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Understanding Indigenous Artworks in Canada

By Xingru Chen, Grade 12, Rosseau Lake College
To indigenous people in Canada, the way they pass down belief, history, story, and culture through generations is to sit around the secret fire inside the tipi and enjoy the wise elder’s narrative which is filled with the traces of history while the dim flames leaped on everyone’s pupils. The yellowish and radish light project on the inside of the tipi, as the narrator moves showing different abstract patterns, just like the rock murals, implying the deep connection they build with their ancestors and the landscape through continuous storytelling. During this learning process, indigenous youth build their worldview through storytelling. As a part of their cultural heritage, indigenous art plays an important role for indigenous people to demonstrate their true selves. It also opens a window for the audience to have a better understanding of indigenous culture. Continue reading Understanding Indigenous Artworks in Canada

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Social Integration Assessment: Foreign Merchants in Yiwu

By Jiajun Li, Haozhe Meng, Jiadong Zhu, Yihong Yin, and Lezhong Wang
Located in the middle of Zhejiang province, Yiwu is home to nearly 2 million residents, including 13 thousand foreigners from more than 100 countries. The city owns the largest commodity wholesale market in the world. Yiwu has been developed into one of the most significant locations for international trade since the implementation of the “Economic Reform and Opening-up” policy in the 1980s and the introduction of the “Belt and Road Initiative” in the 2010s. Continue reading Social Integration Assessment: Foreign Merchants in Yiwu

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Xinjiang Traditional Culture: Not “Genocide”, but “Change & Transition”

By Xuan JIN
In recent years, many Western media have claimed that China has executed “cultural genocide” in Xinjiang, and that Uyghur culture is in danger of “extinction”. The Chinese government, by contrast, argues that Uyghur culture is well preserved and there is no suggestion of “extinction”. Continue reading Xinjiang Traditional Culture: Not “Genocide”, but “Change & Transition”

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How does economic development contribute to the development for left behind children in rural areas?

By Zhao Qianqian
Nurturing and responsive parenting is essential to a child. As Parenting NI suggested, “parent involvement and intervention in the child’s day-to-day life lay the foundation for better social and academic skills.” Father and mother’s attitudes toward discipline, food, and hygiene can directly impact the behaviors of children. Continue reading How does economic development contribute to the development for left behind children in rural areas?

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公益组织通过传媒帮助少数民族弱势群体的现状与未来

作者:郝悦  李佳玥  沈伟杰  王圣筌  徐瑞阳(按拼音首字母排序 排名不分先后)
于一个窗口,让房子外面的人看到里面。”深喀社工站的站长这样形容传媒的作用。喀什位于南疆,92.56%的人口是维吾尔族人。由于历史发展等许多原因,喀什曾经在经济、教育、医疗等许多方面面临严峻挑战。近年来,政府、企业、公益组织等在当地开展了大量工作,极大地改善了当地人的生活。
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