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Métis youth singing in the Louis Riel opera

March 30, 2017 Métis youth Joanna Burt will be making her debut with the Canadian Opera Company (COC) in the role of Louis Riel’s sister Sara in the upcoming COC production of Louis Riel.  Hailing from Lindsay, Ontario, Joanna has been part of Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Summer Youth Cultural Program and is well-known […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 20174 Views

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Behchokǫ̀ Youth Handgame Results

March 29, 2017 Congratulations to all the youth, who participated in the Behchokǫ̀ Youth Handgames Tournament from March 24-26, 2017. Results are listed below: 1st Place Winner Joseph Charlo-Lafferty-Captain Yamozha Beaulieu Julian Tobie-Norn Conner Mackenzie Elijah Charlo Tahdeh Betsina Brandon Charlo Keaton Charlo Cameron Martin 2nd Place Winner Jeantea Smith-Captain Jody Bekale Ehxea Antione Caleb […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 20178 Views

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Agency’s $7.5M centre better for youth, saves money – Reportca.net

The first piling for the new Macdonald Youth Services building went into the ground 364 days ago. On Thursday, CEO Dr. Erma Chapman proudly opened the doors of the $7.5-million facility at 175 Mayfair Ave. Macdonald Youth Services held the grand opening for its new 33,000-square-foot therapeutic centre on Mayfair Ave. “On time and on […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 201717 Views

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Traditional, Contemporary Learning Blend at Inuvialuit Youth Symposium

March 22, 2017 Youth from across the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR) came together last week in Inuvik for the Inuvialuit Youth Symposium to learn about the blending of traditional knowledge and contemporary ideas, with the goal of creating positive change in their home communities. View photos from the Inuvialuit Youth Symposium Named Hakuringniq Katillugu: Gathering Strength, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201717 Views

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Adam Beach & Kyle Nobess: Vision Quest’s Keynote Presenters

OTTAWA, March 21, 2017 – Students are available to comment in the lead-up to, and immediately following, the release of the 2017 Federal Budget. The Canadian Federation of students is looking for meaningful changes to reduce the up-front cost of pursuing a skilled trade or attending college or university and action to address mounting student […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 201716 Views

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Indspire to Launch Youth Laureate Cross Canada Tour on March 23, 2017

OHSWEKEN, ON, March 20, 2017 – To celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation, the Government of Canada established the Canada 150 Fund – selecting a few Canadian signature projects from thousands of applicants to participate in celebrations across Canada and to showcase events that are unique to the selected organizations. Indspire was selected for its […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201725 Views

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NAN, Oshkaatisak Council to Welcome Youth Delegates

THUNDER BAY, ON (March 17, 2017): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Anna Betty Achneepineskum and the Oshkaatisak (All Young People’s) Council will welcome more than 100 youth delegates from across NAN territory to the annual NAN Youth Gathering at the Best Western Plus Nor’Wester & Conference Centre in Thunder Bay starting Sunday. “We […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201726 Views

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Government of Canada increases support for job skills for Toronto youth

Breaking down barriers for youth including new Canadians and those with disabilities March 14, 2017    Toronto, Ontario    Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s prosperity will increasingly depend on young Canadians getting the skills they need to prepare for the jobs of today and tomorrow. As part of the government’s plan to help youth […]

by pmnationtalk on March 14, 201735 Views

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Tungasuvvingat Inuit: Elders and Youth Engagement – March 23rd

Download: Tungasuvvingat Inuit: Elders and Youth Engagement – March 23rd NT5

by aanationtalk on March 10, 201744 Views

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CSFS: Northern BC First Nations Youth Coalition Video Release

March 7, 2017 The Northern BC First Nations HIV/AIDS Coalition is excited to announce the launch of the Facts and Fears: Healthy Living and Leadership Video, which was released at the First Nations  Health Authority’s North West Youth Wellness Gathering today. Check out the media release below, a PDF version of our media release can […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 201728 Views

