The purpose of this chapter is to highlight an Indigenous experience in the school system in Canada in case study format, to provide some reflections on the experience, and to make some recommendations as to how to mitigate the experience. This will be accomplished by providing some background/history related to the education system and Indigenous learners, a case study of PHOENIX, and asking some critical questions related to PHOENIX’S experience. The questions on offer within this chapter are for you to use as prompts for your self-reflection. I hope you will use them wisely, not on others, but on your inward journey of self-exploration.
Hill, G. PHOENIX: An Indigenous Learner. Reframing mental health in schools: Using case stories to promote global dialogue, edited by Keith, Erin, & Maich, Kimberly, 2022, p. 67-78.