The Idle No More movement has brought a great deal of attention to Canada’s First Nations peoples, from treaty agreements to environmental concerns. The OISE library is currently featuring a display on Aboriginal issues in education. It showcases books that examine the problems and possibilities of Canada’s education system written from a variety of perspectives. Experimental Eskimos, a Hot Docs award winning documentary, and the CBC documentary, Stolen Children, are also included in the display. Children’s picture books can be a way of addressing current issues with younger students. Nokum is My Teacher by David Bouchard and Knots on a Counting Rope by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault are also displayed.
Check out the display in the glass cabinet on the ground floor level of the library. All material is available to be checked out. Please see library staff for assistance.