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The Government of Canada is creating a Canada-wide early learning and child care system

From: Employment and Social Development Canada September 25, 2020              Markham, Ontario              Employment and Social Development Canada The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare how critical accessible, affordable, inclusive and high-quality child care is for our families, our children and our economy. Too often parents, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 202057 Views

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Indigenous Awareness & Education Week at Assiniboine

September 25, 2020 Assiniboine Community College is hosting a series of digital activities during Indigenous Awareness and Education Week, running September 28 to October 2. This year’s activities, led by Elders, consist of a week-long series of free Zoom sessions which touch on several themes around reconciliation and Indigenous cultures. “This week is about recognizing […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 202054 Views

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University of Toronto receives single largest gift in Canadian history from James and Louise Temerty to support advances in human health and health care

A $250-million gift will support discovery, collaboration, innovation, equity and student well-being across the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine and its affiliated hospital network, advancing its leadership as a global centre of excellence in human health and health care. The transformational gift from the Temerty Foundation, established by James and Louise Temerty, will support […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 202081 Views

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New program launched to help bolster Yukon tourism operators

WHITEHORSE, YT: The tourism industry will be the industry hit hardest and longest by the effects of COVID-19. TIA Yukon has created a unique partnership with Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Yukon University, Yukon First Nation Culture and Tourism Association and the Wilderness Tourism Association of the Yukon to bring Yukon’s tourism industry the Yukon Elevate […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 202065 Views

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U of Saskatchewan: Exploring technology use with Indigenous elderly for health and well-being

University of Saskatchewan (USask) post-doctoral fellow Dr. Cari McIlduff (PhD) has been awarded $45,000 from AGE-WELL and the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) to learn which technology and telehealth services older Indigenous people would like to use for support in leading a healthy lifestyle. McIlduff is one of 21 early career researchers from 10 institutions […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 202056 Views

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uOttawa, Taiwan’s National Dong Hwa agree to promote Indigenous academic and research initiatives

The University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Social Sciences is joining forces with Taiwan’s National Dong Hwa University College of Indigenous Studies (NDHU-CIS) to promote Indigenous Studies after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on academic and research cooperation. The aim is to promote broad, cross-disciplinary and inter-university cooperation between uOttawa FSS and the NDHU-CIS by […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 202055 Views

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Community invited to learn about residential schools on Orange Shirt Day – Brock News

September 24, 2020 Members of the Brock University and Niagara communities are invited to wear orange shirts Wednesday, Sept. 30 to raise awareness of the history and ongoing effects of Canada’s residential school system. Orange Shirt Day has its origins in 1973, when Phyllis (Jack) Webstad was stripped of a new orange shirt purchased by […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 202043 Views

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Why we wear orange on Sept. 30 – UCalgary

A day of programming for Orange Shirt Day sheds light on history of residential school system In 1973, six-year-old Phyllis Webstad of the Dog Creek reserve near Williams Lake, B.C., set out for her first day at St. Joseph Mission Residential School in a brand-new orange shirt her grandmother bought for her. When she arrived, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 202049 Views

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UAlberta – Alumni Week(end): Virtual Book Club Launch

Book-lovers unite! (Online, that is.) Join us for our UAlberta Virtual Book Club launch, featuring author Jesse Thistle and Faculty of Native Studies Assistant Professor, Paul Gareau, discussing Jesse’s memoir, From the Ashes. Connect with an online community to read and discuss a variety of engaging books of genres ranging from novels to memoirs, social […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 202061 Views

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NIC: Introduction to Nuu-Chah-Nulth Language offered digitally

NIC is offering Nuu-Chah-Nulth language courses this fall through digital delivery. Three dialects will be offered. All three courses run Oct 5 – Dec 11 on Wednesday evenings. Develop listening techniques as you compare and contrast Nuu‑chah‑nulth and English sound patterns and pronunciation. Learn words, phrases and greetings to communicate in home, class and with […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 202037 Views

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