Vintage Voice

Unearthing Classic Articles from Previous Issues of The Voice Magazine

The recent discovery of the remains of 215 children on the grounds of a former residential school near Kamloops awakens painful memories and elicits sobering reflection across Canada.

Small steps in the right direction.  Former AUSU Executive Director Tamra Ross looks at a proposal for mandatory Indigenous content in university programs.  “A lack of funding is the main cause of the delay but it seems to be a glaring omission from the program offerings given AU’s apparent status as a school with a strong First Nations focus…”  Truth & Reconciliation – Will Your Next University Program Have a First Nations’ Content Requirement?, February 19, 2016.

Buried in the back pages.  Stacey Steele asks pointed questions about the lack of media coverage and public concern surrounding crimes against Indigenous women.  “We hear what we want to hear, and ignore the voices that are striving to be heard.”  Invisible Women, September 10, 2003.

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