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Kids, skidoos and carribou: the junior Canadian ranger program as a model for re-engaging Indigenous Australian youth in remote areas

Schwab, Robert


The social and educational disengagement of Indigenous youth, who see education and training as irrelevant to their lives and experiences,is a looming crisis for many Indigenous communities in remote Australia. This paper is an exploration of a youth program in Canada, the Junior Canadian Rangers (JCRs), that addresses a similar crisis in that country. The Canadian program is of national importance to Canada in the context of not only community stability and capacity development but also border...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR)
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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