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Reclaiming Education as a Tool for Healing

Formed in conjunction with the August 2012 CLE hosted by Salish Kootenai College. Membership is open to anyone interested in the topic.

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Latest Activity: Apr 29, 2014

Exercise and readings to do prior to attending CLE on August 16

The Montana CLE, hosted by Salish Kootenai College, focused on reclaiming education in Native American communities as a tool for healing.

Below are some of the articles and resources shared with CLE participants to help them prepare.

 

Discussion Forum

What are you bringing home from the CLE?

Started by steve stapleton. Last reply by miguel a. guajardo Aug 24, 2012. 2 Replies

Thanks to Dominic Militello for making this video sharing what some participants are bringing home from the CLE - Reclaiming Education as a Tool for Healilng.  Watch the video and share your thoughts…Continue

Video- "A Century of Genocide in the Americas: The Residential School Experience"

Started by steve stapleton. Last reply by Lona Boushie Aug 20, 2012. 7 Replies

A powerful personal story about the residential school experience. Please post your reflections here. Continue

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Comment by Jackson Olsen on November 5, 2012 at 6:38pm

Hey everyone, just thought I'd share this with you.  It's a blog post I wrote for a non-profit that's trying to re-establish the Navajo language on the reservation among youth:

http://sparrowalliance.org/loss-of-words

Hope you're all doing well!

-Jackson

Comment by Jackie Jo Smith on August 29, 2012 at 12:56pm

Wow.... Words cannot explain how that video made me feel.  I am so honored to live in such a beautiful place.  Thank you Jackson!!!! and everyone else who made such a difference the weekend of CLE.

Comment by steve stapleton on August 29, 2012 at 12:17pm

If you remember the poem that Jackson shared during the closing circle, well, here's the video he put together around it. Thanks Jackson!

 

Comment by steve stapleton on August 27, 2012 at 10:02am

Great video edited by Emiliano showing how identity boxes are used as both a metaphor and a starting point for deeper reflection and conversation about who we are.

 

 

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