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Belinda Vandenbroeck is a member of the Opaskwayak Cree Nation from The Pas, Manitoba. She was born at Big Eddy Reserve at home. She lived with and was bought up by her grandparents from the time she was one month old. Belinda went to the Anglican Church residential school, Mackay School, in Dauphin, Manitoba from 1957-1967. Her parents also attended the old Mackay School at Big Eddy Reserve where they were born.
She has lived a life of sobriety for 39 years and has been traveling her healing journey for as many years. Her life’s goal and passion has always been to learn about anything and everything that has to do with healing. I continue to carry on this passion to the present.
She has a B.A. in Native Studies and Psychology and is also trained in Time Line Therapy which assists individuals to heal the past from the root cause. Her company does 5 day personal development retreats for Aboriginal women. She has been doing presentations and workshops on the effects of residential schools, health and wellness for the past 25 years.
Belinda and Jean will discuss the impact the residential schools have had on the aboriginal culture in Canada.
Host Russ Letica will discuss the painful and horrible legacy of the Residential Boarding Schools.
The Reservation Boarding School System was a war in disguise. It was a war between the United States government and the children of the First People of this land. Its intention was that of any war, elimination of the enemy. The reason this war is difficult to recognize is because it was covered by the attractive patina of a concept called "Manifest Destiny." Manifest Destiny was a philosophy by which the white european invader imagined themselves as having a divine right to take possession of all land and its fruits.
In any encounter with mainstream historical accounts, it is obvious that Native People were very little more than a "problem" to be solved by the colonizers. To white society, they were heathens and behaved like savages. They had no written language, their children were unschooled, and for the most part they didn't know how to stay in one place, many moved their villages according to the seasons. If these people, these Natives, were ever going to amount to anything in this United States of America, they had to be taught the proper and acceptable way to live. All aspects of Native culture or way of life were unacceptable to the white european mind.
Rapid expansion in adoptions and use of mobile devices in schools has the potential to impact almost every aspect of education. A new report, "Mobile Technology for K-12 Education," sponsored by mobile learning company, Amplify, and conducted by education market research experts at IESD, reveals details about the current status of mobile technology in our schools. The question is, what are publishers and developers who serve the school market doing in terms of their product marketing plans and their sales approaches as we move away from the a textbook centric K-12 sales environment to an environment where smartphones, tablets, and other mobile computing devices are the primary delivery envelope? Host Glen McCandless asks K-12 market researcher, Jay Sivin-Kachala, of IESD, to provide his perspective.
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There are few experiences like attending a religious elementary school, high school or university. Some religious institutions of "learning" are mild, moderate and relatively benign. Others operate like puritan prisons. And the strict (and often bizarre) rules imposed by these schools can be interesting, entertaining, and often alarming.
This show features the experiences and stories of those raised in religious school environments. Have something you want to share? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
It is a great honor that Native Elder Charlie Thompson From BC Canada speak to his experience in residential schools in Canada.
Elder Thompson passion is to raise the awareness of the truth about these schools in his experience and to represent his experience.
Elder Thompson has worked very hard for years in communities as a social worker and trying to help others recover and heal from the First Nations Residential School Experience.
His voice means a lot to me personally and I know it will mean a lot to many others when you hear him speak. It is a great honor to debut our radio show with Elder Thompson.
I have included photos of Elder Thompson in which he gave me permission to use the photos. Not to be copied by others without his prior consent and permission personally.
You don't want to miss it folks.
For the first 8 mins at the beginning of the show, Canada's Government apology will play.
Once Elder Charlie Thompson finishes speaking, he will take calls from listeners.
Added at the end of this audio a beautiful Native American Indian song.
SCHOOL PUBLIC RELATIONS N.S.P.R.A.
PUBLIC SCHOOLS THAT WORK !
NSPRA Executive Director Rich Bagin is joined by Dr. John Draper, founder of "Public Schools That Work" program.
Presented by SCHOOL MESSENGER
NAIS on DESIGNING THE REVOLUTION'
NAIS President John outlines the upcoming National Conference in Boston....and the role of independent schools in American education
Presented by LISTEN CURRENT
NWP is a coalition partner of Future Ready, an initiative by the US Department of Education and the Alliance for Excellent Education. But what does it mean to be "Future Ready" for your site and school communities? This NWP Radio episode is meant to support sites in understanding the goals of Future Ready for districts and to hear from NWP educators across the country who are working on local, state, and national levels to craft system-wide approaches to professional learning as schools adopt new technology. Our guests include:
Zac Chase (ConnectED Fellow, U.S. Department of Education)
Janet Ilko (Teacher-Consultant, San Diego Area Writing Project)
Kim Douillard (Director, San Diego Area Writing Project)
Bud Hunt (Instructional Technologist and Teacher-Consultant, Colorado State University Writing Project)
Joe Dillon (Instructional Technologist and Teacher-Consultant, Denver Writing Project)
Bob Jobin (Program Associate, National Writing Project)
white female teachers are being recruited to teach young Black youth all around this country. The impact has been absolutely devastating. When these white females are not intentionally misdiagnosing Black children with learning disabilities, they are undermining the self-esteem of our youth and pushing them into learning-disabled situations.
Additionally, the amerikkkan miseducation system is stripping the straightness out of our children by promoting "homosexuality" to our children as a preferable system of sexual behavior. They are stripping the Blackness out of our children by teaching our children that slavery never happened and that our enslavement was not bad. Additionally, they are confusing the very idea of what Blackness fundamentally is. Lastly, they are promoting the sexually degenerate hip-hop culture to our children in order to strip any sense of pride and self-respect from them.
In short, the whites are destroying the sanity and the promise of Black children throughout this country by warehousing them in miseducation institutions that resemble prisons more than learning institutions. Let's talk about the need for independent Black educational institutions.
Employers are not the only ones demanding social media passwords – schools are doing so too. There has been lots of media attention about this – resulting in a surge of legislative activity on the issue. In Illinois, a new law went into effect this year allowing school officials to have access to passwords to students’ social media accounts in certain situations. The concern, of course, is how this impacts a student’s right to privacy under the Constitution and state laws. This podcast with Kelly Anderson will explore the new law and how it could affect your children.
Listen Mr. Brett A. Scudder talk about the realities of addressing and preventing suicide in many schools today as he continues his work in engaging communities in the effort of change.
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Why Is Financial Education Not Taught In Schools?
Martha Stokes CMT was recently asked what would happen if everyone had financial education about the stock market. Would the stock market crash more? Would the stock market be more volatile? Why is it that there is no formal financial education in high schools or colleges, for people who are not majoring in economics or Financial Services degrees? Why are people never taught how the stock market really works?
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