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Name: Mila Joubert

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guilt and self deprecation

 On Oct. 20, 2021, 3:04 p.m.

As a descendant of South African settlers, I have a lot of white guilt. I verbally self-deprecate in discussion of my connection to the traumas faced by Indige…

Re: When is help too much?

 On Oct. 20, 2021, 2:54 p.m.

Hi Teesha,

Thank you for sharing such a vulnerable thought.
What I do know about trauma responses is that people can become hyper-vigilant about certain thin…

Finding Dawn

 On Oct. 20, 2021, 2:50 p.m.

I loved the documentary Finding Dawn, although it has some scarring details. What are your opinions on the grade that showing this movie in would be appropriat…

Re: First Contact

 On Oct. 20, 2021, 2:47 p.m.

I agree, I love the show! Thanks for the comment.

Re: Sameness in the Classroom

 On Oct. 20, 2021, 2:46 p.m.

I like to think of it like representation on television. There is not an accurate representation of FNMI people in media or in Canadian curriculum.

I think i…

Re: Where should educators begin?

 On Oct. 20, 2021, 2:36 p.m.

Not all schools have FNMI staff or specialists that work with the staff, but I believe that would be a great start to see what a school offers to their faculty…

Re: Should students be in school September 30th for Truth & Reconciliation Day?

 On Oct. 20, 2021, 2:32 p.m.

I am torn on this subject. I think being at school can be really beneficial if there are impactful activities and learning opportunities taking place. However,…

Looking for resources

 On Oct. 12, 2021, 12:42 p.m.

I'm building a comprehensive list of FNMI children's books to have in my classroom.
Does anyone know of any great books, or any other reading resources, I shou…

Inclusion in learning activities

 On Oct. 1, 2021, 11:10 a.m.

Wondering if anyone has tips for planning for inclusion of indigenous students who may be affected by the content being covered in an activity centered around …