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By the end of May these youth will have shared the Blanket Exercise 29 times to over 1000 people in Saskatchewan – Kairos

May. 26th, 2017 Although he is just finishing his Grade 12 education, Michael Cardinal is already teaching five centuries of Indigenous history. “Assimilation, residential schools, the 60s scoop, Canada’s history,” said Cardinal. Cardinal is one of eight Bert Fox Community High School students presenting the KAIROS blanket exercise at Fort Qu’Appelle’s provincial courthouse. Staff from […]

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Canada Announces New Urban Programming for Indigenous Peoples

From Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada May, 25, 2017 Ottawa/ON Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada More than half of Indigenous peoples in Canada live in urban centres. Supporting First Nations, Inuit and Métis where they live is about improving quality of life and contributing to stronger economic growth in their communities, and in Canada. The […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 201744 Views

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Nipiit – Issue 11 – ITK

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by ahnationtalk on May 25, 201731 Views

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Youth in care deserve support till age 25 – Thestar.com

May 25, 2017 Governments across Canada are neglecting our responsibility to kids in care and the outcomes for these vulnerable youth is predictably bleak. Growing up in government care in Manitoba was difficult. The deep politicization of child welfare didn’t help matters. Polarized public opinion and a controversy-avoidant government shaped the legislation and policies that […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 201730 Views

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Sask Youth Crime Program – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire May 24, 2017  SASKATOON – A program aiming to prevent Saskatchewan youth from getting involved in criminal activity has received $2 million from the federal government. The Early Intervention Project is modeled after the Strengthening Families Program and aims to better the relationships between 300 young people and their caregivers […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 201718 Views

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Suicide of First Nations youth shows kids in care must be heard: advocate – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 24, 2017  CALGARY _ Alberta’s child and youth advocate says the suicide of a 15-year-old indigenous boy reinforces how crucial it is that children under provincial care be heard. A report by Del Graff recounts the short and troubled life of the boy, called Levi for privacy reasons. The report details a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201738 Views

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Burns Lake youth to compete in Toronto – Burns Lake District News

May 24, 2017 Four local fastball players, who are part of team called the ’Burns Lake Bandits,’ will play with Team B.C. at the 2017 North American Indigenous Games, which will be held in Toronto in July. The event will bring together 5000 aboriginal athletes from across North America to celebrate aboriginal culture and compete […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201719 Views

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Pictou Landing First Nation and RCMP host wellness event for young men and boys

May 19, 2017 Debert, Nova Scotia The Pictou Landing First Nation, Pictou Landing Health Centre and the RCMP are hosting an event for young men and boys. The event, “Empowering our Youth through Promoting Wellness” is being held this weekend at the Debert Hospitality Centre. Over the course of the weekend, participants will partake in […]

by pmnationtalk on May 19, 201735 Views

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Media Advisory: RCMP and Pictou Landing First Nation hosting event for young men and boys

May 19, 2017 Debert, Nova Scotia Media are invited to attend Empowering our Youth through Promoting Wellness; a youth retreat aimed at wellness and empowering boys and young men from Pictou Landing First Nation. Cst. Shaylene Sutherland will be available for interviews. When: Saturday, May 20, 2017, 10:30 a.m. Where: Debert Hospitality Centre 130 Ventura Drive, Debert NS –30– Contact […]

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Media Advisory – MNO Canoe Expedition starting 2200 km canoe trek in Ottawa

At 10:00 am on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 12 young Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) ambassadors from across the province will set out from Britannia Park and Beach in Ottawa on a 2200 kilometre canoe trek to Kenora. Following the historic fur trade routes of their voyageur ancestors the trip will take 100 days and […]

by aanationtalk on May 19, 201747 Views

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New Policies Needed For Indigenous Youth, Says Huron-Bruce Tory MPP – Bayshore Broadcasting News

