Telling ourselves into the future’: Quebec Cree finish rollout of new history curriculum – CBC

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Telling ourselves into the future’: Quebec Cree finish rollout of new history curriculum – CBC

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 2021163 Views

Aug 27, 2021

From pre-contact to present day, new curriculum will empower students, officials say

For Sarah Pash, a new history curriculum making its way into some Cree high school classrooms in northern Quebec this fall is about so much more than teaching the past.

Pash is the Chairperson of the Cree School Board, and the new curriculum, developed by the board, teaches history from a Cree perspective.

This fall, it is being introduced in secondary 3 (grade 9) classrooms. Last year, it was taught for the first time in secondary 4 (grade 10).

“We’re looking at history from an Eeyou perspective and as a way to support identity construction of our students,” Pash said.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/cree-history-quebec-residential-school-healing-curriculum-education-1.6153672

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