Concerns raised after Saskatchewan minister’s comments on Indigenous education – National Post

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 201787 Views

REGINA — Indigenous leaders and teachers are raising concerns after Saskatchewan’s education minister suggested there might be too much “infusion” of First Nations history in school curriculum.

Bronwyn Erye said it might be time to discuss having a specific high school course on Indigenous history, residential schools and treaties, rather than having it in elementary school social studies classes.

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations says it’s vital to teach about the treaties in the classroom.

Chief Bobby Cameron says the minister needs to understand that Indigenous history and treaties will forever be a part of who we are.

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