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Reconcili-ACTION YEG

The home of the University of Alberta, Faculty of Law's "Law & Social Media" Project.

Welcome to Reconcili-ACTION YEG, a unique blog here for you to explore. Reconcili-ACTION YEG aims to bring an academic perspective to Indigenous issues and current events. This year's theme: Part 2: The Truth About Reconciliation.

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Lest we forget: Indigenous Veteran’s Day

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, November 8, 1994, commemorated the very first Indigenous Veteran’s Day in Canada. I must admit that until recently I...

Does Canada need a repatriation law?

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, Today’s post is about the repatriation of Indigenous cultural artifacts that have been wrongfully taken or stolen from...

Native Hobbyism

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, Today we are going to continue the theme of cultural appropriation or as some like to call it “cultural...

A 600km Commute

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, Imagine being 13 years old, packing your bags, and moving away from home. You are being sent to live at a boarding...

Learning Nêhiyawêwin - Raven's Story

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, One great casualty of residential schools was Indigenous languages. After being taken from their communities, First...

Shannen's Dream

Today’s story is about a young Indigenous woman who led the Students Helping Students campaign to have a school built in her home village...

Call to Action 62 & K-12 Education

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, A couple of weeks ago, I received a phone call from my son’s teacher- he was in trouble. The phone call was unusual...

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