Norouz

Introducing this week's topic - Norouz (spelled many different ways) or often also referred to as the Persian New Year. For those of you that are new to this - Norouz celebrations span about 13 days, starting from the Wednesday prior to the Spring Equinox with a fire jumping event called 'Charshanbe Soori', the Haft-sin … Continue reading Norouz

Black History Month

https://news.usask.ca/articles/people/2020/dr.-charlotte-williams-a-passion-for-pets-and-people.php Ibram X. Kendi's (author of How to Be an Antiracist) reflection on his book and "The difference between being not Racist and Antiracist": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doHhMjudb3c&list=PLWYxHFwPZZ3rAeLyG8Svsey8NdI3dEsUT&index=12 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doHhMjudb3c&list=PLWYxHFwPZZ3rAeLyG8Svsey8NdI3dEsUT&index=12 https://www.ted.com/talks/ibram_x_kendi_the_difference_between_being_not_racist_and_antiracist?language=en https://www.ted.com/talks/ibram_x_kendi_the_difference_between_being_not_racist_and_antiracist?language=en https://www.sesamestreet.org/videos?vid=1736

CPVMA 2022 SYMPOSIUM Panelist Features

Asadeh (Azy) Behnam-Shabahang (she/her/hers) is of Persian descent but was born and raised in Germany and immigrated to Vancouver, Canada with her family at the age of eleven. Knowing the preconceived notions that follow long middle-eastern sounding names Azy likes to share that the literal translation of her name is 'Freedom Honorable Nightingale'. Although Azy … Continue reading CPVMA 2022 SYMPOSIUM Panelist Features

Truth and Reconciliation in Canada

Truth and Reconciliation Commission - Calls to Action:http://trc.ca/assets/pdf/Calls_to_Action_English2.pdfReconciliation Educationhttp://www.reconciliationeducation.ca/National Center for Truth and Reconciliation - Education https://nctr.ca//education/Saskatchewan's Teacher's Federation - Let's Talk About Decolonizationhttps://www.stf.sk.ca/education-today/lets-talk-about-decolonizationUniversity of Alberta - Indigenous Canada (FREE!)https://www.coursera.org/learn/indigenous-canada?fbclid=IwAR23yVxkBnjr8mRr9FguGjMzSdQnd-DKSpThCAHMfTPYZklOPnT2Z1z0mI4