AFN National Chief and Ontario Regional Chief Attend Launch of Indigenous Learning Program Promoting Understanding and Partnerships with First Nations
First Perspective, 20 April 2011

OTTAWA, CANADA: An indigenous learning program designed jointly by Alderville First Nation and Lakefield College School aims to increase understanding of First Nation traditions, cultures and histories. The program includes learning from elders, from songs and artists, and will help strengthen relationships between First Nation and non-First Nation students. “This community-based initiative is an inspiring example of action on the ground that can act as a model for other education and learning partnerships between indigenous peoples and other Canadians,” said AFN National Chief Shawn Atleo. Read the release …