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Métis Nation–Saskatchewan announces $89 million post-secondary fund

July 19, 2019 Batoche, Saskatchewan – Métis Nation–Saskatchewan (MN–S) President Glen McCallum and Minister of Education Dr. Earl Cook announced a new 10-year, $89 million post-secondary fund specifically for Métis students. The new post-secondary fund provides direct financial support for Métis post-secondary students in the form of tuition, books and living allowance. In addition, the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201912 Views

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Indigenous-led research centre to address HIV among First Nations, Inuit and Métis

USask researchers to lead $2.9-million project. BY USASK RESEARCH PROFILE AND IMPACT Jul 18, 2019 SASKATOON—The rise in HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among Indigenous people in Saskatchewan and Manitoba is to be addressed by a new $2.9-million Indigenous-led research centre to close gaps in prevention and care. First Nations researchers at the University […]

by pnationtalk on July 19, 201912 Views

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Minister O’Regan signs a Regional Education Agreement with the Sunchild First Nation

July 18, 2019 — Edmonton, Treaty 6 Territory, Alberta — Indigenous Services Canada The Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, along with Sunchild First Nation Chief Jonathan Frencheater, signed a Regional Education Agreement today benefiting approximately 330 First Nations students. The official signing ceremony took place in Edmonton, Alberta, in Treaty 6 territory. This […]

by pnationtalk on July 19, 201911 Views

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Reflections on social inclusion and cohesion on campus and in community – Daily News McMaster

July 18, 2019 As I reflect on my first year at McMaster, I feel a tremendous sense of accomplishment in being a part of an exceptional Canadian university – exceptional by many measures of excellence, including its commitment to embodying equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI). Exemplifying this commitment to EDI is the recent launch of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201912 Views

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Lakehead Public Schools – Building Strong Math Skills

Students work with professional carpenters at Math Camp July 18, 2019 For the third summer, elementary students are again constructing stronger math skills this summer by learning carpentry! Seventeen Lakehead Public Schools students entering Grade 7 this coming September are working on their math skills and learning about carpentry at a special camp through a […]

by pnationtalk on July 19, 20199 Views

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Laurier researchers receive over $5M in funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

July 17, 2019 Waterloo – Wilfrid Laurier University researchers have received more than $5 million in funding through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Thirty-six Laurier faculty members working in a broad range of areas, from advancing Indigenous environmental stewardship to studying the effects of paternity leaves on men’s career outcomes, received funding through the Connection, Insight […]

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Lakehead University is receiving more than $380,000 for research partnership development

July 18, 2019 – Thunder Bay and Orillia, Ont. Lakehead University researchers are receiving $384,374 from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) for several research projects that will have an impact in various areas of Ontario. Some of these projects will establish a network of collaborative campus-based “living laboratories” to examine issues of […]

by pnationtalk on July 19, 20198 Views

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New Canadian Ranger sworn in at Annual Chiefs Conference – Wawatay News

Shawnda Mamakwa, left, is sworn in as a Canadian Ranger by Lieutenant-Colonel Matthew Richardson. Photo by Sergeant Peter Moon, Canadian Rangers. It was a day Shawnda Mamakwa is unlikely to forget. She received the annual Keewaywin award for being the year’s outstanding youth in Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) and she was sworn in as a […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201910 Views

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Minister O’Regan signs a new Regional Education Agreement with the Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council Education Authority

From: Indigenous Services Canada July, 18, 2019 — Woodland Cree First Nation, Cadotte Lake, Alberta — Indigenous Services Canada The Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, along with Loon River First Nation Chief Ivan Sawan, Lubicon Lake Band Chief Billy Joe Laboucan, Peerless Trout First Nation Chief Gladys Okemow, Whitefish Lake First Nation Chief […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201919 Views

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Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation celebrate beginning of construction of a new school with sod turning ceremony

July 17, 2019 — Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation, Treaty 6 Territory, Alberta — Indigenous Services Canada A safe and healthy place to learn is vital to a good education. The Government of Canada is committed to working in partnership with First Nations communities to build school facilities that improve educational outcomes and foster pride and […]

by pnationtalk on July 18, 201920 Views

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New board member appointed to Camosun College

