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Indigenous perspectives given to education students at RDC – rdnewsnow.com

The third annual Indigenous Perspectives Conference took place this week at Red Deer College. The conference originally began as a means of giving Education students a better understanding of how to incorporate Indigenous perspectives in the classroom. Bachelor of Education instructor Brent Galloway says the ultimate goal is realizing the true meaning of truth and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 201946 Views

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Former chief Charles Weaselhead elected University of Lethbridge chancellor – CBC

Feb 02, 2019 It’s the first time an Indigenous man has been elected chancellor in school’s 52-year history An Indigenous man has been elected as chancellor of the University of Lethbridge for the first time in the school’s 52-year history. Charles Weaselhead is the former chief of the Blood Tribe and one-time Treaty 7 grand […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 201932 Views

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Victoria students’ council attempting to rename Ryerson residence building, Vic One stream – Varsity

Ryerson was proponent of residential school system, VUSAC says removal would be step toward reconciliation February 04, 2019 The Victoria University Students’ Administrative Council (VUSAC) has undertaken an initiative to rename the Ryerson House residence and the Ryerson Vic One stream, in an effort to move toward reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. These two Victoria College […]

by pmnationtalk on February 4, 201937 Views

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Michelle Saunders – Gazette

Q&A with the Labrador Institute’s 2019 International Indigenous Intern February 04, 2019 As the Labrador Institute’s 2019 International Indigenous Intern, Michelle Saunders is creating new ways to incorporate her heritage into her future career and sharing her experiences with the Indigenous youth of Labrador. The internship includes a four-month fellowship in Finland and Norway, and a one-month […]

by pmnationtalk on February 4, 201933 Views

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Waabogonee EarlyON opens its doors in Thunder Bay – Anishinabek News

February 04, 2019 THUNDER BAY—The Thunder Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre (TBIFC) launched the Waabogonee EarlyON Child and Family Centre with a flower planting activity to recognize the meaning of Waabogonee: flower that wakes up in the morning and blossoms throughout the day. “There is a quote that says: ‘When a flower doesn’t blossom, you fix […]

by pmnationtalk on February 4, 201925 Views

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Response to McGill’s “Next Steps Regarding the ‘R-e-d-m-e-n’ [Men’s Varsity Teams’] Name”

February 01, 2019 The next step is to change the name. The first step should have been to change the name. The only step with regards to this decision is to change the name, and it is a step should have been taken years ago. The University’s decision to continue to delay and postpone this […]

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Integrating cultural practices improves health care for Indigenous women living with partner violence – The Province

Jan 31, 2019 The health of Indigenous women recovering from the trauma of partner violence improves when the healing process integrates elder-led circles and other cultural elements, finds new research from the University of British Columbia and Western University. The study tested the efficacy of a unique program, called Reclaiming our Spirits, that focused on […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 201958 Views

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University of Lethbridge introduces Charles Weaselhead as 14th chancellor and first of Indigenous descent

February 01, 2019 The University of Lethbridge Senate has elected Charles Weaselhead as the University’s 14th chancellor – the first time in the institution’s 52-year history that the chancellor position will be held by an Indigenous person. Situated in the heart of traditional Blackfoot Territory, the U of L has a shared history with the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 4, 201934 Views

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YT Government: New senior-level Department of Education position focuses on First Nations initiatives

February 1, 2019 The Government of Yukon and the Council of Yukon First Nations’ Chiefs’ Committee on Education are working together to establish a new assistant deputy minister (ADM) of First Nations Initiatives position within the Department of Education. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Call to Action #62 calls on governments to establish […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 201937 Views

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Carleton Professors Receive SSHRC Support for a Broad Range of Research Impacting Canadians

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) has awarded funding to 12 Carleton University researchers in the amount of $593,000 through its Insight Development Grant (IDG) program, including research areas such as northern energy infrastructure, labour mobility and floodwater planning in Indigenous communities. In addition, SSHRC awarded 64 scholarships to Carleton graduate students at […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 201938 Views

