"Literacy proficiency is the ability to understand and use printed information in daily activities, at home, at work, and in the community. It is not about whether or not one can read but how well one reads."
Here are two links with loads of info, facts and stats on literacy and First Nations People.
"As the Canadian economy becomes more knowledge-intensive, Aboriginal people lacking the necessary education and literacy skills to compete in the labour market will be excluded from the new economic opportunities and will be pushed even further to the margins of society."
Raising Adult Literacy Skills: The Need for a Pan-Canadian Response, HRDC, June 2003
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