May 19, 2017 Lisa Thompson calls for policy updates, after four aboriginal youth missing from group home die. Huron-Bruce Progressive Conservative MPP Lisa Thompson hasn’t received the answer she was looking for, to her call for an inquest into the death of the fourth Aboriginal youth in six months who went missing from a group […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 201730 Views

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Halifax Pop Explosion announces new partnership to support Nova Scotian youth campaign for justice and peace

May 16, 2017 Halifax, NS – From May 16 to June 15, $10 from every Halifax Pop Explosion 2017 wristband sale will be donated to support JAYA through the initiative’s partnership with the Michaëlle Jean Foundation (FMJF). The amount raised by HPX will then be matched by the Department of Canadian Heritage, thus doubling the […]

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 201738 Views

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Josiah Begg’s Mother Speaks About Her Missing Son

Press Release Incident Date: Monday, May 15, 2017 – 21:15 Incident Number: P17038800 Location: Thunder Bay Date Published: 2017-05-15 Josiah Begg’s mother, Sunshine Winter, is attempting to reach out to her son who has been missing since May 6, 2017.  The Thunder Bay Police Service has produced a video on behalf of Josiah’s family. Josiah […]

by aanationtalk on May 16, 201751 Views

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Canada announces World Environment Day youth ambassadors

From Environment and Climate Change Canada May 15, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Environment and Climate Change Canada The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, announced today six youth ambassadors who will champion and support the participation of young people in World Environment Day celebrations. Canadian youth play a vital role […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201745 Views

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Imagine a Canada: P.E.I. youth share their visions around reconciliation in national competition – CBC

‘We need to change, we need learn to live together in more respectful ways … what does that look like?’ May 15, 2017 Young people on P.E.I. are exploring the theme of reconciliation as part of a national competition called Imagine a Canada, organized by the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation. “The idea behind […]

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Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth calls for Ontarians to recommit to better protecting and supporting all young people in and from care

Toronto, Ontario (May 14, 2017) – The Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth is calling on all Ontarians this Children and Youth in Care Day to reflect on and recommit to our role in protecting, nurturing and supporting all young people in and from care. “Today is a day for Ontarians to recognize the strength […]

by pmnationtalk on May 15, 201740 Views

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RCYBC: Logo Design Competition – Ignite Your Spirit

The Representative for Children and Youth is searching for a unique logo for this year’s Ignite Your Spirit Indigenous Youth Forum. The successful logo will be used on all items related to Ignite Your Spirit including promotional materials, reports and give-away items. Ignite Your Spirit seeks to amplify the voices of Indigenous young people in […]

by pmnationtalk on May 15, 201735 Views

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Our Land, Our Future: National Summit on Indigenous Youth and Natural Resource Development

Tuesday November 21 – Wednesday November 22 2017 • Grey Eagle Resort and Casino • Calgary, Alberta Conference Overview Relationships between industry, government and Indigenous peoples lie at the heart of Canada’s natural resource sector. Each holds a powerful position with unique rights and responsibilities. Yet, all parties rely on the others to fully achieve […]

by pmnationtalk on May 15, 201735 Views

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Committee Seeks Indigenous Youth Leaders at the Senate 2017

Do you know a First Nations, Métis or Inuit youth who is doing amazing things? The Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples is celebrating Aboriginal History Month with its second annual Indigenous Youth Leaders at the Senate program on June 7, and they are looking for nominations of dynamic Indigenous leaders aged 17 to 35 who […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 201790 Views

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Okanagan Nation Alliance’s Annual Spirit of Syilx Youth Unity Run

May 10th, 2017 WHAT: The Annual Spirit of Syilx Youth Unity Run will begin at Blanket Creek Provincial Park, heading north to Revelstoke, on to and around BC Hydro’s Mica Dam. In total the Run will go through 309 km of the Okanagan Territory, ending at Martha Creek Provincial Park. We are estimating around 120 […]

by pmnationtalk on May 12, 201769 Views

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2017 Miss Universe Canada Delegate – Augustina Caron

