By Kelsey Borgford Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Nbisiing Secondary School takes a unique approach to learning. Since the Nipissing First Nation’s school opened in 1995, Indigenous culture has been the foundation for students on their educational journey. The school began as an adult education program and has served grades 9 to 12 since 2000. Nbisiing Secondary School hosts a diverse population, including Cree, Nipissing, Inuit, and non-Indigenous students. Each student enrolled is able to take part in traditional Indigenous ways of learning. The Gwajiin Kinoomaagewin Program, or Outdoor Education Program, is an example. Monique Sawyer, the creator and teacher of the class spends her days with students doing activities such as harvesting and cooking moose nose. Jenn O’Driscoll, the vice-principal, says “this program has really been a
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