New Dene Nation partnership brings internet to Indigenous students – Cabin Radio

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 202078 Views

The Dene Nation says a new $170,000 partnership will provide internet connectivity for NWT Indigenous students to access education.

June 29, 2020

In a Monday news release, the Dene Nation said it was joining forces with the charitable wing of credit card company Mastercard to provide the funding.

The money will provide internet access for Grade 12 Indigenous students who don’t have connectivity at home. It’ll also pay for schools in communities to receive devices like Turbo Sticks and Chromebooks.

“These devices will be loaned to families to access education online and to provide educational resources when school resumes in the fall,” the Dene Nation stated.

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