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Grand Council Treaty #3 Youth Select New Youth Executive Council

October 11, 2019 Kenora — Youth from across the Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty #3 gathered at the Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation Roundhouse on Pow Wow Island Sept 28 for the Traditional Selection Process of the Youth Executive Council. The youth were supported by community Elders Ida Skead and Gilbert Smith, as well as the community […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 2019200 Views

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Meet The Members Of Saskatchewan’s First Provincial Youth Council

October 15, 2019 Deputy Premier and Education Minister Gordon Wyant announced today members of the 2019-20 provincial Youth Council, a group of 12 high school students committed to improving their communities and empowering other young people in the province. As members of the 2019-20 provincial Youth Council, students will have the opportunity to address meaningful […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 2019215 Views

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Indigenous teen robotics team prepares for international competition

Credits: Global News A group of Calgary students is preparing to compete in the 2019 FIRST Global challenge, an international robotics competition being held in Dubai. As Heather Yourex-West explains, the team of Indigenous teens hopes this will open doors for other Indigenous youth in science, technology, engineering and math (STEAM).

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 2019518 Views

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NU Government: Traditional practices workshop for Elders and Youth

Are you a youth between 18 to 30 years of age who would like to participate in Inuit traditional drum dancing, chanting and throat singing? An Elder who would like to pass down traditional knowledge to young Nunavummiut? The Department of Culture and Heritage, Elders and Youth Division, is inviting calls for interest from all […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 2019218 Views

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Indigenous Youth Leadership Training Needs More Funding

B.C. — October 9, 2019 — Registration for Gathering Our Voices (GOV): Indigenous Youth Leadership Training sells out every year. The growing demand for the event speaks to the positive impact it has on the Indigenous youth who attend. Unfortunately, while demand for the event has increased, funding has lagged behind, forcing co-hosts to lower […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 2019205 Views

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Tuktoyaktuk teens will show their climate change doc at UN conference – CBC

7 teens made 20-minute documentary, which will air in Chile in December at COP25 Oct 09, 2019 A group of seven teenagers from Tuktoyaktuk has been invited to show a documentary they made on climate change at a United Nations convention this winter. In June, the teens took part in a workshop where they learned […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 2019184 Views

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Indigenous issues refusing to be ignored this election – CBC

Key concerns resonating beyond reserves, northern communities as urban Indigenous population grows Oct 09, 2019 At recent all-candidates meetings in urban Ottawa ridings, there’s been no shortage of questions on Indigenous policies, reconciliation and the treatment of Indigenous children. Next to the big concerns over climate change and affordability, Indigenous issues ranked among the five […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 2019184 Views

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New partnership supports positive youth development in Yukon

In partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Yukon, the Government of Yukon is delivering workshops on the territory’s new youth-focused 40 Developmental Assets Model in eight communities this October. The two-hour workshops focus on 40 “assets,” which are factors deemed essential to young people’s success. The assets model was created by the Minneapolis-based Search […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 2019205 Views

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It’s now or never’: Youth speak up on climate change in Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T. – CBC

Young people want the next federal government to focus on climate change Oct 04, 2019 It’s a big year for 19-year-old Nathan Kuptana — it’s the first time he will vote in a federal election. The Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T., resident and his friends have one dominant priority in mind, regardless of which party forms the next […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 2019206 Views

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We will fight for hope’: Music video project gives youth their voice – CTV News

October 2, 2019 A group of youth from Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation have created a music video with a message of hope for their community. Fight for Hope was produced with funding from the RCMP’s Family Violence Initiative Fund and help from N’we Jinan, a non-profit organization focused on giving Indigenous youth an artistic platform. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 2019201 Views

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