by Alfred Burgesson, MMNN Contributor

(L-R) Eleanor Michael and Chief Michael Sack.

Elephant Thoughts continues it’s success in the community of Sipekne’katik First Nation. This year the program worked in three different schools, reaching students at LSK, Shubenacadie District School and Riverside Education Centre. The impacts of the nationally recognized, multi-award winning charity for First Nations education programs has been felt in the Indian Brook First Nation community.

The award winning program offers an array of workshops, activities and initiatives developed for Mi’kmaw youth in communities. It’s the nation’s largest outreach program to First Nations and Inuit communities; Elephant Thoughts has an exciting science and technology educational equipment library, staffed by educators that understand the needs in school, and student mentors that aim to empower their peers.

Kierra, a student mentor, said “What I liked most about Elephant ...

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