Yukon schools testing new residential school teaching tools – APTN News

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 201972 Views

October 15, 2019

Nine schools across the Yukon are testing new Grade 5 material surrounding the Indian residential school system.

One of the schools is in the remote community of Old Crow, located just above the Arctic Circle.

With only 270 residents Old Crow is the most northern community in the Yukon.

The Chief Zzeh Gittlit school is one of nine field testing the new “Our Voice, Our Stories” curriculum.

The three part unit teaches students about traditional ways of life, residential schooling, and reconciliation in an age appropriate way.

Read More: https://aptnnews.ca/2019/10/15/yukon-schools-testing-new-residential-school-teaching-tools/

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