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.
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.