Racism

In the media, there are often stories about racism. Unfortunately in Canada this is a common issue. Racist acts are terribly immoral and degrading, often one small act can ignite insight into other issues. For example, if an highschool teacher makes a racist comment in the classroom, on social media, or in passing,  not only is this person potentially hurting a student’s feelings, they are teaching other students inappropriate social behavior.

http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2635701689

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/brad-badiuk-winnipeg-teacher-on-leave-after-controversial-facebook-posts-on-aboriginals-1.2869065

Here is an outline of a learning program which would avoid such actions in the future: Aboriginal Education, Beyond Words.

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