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The Spirit is Still Dancing: Joe Duquette High School

Published on 01/09/2000

Joe Duquette High School in Saskatoon opened its doors in 1980 after a decade of activism by Aboriginal community members who wanted greater conrol of educational philosophy and direction. Originally conceived as a secondary school which would attend to the needs of Aboriginal teens unable to succeed in mainstream schools, Joe Duquette faculty and staff now offer high-quality secondary education based on central tenets of Aboriginal spirituality. Community members on the school’s council sustain the school’s vision, providing guidance and advice on curricular and spiritual issues. School staff work with other Aboriginal educators in Saskatoon, ensuring the continued growth and expansion of educational options for Native youth.

ISBN – 1-894598-20-2

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Joe Duquette High School in Saskatoon opened its doors in 1980 after a decade of activism by Aboriginal community members who wanted greater conrol of educational philosophy and direction.

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