New era of ‘residential schools’ necessary for First Nations students, report says

Race relations commissioners, culturally appropriate curriculum and more funding, also recommended

By Jody Porter, CBC News read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/first-nations-education-report-1.3864540

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Born from the vision of Chief Dr. Robert Joseph, Gwawaenuk Elder, Reconciliation Canada is leading the way in engaging Canadians in dialogue and transformative experiences that revitalize the relationships among Indigenous peoples and all Canadians. They engage people in open and honest conversation to understand our diverse histories and experiences. Read more at:

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A Tribe Called Red In Edmonton  Union Hall Saturday November 26, 2016 at 8 pm!!!

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Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival celebrates 15 years of Indigenous cinema

‘We want to tell our stories from our perspective,’ says festival organizer and documentarian Coleen Rajotte

Read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/winnipeg-aboriginal-film-festival-indigenous-cinema-1.3864545

The Grandfather Drum is a Canadian animated short film that will play at the Winnipeg Aboriginal Film festival on Saturday Nov. 26.

The Grandfather Drum is a Canadian animated short film that will play at the Winnipeg Aboriginal Film festival on Saturday Nov. 26. (Film still/Thunderstone Pictures)

 

In 1982 the Northern Cree Singers were founded by Steve Wood, and his brothers Randy and Earl Wood.  The group originates from the Saddle Lake Cree Nation but is made up of members from the Treaty 6 area, most notably the Frog Lake Cree Nation, Onion Lake Cree Nation, Samson Cree Nation, Louis Bull Cree Nation, and the Poundmaker Cree Nation.

Read more at http://www.northerncree.com/biography

 

Acclaimed NFB short doc this river starring Métis author Katherena Vermette premieres online November 25

The film focuses on Vermette and Kyle Kematch, Winnipeggers who have both experienced the heartbreak of losing a loved one. Kyle has a sister who went missing over five years ago. He now works with Drag the Red, a volunteer organization that searches the Red River for clues relating to missing members of the Indigenous community.

 

What Brings Us Here

Stories of Indigenous-led activism on the streets and waterways of Winnipeg, Canada. An NFB production, created by Katherena Vermette & Alicia Smith. facebook.com/whatbringsushere

 

 

 

 

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