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Residential-Schools-Education – Audio Clip NAT002 – CP

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2016671 Views

Source: The Canadian Press – Audio
Aug 17, 2016

002 – (Residential-Schools-Education)

MP3 Audio: http://audio.cp.org/productionaudio/audio/2016/08/17/cp201608170006-1.mp3

EDMONTON. x–14s. A study suggests the legacy of residential schools has left some indigenous people more wary and fearful of Canada’s
current education system. The study, published in this month’s issue of the Canadian Review of Sociology, suggests that distrust leads
parents to be less engaged with teachers and could hurt their children’s education. Researcher Emily Milne, assistant professor of
sociology at MacEwan University in Edmonton, says that fear subsided depending on an indigenous person’s level of education.
(“..further education.”) (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Milne says schools and teachers must do more to reach out to indigenous families and to help rebuild their shaken trust.

 

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