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Nov 22, 2017 ... Learn how the Canadian constitution recognizes three distinct groups of
Indigenous peoples with unique histories, languages, cultural practices, and
Dec 8, 2017 ... Increasing recruitment and retention of Indigenous employees, including through
the Indigenous Student Recruitment Initiative and Indigenous Network Circle for
employees; Enhancing awareness of Indigenous peoples and cultures through a
department-wide training program, including current and ...
Jul 26, 2017 ... Learn more about funding programs designed to celebrate and strengthen the
cultural distinctiveness of Indigenous peoples as an integral part of Canadian
Throughout the course of my education in the Social Work field, I have come to
learn about the importance of cultural competency as it pertains to the helping
profession and working with Aboriginal peoples. There are many disheartening
issues that First Nations communities face in our country today. I have gained
Oct 29, 2015 ... Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) works with Aboriginal partners to
help celebrate, raise awareness of, and preserve Aboriginal arts, culture and
heritage. As well, INAC supports Aboriginal people (First Nations, Inuit and Métis)
and Northerners in their efforts to: improve social well-being and ...
of all things, contextual information on Aboriginal learning systems prior to
colonization will be briefly outlined. Aboriginal cultures have their own
knowledge systems and means of knowledge transmission. There are many
common characteristics of Aboriginal / Indigenous peoples world- wide regarding
their means of ...
To bring about this fundamental change, Canadians need to understand that
Aboriginal peoples are nations. That is, they are political and cultural groups with
values and lifeways distinct from those of other Canadians. They lived as nations
- highly centralized, loosely federated, or small and clan-based - for thousands of
Dec 4, 2017 ... The Canadian constitution recognizes three groups of Aboriginal people: Indians
(commonly referred to as First Nations), Métis and Inuit. These are three distinct
peoples with unique histories, languages, cultural practices and spiritual beliefs.
More than one million people in Canada identify themselves as ...
who are competent to work with the First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples.
Furthermore, such curricula should privilege and respect indigenous knowledge
and expose students to these epistemological and ontological foundations; and,.
➢ There is a need to contemporize the concept of “culture” as it is understood and
Oct 25, 2017 ... The Aboriginal peoples of Canada—First Nations people, Métis and Inuit—
include a diverse range of histories, cultures and languages. The First Nations
population—including both those who are registered or treaty Indians under the
Indian Act and those who are not—grew by 39.3% from 2006 to reach ...
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