My friend, Alfred Cyr, told me that the elders told him, "If you don't know how to pray, walk. Then you'll learn how to pray."
Thursday, February 28, 2013
We Stand Together Fact #4
choosing to stand together! Here is Daily Fact #4:
Aboriginal Peoples are the youngest and fastest
growing population in Canada.
Click the image to watch the video, or click here to download
this fact to
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are also issues backgrounders, lesson plans and other great resources on the We
Stand Together Resources webpage!
vignette was filmed with the staff and students of Nunavut Sivuniksavut, in
Ottawa, Ontario. Nunavut Sivuniksavut (NS) is an Inuit college that helps Inuit
students prepare for the opportunities and growth in Nunavut
is this program important? What are the benefits of having such a specialized
program? 2. is
NS similar to your school? How is it different? 3. Why
do you think NS is in Ottawa and not in Nunavut? 4. One
of the students says, “There’s a lot of confidence going on around here!” How
does education play a role in helping students develop confidence and
pride? 5. Do
you think that this type of training program can be used as a model for
different Aboriginal communities? What about for public education in