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Canadian post-secondary school reps focus on reconciliation in Yukon gathering – CBC

Aug 13, 2019

The first ‘Perspectives on Reconciliation’ institute is being held in several Yukon communities

Representatives from 31 post-secondary schools across Canada are meeting in Yukon this month to talk about ways to advance reconciliation with Indigenous people.

Yukon College is one of several organizations partnering to host the first “Perspectives on Reconciliation” institute.

“We’ll have some really deep conversations and find out what other people are doing in other parts of the country that’s working for them, and try and tackle some of the challenging conversations,” said Tosh Southwick, the associate vice-president of Indigenous engagement and reconciliation at the college and a member of Kluane First Nation.

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