Dene Nation plans summit to create ‘vision for Indigenous education’ – Cabin Radio
Criticizing the state of education in NWT Dene communities, the Dene Nation now plans to hold its own education summit for the first time.
Echoing flaws recently found by the Auditor General of Canada, the Dene Nation on Wednesday said it would bring leaders together to create a “shared vision for Indigenous education in the Northwest Territories.”
The announcement represents the latest in a series of attempts by the Dene Nation to ramp up its involvement in public policy.
Since his election in August 2018, Dene National Chief Norman Yakeleya has increasingly sought to position his organization as a catalyst for change in areas where the territory is experiencing forms of crises.
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