Augustina Caron Augustina Caron. Please click on link above to see Augustina’s Letter of Request. Augustina Caron from Moberly Lake, B.C. is a delegate in the 2017 Miss Universe Canada pageant, seeking donations to help with pageant fees. My name is Augustina Caron and I am 22 years old. I am a Saulteau First Nations band member […]

by pmnationtalk on May 12, 201743 Views

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Supporting the Next Generation of Indigenous Leaders

Ontario Investing in Sport and Recreation Opportunities for Indigenous Youth May 11, 2017 12:33 P.M. Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport Ontario is supporting the next generation of Indigenous leaders with new sport and recreation opportunities for Indigenous youth across the province. Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport Eleanor McMahon was at the 2017 National […]

by pmnationtalk on May 12, 201742 Views

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City Recognizes Exceptional Youth in Our Community

The City of Thunder Bay Recreation and Culture Division held an awards ceremony to recognize youth for their accomplishments and contributions to our community. Five individual awards and two community organization awards were presented this evening at the Kinsmen Youth Centre. “Youth are the future of our community,” said Kim Begin – Program Supervisor Children […]

by pmnationtalk on May 11, 201737 Views

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Indigenous Youth Exemplify Strength Through Dance

TORONTO, May 10, 2017  – Eighty-six Indigenous youth from across Canada will take to the stage for the performance of their lifetime at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto this month on Thursday, May 18, 2017. These dancers are participants in Outside Looking In (OLI), a national-based organization that offers a dance program […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 201763 Views

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MNO Youth Council vacancies

May 04, 2017 The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Youth Council is currently accepting nominations for the positions of Provincial Youth Representatives for Regions 5 and 9. The successful candidates will fill the vacant positions until the next MNO Youth Council elections. Interested candidates should send either a Résumé or Letter of Intent with recent […]

by pmnationtalk on May 4, 201748 Views

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Youth out migration a problem in northern Ontario towns, cities and First Nations – CBC

Average ages of most cities and towns in mid 40s, while First Nations are in the early 30s May 04, 2017 Northern Ontario has debated and discussed youth out migration for decades. And according to the latest numbers from the 2016 census, it has had little impact, with the number of seniors continuing to increase […]

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Prime Minister Trudeau meets with Youth Council to discuss reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples

Montréal, Quebec May 4, 2017 Listening to the diverse voices of young Canadians will help us build a stronger, more prosperous Canada, where everyone has a real and fair chance at success. That is why the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, will meet with the Prime Minister’s Youth Council over the coming days to discuss the […]

by pmnationtalk on May 4, 201778 Views

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N’We Jinan rolls into Vancouver with bands from across the Prairies – APTN

May 2, 2017 Back in February, APTN introduced you to a Montreal music producer, and eight kids from a British Columbia First Nation. They created a song and video called the Highway of Tears. Now, they, along with five other groups were invited to Vancouver to perform their songs live. Read More: http://aptnnews.ca/2017/05/02/nwe-jinan-rolls-into-vancouver-with-bands-from-across-the-prairies/

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 201754 Views

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Call for applications for QIA’s Ilagiiktunut Fund 2017-2018

Iqaluit, Nunavut – May 3, 2017 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is now accepting proposals for the 2017-2018 Ilagiiktunut Fund. “QIA’s Ilagiiktunut Fund has provided  tremendous support for the Recreation and Parks Association of Nunavut,” says Dawn Currie, the Executive Director. “The fund has allowed us to run quality programs that foster leadership and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 201769 Views

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Ontario government seeking advice on preventing youth radicalization – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 2, 2017  By Jessica Smith Cross THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Ontario is looking for advice on how to prevent youth from becoming radicalized and drawn into extremist groups. The Liberal government has issued a request for proposals, seeking one or two experts to do research and report back on youth radicalization. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 201724 Views

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Author witnessing a change in young Indigenous people – North Bay Nugget

