Dogwood-25 Society mentors guide Native kids

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Dogwood-25 Society mentors guide Native kids

New program involving a former premier aims to boost the graduation rate

SID KATZ IS an accomplished person. He has been many things: science educator, community-engagement catalyst, arts enthusiast, radio broadcaster, and professor of pharmacology and toxicology.

For his latest project, which aims to eradicate the disparity between aboriginal and nonaboriginal high-school graduation rates in B.C. by 2025, Katz credits a lot of people.

The cochair of the Dogwood-25 Society cites the late Michael Ames, a former director of the Museum of Anthropology at UBC, as a major influence. Read More…

Source: http://www.straight.com/news/772451/dogwood-25-society-mentors-guide-native-kids

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