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Thompson Rivers U: Training the next generation of First Nations language teachers

January 31, 2019 Language not only helps us communicate and connect with one another, it is also a lifeline to our past, present and future. It is a link to our ways of being, our beliefs, customs, norms and so much more. June Kelly, the co-ordinator of TRU’s First Nations language program, recently stopped by […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 201948 Views

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Northern College & Algoma University Expand Partnership

January 31, 2019 New “Diploma to Degree” Pathways, Online Offerings, & Joint Admission Options Announced (Timmins, ON January 31, 2019) – Today, representatives from Northern College and Algoma University joined together to sign new “2+1” and “2+2” Academic Pathway and updated Joint Admission agreements to support enhanced student mobility between the College and the University. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 201928 Views

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BC Government: Ministry broadens hiring credentials for new frontline workers

January 31, 2019 VICTORIA – To better respond to the evolving needs of vulnerable children and families, the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) has expanded the educational and experiential requirements for new frontline workers, in line with recommendations from Grand Chief Ed John’s report on Indigenous child welfare. Preference will continue to be […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201941 Views

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Matariki Indigenous Student Mobility Programme to be hosted by Queen’s – Queen’s Journal

Fourth annual programme will facilitate a discussion about Indigenous Learning, Language, and Land February 01, 2019 Queen’s is set to host an Indigenous experiential learning programme this summer on the traditional lands of the Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee. The Matariki Indigenous Student Mobility Programme (MISMP) is an international experiential learning program that brings Indigenous and non-Indigenous students, faculty, and […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201948 Views

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Carleton to hire 10 Indigenous profs in two years – The Charlatan

January 31, 2019 Carleton plans to hire 10 Indigenous tenure-track faculty members over the next two years, according to an announcement made in conjunction with the Carleton University Academic Staff Association (CUASA) on Jan. 25. Benoit-Antoine Bacon, Carleton’s president and vice-chancellor, told the Charlatan that this idea was in the works for the past few […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201956 Views

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Forest industry and Canadian Council of Forest Ministers open applications for Eighth Annual Skills Awards for Indigenous Youth

January 31, 2019 Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) are proud to open applications for the eighth annual Skills Awards for Indigenous Youth program. Since 2012, FPAC’s Skills Awards for Indigenous Youth has been recognizing exceptional Indigenous youth who go beyond to support their communities and contribute […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201952 Views

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More indigenous culture needed in schools, says teachers’ union – battlefordsNOW

Jan 31, 2019 The union representing Saskatchewan’s teachers says the Ministry of Education needs improvement when it comes to the allocation of people and resources with the province’s public schools for Indigenous language instruction. Over the past few weeks, representatives from the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation (STF) have been meeting with Indigenous leaders across the province. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201962 Views

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U of Winnipeg: Eighth Annual PACE Cultural Evening a great success

January 31, 2019 The University of Winnipeg Professional, Applied and Continuing Education (PACE) hosted their Eighth annual PACE Cultural Evening at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) in mid-January. Attendees at this sold out event enjoyed Filipino ballads, Punjabi song and dance, traditional Japanese drumming, a Bachati dance performance and more in a fun lively celebration of multiculturalism […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 201946 Views

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Media Advisory/Photo Op – Great Bear Rainforest Takes Audiences on a Visually Stunning Journey To One of the Last Wild Places on Earth

Limited seats available:  please RSVP to Jana.Abed@osc.on.ca TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2019 – Join us for an exclusive VIP preview screening of the giant-screen documentary Great Bear Rainforest and discussion with film director Ian McAllister. Nestled in an ancient rainforest on Canada’s rugged Pacific coast and hidden from the outside world, the Great Bear Rainforest is home to the fabled all-white Spirit Bear, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 201953 Views

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NEC: 2019 Alumni Award Nominations Now Open