July 17, 2019 The Board of Governors at Camosun College is welcoming a new appointment. Tanya Clarmont is appointed as a new board member effective July 31, 2019 for a term ending July 31, 2020. Tanya works at the Victoria Native Friendship Centre as the Director of Management Services, which aligns well with a commitment […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201923 Views

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Media advisory: Minister O’Regan to sign education agreements with Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council Education Authority and Sunchild First Nation

From: Indigenous Services Canada Alberta — Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services will attend two historic events celebrating the signing of Regional Education Agreements with the Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council Education Authority and with Sunchild First Nation. Signing ceremony with Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council Date: Thursday, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201930 Views

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OC’s Vernon campus flies Syilx flag permanently

July 16, 2019 A Syilx Okanagan Nation flag has found a permanent home at Okanagan College’s Vernon campus, after a historic ceremony today. Representatives of the Okanagan Nation Alliance (ONA), Okanagan Indian Band and Okanagan College gathered today for a flag raising ceremony recognizing the traditional unceded territories of the Syilx (Okanagan) people. “We are […]

by pnationtalk on July 17, 201917 Views

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U of T alumnus, partner bring visibility to Indigenous and two-spirit community on The Amazing Race Canada – U of T News

A University of Toronto education is meant to prepare graduates for anything life throws at them – including, apparently, whirlwind journeys across the country on The Amazing Race Canada. On this season of the reality TV show, three alumni – Dr. James Makokis, who has a master’s degree in public health from U of T, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201932 Views

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Sean Monteith announced as new director of education – Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board

July 15, 2019—Sean Monteith, an innovative and respected leader in public education will be the new director of education for Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, effective August 15, 2019. Monteith takes over from Mandy Savery-Whiteway who announced her retirement in January. The Board of Trustees announced Monteith’s appointment at a special Board meeting […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 201938 Views

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Memorial U: New archaeological information uncovered at L’Anse aux Meadows

July 16 Memorial University researchers have discovered a previously unknown archaeological layer at the L’Anse aux Meadows National Historical Site. While working about 30 metres from the 1,000-year-old Norse ruins at the very tip of Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula, Dr. Paul Ledger and his colleagues, including Dr. Veronique Forbes, encountered new evidence for human activity […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 201923 Views

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Federal grant supports BU project to enhance First Nations cybersecurity

July 16, 2019 Cybersecurity on Manitoba First Nations will be improved thanks to a Brandon University (BU) project funded by the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA). Drs. Sarah Plosker and Gautam Srivastava, who are Associate Professors in BU’s Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, have received a grant of $20,659 through CIRA’s Community Investment Program. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 201924 Views

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FNTI Applauds Ontario’s Added Investment to Expand Midwifery Services

July 16, 2019 (Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, Ont.) — The First Nations Technical Institute (FNTI) welcomes last week’s news from Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, Christine Elliott, that Ontario will be investing an additional $28 million in provincial midwifery services. FNTI is particularly pleased with the commitment to increase access to culturally-safe midwifery care by expanding Indigenous midwifery programs. […]

by pnationtalk on July 16, 201934 Views

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TRU expands Bachelor of Education to support future Indigenous teachers

July 15, 2019 KAMLOOPS–Thompson Rivers University (TRU) is expanding its Bachelor of Education program by 16 seats in September to help address a shortage of Indigenous teachers in the province. “TRU is pleased to offer this opportunity to Indigenous students. We know that inequities and under-representation exist between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in many ways, […]

by pnationtalk on July 16, 201919 Views

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Media Advisory/Photo Op – Ontario Science Centre to Mission Control: “Houston, we have a party.”

Science Centre marks 50th anniversary of lunar landing from a Canadian perspective TORONTO, July 16, 2019– On July 20, the Ontario Science Centre celebrates the historic Apollo 11 Moon landing with activities for the whole family—from sunup to sundown—as part of its Summer of Space. From meeting experienced Canadian Space Agency astronaut Robert Thirsk to hearing Indigenous star stories to learning about Canada’s contribution to […]

by pnationtalk on July 16, 201920 Views

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U of Saskatchewan – Métis jigging: a better cardio workout than aerobics or a run?

