Education


Canada 150: Chief Dan George's powerful indigenous-rights speech, 50 years later
National Post
He points to disproportionately high numbers of indigenous kids in government care and inadequate funding for housing, education and clean water on reserves. But just as his grandfather envisioned, indigenous people are sitting in the House of Commons ...

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New book uncovers pre-Treaty stories of Ngare Raumati people
Māori Television
Professor Jones, a Pākehā, is a Professor in Te Puna Wānanga, the School of Māori and Indigenous Education, at the University of Auckland's Faculty of Education and Social Work. Kuni Jenkins, from Ngāti Porou, is a Professor in Education at Te Whare ...

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Wed, Jun 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source

The Conversation AU

The Conversation AU

Census 2016: what's changed for Indigenous Australians?
The Conversation AU
The census mostly delivered a good news story on Indigenous Australian outcomes, but it is unclear to what extent this correlates to improved lives for ...
Census 2016: indigenous people return to pre-settlement numbersThe Australian

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Wed, Jun 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source

SBS

SBS

Why many high-achieving Indigenous students are shunning university
SBS
Indigenous students remain vastly underrepresented in higher education in Australia. According to Universities Australia, Indigenous people comprise 2.7% of Australia's working age population but only 1.6% of university domestic student enrolments.

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Tue, Jun 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

BuzzFeed News

BuzzFeed News

This Old Letter Shows How Canada Tried To Take Away First Nations Culture
BuzzFeed News
McAdam, who is of Cree and Anishnaabe descent and a member of the Big River First Nation in Saskatchewan, said Indigenous dispossession continues until this day, and that there's a "disconnect" between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in ...

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Tue, Jun 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

The Chronicle Journal

The Chronicle Journal

Plan needed to 'not leave people behind'
The Chronicle Journal
Hajdu said she is currently working with indigenous partners from across the country to reshape the aboriginal skills and education training program to better serve the community. “The only way we are going to actually make change and see indigenous ...

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Tue, Jun 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Census 2016: indigenous people return to pre-settlement numbers
The Australian
There were increases in the rate of indigenous students finishing school and going on to tertiary education, up to 34.6 per cent of those aged 15 and older in 2016 from around 28 per cent in 2011. There was also a large increase in the numbers of ...

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Tue, Jun 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Phys.Org

Phys.Org

Why many high-achieving Indigenous students are shunning ...
Phys.Org
Indigenous students remain vastly underrepresented in higher education in Australia. According to Universities Australia, Indigenous people comprise 2.7% of ...
Lakehead University hosts Mexican universities for talks on ...CBC.ca

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Tue, Jun 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Taranaki Daily News

Taranaki Daily News

Language helps uncover true beauty of indigenous culture, says ...
Taranaki Daily News
Learning her native tongue has revealed just how beautiful her own culture really is.

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Tue, Jun 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

APTN News

APTN News

Alberta Health Services fires two employees over Indigenous racial slur
APTN News
Last week Alberta Health Services apologized for a text message that was sent between two workers that referred to a member of the Kainai Board of Education as a “rabid squaw.” Dr. Verna Yiu, CEO of AHS, said Monday that two employees have ... the ...

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Globalnews.ca

Globalnews.ca

2 Alberta Health Services staff fired after racial slur texted to Kainai Board of Education employee
Globalnews.ca
“AHS is committed to advancing the process of reconciliation with indigenous peoples and communities and we will move forward from this incident together with our indigenous communities and all Albertans.” Global News has attempted to contact the ...
AHS staff fired after racial slur used against Kainai school principal ...Calgary Herald

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Mon, Jun 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source

The Conversation AU

The Conversation AU

Why many high-achieving Indigenous students are shunning ...
The Conversation AU
We need to shift the focus of equity programs to nurturing the already strong aspirations Indigenous children have from primary school.
Looking forward, not back at Canada's future | AGAR | Canada ...Toronto Sun

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Mon, Jun 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source

ABC Online

ABC Online

Census 2016: This is Australia as 100 people
ABC Online
For the indigenous status, school education and religion categories, the people who did not state an answer were excluded from the calculation of proportions for each group. The number of federal MPs by gender came from the Parliament of Australia ...
What the Census says about Australia: key stats from the dataNEWS.com.au
2024.0 - Census of Population and Housing: Australia Revealed, 2016 - Australian Bureau of StatisticsAustralian Bureau of Statistics

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Mon, Jun 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source

CBC.ca

CBC.ca

Grassroots team creating Indigenous-based climate plan across Canada
CBC.ca
A new grassroots organization is developing a tool kit to help Indigenous communities address climate change. Indigenous Climate Action is run by a group of Indigenous people from various First Nations across Canada who noticed a gap between ...

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Mon, Jun 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source

New York Times

New York Times

Australia Through American Eyes
New York Times
Many indigenous people are now calling for a treaty with Australia that would end the country's ominous distinction as the only Commonwealth nation without such a contract governing negotiations over issues like land use, education and compensation.

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Mon, Jun 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source