One of the things I find most unique about my current job in child care is that they promote the cultural well-being of the children. Lately I've been spending quite some time working in the Aboriginal Head Start Programs (for the record my favourite sites to work at!) and being a witness to the revival… Continue reading Something New
Three weeks ago was my first time celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day (formally called National Aboriginal Day). It was also my city's first time celebrating too! *grins* MY TOP 3 MEMORABLE MOMENTS at the Indigenous Day Event... #1 - Meeting people from Wiky: I was surprised and excited when I met a few folks from Wikwemikong… Continue reading Indigenous Day: My Top 3 Moments!
This evening I was on Facebook and one of my aunts sent me a short video clip promoting an Indigenous cultural event happening in our city. I was intrigued and clicked play...One hour later I still have a grin of excitement on my face! My city is celebrating National Aboriginal Day for the first time! I… Continue reading THRILLED! Indigenous Day in My City
Hey Canada, I have a challenge for you! JUNE is National Aboriginal History Month (NAHM), a time for Canadians to celebrate, honour, and acknowledge the Inuit, Metis and First Nations! Although this month has been officially declared as NAHM since 1996 this is the first year that I am hearing about it...and I've lived in… Continue reading The O Canada Challenge