Lakehead school board sticks with current flag policy – Tbnewswatch.com

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201855 Views

THUNDER BAY — The Lakehead District Public School Board will take no action, at least for now, on a proposal to fly the Fort William First Nation flag at its 30 school locations.

The idea came from the board’s Aboriginal Education Advisory Committee, which had passed a resolution and sent the proposal to the board for consideration.

A spokesperson explained the rationale was that, for Indigenous students, the flag would serve as “a visual representation of the traditional territory” of the Ojibway people of the Fort William First Nation.

During a recent board meeting, trustees considered the request as a discussion item only. No motion was presented for a vote.

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