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06/22/17

Reconciliation walk ‘should have always been happening’ to mark National Aboriginal Day

Wearing a full-length skirt as she drummed and sang, Teedly Linklater and her family led more than 2,000 people through downtown Saskatoon during the city’s second Rock Your Roots Walk for Reconciliation. “All my ancestors, my grandparents I wish they… +Read More
06/22/17

‘We aren’t Indians’: Indigenous teens say words matter

Nineteen-year-old Kassidy Harper feels only one emotion when she hears the word “Indian.” “Anger,” Harper said. “We aren’t Indians.” The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations, the Saskatchewan Indigenous Cultural Centre and other bodies have recently purged “Indian” from their names. Harper… +Read More
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06/21/17

John Lake students play host to i2P team by highlighting Aboriginal history lesson

Students at John Lake School in Saskatoon recently played host to a group of six young international ambassadors who are part of Ray Zahab’s impossible2Possible organization that is involved in an ambitious cross-Canada tour. I2P is an international non-profit organization… +Read More
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06/14/17

Aboriginal youth entrepreneurial program has exceeded expectations

It has frequently been suggested by a variety of folks that one of the most significant challenges for Aboriginal youth in contemplating their future is that all too often they have little or no opportunity to become involved in the… +Read More
06/01/17

Indspire Cross-Canada tour showcasing successful Aboriginal students makes stop in Saskatoon

A group of successful Aboriginal post-graduate students are hoping their stories of success will motivate other Indigenous youths. Three Youth Laureates of the Indigenous-led Indspire program are currently on a Cross Canada tour to promote Indigenous education. Indspire is a… +Read More
05/30/17

Loss of retention workers program will have impact on vulnerable students

Cuts to funding in the provincial budget to school boards and school divisions will have a major impact on inner city schools, according to the president of the Central Urban Metis Federation Incorporated. Shirley Isbister says the slash in funding… +Read More
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