Category Archives: Education

High School Students Create Educational Videos after Learning about Treaties

An educational process undertaken by Saskatchewan’s Prairie Valley School Division in 2012 sought to engage students in the capturing of stories and deep inquiry about personal and regional historical relationships to the land and the Treaties through photography, video, interviews … Continue reading

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McGill University- Aboriginal Human Rights Initiatives

McGill’s Human Rights Centre has a specialized focus on Aboriginal rights and issues in Canada. The Centre cites the mandate of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and works collectively to contribute to the topic noting, “that residential schools are part … Continue reading

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Curve Lake Cultural Centre — “Understanding Our History”

Curve Lake Cultural Centre – Understanding Our History The Curve Lake Cultural Centre provides educational workshops to provide education about the history and culture of the Mississaugas of Curve Lake and the surrounding lands. The objective is to bring an … Continue reading

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Case Study: Transforming Curriculum, Transforming Consciousness? Initiatives Within the Formal Education System

A Case Study of Treaty Education in Saskatchewan and Manitoba by Kristen Lloyd The education system is an institution that has played a critical role in Canada’s colonial history, and one that continues to shape relations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous … Continue reading

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Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres: Aboriginal Cultural Competency Training (ACCT)

The Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres offers its Aboriginal Cultural Competency Training (ACCT) to non-Indigenous agencies and government departments to strengthen professional relationships with urban Aboriginal organizations and clients, based on principles of Trust, Friendship and Mutual Respect.  Workshops are … Continue reading

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Four Winds Wellness Centre

Four Winds is owned by registered family therapist Jann Derrick who is of Mohawk ancestry.  The Centre offers workshops, including “Returning the Children to the Centre of the Circle”, which would benefit professionals working with Aboriginal families.  The workshop includes an … Continue reading

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Indigenous Corporate Training

This firm, initiated in 1994 by Robert (Bob) Joseph Jr. aims “to help individuals and organizations work effectively with Aboriginal peoples”.  A workshop and book have been developed called “Working Effectively with Aboriginal Peoples”.   The firm does public workshops and … Continue reading

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