Action demanded after First Nations trustee quits Catholic board –

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 202297 Views

‘Those board members continually diminish and downplay my voice as not important,’ says First Nations trustee who quit Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board in February

Last week marked the first time in Catholic school board chair Sandra Turco’s 22 years as a trustee where the board and the North Shore Tribal Council — an organization representing seven First Nations between Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury — have ever engaged in a face-to-face meeting.

Anishinaabe leadership says the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (H-SCDSB) needs to work on its relationship with Indigenous Peoples after former First Nations school board trustee Debbie Mayer of Mississauga First Nation resigned from the board in February, citing unfair treatment from other school board trustees. She has since been replaced by Serpent River First Nation Chief Brent Bissaillion.

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