Sunday, September 23, 2012

September Tour

I'm home packing and planning for my next tour...just having returned from two exciting weeks in Canada's far north.

I'm home from the NWT and Rainy River. I traveled thousands of miles and was just as many smiling faces.

In this picture, I am visiting my good friend Jason Jones and the intermediate Ojibway class in Fort Frances. This is one of a number of superb language programmes I'm witnessing from coast to coast to coast...small steps, but steps nonetheless!

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

First Nations schools still shortchanged

Reading for the sheer pleasure of it. Metis author David Bouchard says it's not happening enough in aboriginal communities and he thinks it's a barrier to success. Hear his conversation with Trail's End host Allison Devereaux.