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UM Today | Research and International | Helping Canadian schools support Indigenous language learning

UM Today | Research and International | Helping Canadian schools support Indigenous language learning | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
The language we speak influences how we see the world. Its expressions and nuances bear cultural and historical significance. To lose our language is to lose a piece of our identity. That’s exactl
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Trudeau apologises for Inuit tuberculosis policy in 1950s

Trudeau apologises for Inuit tuberculosis policy in 1950s | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
The prime minister also announced an initiative to help relatives find their loved ones' graves.
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Moose Hide campaign takes message to Canadian schools –

Moose Hide campaign takes message to Canadian schools – | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
Campaign launches new K-12 education platform
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Arnhem Land rangers head to Canada to share land guardianship success – video | Global | The Guardian

Arnhem Land rangers head to Canada to share land guardianship success – video | Global | The Guardian | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
Australia has a world-leading example of Indigenous-led conservation and land management, and Canada wants to know how to replicate it
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Canada’s misuse of Indigenous Art

Canada’s misuse of Indigenous Art | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
Canadian international relations are taking precedence over Indigenous artists’ representation—and it’s a bad look for reconciliation.
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Girls learn about Indigenous culture at Winnipeg school's reconciliation event | CBC News

Girls learn about Indigenous culture at Winnipeg school's reconciliation event | CBC News | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
A Winnipeg school is proud of its educational event that recognizes reconciliation.
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Indigenous atlases to bring authentic history and culture to students, teacher say

Indigenous atlases to bring authentic history and culture to students, teacher say | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
The Alberta government has bought 1,600 copies of the atlas for every junior and senior high school in the province, including charter, private and First Nation-run schools, they announced Friday.
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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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Valentina Orozco Jimenez's curator insight, February 8, 8:01 PM
Canada is worried about the physical and mental health of its population. For this reason, the government is calling for the indigenous communities in order to help to reduce this problem. How? It is well known that such communities have a huge knowledge about different ways of curing diseases naturally through medicinal plants; so, the government is trying to put in service indigenous health professionals who really take care of such problems. Additionally, natives peoples are also recognized for being culturally and socially wise. Taking this mind, the article says that they could provide more help in terms of psychological issues since, through their wisdom, indigenous communities can support people with problems by advising others with problems. 
 
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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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Lessons in Democracy from Haida Gwaii

Lessons in Democracy from Haida Gwaii | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
Traditional values of Haida nation could help settler society fix a failing political system.
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Local students learn about reconciliation using canoes | Whistler | Pique Newsmagazine | Whistler, CANADA

Local students learn about reconciliation using canoes | Whistler | Pique Newsmagazine | Whistler, CANADA | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
The Great Canoe Journey works with SLCC to teach kids more about Indigenous culture
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Classes in Labrador Inuit dialect return to MUN after more than a decade | CBC News

Classes in Labrador Inuit dialect return to MUN after more than a decade | CBC News | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
Memorial University of Newfoundland will be offering Inuttut this fall if a first-language speaker is available, after outcry from students.
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Canadian preschool wins $1M for thoughtfully embedding Indigenous culture

Canadian preschool wins $1M for thoughtfully embedding Indigenous culture | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
A Canadian preschool program, Pirurvik: a place to grow has won a C$1 million (AUD$ 1061147) prize in the 2018 Arctic Inspiration Awards. The awards recognise the achievements of those working in the Canadian Arctic, which has a population majority of people Indigenous to the region.
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Haida Gwaii: Conservation and Culture

Haida Gwaii: Conservation and Culture | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
A lofty restoration project in the archipelago of Haida Gwaii is allowing for the return of lush medicinal plants, fungi, birds, and more
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Ojibwe Radio station teaching young people their lost language | CBC News

Ojibwe Radio station teaching young people their lost language | CBC News | Indigenous Stories and Education | Scoop.it
Eric Hare, more commonly known as Waboose, can't believe he is a radio host.
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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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