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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, 2019207 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, 2019203 Views

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Curriculum aims to prevent suicide of First Nations youth – U Windsor

According to Statistics Canada, suicide is the leading cause of death among young people. Within this demographic, First Nations youth are at a three times higher risk for attempting and completing suicide than their non-Indigenous counterparts. A new curriculum for teachers or other professionals working with First Nations youth aims to reduce that risk. Developed […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 2019177 Views

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MKO Commends Youth Taking Part in the Global Climate Strike

September 27, 2019 Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is commending youth across the province and the globe in their efforts to raise awareness on the importance of taking action to protect Mother Earth. “Climate change is an urgent issue we must address immediately,” stated Grand Chief Garrison Settee. “First Nations people lived […]

by pnationtalk on September 30, 2019150 Views

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Labrador youths march in Montreal climate protests – CBC

2 youths take to protest’s front lines as part of the Indigenous Climate Action group Sep 27, 2019 Two young people from Labrador have made the trek to Montreal to march with the Indigenous Climate Action group on the front lines of that city’s climate protest Friday, expected to be one of the largest in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 2019265 Views

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BCAFN Call for Expressions of Interest: Two Youth Representative Positions (Final Notice)

Call for Expressions of Interest for 2 Youth Representative Positions FINAL NOTICE The BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) is accepting expressions of interest for the positions of: 1) Male Youth Representative (3 year term ending after BCAFN AGM 2022) 2) Female Youth Representative (1 year term ending after BCAFN AGM 2020) Gender-diverse individuals are […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 2019208 Views

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Steelworkers Support and Applaud Climate Day of Action

TORONTO – “The United Steelworkers (USW) stands in solidarity with the youth of the world, Indigenous peoples as well as many in the global south, who are facing the complete destruction of their environment as a result of climate change,” said Ken Neumann, USW National Director. This Friday, Sept. 27, students, First Nations, unions, workers […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 2019215 Views

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Indigenous youth get hands-on link to Peoples’ Garden – Winnipeg Free Press

Assiniboine Park garden construction helps workers gain job skills, transition to city life When Ashelle Dick moved from her community of Grand Rapids to set down new roots in Winnipeg, the 18-year-old was nervous about her new surroundings. “It was overwhelming,” the Indigenous woman said. On Wednesday, however, she looked to be at ease and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 2019215 Views

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AFOA Canada to Honour Three Outstanding Recipients Of The 14th Annual Nutrien Indigenous Youth Financial Management Awards

AFOA Canada to Honour Three Outstanding Recipients Of The 14th Annual Nutrien Indigenous Youth Financial Management Awards Ottawa, ON – September 26th, 2019 – AFOA Canada will recognize three recipients of the 14th Annual Nutrien Indigenous Youth Financial Management Awards on Wednesday, October 9th during a special luncheon at AFOA Canada’s 20th Anniversary National Conference […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 2019515 Views

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Pauktuutit Receives Funding to Focus on Cannabis in our Communities

OTTAWA – Pauktuutit is pleased to announce that we have received funding through a Contribution Agreement from Health Canada’s Substance Use and Addictions Program for a project entitled, Cannabis in Our Communities: A Focus on Inuit Youth and Maternal Health and Well-Being. This three-year project seeks to assess knowledge, attitudes and behaviours in Inuit communities […]

by pnationtalk on September 24, 2019207 Views

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