Flood education system with Indigenous knowledge, contributions: expert

 By Amanda Rabski-McColl Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Dufferin Peel Catholic District School Board student Rhaya Clyne says when she started Grade 9, she was shy and introverted. “I was scared of everyone talking and I had to hype myself up to talk.” However, some of those fears began to fall away when Clyne decided to participate in a school board program that provides opportunities for students to self-identify their Indigenous ancestry. In a video posted earlier this year on the Dufferin Peel Catholic District School Board (DPCDSB) website, Clyne goes on to say that after having made connections with educator Jodie Williams  and others at the board, “they have been allowing me to build and improve myself.” Through that, Clyne says she has learned how to use her voice more….

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