Nova Scotians Need To Learn Mi’kmaw Treaty History, Forum Told – Kukukwes.com

Nova Scotians Need To Learn Mi’kmaw Treaty History, Forum Told – Kukukwes.com

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 2015651 Views

More Nova Scotians need to learn their shared treaty history with Mi’kmaw people, a public forum on treaty education was told on Monday.

“There’s a need for this relationship to get better,” said Jaime Battiste, who heads the newly formed Treaty Education Nova Scotia.

“We need to do more in terms of having more aboriginal curriculum and content within our current school system,” Battiste said.

Leaders, educators and policy experts gathered in Halifax Monday to discuss ways to build a new partnership between Mi’kmaq and non-Mi’kmaq in Nova Scotia through improved education.

The forum, called ‘A New Partnership – Building Relationship Through Education was jointly organized by Treaty Education Nova Scotia, Engage Nova Scotia and Canadians for New Partnership.

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