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What We have Learned from Our Elders


2003 Inukshuk Management Consultants, Mike Bell What We have Learned from Our Elders. A discussion paper. (Toward the development of the Nunavut Economic Strategy) The title of this discussion paper indicates that history is repeating itself. It acknowledges that elders have knowledge and wisdom that can be helpful, and indeed is necessary, in developing a […]

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They Came for the Children


2012 Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Canada, Aboriginal Peoples, and Residential Schools: They Came for the Children This Report was prepared in compliance with the Commission’s obligation to prepare such a Report at the two-year point of its mandate. However, it has been written without a review of government and church documents, as the […]

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The Inuit Way


2006 Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada The Inuit Way. A Guide to Inuit Culture. The Inuit north has changed with astonishing speed since the Inuit Way was first published in 1989. At the rapidity of these changes has threatened to overwhelm us. However, Inuit are known for our tenacity and ability to adapt. Today our […]

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IQ: The Role of Indigenous Knowledge


2006 National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health Inuit qaujimajatuqangit: The role of Indigenous knowledge in Supporting Wellness in Inuit communities in Nunavut Prepared by Shirley Tagalik, Educational Consultant, Inukpaujaq Consulting IQ is a living techonology. It is a means of rationalizing thought and action, a means of organizing tasks and resources, a means of organizing […]

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National Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care Report


2017 Inuit Submission to the Employment and Social Development Canada regarding National Indigenous Early Learning and Childcare Framework Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada Tungasuvvingat Inuit (TI) The development of an Inuit-centred ELCC system and its governance is a significant step towards self-determination, reconciliation and cultural revitalization. Inuit have pursued political autonomy […]

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Canada’s Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care Framework 2018


Canada Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada, 2018 Cat. No. Em20-97/2018E-PDF This Framework was co-developed with Indigenous partners following a comprehensive national engagement process. .. Through this process, thousands of Indigenous people provided their vision of ELCC for their children, families, communities and cultures. Una naqilugu uqalimarumaguviuk Inuktitut Version_Canada’s Indigenous Early Learning and […]

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OACC History Video


The Ottawa Aboriginal Coalition Community Forum was held on September 26, 2018. Created by Extremeline Productions. To watch the video, follow the link below.

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Te Whariki Early Childhood Curriculum


Te Whariki, He whariki mataurange mo nga mokopuna o Aotearoa Early Childhood curriculum 2017, Ministry of Education, Te Tahuhu o Te Matauranga, New Zealand He taonga te mokopune, kia whangaia kia tippu, kia rea. A child is a treasure, to be nurtured, to grow, to flourish. All children are born with immense potential. Quality early […]

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NCCAH, Exploring socially-responsive approaches to children’s rehabilitation


Gerlach, A. (2018) Exploring socially-responsive approaches to children’s rehabilitation with Indigenous communities, families, and children. Prince George, BC. National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health. Working towards ensuring that Indigenous children have the opportunities, developmental and health trajectories, and quality of life and well-being across their life course equitable to children in the wider population in […]

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MEDU, FNMI Education Policy Framework 2007


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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