Schools grapple with adding Indigenous content in tumultuous year CBC

Campbell River schools, First Nations preserve traditional tongue Comox Valley Record

Comox Valley early childhood educator receives national recognition from Prime Minister  BC Local News

Bursary clears way for indigenous health students

Indigenous Education Advisory council presents Indigenous student policy to Campbell River School District Board Campbell River Mirror

CapU’s Aboriginal education program offers a way in for students who dropped out North Shore News

UBC Opens New Residential School Centre with an Apology The Tyee

Macdonald elementary renamed Xpey’  Vancouver Courier

Philpott vows to settle school bus dispute, but First Nations critics skeptical CTV

New school system in Manitoba comes with new curriculum, more …

Kootenay powwow organizers won’t let vandalism stop festivities, CBC, May 20/17

Okanagan writer focuses on First Nations education, Vancouver Sun, April 4/17

First Nations education forum tackles shortfalls in funding, cultural knowledge and persistent social issues, CBC, March 2/17

Two First Nations vie for school board trustee position, Williams Lake Tribune, Jan. 6/17

New Indigenous school board in Manitoba ‘historic,’ federal cabinet minister says, CBC, Dec. 15/16

NVIT connects to Aboriginal learners with face-to-face assessments, Macleans, Dec. 10/16

Demand an End to Second-Class Status for Reserve Children: Blackstock, The Tyee, Nov. 29/16

Aboriginal culture not religion, B.C. First Nations group says, CBC, Nov. 17/16

How to Bring First Peoples into BC Classrooms, The Tyee, Nov. 3/16

Grade 8 B.C. student tells minister he teaches Indigenous language course, CBC, Oct. 24/16

The BC First Nations Education System:  An Effective Regional Model, FNESC and FNSA, Oct. 6/16

Indigenous lit course struggles with high school popularity, Vancouver Courier, Oct. 5/16

‘Generations lost’:  Underfunding Indigenous schools “comes at a cost,” Winnipeg school board chair says, CBC, Sept. 19/16

More Indigenous education needed in school systems, expert says , CBC, Sept. 3/16

Teachers study First Nation learning principles, Williams Lake Tribune, Sept. 1/16

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Federal Government’s Commitment to First Nations Welcome, Must Lead Change, CNW, Aug. 23/16

Summer camp exposes Aboriginal students to science, CBC News, July 27/16

Trades program benefits Lax Kw’alaams, The Northern View, July 8/16

Inquest jurors decide deaths of three aboriginal teens accidental, four others undetermined, CTV, June 28/16

Third Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement signed, North Shore News, June 24/16

5 ways education could produce a brighter future for Indigenous people, CBC News, June 23/16

Innovative on-reserve education program gives 37-year-old mom second chance, CBC News, June 10/16

Increasing majority believe aboriginal people experience discrimination: survey, Turtle Island News, June 8/16

Aboriginal mother and son graduate together from UBC, The Province, May 26/16

Former PM Paul Martin: Aboriginal history is our history, Montreal Gazette, May 25/16

How the Haida are using technology to keep their language alive, May 24/16

Keyboard app brings Indigenous languages to mobile, CBC News, May 18/16

Ottawa endorses UNDRIP – and the sky does not fall, iPolitics, May 17/16

Canada officially adopts UN declaration on rights of Indigenous Peoples CBC News, May 10/16

John Ivison: Why aren’t the Liberals putting any funds into post-secondary indigenous education? National Post, May 10/16

First Nations funding cap is gone, but more action needed, lawyer says A Nova Scotia lawyer with a speciality in Aboriginal law said lifting the two per cent cap … CBC.ca, Apr. 27/16

Canada must stop using ‘racial discrimination as fiscal restraint,’ Cindy Blackstock says Liberal spending not enough to close First Nations funding gap, children’s rights advocate says. CBC.ca. Apr. 24/16

Change to School-Leaving Certificates Positive but Lacks Oversight: Advocate Around 60 Indigenous students set to get Evergreens instead of diplomas, violating new rules. The Tyee, Apr.21/16

Trudeau: Hard-Hit First Nations to See Funding This Year. Trudeau noted his government committed $8.4 billion for First Nations infrastructure, education, health and other areas… The Canadian Press, Apr. 8/16

Geoff Johnson: Osoyoos band shows the value of education So what has been successful in improving the graduation rate for aboriginal students? Times Colonist, Apr. 2/16