Hearing and sharing the voices of Aboriginal youth in BC

The Tyee recently completed its 6-part series entitled “Native Youth, In Their Own Voices,” which explores many of the shared challenges and dreams of the roughly 75,000 Aboriginal youth in BC. The articles feature 14 young Aboriginal people from across the province, “from urban Vancouver, to smaller towns, and right through to remote reserves without […]

Language Goes to Camp

It’s with great interest that I came across the release of Culture Camps for Language Learning: An Immersion Handbook, produced by the BC-based First Peoples’ Heritage, Language and Culture Council. In my experience, culture camps like these present great opportunities for language learning. In July 2004, I participated in a week-long Cree immersion camp in Sturgeon Lake […]