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Andrea True Joy Fox: Education Systems - Indigenous Student Engagement, Addressing Racism, and Connecting with Families

October 27, 2020 Andrea True Joy Fox Season 1 Episode 18
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Andrea True Joy Fox: Education Systems - Indigenous Student Engagement, Addressing Racism, and Connecting with Families
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Andrea True Joy Fox: Education Systems - Indigenous Student Engagement, Addressing Racism, and Connecting with Families
Oct 27, 2020 Season 1 Episode 18
Andrea True Joy Fox

In this episode, I address some of the issues that impact many Indigenous students attending education systems off the reserves and I talk about certain factors that either support or hinder Indigenous students. As a Blackfoot teacher, I share my experiences, and my knowledge on these important matters that affect Indigenous people in these education systems. I also address the racism that is deeply embedded in off-reserve education systems that Indigenous educators encounter.  I share how non-Indigenous educators working in these education systems can and need to do better so Indigenous students, Indigenous families, Indigenous communities and Indigenous employees will feel welcomed and how school cultures have an important part in ending racism towards Indigenous people in education systems. It is imperative that Indigenous people are at the table making decisions around curriculum, programming, and leadership; this episode unpacks how that looks and what education systems need to do appropriately so Indigenous students thrive and have a positive, healthy experience in education systems.

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Show Notes

In this episode, I address some of the issues that impact many Indigenous students attending education systems off the reserves and I talk about certain factors that either support or hinder Indigenous students. As a Blackfoot teacher, I share my experiences, and my knowledge on these important matters that affect Indigenous people in these education systems. I also address the racism that is deeply embedded in off-reserve education systems that Indigenous educators encounter.  I share how non-Indigenous educators working in these education systems can and need to do better so Indigenous students, Indigenous families, Indigenous communities and Indigenous employees will feel welcomed and how school cultures have an important part in ending racism towards Indigenous people in education systems. It is imperative that Indigenous people are at the table making decisions around curriculum, programming, and leadership; this episode unpacks how that looks and what education systems need to do appropriately so Indigenous students thrive and have a positive, healthy experience in education systems.

If this episode made you smile + reflect + relate + reimagine, please share it with your social media circle so that others can enjoy this beautiful story.

To connect with Talks With A Fox Podcast Community and Online Store visit stop by our Website: https://talkswithafoxpodcast.buzzsprout.com/
IG: https://www.instagram.com/talkswithafoxpodcast/
FB: https://www.facebook.com/talkswithafoxpodcast/ 

Thank you for joining Talks With A Fox Podcast on this colourful journey! We just love connecting with our podcast family and it would mean so much to us if you write us a review and when you leave us a 5-star rating - you support our love for creating meaningful content and providing a safe space for Indigenous voices and communities to share.

Hand to Heart, 

Talks With A Fox Podcast Team

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