By Lynne Davis, Marlene Brant Castellano, Louise Lahache
Aboriginal humans in Canada and in different places have unquenchable wish within the promise of schooling. This number of papers grew out of chosen study studies and around desk papers commissioned by way of the Royal fee on Aboriginal Peoples.
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Because compulsory schooling was used to rob Aboriginal people of the intergenerational processes by which language and culture are passed on, the classroom has become the main site wherein Aboriginal people are battling to reinstate them. Despite funding levels that are grossly inadequate for the project at hand, Aboriginal people continue to pursue language revitalization, in part because Aboriginal languages are seen as inseparable from issues of Aboriginal identity. As the bearers of thought processes, Aboriginal languages encode unique ways of interpreting the world.
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