January 29, 2019 NEC first started as one classroom located on Howe Street in downtown Vancouver, BC. Ray Collins, the founder of NEC, realized it was difficult for Indigenous people to find a job when they first moved to the city from their small rural First Nation community. He identified the main reasons were due […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 201935 Views

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Enwayaang: A Night of Extraordinary Ideas Hosted at Gzowski College

January 31, 2019 A series of mini-lectures from a few of Trent’s most engaging professors Enwayaang – a word that translates from Anishinaabemowin as “the way we speak together” – is a fitting name for a recent event at Trent that showcased how all ideas and disciplines are connected. Peter Gzowski College hosted several student-nominated […]

by aanationtalk on January 31, 201932 Views

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Manitoba Métis Heritage Fund Partnering with St. Boniface Hospital Foundation for Embracing our Beginnings Gala

Winnipeg, MB – Today the Manitoba Métis Heritage Fund (MMHF) and Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) announced their partnership with St. Boniface Hospital Foundation for its 2019 Gala, Embracing our Beginnings. “We are pleased to partner with St. Boniface Hospital Foundation in support of their Youth BIOLab program,” said Denise Thomas, Chair, Manitoba Métis Heritage Fund. […]

by aanationtalk on January 31, 201942 Views

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Canada: Using community-guided design research with Indigenous communities – SooToday

Emily Carr University’s Health Design Lab aimed to provide one model of how design methods can be used effectively to gather information and insights, building trust with participants to help understand complex problems We know that there is a vast gap between the health of Indigenous peoples and non-Indigenous Canadians; in fact Indigenous children fall […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201927 Views

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U of G Gets $2.5 Million for Research in Social Sciences, Humanities

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 The University of Guelph received more than $2.5 million from the federal government today for humanities and social sciences research. The announcement was made in Kingston, Ont., by Kirsty Duncan, minister of science. The funding comes from programs administered by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). In total, SSHRC […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 201931 Views

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STF Hears Calls for More Indigenous Language Instruction in Public Schools

January 29, 2019 SASKATOON – The Executive Director of the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation, Randy Schmaltz, says it’s time to allocate more people and resources for Indigenous language instruction in our public schools. Schmaltz says that call is the common theme in meetings with Indigenous leaders he has been holding across the province over the last […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 201932 Views

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Meet three U of T scholars who are advancing research and care in adolescent and young adult mental health

Researchers at the University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education are playing a leading role in addressing the unique mental health challenges that young people face in today’s world. From shedding light on how parents and schools can better support young adults to exploring how social media platforms can support the well-being of […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 201957 Views

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Trent University Researchers and Graduate Students Receive Over $260,000 in SSHRC Federal Funding

January 30, 2019 Insight Development and Talent Program grants awarded to nine researchers and scholars across the humanities and social sciences Two Trent University professors have received $138,098 in Insight Development Grants and seven graduate students have received another $122,500 in Talent Program grants for a total of $260,598 in funding for the University through […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 201943 Views

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What universities could learn from an Indigenous ‘way of knowing’ – TVO

Jan 30, 2019 Melanie Goodchild’s research is informed by “Anishinaabe Gikendaasowin,” part of her First Nation’s knowledge system — she talks to TVO.org about complexity theory, two-eyed seeing, and fighting for change in academia “Anishinaabe Gikendaasowin.” It’s an Anishinaabe concept that means “our knowledge and way of knowing.” It informs Anishinaabeg of their origins, way […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201946 Views

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Seeing Toronto through a lens of Indigenous stories: Jon Johnson brings 13,000 years of history to life – U of T News

When Jon Johnson walks along Davenport Road in Toronto, he doesn’t see a meandering street lined with shops and crowded with traffic. Instead, he sees the trail that 13,000 years ago followed the north shore of Ice Age Lake Ontario and connected the thriving Indigenous villages of the region. At the intersection of Yonge and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201938 Views

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Public talk by writer highlights upcoming Indigenous events at BU

