Stars align for aboriginal education

Winnipeg Free Press, January 17, 2011

Shakespeare wrote that people, such as Romeo and Juliet, who have many troubles, have star-crossed lives. Certainly, the description applies to Canada’s aboriginal peoples.

But this year may be different. The powerful influences in aboriginal matters are all lined up. The federal government, national and regional aboriginal leaders and a large segment of the aboriginal population all agree education should be the priority for aboriginal people in 2011. Read more »