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Stoney Nakoda youth shoot video to shine spotlight on drugs – Cochrane Eagle

March 09, 2017 A youth-led initiative is bringing drug awareness to the big screen. While stories of opioid-related deaths are sweeping the country, Stoney Nakoda First Nation has been facing its own problems with fentanyl and methamphetamine. “The number of deaths have not stopped and the number of overdoses as well,” said Const. Donald Vanderrick. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 9, 201725 Views

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Youth gathering in La Ronge for eco-conference – paNOW

Students from across the North will be coming together on March 11 and 12 to discuss environmental stewardship. The inaugural North Saskatchewan Eco-Conference is the brainchild of Melissa Cromarty from the Churchill Community High School and Theresa Huntley from the La Loche Dene High School. “I liked the idea of teaching students practical hands on […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 201739 Views

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Pic Mobert FN: First Nation Youth have TALENT!!!

Come Learn, Have FUN and Show your STUFF!!! March 24-26, 2017 in Pic Mobert First Nation at the Rec Hall Pic Mobert invites youth (up to age 29) to a dynamic weekend learning how to write songs/ rap verse, put your rap to recorded beats, singing /recording songs (all types),  hip hop, performance, make up/ […]

by pmnationtalk on March 2, 201747 Views

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Qalipu FN – Mawio’mi 2017: Resource Innovation in Newfoundland and Labrador. Indigenous Youth Invite

March 1, 2017 The Qalipu First Nation is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its sixth annual Aboriginal Business Forum, Mawio’mi 2017: Resource Innovation in Newfoundland and Labrador. The Forum this year will be comprised of three event filled days; day one will feature a Youth Innovation Challenge, day two will showcase […]

by pmnationtalk on March 2, 201734 Views

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Métis Youth British Columbia selects 2017 Métis Youth Role Models

Métis Youth British Columbia (MYBC) is proud to announce the five (5) Métis Youth Role Models for 2017 who have been identified as incredible Youth in their communities. MNBC received the largest number of nominations to date for the 2017 campaign. All of the nominations received demonstrated that we have a number of Métis role […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 201738 Views

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FHQTC: Reconciliation Through Film YOUTH SPEAK!

March 01, 2017 Reconciliation Through Film YOUTH SPEAK! What Does reconciliation mean to YOU? *APPLICATION DEADLINE WAS FEBRUARY27 BUT LATE APPLICATIONS MAY BE CONSIDERED DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICANTS!!!!!!! View Banner TO APPLY OR FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Lorna Arcand – Project Coordinator: phone: 306-220-0328 email: lilgeneral4@gmail.com DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM DOWNLOAD POSTER PDF NT5

by pmnationtalk on March 1, 201740 Views

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Daughters of the Vote engages youth

Four young Island women will represent Prince Edward Island at a national event marking the 100th anniversary of some women attaining the right to vote in Canadian federal elections. Jillian MacIntyre, Sarah Crosby, Payton Jadis, and Taya Nabuurs will represent the Island’s four federal ridings at Equal Voice’s “Daughters of the Vote” event next month […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 201789 Views

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Indspire Youth Laureates Cross Canada Tour

February 24, 2017 Indspire was selected as a unique Indigenous-led charity that focuses on supporting Indigenous education. Indspire received funding to showcase the Indspire Youth Laureates Cross Canada Tour in highly-interactive panel discussions to be hosted in seven cities – Calgary, Montreal, Ottawa, Saskatoon, Vancouver, Winnipeg and Yellowknife. The first tour will be launched at […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 201777 Views

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Winter wisdom shared at retreat for Wabun youth – Timmins Times

February 23, 2017 GOGAMA – Wabun youth gathering for the Winter Wisdom Retreat at a wilderness setting at J & L Retreat on Minisinakwa Lake near Gogama this week. The gathering which featured senior youth from Wabun Tribal Council First Nations was held from Feb. 20 to 24 in the middle of a rare freezing […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 201745 Views

