Issue

Children and Youth

Throughout the world, wherever there is conflict or poverty, it is most likely the children and adolescents who are the most vulnerable. Their lives are endangered; their education is interrupted, and their health is compromised. Many are left homeless. Safety, play, and recreation are foreign concepts.

Pulitzer Center journalists examine the challenges children face—and explore some of the solutions. They detail the lives of children in conflict and the rehabilitation of child soldiers, the struggle of girls to obtain an education coupled with their determination and perseverance, the risks young refugees take as they leave home—and the opportunities afforded to some.

 

Children and Youth

Walking the Red Path

Life in the northern reserve of St. Theresa Point is demanding, but strengthening and protecting Oji-Cree culture is the greatest priority. In that regard, the reserve has had astounding success.

Songs of the North

Song and faith are twin pillars of community practices in St. Theresa Point. Each autumn, families join together in a festival to celebrate family bonds and spiritual connections.

The Oji-Cree: Mapping the Crossroads

The northern reserves value summer for the activities that are made possible in the warmer weather. St. Theresa Point organizes its summer schedule around social commitments and family.

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