Tagged With "School"

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2016 Arctic expedition incorporates culture and Resilience into education

Rayne Nimz ·
Gatineau, Quebec: July 18, 2016 – On July 21, more than 100 high school and university students from across Canada and around the world come together in Ottawa to begin a two-week expedition to the Canadian Arctic and Greenland with Students on Ice (SOI). They are led by an expert team made up of 80 scientists, artists, Inuit leaders, dignitaries and polar explorers on this life-changing journey of discovery, reconciliation and adventure. Expedition dates are July 21 – August 5, 2016.
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Homework: Moving Toward Compassionate, Trauma-Informed Schools

Anndee Hochman ·
It was the little red trauma-informed schoolhouse. Katherine Wickersham-Wade, the Nay’dini’aa Na’ Kayax (Chickaloon Village) clan grandmother who started the Ya Ne Dah Ah School , Alaska’s first Tribally operated school in 1992, might not have used that language. But she did envision a school that would wrap its students in Native ancestral traditions and Ahtna language, instill self-confidence and repair some of the damage inflicted by historical trauma—the disruptions to culture and...
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