Issue 91, Back 2 School 2018

The Seven Lessons of the Medicine Wheel

By: Kelly J. Beaulieu, B.A., BSc Ag The Science of the Medicine Wheel Many cultures have attempted to track the movements of the sun, the moon and the stars and have used these celestial bodies to measure time, to follow specific geographic routes using cardinal directions and to relate to the physical and spiritual world they live in. There are ... Read More »

Laurier-Syracuse Exchange Program: Building Indigenous Curricula across Borders

In Winter 2019, three Indigenous students from Wilfrid Laurier University (Ontario, Canada) and three Indigenous students from Syracuse University (New York, USA) will exchange places and work together to develop Indigenous curriculum content. “This program will be an exciting and unusual opportunity for Indigenous students to influence and have input into curriculum development,” says Jean Becker, Senior Advisor of Indigenous ... Read More »

Buffy Sainte-Marie: The Authorized Biography

A first-hand look at the life of a folk hero and living legend.             The first and only authorized biography about Buffy Sainte-Marie is coming out this September, and SAY Magazine was one of the first to interview author Andrea Warner in anticipation of its release. Warner is an acclaimed author, pop culture writer and ... Read More »

ACCESS – Student Stories

Amber Abou Kwadacha First Nation Growing up, Amber Abou, a member of the Kwadacha First Nation (British Columbia, Canada), was often told, ‘Believe that you can succeed’. This phrase inspired her to enroll in the Aboriginal Community Career Employment Services Society (ACCESS) funded Office Administration Certificate program. “I knew that with the Office Administration Certificate program I’d be able to ... Read More »

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