Dance has more to offer than a “fitness craze”, promoting reconciliation and Métis heritage. USASK RESEARCH PROFILE AND IMPACT Jul 15, 2019 Traditional Métis jigging may provide a better workout than aerobics or cardio training in the gym. The dance style, firmly embedded in Métis heritage and culture, promotes stamina, physical fitness and heart health, […]

by pnationtalk on July 16, 201921 Views

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More seats at TRU for Indigenous teachers – Kamloops This Week

July 15, 2019 The expansion of TRU’s bachelor of education program is part of the provincial government’s decision to spend $2.7 million on Indigenous teacher education training across B.C. Thompson Rivers University is expanding its bachelor of education program by 16 seats in September to help address a shortage of Indigenous teachers in the province. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 201919 Views

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London Police Association collecting school supplies for those in need – Globalnews.ca

July 15, 2019 While school may still be more than a month away for most students in Canada, the London Police Association (LPA) is wasting no time in collecting supplies for those in need. The LPA is once again partnering with the London Police Service and the United Way to collect backpacks, lunch bags, calculators, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 201922 Views

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MMIW: National Inquiry Final Report – Genocide – June 2019

Credits: Jaguar Bird This is a video about “The Mising & Mirdered Indigenous Women & Children” inquiry and committee.., with words, photos and video.. of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.. and many others. Indigenous women and girls have faced a ‘Canadian “Genocide’.. driven by the disproportionate level of violence, according to the final report of the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201940 Views

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Minister Sohi announces new CanCode investment

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada News release Partnership with Canada Learning Code will see more than 272,000 Canadian students and their teachers have the opportunity to learn digital skills July 15, 2019 – Edmonton, Alberta Canada needs a workforce savvy in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), capable of competing in the digital […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201926 Views

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Indigenous Law Journal: Call for Submissions! – Deadline: September 13th

The Indigenous Law Journal Volume 18 Call for submissions Deadline: September 13, 2019 To receive our calls for submission directly to your inbox, please signup here (link). It is also easy to unsubscribe via the link at the bottom of our emails. We now accept recorded oral submissions. NT5

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201924 Views

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Bringing child care closer to home for families through new incentives for publicly funded child care

July 15, 2019 VICTORIA – A significant increase in funding will help public-sector and non-profit organizations create more publicly owned and operated child care spaces in their communities, bringing child care closer to home and making life more affordable for B.C. families. The maximum funding amount available from the Childcare BC New Spaces Fund to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201942 Views

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First Peoples’ Centre at Canadore College joins Actua as 37th network

Ottawa, July 15, 2019/ Today, Actua announced the First Peoples’ Centre at Canadore College as its newest network member. Based in North Bay, Ontario, the First Peoples’ Centre is Actua’s 37th national network member, and 14th located in Ontario. “We are pleased to welcome the First Peoples’ Centre at Canadore College to the Actua network,” […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201935 Views

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U of Sudbury: Bizhaak Anishinaabe-Gkendaaswin Wii-Gkendmek Indigenous Studies Summer Camp

From July 2nd to 4th, 2019, the University of Sudbury, in partnership with the Rainbow District School Board, hosted 24 students for the Bizhaak Anishinaabe-Gkendaaswin Wii-Gkendmek Indigenous Studies Summer Camp! Students had the opportunity to participate in a number of cultural workshops, such as traditional teachings, a medicine walk, painting and more! The University would […]

by pnationtalk on July 15, 201939 Views

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New neurotechnology training program takes students to the extremes and invites industry into the classroom – UCalgary

NSERC investment will catapult the growth of neurotechnology innovation in Calgary From sleep apnea to stroke, spinal cord injury or the impact of working in extreme environments, our understanding of brain function and performance is making rapid advancements thanks in part to the large and growing neurotechnology industry. Novel tools such as advanced sub-cellular imaging, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201943 Views

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Student-created website and map shows U of A campus through Indigenous eyes – Folio

