Category Archives: Youth

Re-Igniting the Sacred Power of Creation: Essential Knowledges for Transformative Action

Re-Igniting the Sacred Power of Creation: Essential Knowledges for Transformative Action, is the name of the first Indigenous Environmental Studies/Sciences (IESS) conference. It was held at Trent University April 22-24, 2016. The conference brought together Indigenous elders and knowledge holders … Continue reading

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Vancouver Dialogues Project

Between April, 2010 and July, 2011, the Dialogues Project brought together First Nations, urban Aboriginal organizations, and immigrant communities in Vancouver to engage in opportunities for cross-cultural understanding and relationship building.  The project sought to engage both Indigenous and immigrant … Continue reading

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Perceptions – KC Adams Photo Series

The project, spearheaded by the city’s Urban Shaman Gallery, showcases the work of visual artist KC Adams. With Perception, Adams asked prominent indigenous Winnipeggers to pose for two photos: “I want you to look right into the lens. I’m going … Continue reading

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Aboriginal Teacher Education Program – Queen’s University

The Queen’s Aboriginal Teacher Education Program (ATEP) recruits both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students with a university degree who are interested in Aboriginal education.  The program focuses on Aboriginal-specific and student centered learning, application of Aboriginal perspectives and world view (theory … Continue reading

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Algonquin College – The Mamidosewin Centre

The Mamidosewin Centre is an Ottawa-based service administered through Algonquin College. The aim of the center is to “create a welcoming space for Aboriginal students on campus, as well as offer an opportunity for students, staff and faculty to learn … Continue reading

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Children Create Treaty-themed Spoken Word Poetry in Cree Language

An educational initiative funded by a TreatySmarts grant from ArtSmarts Saskatchewan brought children together from two schools (St. Frances School and Oskayak High School) to write spoken word poetry using the Cree language on the theme of treaties. The use … Continue reading

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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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We Stand Together Campaign

The Paul Martin Foundation and Me-to-We have teamed up to create a learning opportunity for children, teachers, and parents to “break down barriers to starting a dialogue about Aboriginal culture, rights, experiences and history”.  Participants have the opportunity to sign-up … Continue reading

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Canadian Roots Exchange

The Canadian Roots Exchange, a registered charity, was created between Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth “who believe that in order to bridge the gap between Canada’s peoples, we need to become educated and aware of the teaching, triumphs, and daily realities of … Continue reading

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Aboriginal Cultural Awareness for Youth

Aboriginal Cultural Awareness for Youth is a program created to help “non-Aboriginal children and youth to a better understanding of Aboriginal culture and learn to respect Aboriginal peoples.” The on-line interactive curriculum examines contemporary issues affecting Aboriginal communities and people and … Continue reading

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