Bamoseda Update September 23
People are talking about First Nations Education this week since the Assembly of First Nations has launched a national week of action on education, and Bamoseda is no different.
First Nations Education Council discusses the gross underfunding of schools on First Nations as well as the threat to Post Secondary School funding.
A mother who juggled a family after dropping out of high school discusses her journey to educational success which led to running her own business. She also discusses the importance of maintaining funding for First Nations children and youth.
Phil Fontaine, former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations has been honoured with a Bachelor of Law Degree this week at the University of New Brunswick’s 225th anniversary. Fontaine speaks out on his own struggles and successes.
Nishinawbe-Aski Nation Grand Chief Stan Beardy says if Bill 191 – Ontario’s Far North Act passes into law NAN will maintain its former statements that uncertainty and unrest are imminent.
Cooking with the Wolfman is heading into its eighth season, and is changing its format. Producer David Wolfman says they’re changing to a more educational format with a flavour of reality t.v.
Buffy Sainte-Marie – Blue Sunday (CANCON)
Wayne Lavallee – All My Relations (CANCON)
Derek Miller – Fortune Teller (CANCON)