Indigenous languages must be nurtured in early childhood education settings

'Language nests' create fluent speakers and help Indigenous languages stay alive

Indigenous Peoples have a troubled relationship with the systems that have been imposed by settler colonial populations.
The imposition of education through the residential school system was devastating to Indigenous Peoples, with the legacy living on in Canada's child welfare system.
Part of ending this cycle of the removal of children means providing culturally relevant and quality child care.