Aboriginal Canadians divided over Vancouver Olympics01 Jan, 2010 | Posted by: june
The Canadian city of Vancouver is gearing up to host nearly four weeks of Winter Olympic and Paralympic sporting action in February and March.
The Games, set to attract international attention, have a particular importance for Canada's aboriginal peoples, as many of the sporting events will take place on their ancestral land.
The peoples involved - the Lil'wat, Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations - who live on and share the land, have joined forces.
Together with the Vancouver Olympic Committee (Vanoc), they will be hosting the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games in a partnership that is making Olympic history.
READ FULL ARTICLE AT BBC NEWS
Studying ancient man to learn to prevent disease26 Sep, 2009 | Posted by: june
Health care as we know it didn't exist 3,000 years ago. But along the Georgia coast, the Pacific Northwest, and coastal Brazil, people grew tall and strong and lived relatively free of disease. They ate game, fish, shellfish and wild plants.
READ FULL ARTICLE AT: http://www.physorg.com/news172251831.html
Join Us April 15!13 Apr, 2009 | Posted by: june
Learn Together: First Nations Pedagogy for Online Learning
Join June Kaminski and Sylvia Currie for a presentation and open discussion about their work on the First Nations Pedagogy Online project, a website and online community for advancing our knowledge about effectively implementing learning opportunities for Aboriginal learners.
Learn Together sessions are regular get-togethers facilitated by BC post-secondary educational practitioners and focused on specific topics related to teaching and learning.
Wed, Apr 15, 2009
11:00 AM Pacific Time = 2:00 PM Eastern Time
Invite your colleagues!
Where: Elluminate Live
Nation Talk04 Jan, 2009 | Posted by: june
Nation Talk provides up to date News from an Aboriginal perspective. Read the excellent headlines/stories, view videos, join the movement!