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We Matter campaign to host March workshops in La Ronge and Stanley Mission – MBC Network Radio Online

24 February 2017 The We Matter campaign for Indigenous Youth is hitting the road, with plans to hold workshops in northern Saskatchewan in mid-March. Northwest Territories-raised Tunchai and Kelvin Redvers launched the video messaging campaign in October in the wake of youth suicides in northern Saskatchewan. The Indigenous siblings took inspiration from the success of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 201753 Views

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Empowering Youth in Celebration of Ontario’s 150th Anniversary

Province Supporting Next Generation of Leaders Through 87 Innovative Projects February 22, 2017 12:00 P.M. Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport Ontario is supporting 87 community-based projects that will empower and engage the next generation of leaders, in celebration of the province’s 150th anniversary. Eleanor McMahon, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, was at City […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 201762 Views

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IFN Youth Leadership Conference

IFN Youth Leadership Conference – 6 Youth Needed to Attend Thunder Bay Conference. The Independent First Nations (IFN) are proud to announce the delivery of the 3rd Annual IFN Youth Conference, “Healthy Leadership, Healthy Communities” hosted this year in partnership with the Aboriginal Shelters of Ontario (ASOO). This Conference is scheduled to take place at […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 201740 Views

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OTC: Youth Speak!

Youth from across Saskatchewan have the opportunity for two days of fun, creativity and join learning. It’s a chance to learn about reconciliation, meet other young leaders, and get a short tutorial on how to make movies with your smart phone. Using what you learned, you’ll then create a brief film to tell the world […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 201733 Views

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Millbrook youths reach out through ‘We Matter’ video – The Guardian

February 21, 2017 MILLBROOK, N.S. -Always remember, someone cares and, yes, you do matter. That is the message portrayed in an online video of hope created by members of the Millbrook First Nation Youth Centre directed to anyone within their community who may have thoughts of suicide. “I just wanted to try and uplift any […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 201736 Views

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I like living’: Young Indigenous artists heal pain through painting – CBC

Students at Dennis Franklin Cromarty First Nations school learn from Woodland artist Saul Williams Feb 18, 2017 The challenges facing First Nations students in Thunder Bay, Ont., were transformed into beautiful works of art this week as teens got a chance to learn from well-known Woodland artist, Saul Williams. The three-day workshop encouraged students to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 201728 Views

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Garden River FN: Indigenous Youth Gathering 2017

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by pmnationtalk on February 16, 201754 Views

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Facing ‘colonial history’ key for Indigenous youth: Crime Prevention Ottawa – CBC

Feb 14, 2017 Broader cultural education could help steer Indigenous youth away from criminal justice system, author says A renewed focus on broader cultural education that confronts rather than ignores Canada’s “colonial history” could help steer Indigenous youth away from the criminal justice system, according to a new report by Crime Prevention Ottawa. The report, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 16, 201728 Views

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Trudeau’s ‘canoes and paddles’ remark called borderline racist by First Nations MP – CBC

Feb 10, 2017 Prime minister’s suggestion that some chiefs are out of touch leads to a sarcastic response A First Nations NDP MP has written a biting, satirical letter to Justin Trudeau to “thank” him for controversial remarks he made about Indigenous youth, while taking aim at the prime minister’s suggestion that some chiefs are […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201730 Views

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The Sacred Object – Our Story

In our culture, you have to have dreamt of the drum three times before being allowed to play it. According to a belief, those who play it without having had the dreams will die younger. Amongst the Innu, the Teueikan is first and foremost a survival tool, a direct link with the land of dreams. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201739 Views

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MFNERC: Register for the Land-based Youth Gathering

Sagkeeng Anicinabe First Nation will be hosting the 7th Annual Youth Gathering for Traditional Land-based Teachings March 1-3. View Banner Pimachiwin Aki Kikinaamaage This year’s gathering will include land-based education workshops and competitions to provide our youth with team building skills. It will also offer knowledge of how First Nations people have always used animals, trees, and water for all […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 201753 Views

