Melissa Oskineegish speaks to Peter Cameron, a classroom teacher at St. Elizabeth school in Thunder Bay. Peter describes how the Junior Water Walkers program seeks to honour Elder Josephine Mandamin, who, as a water walker, travelled over 25,000km around the Great Lakes bringing awareness to water conservation. In this interview Peter shares how the Junior […]
Melissa Oskineegish speaks with Bruce Beardy about his role at Confederation College (Thunder Bay, Ontario) as an Indigenous Language Professor, as wells the importance of language revitalization at home and in post-secondary schools.
Melissa Oskineegish speaks with Larry Beardy, an Indigenous Language Teacher. Larry discusses his experience and ideas developing a language curriculum for students from Kindergarten to post-secondary. Larry shares stories about learning Anishinaabe language as well about the purpose of learning, and speaking Indigenous languages.
Melissa Oskineegish interviews the program coordinator Joy Niemenen and Elder Dolores Wawia about Lakehead University’s Native Nursing Entry Program (NNEP). The NNEP is a nine-month preparation program that helps Indigenous students gain the necessary skills and academic requirements needed to enter the nursing degree program at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario.