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Name: Payton Kaenel

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Understanding the past and present

 On Oct. 20, 2021, 7:42 p.m.

Many people I believe have minimal knowledge on Indigenous people and what has occurred in the past and is still happening today. It would be very powerful to …

Indigenous based literacy

 On Oct. 19, 2021, 8:09 p.m.

Incorporating Indigenous material into a classroom can be difficult, for younger elementry it might be more read aloud and book based. What types of ways could…

Vulnerable Indigenous Youth

 On Oct. 19, 2021, 7:56 p.m.

Since we are becoming teachers, we need to be aware of how vulnerable Indigenous children are and that there are many at risk in our communities. We will see t…

Re: Is Canada's dark legacy over?

 On Oct. 19, 2021, 7:50 p.m.

Hi Lindsay- after I read what you wrote I did some research and it is very sad to read. Multiple news articles write that foster care for Indigenous youth is t…

Re: 1000 Ravens for Reconciliation

 On Oct. 19, 2021, 7:36 p.m.

This is such a powerful thing to do that has so much meaning behind it. I really like the idea of the college doing something like it, I think that doing somet…

The Value of Indigenous courses

 On Oct. 19, 2021, 7:24 p.m.

Part of being an Education student means we take an Indigenous perspectives course where we can learn how to create an inclusive classroom that supports Indige…

Re: Teaching about residential schools in the classroom

 On Oct. 19, 2021, 7:04 p.m.

Hi Kristy - I really liked that you added a resource for teaching about residential schools in the classroom, because this topic can be very hard to share with…

Re: The Indigenous Water Crisis

 On Oct. 19, 2021, 6:58 p.m.

The water crisis is a huge issue in Canada for Indigenous communities, many people do not know about this issue and it should have more awareness brought to it…

Re: Mandatory Indigenous Studies Classes

 On Oct. 19, 2021, 6:51 p.m.

I think that having mandatory Indigenous classes would be extremely beneficial. I think that a lot of people never are able to learn about Indigenous material …

Where should educators begin?

 On Oct. 19, 2021, 6:40 p.m.

Many teachers may want to bring Indigenous teachings into their classrooms but are unsure of where to start. It would be so beneficial for every teacher to hav…