How do we teach the history of boarding school to Aboriginal children? – Vaughan Today

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How do we teach the history of boarding school to Aboriginal children? – Vaughan Today

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 202117 Views

June 18, 2021

It’s only been three years since Katsie Little Bear Everest was telling the story of boarding schools in its classes.

A Mohawk teacher at Katree School in Kahnawake takes care of children ages 7 to 9 with special needs.

She explains that the history of boarding schools has not always been part of the programme. We weren’t stressing about boarding schools, and we weren’t discussing themas you say.

Ultimately, it was the testimony in the media for Cree Phyllis Webstad that led her to bring up the topic with her students. The latter had just gone to boarding school.

People across the country put on shoes in honor of the children who died at Kamloops Residential School.

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