Arts programming for the new generation

Mural Project

Cree students seeing success through art

March 16th, 2017.

Many of the students in the Mikw Chiyam program didn’t want to spend a second more than they had to at school. But because of the opportunity to work in partnership with professional artists, some of the students have been voluntarily staying at school to work on murals until late in the evening.

CEA

Canadian Education Association - Moving Beyond Rhetoric in Indigenous Education

March 16th, 2017.

This follow up report of the CEA’s ‘First Nations Schools First!’ Symposium includes presentation recaps and videos of Indigenous and non-Indigenous educators, administrators, scholars, Elders, parents, and students – who shared their stories of success during 12 concurrent sessions over two days, putting forward replicable classroom practices for engaging Indigenous learners.

CLASSWORK

James Bay Cree are bucking the Arts program trend by spending rather than cutting

August 11th, 2016

When it comes to high school funding, the arts aren’t often considered a priority. But the James Bay Cree of Quebec are bucking that trend. All in the hopes of keeping teenagers from dropping out.