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Conference to connect transitional-age youth with resources – Kenora Daily Miner and News

Feb 9, 2017 Kenora is experiencing an influx of youth from outlying reserves and other cities and they have trouble accessing the resources they need. “They don’t really have any place where they can connect and they seem to be getting lost in the system,” said David Segerts, the Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin coordinator at the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 10, 201744 Views

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MP Charlie Angus on Indigenous equality, NDP leadership – CBC

Feb 7, 2017 Young people get ‘what reconciliation means in a way that politicians don’t’ Young people understand the issues facing Canada’s Indigenous communities and want to be part of the change, Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus says. The politician is in Waterloo region this week talking to students from elementary school to university about […]

by ahnationtalk on February 10, 201740 Views

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2017 NAN Youth Gathering

On March 19th to 21st NAN will be hosting a NAN Youth Gathering at the Best Western Plus NorWester Hotel and Conference Centre in Thunder Bay. To download registration: click here To download poster: click here NT5

by ahnationtalk on February 9, 201798 Views

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Grant community project promoting youth leadership and Indigenous culture – SooToday.com

Arts Council would also like to welcome Dayna Rainville as the new Project Coordinator Upon reviewing the cultural dynamics of the region, Russell Raven and Isabelle Michaud recognized an opportunity for a community development project for the Arts Council of Algoma. To address the needs for the non-profit organization and community, Raven and Michaud developed […]

by ahnationtalk on February 9, 201756 Views

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Canada World Youth: Help send Indigenous youth to UN conference

Help send an indigenous young person this April to the 16th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. As Teanna Ducharme wrote to you in December her participation on this UN conference was “a life-changing experience, bringing me in touch with young people from across the globe and learning how much we […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 201759 Views

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Millbrook FN: RCMP Youth Candidates

Feb 03, 2017 The RCMP in Nova Scotia has been allotted 8 positions for Aboriginal Youth between 16 – 19 years of age (grades 11 – 12). The Youth Camps will expose candidates to various activities within policing and will give the candidates a better understanding of what life would be like as a member of the Royal […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 201745 Views

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B.C. youth watchdog says teen’s suicide, ‘heart breaking,’ abandoned by system – CBC

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 6, 2017  VICTORIA _ British Columbia’s incoming children’s watchdog says an 18-year-old Metis teen in government care was abandoned by the system and took his own life as an act of desperation. Bernard Richard, the acting children’s representative, says in his report that B.C.’s child welfare system failed to find the teen […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 201763 Views

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Ministry Says Supports ‘Available’ to Youth Exiting Province’s Care. How Available? – The Tyee

A guide to options for at-risk young adults, and why advocates say they aren’t enough. A Tyee series detailing the struggles of youth in Kamloops drew a response from the B.C. government, urging readers be told that programs are in place for youth 19 and over who are aging out of provincial care and seeking […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 201739 Views

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Youth suicide needs resources at First Nation level: NAN – Tbnewswatch.com

NAN Winter Assembly wraps up, with chiefs hopeful that youth will help bring about change. THUNDER BAY – The suicide crisis on northern First Nations communities was the top priority during the Nishnawbe Aski Nation Winter Chiefs Assembly, but chiefs remain hopeful, and one Northern Ontario youth will be fighting for change at the highest […]

by ahnationtalk on February 3, 201755 Views

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‘Don’t keep it all inside,’ says First Nation youth at Saskatoon suicide prevention conference – CBC

Feb 2, 2017 Hundreds attending Ignite the Life conference Seventeen-year-old Chasity Thomas says her First Nation of Pelican Lake, Sask., is not immune to the suicides plaguing northern and Indigenous communities. She’s one of more than 500 youth attending the Ignite the Life conference at the Saskatoon Inn Thursday and Friday. The idea for the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 3, 201762 Views

