Kelsey Jaggard speaks to Victoria Meekis about immersion Kindergarten program. Vicky speaks about her experience teaching Indigenous language in schools, the need to revitalize the language in communities, and oral literacy. She is working towards reclaiming the language herself and contributed to the KOBE Language Learning app in Oji-Cree that can be downloaded in the […]
Tyler Armstrong speaks with Denise Baxter, Vice Provost of Aboriginal Initiatives, at Lakehead University. Aboriginal Initiatives offers many programs and services to Indigenous students attending Lakehead University. These include Culturally grounded counselling services; Transition coordinators; Aboriginal mentorship; and the Elders’ Committee.
Anika Guthrie speaks with former Administration Manager Tara Montague about the Kay-Nah-Chi-Wah-Nung Historical Centre. Kay-Nah-Chi-Wah-Nung is operated by Rainy River First Nation and offers guided and self-directed tours that explore the history of the mounds. For more information please contact the centre at firstname.lastname@example.org or (807) 483 1163 or check out the website at manitoumounds.com
Melissa Oskineegish speaks with Language instructor Larry Beardy about his experience working in the Indigenous Language Instructor’s Program at Lakehead University (formerly known as NLIP). Larry discusses what he believes are important skills required to be a language instructor as well as the impact of Indigenous language on a person’s identity and well-being.