Attendance, land based learning and other matters discussed at first Sask Rivers Indigenous Partners Gathering

 By Michael Oleksyn  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Saskatchewan Rivers School Division board of education held their first meeting with Indigenous representatives at an Indigenous Partners Gathering on April 24 at the Education Centre. Sask. Rivers Education Director Robert Bratvold said the meeting was very productive, and will likely lead to more meetings in the future. “We had a really open and engaging and some good conversations around sharing their celebrations together around education. We had representatives I think we had seven or eight folks from around the First Nations communities,” Bratvold said. Invitations were sent out to Chief and Council or Education representatives in surrounding First Nations. The meeting was reviewed in an oral report by board Chair Darlene Rowden during the regular meeting on Monday. Bratvold said representatives…

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