New virtual initiative aims to improve Indigenous students’ access to post-secondary education – The Link

    You can use your smart phone to browse stories in the comfort of your hand. Simply browse this site on your smart phone.

    Using an RSS Reader you can access most recent stories and other feeds posted on this network.

    SNetwork Recent Stories

New virtual initiative aims to improve Indigenous students’ access to post-secondary education – The Link

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 202128 Views

The First Peoples Post-secondary Storytelling Exchange combines storytelling and filmmaking to push for more inclusive learning

“When I got older, I learned that my name is actually shared by many people. All of the oldest children in every branch of our family holds the name Pasha,” says Pasha Partridge in her film The Story of Pasha. As she narrates, the sounds of seagulls and soft waves crashing against a shore background her voice. “The name is special and unique, and there’s a strong story to it,” she says.

“I wanted to educate people about the importance of Inuit names and cultures,” said Partridge, speaking about the film. “My name is Pasha, named after my grandmother, and that, in turn, gives me her spirit because I hold her name. So I call my mum my daughter because I had her mother’s name. So that’s the importance of the Inuit name, and I wanted to highlight that importance in the film.”

Read More: https://thelinknewspaper.ca/article/feature/new-virtual-project-aims-to-improve-indigenous-students-access-to-post-secondary-education

Send To Friend Email Print Story

Comments are closed.

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More