in Canada: A Sacred Site of the Niitisitapi People

The British Block Cairn in Alberta is of great archaeological and historical importance and is one of the most noteworthy First Nation Sites in the west of Canada, recognized nationally as well as internationally.
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Kids TV show passes on Inuit songs, legends, and language to a new generation | CBC News

Kids TV show passes on Inuit songs, legends, and language to a new generation | CBC News | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
Anaana's Tent is an educational children's show aimed at preschoolers that teaches Inuit culture and language through puppets, music, and animation.
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How a Sioux Valley elder may have saved her community's language with her work to preserve Dakota | CBC News

How a Sioux Valley elder may have saved her community's language with her work to preserve Dakota | CBC News | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
Doris Pratt doesn’t need a dictionary to translate words from her first language — Dakota — to English. That’s because she wrote it.
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Jo-ann Archibald receives Order of Canada for helping advance Indigenous education in schools | CBC News

Jo-ann Archibald receives Order of Canada for helping advance Indigenous education in schools | CBC News | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
Archibald, also known by her Stó:lō name Q'um Q'um Xiiem, is a member of the Soowahlie and Xaxli'p First Nations. She spent her career helping to advance Indigenous educational programs in Canadian elementary and university curricula.
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Canada's shameful history of sterilizing Indigenous women

Canada's shameful history of sterilizing Indigenous women | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
Recent revelations of the coerced sterilization of Indigenous women in Canada are part of a long, complex and disturbing history -- in which feminism became a fight to keep one's own children.
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Canada's genocide: The case of the Ahiarmiut

Canada's genocide: The case of the Ahiarmiut | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
Once we understand genocide as something that can take awhile, with victims dying of starvation and disease rather than outright murder, we can recognize the genocide of Indigenous peoples in Canada.
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Indigenous knowledge is the solution to Canada's health inequities

To improve Indigenous health in Canada we need more Indigenous health professionals and more culturally competent health-care providers. We also need to listen properly to Indigenous stories.
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Old-growth logging threatens culture, says Nuu-chah-nulth tribal council | CBC News

Old-growth logging threatens culture, says Nuu-chah-nulth tribal council | CBC News | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council says the provincial government needs to do more to protect B.C.'s remaining ancient forests for both cultural and environmental reasons.
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How much culture to share can be a sensitive topic when it comes to Indigenous tourism | CBC News

How much culture to share can be a sensitive topic when it comes to Indigenous tourism | CBC News | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
How much culture should Indigenous communities share and how much should they keep for themselves?
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Learning Indigenous language 'shattered my understanding,' says activist | CBC News

Learning Indigenous language 'shattered my understanding,' says activist | CBC News | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
Ian Campeau, an Anishinaabe activist and former member of the musical group A Tribe Called Red, said he experienced shame for not speaking his ancestral language. Now he carries around books written in Ojibway to help him learn.
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'In our bloodline:' Land-based learning links curriculum with Indigenous culture | Canada | News | The Chronicle Herald

'In our bloodline:' Land-based learning links curriculum with Indigenous culture | Canada | News | The Chronicle Herald | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it

REGINA — A school day for six-year-old Hunter Sasakamoose can start with lighting a fire for breakfast and end with doing math by candlelight.
In between, the boy learns life skills such as hunting and fishing as well as first-hand science lessons
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School children on Quebec's North Shore help design playgrounds that reflect Innu culture | CBC News

School children on Quebec's North Shore help design playgrounds that reflect Innu culture | CBC News | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
From simple crayon drawings, elementary school students in the Innu community of Uashat Mak Mani-Utenam got to see their ideas for the perfect playground come to life.
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Yukon First Nation hires people to learn Indigenous language and become teachers | CBC News

Yukon First Nation hires people to learn Indigenous language and become teachers | CBC News | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
The Champagne and Aishihik First Nations are investing nearly $1 million in an effort to preserve the Southern Tutchone language. 10 students were chosen to attend an immersion program that started this fall.
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Jeremy Dutcher, The Newest Light In Canada's Indigenous Renaissance : NPR

Jeremy Dutcher, The Newest Light In Canada's Indigenous Renaissance : NPR | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
Dutcher spent five years researching, writing and recording his brilliant and ambitious debut album, Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa -- now, it has earned one of Canada's most prestigious prizes.
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