Ancestral knowledge boosts education for students | My View

For more than 500 years, Indigenous tribes, pueblos and nations have overcome plagues, famine, forced displacement and genocide — the aftermath of the colonization of this continent. And yet through it all, our Indigenous genius is able to shine through, allowing us to preserve our language, culture and connection to the land from one generation to the next.

Nowadays, as our communities weather a global pandemic, we are tapping into our ancestral knowledge and ways of being, ensuring the challenges become opportunities for innovation that can be taught to our current and future generations.

At the NACA Inspired Schools Network — the largest network of Indigenous schools in the country — our goal always is to provide a safe learning space for students, their families and communities.

With community safety and well-being at the core of our decisions, especially at a time when our Indigenous community has been disproportionately impacted

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