January 30, 2019 Writer, educator and activist Dr. Niigaan Sinclair will visit Brandon University (BU) for a free public talk on Monday, Feb. 4. Dr. Sinclair’s presentation, Forgetting to Dream: Reconciliation in Reverse, will begin at 6 p.m. at the Lorne Watson Recital Hall, in the Queen Elizabeth II Music Building. The talk will be […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201975 Views

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Royal Roads U: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Development grants announced

January 30, 2019 The grants, which total more than $240,000, were awarded through SSHRC’s Insight Program. This program aims “to build knowledge and understanding about people, societies and the world by supporting research excellence.” Assist. Prof. Runa Das, Insight Development Grant to study energy poverty in Canada College of Interdisciplinary Studies Assist. Prof. Runa Das […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201929 Views

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UBC Connects is one way Santa Ono is shaking up the status quo and linking the university to the community – Straight.com

January 30th, 2019 UBC president Santa Ono has an unconventional side. He speaks openly about mental-health challenges that he faced as a young man. He’s probably more active on social media than any other university president in the country. And last year, he even launched the Blue & Goldcast, a podcast cohosted with scientist Jennifer […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201967 Views

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New partnerships to create more than 150 child care spaces in Surrey

Jan. 30, 2019 New partnerships to create more than 150 child care spaces in Surrey SURREY – Families in Surrey will soon have access to over 150 new licensed child care spaces thanks to a $1.25-million investment through the Childcare BC New Spaces Fund. “Surrey is one of the fastest-growing cities in the province, and […]

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UWinnipeg receives SSHRC research grants

Jan 30, 2019 WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg received research funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) that will enable $360,658 in a variety of research projects and assist six UWinnipeg graduate students, our next generation of social sciences and humanities researchers. “UWinnipeg continues to undertake unique and exciting research,” […]

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$1.85M in federal grants awarded for USask social science and humanities research

Jan 30, 2019 SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (USask) has been awarded a total of $1.85 million for 10 wide-ranging faculty research projects and 30 graduate student scholarships and fellowships from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) in a Canada-wide competition. Several USask faculty projects announced today by Canada’s Science […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201931 Views

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Campus community invited to keynote addresses at the 2019 Exchange Conference – UCalgary News

January 30, 2019 Staff, faculty and community members are invited to see two inspiring keynote speakers at the 2019 UCalgary Exchange Conference: millennial influencer Kelly Lovell on Friday, Feb. 1, and Indigenous actor Grace Dove on Saturday, Feb. 2. Teaming up to bring their annual conferences into one action-packed weekend, Career Services and the Leadership […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201934 Views

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Laurier workshop promotes balance between business, social responsibility and Indigenous culture

Jan. 30, 2019 Brantford – Wilfrid Laurier University’s Schlegel Centre for Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation will host an Indigenous Social Entrepreneurship workshop on Jan. 31 aimed at helping students, alumni and community members connect the dots between business success, social responsibility and Indigenous culture. Social entrepreneurship is the use of business to develop and implement solutions to social, cultural and […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 201948 Views

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U of G Experts to Address Federal Committees on Agri-Food, Fisheries

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Two U of G profs will address the House of Commons Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food Feb. 5 about strengthening support for Indigenous peoples in agriculture and agri-food. Prof. Sheri Longboat, School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, and Prof. Hannah Tait Neufeld, Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 201938 Views

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Indigenous wall mural unveiled at Fredericton Campus

January 29, 2019 FREDERICTON – A new wall mural at the Fredericton Campus of New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) celebrates the region’s rich Wabanaki culture and augments the College’s Indigenous Learning and Engagement Initiative. The mural, with the theme Together We Rise, was completed by St. Mary’s First Nation member April Marie Paul and was officially unveiled […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 201951 Views

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Senator Murray Sinclair – Education is important – Net Newsledger

January 29, 2019 WINNIPEG – OPINION – All students, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal, need to learn that the history of this country did not begin in 1492, or even with the arrival of Vikings much earlier. They need to learn about the Aboriginal nations that the Europeans met, about their rich linguistic and cultural heritage, about what […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 201942 Views