July 15 2019 Award-winning site’s creators hope to facilitate community-driven dialogue on campus. A walking map created by an undergraduate student in Native studies is providing an Indigenous lens to the buildings, art and spaces of the University of Alberta. Robin Howse’s map, entitled pîtos-mâmitoneyihtamowin (reimagine) UAlberta, lists a number of prominent sites on campus—including […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201921 Views

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Actua summer camps return to Nunavut – Nunavutnews.com

July 12, 2019 Actua is back in Nunavut for the summer, delivering STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) camps to children across the territory. Actua is holding the camps in 22 communities through-out the summer. “Actua’s week-long STEM camps will offer hands-on, community based activities that build youth skills and confidence in STEM. The goal […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201917 Views

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Media Advisory – Provincial and territorial ministers of education to meet in Victoria

July 15, 2019 TORONTO, July 15, 2019  – Provincial and territorial ministers of education will be in Victoria, July 24 and 25, 2019, for the 108th meeting of the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC). CMEC 108 will give ministers the opportunity to review progress on CMEC initiatives and activities and discuss a variety of current issues in education. The meeting […]

by pnationtalk on July 15, 201930 Views

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ECUAD: The Creative Potential of Public Space

July 12, 2019 An ECU research team seeks out innovative solutions to real-world matters situated in shared spaces Public spaces most often change slowly and incrementally, say Laura Kozak and Charlotte Falk, Research Associates at Emily Carr University of Art + Design’s Living Labs. So what happens when an entire area — such as the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201930 Views

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Two New Industry-Responsive Programs Approved for Delivery at Canadore College

Jul 11, 2019 Earlier this month, Canadore College received formal approval from the Ontario College Quality Assurance Service and the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities to deliver two new programs developed in response to industry demand. Construction Project Management Ontario College Graduate Certificate This certificate program is designed to meet the current and projected […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201939 Views

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SMUEC’s social enterprise training goes national

July 10, 2019 The Saint Mary’s University Entrepreneurship Centre (SMUEC) is bringing its entrepreneurial enterprise across Canada, starting in Saskatchewan and the Yukon. Last month SMUEC team members Mitch Harrison and Jason Turner traveled to Saskatoon to deliver the first installment of The Pipeline’s train-the-trainer program. The Pipeline is SMUEC’s social enterprise development service that […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201955 Views

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Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Congratulates Tesa Fiddler of Muskrat Dam First Nation and Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug on Receiving the Canadian Teachers’ Federation 2019 Outstanding Indigenous Educator Award

(Toronto, July 12, 2019) Today, Chiefs of Ontario and Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald would like to congratulate recipient Tesa Fiddler of Muskrat Dam First Nation and Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug on receiving the prestigious Canadian Teachers’ Federation 2019 Outstanding Indigenous Educator award, nominated by the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association for her leadership in Indigenous education […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201949 Views

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Saskatchewan Polytechnic: Mobile training labs fueling the advancement of trades certification

Classrooms have reached beyond their bricks and mortar boundaries, reaching students from La Loche in the northwest to Estevan in the southeast, thanks to three state-of-the-art Saskatchewan Polytechnic mobile training labs. Since the first mobile training lab was deployed 13 years ago, 31 communities have welcomed them, and hundreds of students have set foot inside […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201926 Views

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Thunder Bay podcast about deaths of Indigenous youth to be adapted for TV – CBC

Unique opportunity to have a series led, told through an Indigenous lens, says executive producer Jul 11, 2019 A true-crime podcast probing the deaths and disappearances of Indigenous youth in Thunder Bay, Ont., is set to be adapted for the small screen. Northwood Entertainment and the producers of Canadaland’s Thunder Bay are teaming up to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201936 Views

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Amos Key, Jr. aims to bring Indigeneity to Brock – Brock News

July 11, 2019 In his new role as Vice-Provost, Indigenous, Amos Key, Jr. is confident Brock University can become a leader in changing the way Indigenous issues are framed in education. While he believes Brock and other post-secondary schools are doing a good job at ‘Indigenizing,’ Key believes the conversation in Canada needs to shift […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201938 Views

