Treaty Walk Reflection

So I have just arrived home from an evening at the Orange Tree Villa where we presented our class project called “Treaty Walk in the Village.” I was quite happy with how the event turned out. In all honesty, I wasn’t really sure what to expect, but I was quite surprised. We had way more people there…

Treaty Land Experience Reflection

So for this week’s blog post, I have decided to reflect on my experience in Fort Qu’Appelle this past weekend. The day did not start out so well, as the weather was quite nasty and I was not looking forward to the drive out. In all honesty, I thought the trip was going to be cancelled when I woke…

Cultural Appropriation

Cultural appropriation is a topic that seems to get lots of media attention at certain times and then it seems to go away until next year. Halloween is a time where the issue of cultural appropriation seems to come to light. The other time where it seems to receive attention is around festival season in the…

Land Acknowledgement Part Two

For today’s blog post I am going to go in a little different direction than what the group had provided. Not to be disrespectful, but I found a more personal connection and a story with the direction that I hope to take this blog post. This is also going to be a slight continuation of an…

Residential Schools

The teaching of residential schools seems to always be a touchy subject. I think that this is because it is a topic that can make us feel uncomfortable. I believe that as teachers we often want to appear confident and comfortable when discussing a topic. While this is a good goal to have it is…

Land Claims as a Part of the Reconciliation Process

In today’s blog post I will be discussing the role that modern land claims have in the reconciliation process. I think that we all have a need to contribute to the reconciliation process. This means each and every person, regardless of their race, gender or identity. It is everyone’s responsibility to be involved in the reconciliation process. After…