Sihkos’ Story: Residential school remembrances of a little brown ‘white’ girl

Jane Glennon (Woodland Cree), B.A., B.S.W., M.S.W., is a retired social worker, counsellor and teacher who currently lives in Prince Albert, SK. A member of the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation, her published work includes “Traditional Parenting,” a chapter in the book, As We See… Aboriginal Pedagogy (University of Saskatchewan Extension Press, 1998). = = = […]

Canada’s Senate set to hear how far we’ve come post-Apology

What should be a pretty interesting meeting takes place tomorrow in Ottawa, where the Senate Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples is going to examine “the progress made on commitments endorsed by Parliamentarians of both Chambers since the Government’s [2008] apology to former students of Indian Residential Schools.” In other words, how far has Canada come […]