The Ambassador: Wab Kinew is an aboriginal leader seeking to engage with Canadians at large

By Joe Brean. Originally published by the National Post. Read the Original Here. Later this year, the Assembly of First Nations will choose a National Chief to replace Shawn Atleo, whose resignation in May derailed a $1.9-billion deal on First Nations education, and made Mr. Atleo’s perceived closeness to the federal government seem like a… Continue reading…

Forget the Politicians – Is the First Nations education bill good for parents and kids?

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Originally published by CBC on April 11, 2014. Read the original here. Vanessa Testawich thinks a lot about First Nations education. The 27-year-old mother of two spends her days teaching her three-year-old son his ABCs while also doing online coursework for dual diplomas in accounting and management. Testawich does this while waiting for her older… Continue reading…