Culturally Relevant School-based Programming for FNMI Youth
- Culturally Relevant School-based Programming for FNMI Youth: Improved Relationships, Confidence, Leadership and School Success
- Programme en milieu scolaire adapté à la culture pour les jeunes provenant des PNMI : amélioration sur les plans des relations, de la confiance, du leadership et de la réussite scolaire
This study evaluated the Fourth R Uniting Our Nations, a school-based, culturally relevant program for FNMI youth. Results highlighted multiple positive impacts of the program. Participants reported that involvement in the program contributed to increased student success, improved relationships, gains in confidence and leadership skills, and fostered a sense of belonging and cultural identity.
Authors: Claire Crooks, Dawn Burleigh, Angela Snowshoe, Andrea Lapp, Ray Hughes, Ashley Sisco
Keywords: Aboriginal youth; Culturally relevant programming; Cultural connectedness; Healthy relationships; Strengths-based
Summary by: Caely Dunlop