May 2, 2017 Jenny Kay Dupuis grew up on Nipissing First Nation. Her grandmother was a survivor of a residential school but it was rarely talked about. “Growing up, our community was relatively silent,” says the educator/author. Dupuis says she was a teenager when she first heard her grandmother’s story of pain and abuse. “I […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 201743 Views

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CWY sends indigenous youth to the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues and hosts event

MONTREAL, Q.C. (April 26, 2017) – Rita S. Karakas, President and Chief Executive Officer of Canada World Youth (CWY) and Arnold Blackstar, Director of Indigenous Programming, are proud to announce the participation of six indigenous youth at the 16th Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII16), from 24 April to 5 May, 2017 at the […]

by pmnationtalk on May 2, 201738 Views

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We Matter: bringing hope to Indigenous youth – CBC

April 30, 2017 Lack of clean water. Lack of housing. Lack of educational and job opportunities. Families facing addiction and abuse. These are just of the many struggles facing Canada’s Indigenous peoples. Perhaps the most troubling news of all involves the heartbreaking toll of suicide; stories of young people whose circumstances have challenged their will […]

by pmnationtalk on April 30, 201748 Views

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For Canada 150, Roots wants Canadians to “Be Nice”

WE fundraising campaign begins today; Search for Canada’s Nicest Person, May 2 TORONTO, April 26, 2017  – In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, Canadians from coast to coast are redefining what it means to be nice thanks to Roots Canada’s Be Nice campaign. Launched in conjunction with an online video narrated by Canadian actress Kim […]

by pmnationtalk on April 30, 201765 Views

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National Inuit youth organization looks for its next president – NunatsiaqOnline

Candidates have until May 17 to apply April 26, 2017 The National Inuit Youth Council president, Maatalii Okalik, says she won’t seek another term as president, a position that’s up for election again later this year. This week, the NIYC opened a call for nominations of candidates for the unpaid volunteer position, with a deadline […]

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 201766 Views

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Youth homelessness prevention project receives major investment from Government of Canada

Youth facing barriers to employment benefit from job skills upgrading and employment opportunities April 25, 2017    Toronto, Ontario    Employment and Social Development Canada Adam Vaughan, Member of Parliament for Spadina–Fort York, today announced a $7.9 million investment to A Way Home: Working Together to End Youth Homelessness. Mr. Vaughan made the announcement on behalf of […]

by pmnationtalk on April 25, 201778 Views

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Committee Seeks Indigenous Youth Leaders at the Senate 2017

April 24, 2017  “I believe that this program is a great opportunity to show positivity for Aboriginal communities, that our youth are making a difference. The hope that others continue to strive for their very best to follow their passion and have an impact on one person…or more.” Participant in Indigenous Youth Leaders at the […]

by pmnationtalk on April 25, 2017154 Views

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Exploring Youth Outcomes After Aging-Out of Care – Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth

April 24, 2017 The Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth is committed to supporting research conducted by youth from all areas of our mandate. We believe young people’s lived experience is an invaluable source of knowledge and that combining accounts of their lives with academic studies produces a more informed basis upon […]

by pmnationtalk on April 25, 201772 Views

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Youth use art to convey reasons to love Canada – Thestar.com

The project, in honour of Canada’s 150th birthday, incorporates 150 Canadian themes. April 24, 2017 For three young artists, shining a light on Canadian music takes three different approaches. Shining a light on Canada as a whole takes at least 150. It’s a Friday afternoon and Frances Potts, Gloria Romy Assé and Rowell Soller are […]

by ahnationtalk on April 25, 201748 Views

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Edmonton youth advocacy group calls on city, police to improve local law enforcement – CBC

‘There is no person from a non-white minority or a minority group here’ Apr 20, 2017 Mohamed Rahall braced his hands against a table at Edmonton’s city hall and then leaned forward, looking at the faces around him. Then he laughed. “I see here everyone is white,” the 21-year-old said to the assembled members of […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201747 Views

