Calling on Indigenous Students to Speak Out: What Educators Fail to Realize
by Kemi Omorogbe, Mackenzie Gellner and Ryleigh Kampman
In an effort to lift Indigenous curriculum off the page and uphold the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action, some professors are turning to Indigenous students in the classroom to speak to the content. This is angering some student who feel as they are being generalized because of their culture.
“The professors had no clue, no clue, and some of them were honest and said they never had this experience in my career, so I can’t provide you any feedback. And others just blew me off, they basically didn’t care.” – Buffalo Kiss
To learn more about the Iniskim center at Mount royal University please visit: https://www.mtroyal.ca/ProgramsCourses/FacultiesSchoolsCentres/IniskimCentre/index.htm
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Intro music by Ricardo-Andres-Garcia