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Moose Cree FN: Youth F.O.R.C.E. Gathering

January 31, 2017 February 15 – 17, 2017 at the youth centre in Moose Factory for youth ages 13-17. Enjoy workshops, presentations, and games! Registration form attached. Read More. NT5

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 201754 Views

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After an attempted suicide, woman hopes her story of recovery will inspire youth – CBC

Feb 01, 2017 Wynona Cenaiko among speakers at Ignite the Life conference in Saskatoon Wynona Cenaiko sat on her bed, talking to her stuffed bear as she tried to take her own life. The 15-year-old had endured a childhood of poverty, addiction and abuse of all kinds. She had been cutting herself regularly. “I just […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 201756 Views

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Youth look to preserve history of northern Manitoba First Nations with app – APTN

January 30, 2017 APTN National News A group of northern Manitoba youth are learning about new technology in Winnipeg this week hoping to bring new communications ideas back to their home communities. “There’s just a lot of programming missing,” said Maggie Moose, from Nelson House about 900 km north of Winnipeg. “There’s so much that […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201757 Views

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The Youth Group That Launched a Movement at Standing Rock – NY Times Mag

Jasilyn Charger was 19 when she learned her best friend had killed herself. Charger was Lakota Sioux, and she had left the Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota for Portland, Ore., just a few months earlier. But in the summer of 2015, she flew home for her friend’s funeral. Then, two days later, while she […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201756 Views

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Regional Chief says not enough money coming to First Nation kids – West Nipissing Now

Jan 27, 2017 Ontario’s Regional Chief says despite a ruling by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, the feds still aren’t putting enough money into child welfare. Isadore Day says the amount is less than half what the Tribunal ordered last year. Day says in the ruling, the Tribunal found the feds racially discriminated against 163-thousand […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201748 Views

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Pow wow boot camps ‘ indigenize your exercise’ – APTN

Jan 30, 2017 Santee Smith is a Mohawk from Ontario who spent six years at the National Ballet School of Canada. She left the classical ballet world behind to explore other forms of dance. Smith said she incorporated her own community’s dance with traditional dance to create pow wow boot camps. “The emphasis is on […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201755 Views

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Qalipu FN: Youth Summer Employment Program (YSEP)

Purpose Work Force Qalipu is seeking applications from organizations who are interested in our Youth Summer Employment Program (YSEP). Background Work Force Qalipu administers a number of education, training and employment initiatives. One of these initiatives is the Youth Summer Employment Program (YSEP). The YSEP has been in existence for over 10 (ten) years and […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 201794 Views

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PM selects local student to youth council – TBT News

Jan 26, 2017 11 leading young Canadians to join the Youth Council. Each one brings their own unique perspectives and strengths. Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, has selected 11 leading young Canadians to join the Youth Council. Each one brings their own unique perspectives and strengths: Riley Yesno is an Eabametoong First Nation woman living in […]

by pmnationtalk on January 26, 201763 Views

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NAN Youth Named to Prime Minister’s Advisory Council

THUNDER BAY, ON (January 26, 2017): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Anna Betty Achnepineskum, on behalf of the Executive Council, congratulates Riley Yesno of Eabametoong First Nation for being chosen for the Prime Minister’s Youth Advisory Council: “We are pleased to congratulate Riley Yesno for being named to the Prime Minister’s Youth Advisory […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 201790 Views

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The Highway’ Music Video Raises Awareness For Missing, Murdered Indigenous Women – Huffington Post

January 25, 2017 Students from a B.C. First Nation created a heartbreaking music video about missing and murdered indigenous women. The song called “The Highway” was penned by students at the ‘Na Aksa Gyilak’yoo School in Kitsumkalum First Nation, just outside of Terrace in northern B.C. The video that accompanies the ballad shows a girl […]

by pmnationtalk on January 26, 201789 Views

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