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For Indigenous Peoples, education becomes a tool for empowerment once more – National Observer

June 13th 2022

Change can come from the smallest of actions. Somebody in a land far away acts on a thought to sail off to lands anew where tales of riches await and from that comes multigenerational damage to an entire continent’s diverse First Peoples’ language, culture, rights and laws.

That truth about change works both ways. Look to the University of Victoria for evidence of that, where the aspirations of 20 years ago have grown into world-changing Indigenous-led studies for new generations of students paving a path to truth and reconciliation. As students across the country graduate from June 13 to June 16 at UVic, we are providing new scholars with the expertise to improve communities through education in Indigenous languages and law.

Read More: https://www.nationalobserver.com/2022/06/13/opinion/indigenous-peoples-education-becomes-tool-empowerment-once-more

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