First Nations Schools

Sunny Freeman

The One Thing That's Really Holding First Nations Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

Fed up with aboriginal people dependent on taxpayer funding, tired of suicide and poverty and drug addiction on reserves — these are the attitudes I...

Fixing Aboriginal Education

David Schulze | Posted 09.16.2013 | Canada Impact
David Schulze

First Nations are looking for an educational system adapted to their realities and their culture. Unfortunately, the federal government's new approach seems to be based on the view that band councils are the problem and provincial school boards (or bodies like them) are the solution. But the evidence shows the government will not be able to solve the problems experienced by schools on-reserve simply by handing responsibility for them over to new or different institutions. The students will remain in the same communities with the same challenges.

Canada Guilty Of Genocide Under UN Rules?

CP | Chinta Puxley, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2012 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - The chairman of Canada's truth and reconciliation commission says removing more than 100,000 aboriginal children from their homes and plac...

First Nations Education Gets Failing Grade

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.09.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - First Nations education in Canada gets a failing grade in a new report.A national panel on first nation elementary and secondary education re...

Shocking Conditions In First Nations Schools: Panel Head

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.16.2011 | Canada

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. - An entire class that failed Grade 9 math had four different teachers come and go from the classroom.Rundown schools in dire need...