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A Day in the Life of Indigenous Students: Companion Resource Guide

Recommended resources for the Pîkiskwêtân Indigenous Learning Series workshops

The Guide

This guide provides resources to further learning on the topics addressed in the "A Day in the Life of Indigenous Students" workshop, part of the Pîkiskwêtân: Indigenous Learning Series facilitated by the Indigenous Directions Leadership Council. Resources include a selection of books, websites, and reports related to the topics of Residential Schools, Indigenous education in what is now called Canada, as well critiques and insights from Indigenous peoples. You will find tools to build your understanding of the challenges that Indigenous students face as well as resources to decolonize and make pedagogy more culturally inclusive. 

NEWS sites

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"Online newspaper based in Kahnawake. Covers news, sports and features that are of and of interest to Kahnawake... since October 2008"

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"The Eastern Door  is a community-based newspaper serving the community of Kahnawake since 1992."

"The Nation Magazine is the only independent Indigenous news source serving the Cree of James Bay."

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 "Launched in 1988 by the Union of Ontario Indians (UOI), a corporate political advocate for member communities of the Anishinabek Nation, to foster pride and share knowledge about Anishinabek current affairs, culture, political objectives and accomplishments."

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"Published since 1975, Nunatsiaq News is the newspaper of record for Nunavut and the Nunavik territory of Quebec."

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Launched in May 2020, IndigiNews covers news of the Okanagan Valley and Vancouver Island in British Columbia with the goal of allowing “Indigenous stories to be heard, understood and respected."

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 CBC INDIGENOUS:

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WALKING EAGLE NEWS*:

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*yes, this is a satirical Indigenous news site, founded and run by Tim Fontaine "Founder, Editor-in-Grand-Chief and Head Writer".