Tag Archives: Education

Idle No More’s First Anniversary Marked by Native Education Protest

Idle No More’s First Anniversary Marked by Native Education Protest

Idle No More’s first anniversary marked by native education protest On the one-year anniversary of Idle No More, the aboriginal rights movement, about 50 activists marched from Victoria Island to Parliament Hill to protest a reform plan for aboriginal schools. “It’s not only an issue of saying ‘We don’t accept, we want the [Indian] Act […]

Ontario Chiefs Demand Feds Abandon Education Act

Ontario Chiefs Demand Feds Abandon Education Act

Ontario chiefs demand feds abandon Education Act First Nation leaders in Ontario say they reject a federally proposed First Nations Education Act and plan to build their own “education vision.” “We discussed education at length over the last two days and along with maintaining our rejection of the federal legislation on education we also collectively affirm our […]

Native American, Hmong Indigenous Education Symposium

Native American, Hmong Indigenous Education Symposium

Native American & Hmong Indigenous Education Symposium Organizers of the 9th Annual Act 31: Widening the Circle Native American & Hmong Indigenous Education Symposium discuss the multicultural educational goals of the gathering, underway November 8-11,2012 in La Crosse. http://www.wpr.org/native-american-hmong-indigenous-education-symposium

What Is the Hmong “Religious/Religion or Spiritual” Beliefs?

What Is the Hmong “Religious/Religion or Spiritual” Beliefs?

What are the Hmong “religious/religion or spiritual” beliefs is one question one might ask. Well the traditional Hmong religious practice involves the worship of ancestors, natural spirits and the supernatural world, traditionally called Animist or Ua Dab in Hmong and the Hmong people referred to it as “kev cai dab qhua”, which means “the way […]

What Is the Hmong Two-String Violin Instrument?

What Is the Hmong Two-String Violin Instrument?

What is the Hmong Two-String Violin instrument? DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE OF THE TWO-STRING VIOLIN The Hmong Two-String Violin is made from wood, coconut shells, plastic, wire, string, and horsehair. This instrument has a long neck and possesses two-strings with a drum-like chamber that is played with a violin-like bow. The strings are suspended between the […]

Hmong And Native American Communities: Indigenous Education Symposium

Hmong And Native American Communities: Indigenous Education Symposium

Uniting Hmong and Native Americans By Amy Doeun – The weekend of November 8-11 in La Crosse, WI the Hmong and Native American communities came together for the Indigenous Education Symposium. Uniting Hmong and Native Americans By Amy Doeun The weekend of November 8-11 in La Crosse, WI the Hmong and Native American communities came together […]