Aboriginal literacy

Literacy and Learning: Acknowledging Aboriginal Holistic Approaches to Learning in Relation to "Best Practices" Literacy Training Programs (2003)

Final Report

This research project was developed to engage literacy stakeholders in a research initiative relevant to Aboriginal people. The intent is to facilitate a process that will ensure that Native literacy in Ontario is perceived, acknowledged and recognized “wholistically” as distinct to Aboriginal peoples, in relation to mainstream literacy.

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2004-08-30

Aboriginal Literacy and Learning: Annotated Bibliography & Native Languages Reference Materials (2002)

This document is part of the Literacy and Aboriginal Peoples ‘Best Practices' Native ‘Literacy' and Learning research project, which began in September 2001. The purpose of the annotated bibliography is to provide an inventory of the written resources available in the area of Native literacy for the province of Ontario.

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2004-08-30

Theatre for Education (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1987 - Vol. 5, No. 4

Academic achievement hasn't come easily to native Canadians. In the small Inuit community of Pond Inlet where the author was an adult educator at the time this article was written, many of her students were casualties of the education system.

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2004-08-05

Aboriginal Literacy Strategic Plan Report (2002)

Nine delegates from Saskatchewan attended the First National Aboriginal Literacy Gathering in May 2000, held in Morley, Alberta. There was a great deal of enthusiasm generated during the course of the Gathering and plans for a follow-up provincial Aboriginal literacy project began.

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2004-03-15

Saskatchewan Directory of Aboriginal Literacy Programs (2003)

The Saskatchewan Aboriginal Literacy Network published this directory in the hope that it will be the start of an ongoing process of cataloguing current Aboriginal literacy programs and culturally relevant resources that have been developed within Saskatchewan.

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2004-03-15

Aboriginal Literacy Gathering Report 2002 (2002)

Mamawenig

Nine delegates from Saskatchewan attended the First National Aboriginal Literacy Gathering in May 2000, held in Morley, Alberta. There was a great deal of enthusiasm generated during the course of the Gathering and plans for a follow-up provincial Aboriginal literacy project began.

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2004-03-15

How To Kit - Culture and Traditions (2004)

Children learn their culture by taking part in traditional activities within the family and in the community, and by learning the language that represents that culture. Building your family literacy activities around your culture and traditions and using your Aboriginal language as often as you can will give your child a strong foundation for learning.

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2004-01-01

Business Plan (2003)

National Indigenous Literacy Association

This document outlines the business plan of the National Indigenous Literacy Association (NILA). The National Aboriginal Design Committee (NADC) founded NILA, a national nonprofit Canada-based corporation, in February 2002. NILA provides Aboriginal culture-based services addressing strategic and developmental gaps in Aboriginal literacy.

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2003-01-01

Position Paper on Aboriginal Literacy (2002)

This Position Paper was presented to the Government of Canada to help encourage a partnership around Aboriginal Literacy. It incorporates the work of noted Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal academics, as well as Position Papers by people in other jurisdictions who are dealing with similar issues. However, it draws primarily on the experiences of the people most directly involved in literacy programs: Learners, practitioners and Elders.

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2002-12-31

Learning About Participatory Approaches in Adult Literacy Education (2000)

Six research in practice studies

This document grew out of a research project sponsored by The Learning Centre Literacy Association in Edmonton, in collaboration with the University of Alberta Faculty of Education. Carried out between 1998 and 2000, the project explored participatory approaches and research in practice.

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