Learning Partnership for Community Development and Mino Bimaadizwin: Workshop Report

The Inaugural Meeting for the SSHRC Partnership Grant, ‘Learning Partnership for Community Development and Mino Bimaadizwin’, took place July 12, 2017 at the Carleton Room at the Victoria Inn, Winnipeg. Invitations were extended to the SSHRC Partnership Grant (The Partnership) co-applicants, collaborators, and various supporters of the initiative including the Honourable Robert Falcon-Ouellette and the…

Community Led Adult Education

Truth and Reconciliation (TRC) Calls for Action to: “Ensure that Aboriginal peoples have equitable access to jobs, training, and education opportunities in the corporate sector, and that Aboriginal communities gain long-term sustainable benefits from economic development projects” (Section 92, ii).

Sustainable Housing in Indigenous Communities

The Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (RCAP) offers a way to a good life, called Mino Bimaadiziwin in Oji-Cree, through the “injection of capital and the integration of housing objectives with other social and economic activities in Aboriginal communities will create a synergistic effect, making housing a source of community healing and economic renewal” (1996,…