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Jeannine Deveau Education Equity Endowment Fund set to Amplify Celebrity Donation to StFX’s Coady Institute

Jul 2, 2020 Every new $1 becomes $2 dollars as fund agrees to match donations Earlier this week, St. Francis Xavier University’s Coady Institute kicked off Circle of Abundance – Amplifying Indigenous Women’s Leadership to support Coady Institute’s International Centre for Women’s Leadership and the Centre’s Indigenous programming. Ryan Reynolds’ and Blake Lively’s $200,000 gift […]

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FNUniv: Spring 2020 Virtual Graduation Celebration was a huge success

As a first and hopefully last, Virtual Graduation Celebration, FNUniv honoured the 122 Spring Graduates via a live celebration on Tuesday, June 30th, 2020. You can watch the full video by clicking on link. https://playback.lifesize.com/#/publicvideo/d4602da6-dd5b-42d5-be2c-4c731ef7d2ed?vcpubtoken=9df5aefa-7f7a-470d-b5c8-0f2b9f70d579 NT5

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UWinnipeg: Celebrating Indigenous achievements

07/02/20 With Pow Wow cancelled and The University of Winnipeg’s Spring Convocation ceremonies postponed until the fall, UWinnipeg’s Aboriginal Student Services Centre (ASSC) spent June 24-26 mailing and hand-delivering gifts to graduating students to celebrate their achievements. First Nations students received a smudge bowl with the four sacred medicines, and Métis students received a colourful […]

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Natasha Simon named Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre Director

Jul 2, 2020 I am pleased to announce that Natasha Simon has been named Nikanahtpat (Director) of the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre, effective July 1, 2020. Nikanahtpat is a Wolastoqey term meaning “one who leads by mind, body and spirit.” Natasha is Mi’kmaq from Elsipogtog, N.B. In her personal and professional lives, she has worked tirelessly to […]

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Gabriel Dumont Institute – Call for Trustee

The Gabriel Dumont Institute (GDI) invites applications from the Métis community for the following volunteer role: Trustee of the Gabriel Dumont Scholarship Foundation II Trust Overview: The Gabriel Dumont Institute has been administering scholarships for Saskatchewan’s Métis since the early 1980s through the Gabriel Dumont Scholarship Foundation (GDSF).  Scholarships are awarded to Métis students who […]

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Library Line: Books about racism and indigenous history – Belleville Intelligencer

July 3, 2020 When the world seems in turmoil and lurching from one crisis to the next, Belleville Public Library is the place to go for resources and books that can help make sense of it all. Here are some reading suggestions around racism and indigenous history. An incredible work about the black experience in […]

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Rick Colbourne Appointed Inaugural Assistant Dean, Equity and Inclusive Communities at Carleton’s Sprott School of Business

Dana Brown, dean of the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rick Colbourne to assistant dean, Equity and Inclusive Communities for a two-year term, commencing on July 1, 2020. This new position will align with Carleton’s goals in the areas of equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) and […]

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Circle of Abundance: Joint Statement from Indigenous Women Leaders

With good spirits, we are grateful to work with Coady Institute, Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively, and other partners. We have a shared vision for raising the profile of Indigenous women’s leadership and voices in Canada and globally. We know that magic happens when women lift each other up and share their Indigenous knowledge, perspectives, […]

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Saskatchewan Polytechnic Indigenous courses

Sask Polytech launches two new Indigenous courses during National Indigenous History Month June 29, 2020 – Situated on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 territories, and Homeland of the Métis people, Saskatchewan Polytechnic is committed to the renewal of relationships — miyo wahkohtowin — with our Indigenous communities. This National Indigenous History Month, Sask Polytech is […]

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Indigenous Scholar decolonizes sport by returning to a land-based way of learning – UM Today

July 2, 2020 —  Researching land-based education models has faced new challenges since the pandemic for various reasons, including Indigenous communities utilizing their own security models to protect their vulnerable populations by minimizing who comes and goes onto reserve land. This hasn’t stopped Dr. Dan Henhawk from analyzing the different structures in society and how they […]

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