Mi’kmaq immersion school saving language and instilling pride

Trina Roache
APTN National News
Teachers are hoping a new full immersion school does more than save the Mi’kmaq language.

They also hope it’s a way to instill pride in the culture.

Something viewed as a key to student success.

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Trina Roache brings 18 years of journalistic experience to APTN Investigates. A member of the Glooscap First Nation in unceded Mi’kmaw territory, Trina has covered Indigenous issues from politics to land protection, treaty rights and more. In 2014, Trina won the Journalists for Human Rights/CAJ award for her series on Jordan’s Principle. She was nominated again in 2017 for a series on healthcare issues in the remote Labrador community of Black Tickle. Trina’s favorite placed is behind the camera, and is honoured when the people living the story, trust her to tell it.