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MEDU, FNMI Education Policy Framework


Ontario Ministry of Education, Aboriginal Education Office 2007 Delivering Quality Education to Aboriginal Students in Ontario’s Provincially Funded Schools “The Ontario government is dedicated to excellence in public education for all students, including First Nation, Métis, and Inuit students. This position is reflected in Ontario’s New Approach to Aboriginal Affairs, released by the government in […]

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Inuuqatigiit, Inuit Curriculum


Northwest Territories Education, Culture and Employment August 1996 Inuuqatigiit, The Curriculum from the Inuit Perspective “Inuuqatigiit is being used across the territories. It has created an educational link between the past and the present; a link that has been lost in some places in the north. It has helped reinforce the Inuit identity of children […]

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Inuit and the Residential School System


Inuit and the Residential School System The Legacy of Hope Foundation Ontario, 2013 The Introduction of the Residential School System in the Canadian Arctic and Subarctic The Aboriginal Healing Foundation defines residential schools as, “the Residential School System in Canada, attended by Aboriginal students. It may include industrial schools, boarding schools, homes for students, hostels, […]

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Ontario Child and Youth 2016 Annual Report


Stepping Up: A Strategic Framework to Help Ontario’s Youth Succeed (2016) Ministry of Children and Youth Services Ontario, 2017 Stepping Up: A Strategic Framework to Help Ontario’s Youth Succeed (2013) is the Government of Ontario’s framework to support the positive development of Ontario youth aged 12 to 25. Stepping Up includes a commitment to report […]

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Saturviit, A Study Report on the Life and Concerns of Inuit Women of Nunavik


A Study Report on the Life and Concerns of Inuit Women of Nunavik Saturviit, Inuit Women’s Association of Nunavik Pascale Laneuville, June 2015 Summary of Findings (click on title to download a copy) Long Study-report Women are the heart of families and communities but their opinion on social, economic, or political issues in Nunavik is […]

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National Strategy on Inuit Education


Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, 2011 During the process leading to this Strategy we have heard from parents, youth, education leaders and policy specialists from across Inuit Nunangat that the key to improving educational outcomes for Inuit lies in three core areas: 1) Supporting children to help them stay in school. 2) Providing a bilingual curriculum to […]

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Inuit Childrearing Practices


Interviewing the Elders, Vol 3 Naqi Ekho and Uqsuralik Ottokie, Nunavut Arctic College, 2000 “Each society lives on through its children. Children have to become responsible adults, who can take care of themselves as well as their relatives. In this book Inuit childrearing practices are described by two elders from South Baffin Island, Naqi Ekho […]

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Indigenous Youth Idea Book


Idea Book Indigenous Youth Advisory Circle, TakingITGlobal “For Indigenous youth our knowledge and ideas are strongly grounded in the places that we are from and the land that we learn from every day. Check out this map of the 30 different communities that youth from the Indigenous Youth Advisory Circle are from.” To continue reading… […]

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Inuit Child Welfare


Inuit Child Welfare Family Support Report by National Aboriginal Health Organization, 20011 “This paper was written after the Governing Committee and elder advisors of Inuit Tuttarvingat – National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO) identified children’s health as a priority area within the Inuit Tuttarvingat strategic plan. Within this area, specific concerns for children’s well-being and family […]

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