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Government of Yukon appoints six to the Yukon College Board of Governors

January 29, 2019 WHITEHORSE—The Government of Yukon has appointed Judy Gingell, Tom Ullyett, Jocelyn Curteanu, Chris Milner, Eric Jun Hyeok Kim and Ernest Prokopchuk to the Yukon College Board of Governors.   Judy Gingell was nominated by the Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN). She is a citizen of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation, member of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 201949 Views

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Politicized care: Indigenous ways of knowing in healthcare – McGill Tribune

January 29, 2019 McGill Nurses for Global Health hosted a panel of indigenous healthcare professionals and community members on Jan. 17 to discuss the importance of integrating indigenous understandings of health into care. Megan Eaker, a McGill Nursing master’s student and woman of mixed Cree and European ancestry, opened the event by offering concrete steps […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 201953 Views

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Our Campus: Order of Canada inductee Dr. Jo-ann Archibald carves out space for Indigenous education – Ubyssey Online

Jan. 28, 2019 Dr. Jo-ann Archibald Q’um Q’um Xiiem found her purpose early in life. In high school in the ’60s, she was forced to navigate a system that either neglected Indigenous history and culture or reduced it to stereotypes. Despite living and feeling the legacy of colonial practices as a member of the Stó:lō […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 201957 Views

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Q&A with Nutrition and Dietetics Alum Sue Mah about Canada’s new Food Guide – Dalla Lana

January 28, 2019 Last week, the Federal Government launched a new food guide based on the best available evidence to translate the science on food and health into healthy eating guidelines. It offers concrete dietary guidance to Canadians on healthy food choices and eating habits, including: eating plenty of vegetables and fruits eating protein foods […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 201933 Views

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LC, LPS team up to provide training to police cadets from five agencies

January 28, 2019 Lethbridge College’s Police Cadet Training program welcomed a new class of 34 cadets this morning from five different agencies. This class is unique as it marks the first time in Alberta’s history that police recruits and community peace officer recruits will train side-by-side. A total of 34 cadets will take part, including 23 from […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 201928 Views

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MacEwan student-athlete passes away

January 26, 2019 MacEwan University is heartbroken to learn that 23-year-old Nakehko Lamothe, a member of the Griffins men’s hockey team, has passed away. After playing a game in Calgary on Friday, January 25, Nakehko became unwell, and was rushed to Foothills Hospital. Sadly, just before midnight, Nakehko passed away. Dr. Deborah Saucier, president, MacEwan […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 201934 Views

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How to revitalize Indigenous languages discussed at UVic conference – CTV News

January 28, 2019 The University of Victoria is hosting 40 people from across Canada to share ideas on maintaining and revitalizing Indigenous languages. Ideas generated at the Indigenous Language Forum will be taken back to communities and used to help nurture language, culture and identity. “This project is a six year project,” said Onowa McIvor, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 201951 Views

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What’s On at Trent University

January 28, 2019 Upcoming events include Black History Month Panel and the Aging and Society Seminar Series Every week new and exciting things are happening at Trent University. Come and be inspired through a range of events, public lectures, panel discussions and debates, all open to the community. Here’s what’s on at Trent University this […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 201952 Views

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UVic chosen as location for UNESCO project during International Year of Indigenous Languages

January 28, 2019 One of the biggest projects of its kind for the UN International Year of Indigenous Languages—a Language Revitalization Pole commissioned by the First Nations Education Foundation (FNEF)—will be located at the University of Victoria as a centrepiece of the year and a significant point of reflection for UVic’s ongoing commitment to the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 201959 Views

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Indigenous girls tops in Burnaby for grad rate last year – Burnaby Now

January 28, 2019 When it comes to students graduating from high school, the Burnaby school district is ahead of the curve. For well over a decade, the district has been ahead of the provincial average – by as much as seven per cent – when it comes to six-year completion rates (the percentage of students […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 201932 Views

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