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episodes: April 2013 Archives

Innu talking circle - A way to common ground?

Posted by Tony Dawson

Some parents in Sheshatshiu complain social services aren’t doing enough to reunite them with their children. Last week, protestors showed their frustration by boarding up the Child, Youth and Family Services building in the community. But David Penashue says there is a way to find common ground with all parties. He is the restorative justice co-ordinator in Sheshatshiu. He says parents and social services should meet in a talking circle to discuss the way forward. Our John Gaudi spoke with David Penashue about the concept behind it.

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A close look at the identity and culture in southern Labrador

Posted by Tony Dawson

People in southern Labrador are looking AHEAD these days,…to both a federal and a provincial by-election. This week, though, they’re being asked to turn BACK the clock and reflect on their roots. A researcher is in the region to ask people for their thoughts on their identity and culture,…particularly as it relates to Metis ancestry. John Kennedy is an anthropologist.He’s on the line with Tony Dawson..

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A new High School breakfast program

Posted by Tony Dawson

We all know the old saying breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But students don’t always show up to morning classes with a full stomach ready to study.
Starting next month, Mealy Mountain Collegiate in Happy Valley-Goose Bay wants to change that. The high school is launching its first ever breakfast program..
Deanna Miles is the school’s guidance councillor and Samantha Groves is a grade 10 student. They’re both in our studio this morning to tell us more about it.

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