An Example of Traditional Teaching

Many of us know of the holistic approach in education, and we appreciate that teaching this way is highly effective in meeting the needs of our Aboriginal students, but seeing a concrete example of this approach may serve to deepen our understanding of how this fits into the Aboriginal worldview. With many Aboriginal learners viewing the world holistically, relationships with …

Mushkegowuk Challenge Cup

“It helps not only in the recreation part of it, but in the growth and well-being of these young people.” Mushkegowuk Council Grand Chief Stan Louttit Timmins Daily Press (A year ago) Starting this Friday, February 24th, at 8:00 am, the 5th edition of the Mushkegowuk Challenge Cup begins in Timmins where 40 teams from around James Bay will compete …

Part 7: Strategic Directions to Achieve Goal Two

GOAL – Postsecondary education and training environments are increasingly responsive to and respectful of the needs, choices, and aspirations of Aboriginal learners Sustained Engagement with Aboriginal Communities Strategy Encourage and support the postsecondary education and training sectors to engage in meaningful and mutually beneficial relationships with Aboriginal peoples, communities, and organizations in the planning, development, delivery, and evaluation of postsecondary …