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Ontario Provincial Advocate Publications

Legislative Amendments and Recommendations regarding the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017 A summary of key concerns and recommendations on Bill 89, the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017 NT4

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Richmond youth growing towards next 150 at this year’s Earth Day Youth Summit

April 12, 2017 Reflecting on Canada’s 150th birthday, the 2017 Richmond Earth Day Youth (REaDY) Summit’s theme is Growing Towards Another 150 and will take place on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at Hugh Boyd Secondary School, 9200 No. 1 Road. “The Richmond Earth Day Youth Summit will spark […]

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 201756 Views

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DAREarts Announces Six Youths to Receive Awards at the 2017 DAREarts Leadership Awards Thursday, May 4, 2017

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(April 18, 2017) – Marilyn Field, Founder & President of DAREarts, today announced the six youths who will be honoured at the annual Leadership Awards Gala, on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at The Carlu. The gala will be co-hosted by Piya Chattopadhyay, host of CBC Radio’s Out in the Open and Jeanne Beker CM, […]

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 201760 Views

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Catherine McKenna meets with Aboriginal Youth at Assembly of First Nations Youth Council Meeting

Credits: Environment and Climate Change Canada Published on Jul 21, 2016 Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, meets with Aboriginal Youth at the Assembly of First Nations Youth Council Meeting to discuss youth engagement on the environment and climate change. July 14th Niagara Falls Canada Assembly of First Nations Youth Council and the […]

by pmnationtalk on April 17, 2017189 Views

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MNBC: Métis and Very Proud!

April 12, 2017 MNBC News Release 4/12/2017 (Surrey, BC) After her family’s pursuit and tireless efforts, and the very hard work, persistence, and dedication by the MNBC Registry staff on this file for the past number of years , Hillary, has finally established her identity as a young and very proud Métis Citizen. President Morin Dal Col […]

by pmnationtalk on April 13, 201749 Views

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Progress made to address youth suicides – Timmins Daily Press

April 12, 2017 ATTAWAPISKAT – Mental health services have been enhanced since the rash of suicides in Attawapiskat First Nation spurred the community’s leadership to declare a state of emergency one year ago. Advances in responsive mental health and addiction services for the people of Attawapiskat have been made in the past year by strengthening […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 201759 Views

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National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation and Katimavik partner to strengthen Reconciliation initiatives for Canadian youth

The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation at the University of Manitoba and Katimavik have announced an agreement to collaborate on community-based youth development projects. This collaboration will ensure that Truth and Reconciliation is a key pillar of all Katimavik’s youth development initiatives, in alignment with the objectives and principles of the Truth and Reconciliation […]

by pmnationtalk on April 11, 2017224 Views

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NunatuKavut: On the Land Indigenous Spring Youth Camp

NCC, in partnership with the Labrador Institute and the Urban Aboriginal Knowledge Network, is organizing an “On the Land Indigenous Spring Youth Camp.” It will be held on April 17-19, 2017 in Lake Melville Area. Open to Indigenous youth aged 12-16, activities will include making camp, rabbit snaring, ice fishing, cleaning fish and game, traditional […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 201742 Views

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Métis youth survey

The Métis Nation of Ontario(MNO) has developed a Métis youth survey to provide a deeper understanding of Métis community youth needs in Ontario related to high school completion, post-secondary education and transition to employment. This will enable the MNO to develop and/or enhance programs that the community deems important. Please note that you do not […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 201784 Views

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There’s always a little light’: Indigenous youth find hope in the face of suicide – CBC

Cross Lake community in northern Manitoba declared state of emergency last year after 5 deaths Apr 07, 2017 Every morning before 8 a.m., before 500 high school students arrive at Mikisew High School in Cross Lake, principal Anna McKay prays quietly alone in her office. In those prayers, her mind turns to the struggles of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 201761 Views

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