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AFN Update on First Nations Post-Secondary Education – July 2019 AFN Bulletin

AFN Update on First Nations Post-Secondary Education – July 2019 AFN Bulletin July 11, 2019 Update on First Nations Post-Secondary Education The work and progress in the area of First Nations post-secondary education (PSE) is guided by direction from Chiefs-in-Assembly and the long-standing goal of achieving First Nations control of First Nations Education. First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 2019164 Views

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Canadore Gives Secondary School Awards

Jul 10, 2019 Every year Canadore College offers Secondary School Awards to deserving local high school students who will be attending Canadore in the Fall. This year, 16 schools nominated students with a total of 29 awards in the amount of $500 being presented. Local high schools included: Almaguin Highlands Secondary School Chippewa Secondary School […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201926 Views

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Conestoga College: Be-Dah-Bin Gamik set for growth with new space

July 9, 2019 Conestoga’s Be-Dah-Bin Gamik has moved to a new space at the Doon campus to enhance services offered to the college community. Now located in 2A601, Be-Dah-Bin Gamik, a Place of New Beginning, provides services for Indigenous students by assisting with a smooth transition to college life and providing ongoing support, which includes […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201926 Views

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Camp grew from a relationship between Sipekne’katik First Nation, Pictou Landing First Nation, and faculty at MSVU

July 10, 2019 A ceremony held at the Wikuom on the Mount Saint Vincent University campus on Monday, July 8, 2019 marked the start of the 2019 NSERC PromoScience Two-Eyed Seeing Day Camp. This is the second annual camp; the first camp took place this time last year (July of 2018). The campers are youth […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201956 Views

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Tami Pierce joins BCIT as Associate Director, Indigenous Services

July 9, 2019 BCIT is pleased to announce the appointment of Tami Pierce as Associate Director of Indigenous Services. Tami joins BCIT with more than 25 years of experience advancing Indigenous education. She holds a Bachelor of General Studies and a Master of Education from Simon Fraser University. A proud Indigenous (Tsimshian) and Japanese woman, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201934 Views

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New education and programs manager full of ideas for Stratford Perth Museum – Chatham Daily News

July 9, 2019 Formerly of Gallery Stratford, Peg Dunnem has joined the Stratford Perth Museum as its manager of education and programs. Though she’s been at her new post for two weeks, Peg Dunnem still can’t believe she’s back in Stratford and working at the Stratford Perth Museum. For Dunnem, it had been two years […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201918 Views

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Piecing together a puzzle’: Undergraduate students travel to Brazil to document and preserve Indigenous languages

July 08, 2019 Indigenous Peoples speak more than 4,000 of the world’s estimated 6,700 languages, but language scholars predict at least half – likely more – of those languages will go extinct by the year 2100. Three undergraduate students in the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Arts & Science recently visited the city of Boa […]

by pnationtalk on July 10, 201950 Views

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Education Agreement signed between Government of Yukon and Kwanlin Dün First Nation

July 09, 2019 Joint news release with Kwanlin Dün First Nation A three-year Education Agreement has been signed by Minister of Education Tracy-Anne McPhee and Kwanlin Dün First Nation Chief Doris Bill to support Kwanlin Dün First Nation (KDFN) learners and all learners attending school on KDFN Traditional Territory. This historic agreement is the first […]

by pnationtalk on July 10, 201914 Views

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Government Launches Effort to Strengthen Math Skills & Improve Job Prospects

Investments will Help Improve Math Skills and Scores July 9, 2019 Ministry of Education TORONTO – Ontario’s government is launching efforts to strengthen math skills for all students in Ontario – especially for students in under-served communities. This initiative will help students develop the math skills they need to succeed and find good jobs when […]

by pnationtalk on July 10, 201919 Views

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Students celebrate and learn about Indigenous culture – Haliburton County Echo

For the fifth year, Wilberforce elementary school students, their families, and school staff joined with members of the local Metis and Algonquin communities to celebrate Indigenous culture. At an event held June 14 at the Lloyd Watson Centre, WES principal Elaine Fournier said students had the opportunity to learn about traditional cooking, drumming and art […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201922 Views

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