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04/21/17

‘It’s to bring back our culture’: First Nations schools collaborate to create on-the-land learning

First Nations schools across southern Saskatchewan are collaborating on new ways to engage students outside of the classroom and on the land. Earlier this month students and teachers within the Treaty 4 Education Alliance met in Fort Qu’Appelle, Sask., to… +Read More
04/19/17

NORTEP students will be accepted into Northlands College according to CEO

The CEO of a northern Saskatchewan post-secondary school is assuring current Northern Teacher Education Program (NORTEP) students they will be accepted into the institution selected to take over their program. In March the province announced that NORTEP would transition to Northlands College by August.… +Read More
04/07/17

Saskatoon school finds unity through Cree program

After a decade of teaching Indigenous language and culture, Saskatoon’s Confederation Park Community School is finding a spirit of unity among it student population. The program is open to any student in the city who wants to learn the Cree… +Read More
04/07/17

Video: Students building a huge mosaic with stones from across Canada

Students at Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts are asking for pebbles and stones from across Canada, for an art installation to honour Canada’s indigenous people. Find out how you can help them at citynews.ca/onthisrock. +Read More
03/27/17

Indigenous leaders encouraged by budget promises, but concerned about funding flow

While Indigenous leaders are optimistic about the promises in Wednesday’s federal budget, there is also concern that the funds will flow too slowly to their communities. Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde said he hopes the $3.4 billion in funding… +Read More
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03/15/17

Partnership paves way for Professional Development School
 for next wave of Indigenous educators

Referring to it as a momentous occasion, it was a case of coming full circle for University of Saskatchewan College of Education Dean Michelle Prytula. A decade earlier she had been the principal at the somewhat aging St. Frances Cree… +Read More
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