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3 years 8 months
2013 / PDF
Education has been called the “new buffalo” for its potential to contribute to the economic, social, and political well-being of Indigenous peoples in Canada (Stonechild, 2006). Despite gains in education among Aboriginal peoples in Canada, there continues to be gaps in educational attainment. This editors' introduction explores some of the realities underlying educational trends among Indigenous...
Author(s): Jerry P. White, University of Western Ontario; Julie Peters, Academia Group Inc.
3 years 8 months
2013 / PDF
This study examines some of the ways institutional policies and practices can support or hinder the successful transition to post-secondary education for Indigenous people. Tracing the path from Indigenous high school student to post-secondary education applicant and utilizing knowledge gained from interviews, focus groups, and online surveys as part of an institutional ethnography approach, we...
Author(s): Jean-Paul Resoule; Angela Mashford-Pringle; Maya Chacaby; Christine Smillie; Candace Brunette; Gail Russel
3 years 9 months
2015 / PDF
In order to redress the legacy of residential schools and advance the process of Canadian reconciliation, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission makes the following calls to action...
Author(s): The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
3 years 9 months
2015 / PDF
For over a century, the central goals of Canada’s Aboriginal policy were to eliminate Aboriginal governments; ignore Aboriginal rights; terminate the Treaties; and, through a process of assimilation, cause Aboriginal peoples to cease to exist as distinct legal, social, cultural, religious, and racial entities in Canada. The establishment and operation of residential schools were a central element...
Author(s): The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
5 years 3 months
2010 /
The School of Resource and Environmental Management (REM) is part of the Faculty of Environment at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Coumbia, Canada.REM admitted its first students in September 1979. It now has a core of 15.25 full-time faculty who contribute to the tradition of research excellence and provide an integrated program of graduate instruction in resource and environmental...
5 years 3 months
2011 /
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5 years 3 months
2010 / PDF
1.0 INTRODUCTIONThis document presents the developmental and operational framework for an Aboriginal Certification of Environmental Sustainability (ACES) program.
5 years 3 months
2010 /
An educational strategy is a crucial component of an overall Native land restoration movement. Implementing that strategy demands attention to a particular Native community’s social reality. That reality of course is a Native individual's or his or her community's forced separation from the land by white society; the result thereof having an adverse spiritual, cultural, social, political, and...
5 years 3 months
2010 /
This document contains lists of the educational options for people wishing to pursue a career or further their education in the mining industries.  Lists are by specialization and contain what educational institutes offer courses and the degree that is offered.
5 years 4 months
2010 /
The Nation Rebuilding: Planning for Indigenous Governance Program is the result of a partnership between the Ktunaxa Nation and the College of the Rockies. The Ktunaxa Nation has been recognized as a Centre of Excellence by the National Centrefor First Nations Governance...

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