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Saskatoon program helps Indigenous kids get 'fire lit inside'

 

January 23, 2017



An after-school program in Saskatoon is combining Indigenous culture with theatre and performance, and for some participants, giving them a sense of pride and changing their lives.

When Bluejay Linklater was in Grade 8, he was repeatedly sent to the principal's office and getting into arguments.

"I use to struggle in school, in Grade 8, a lot because I didn't get along with my teacher at all," said Linklater from Saskatoon.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/indigenous-youth-ensemble-1.3941402

 

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