Langtry: Residential school story must be told

Residential school story must be told LP article - David Langtry

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Union challenges Manitoba First Nation over teacher salaries

A Manitoba chief says the changes on First Nations education proposed by the federal government are paternalistic and colonialist. Grand Chief Derek Nepinak says the governments proposed reforms remind him of the residential schools, the minister is granted a large amount of authority under the new legislation. The grand chief brings up how schools on the reserve are underfunded, creating a large education gap between off reserve schools.

Manitoba chief slams First Nations education reform proposal

The head of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs says the federal government's proposed changes to education on First Nations are "paternalistic" and "colonialist.

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Manitoba turns up heat on Ottawa for cutting First Nations policing program

The First Nations Education Act, which the federal government is expecting to pass by September 2014, is rejected by First Nations leader, because the act is not based on a true partnership with First Nations. They feel the future of First Nations education should not be based on legislation, but on the inherit right to self-govern, including education jurisdiction. As well, the Canadian government failed to deliver first Nations education to be on par with the rest of Canada.

The First Nations Education Act, which the federal government is expecting to pass by September 2014, is rejected by First Nations leader, because the act is not based on a true partnership with First Nations. They feel the future of First Nations education should not be based on legislation, but on the inherit right to self-govern, including education jurisdiction. As well, the Canadian government failed to deliver first Nations education to be on par with the rest of Canada.

A group of six teenagers from a remote Manitoba First Nation moved to Winnipeg for better educational opportunities is losing their mentor who has been providing for them. They came to Winnipeg apart of a program where they live clean lifestyles, attend school regularly and volunteer in the community. Wayne McLeod, who brought them to Winnipeg for the program, could not find a job, so he takes up a teaching position in Cross Lake Manitoba.

A group of six teenagers from a remote Manitoba First Nation moved to Winnipeg for better educational opportunities is losing their mentor who has been providing for them. They came to Winnipeg apart of a program where they live clean lifestyles, attend school regularly and volunteer in the community. Wayne McLeod, who brought them to Winnipeg for the program, could not find a job, so he takes up a teaching position in Cross Lake Manitoba.

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