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Project of Heart

Project of Heart is an award-winning educational project designed for school, community, multi-cultural or faith-based groups to understand the history of Indian residential schools and to build respectful relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.  The six-step process takes learners through … Continue reading

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University of British Columbia Indigenous Foundations – Community and Politics

The First Nations Studies Program at University of British Columbia (UBC) has created this section on their website to “provide a starting point for those interested in understanding the myriad ways in which Aboriginal peoples have organized for increased political … 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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Level Changing lives through law: Indigenous Youth Outreach Program

Level is a “Canadian charitable organization that levels barriers to justice by disrupting prejudice, building empathy and advancing human rights.” The Indigenous Youth Outreach Program responds to the TRC’s Calls to Action to eliminate the over-representation of Indigenous youth in the … Continue reading

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Robson Hall Faculty of Law – University of Manitoba

Robson Hal Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba has developed numerous Indigenous initiatives and is working to respond to the TRC’s Calls to Action. A previous project titled “The Gladue Project” was a collaborative effort between faculty members, … Continue reading

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Indian Residential Schools Commemoration Project -Anishinabek Nation of Ontario

The Anishinabek Nation of Ontario initiated an Indian Residential Schools Commemoration Project called “Honoring Our Children, Families, and Communities Affected by Indian Residential Schools”. The Anishinabek Nation developed commemoration and education resources designed to achieve a number of objectives including to “honour … Continue reading

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University of Toronto Faculty of Law- Juris Doctor Degree with a Certificate in Aboriginal Legal Studies

The University of Toronto Faculty of Law has a concurrent option consisting of a Juris Doctorate Degree and a certificate in Aboriginal Legal Studies. The certificate in Aboriginal Legal Studies is for students who “have a vocational or intellectual interest … Continue reading

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Treaty 6 Educational and Interactive Website

This website has been created by the Living Sky School Division as an initiative to educate its students and teachers about Treaty 6. It includes an interactive game to test and expand upon facts relevant to the treaty 6 territory. … 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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