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New provincial Reciprocal Education Approach will remove barriers to education for First Nation students – Anishinabek News

NIPISSING FIRST NATION — Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Glen Hare says that the provincial Reciprocal Education Approach (REA) will remove barriers to education for First Nation students. “First Nations have long advocated for better access to education. It’s time we seize the opportunity to work with the province,” states Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief […]

by pmnationtalk on September 18, 20191 Views

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What’s On at Trent University September 16 – 22

September 17, 2019 Every week, new and exciting things are happening at Trent University. Come and be inspired through a range of events, varsity games, public lectures, panel discussions and debates, all open to the community. Here’s what’s on at Trent University this week: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Writers Reading: Lisa Moore Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Location: Scott House Junior Common Room, Traill College About: Newfoundland-based Lisa Moore’s February, won […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 20193 Views

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U of Sudbury: Welcome Fire

On Friday, September 13th, 2019, the University of Sudbury organized a Welcome Fire at its Nishnaabe-gkendaaswin Teg Indigenous arbour to begin this new academic year. The day began around 7:15 a.m. with the lighting of the fire and a morning ceremony. At 1:30 p.m., a welcoming presentation was held, which was weaved with Indigenous teachings. […]

by pmnationtalk on September 17, 20194 Views

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Three Confederation College Alumni to Receive President’s Awards in Recognition of Remarkable Achievement

THUNDER BAY, ON, September 16, 2019 – Confederation College will be honouring three alumni for their remarkable achievements by presenting each of them with a President’s Award this Thursday. Al Bourbouhakis, Melissa Hardy-Giles and Thomas McDonald will be acknowledged at the 24th Annual Community Partners’ Evening taking place at the College on Thursday, September 19. […]

by pmnationtalk on September 17, 20195 Views

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U of Guelph: 2019 President’s and Chancellors’ Scholarships Awarded

September 16, 2019 Thirteen incoming undergraduate students at the University of Guelph received top entrance awards during the 2019 scholar awards ceremony held on campus Aug. 30. Seven students received President’s Scholarships, which recognize high school achievements, leadership abilities, and citizenship activities. Three students received Chancellors’ Scholarships honouring current and former U of G chancellors […]

by pmnationtalk on September 17, 20193 Views

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Ontario Takes Action to Improve Access to Education for First Nation Students

Reciprocal Education Approach (REA) Increases Parental Choice and Cuts Red Tape September 17, 2019 NIPISSING FIRST NATION, NORTH BAY — Today, Ontario announced a historic step forward for First Nation students by removing barriers to quality education. Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, and Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs, and Minister of Energy, Northern Development […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 20192 Views

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Indigenous educational institute marks growth in Munsee-Delaware – CBC

Officials note higher enrolment, new programs and more campuses Sep 16, 2019 The Anishinabek Educational Institute is celebrating its 25th anniversary with an increase in enrolment and new programs at its Munsee- Delaware campus. The organization offers college-level programs that cater to indigenous students at two campuses in the province. One is in the community, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 20192 Views

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Students visit Thunder Bay for Wake The Giant campaign, concert to make Indigenous youth feel safe – The Globe and Mail

It’s a campaign that has earned hundreds of thousands of dollars in sponsorships, and has been widely embraced by the city as an example of its inclusivity efforts. But it has also been criticized as a Band-Aid solution to deep-rooted issues s a rock band warmed up behind him at the Thunder Bay marina Saturday […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 20192 Views

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To preserve Indigenous languages, U of T must do better – Varsity

Academic institutions must expand Indigenous language-learning opportunities in the face of endangerment and extinction Over 188 years have passed since the first residential schools were established in Canada. Residential schools, a part of government- and church-sponsored policy, were built to undermine Indigenous identity in favor of the dominant white settler society. The repercussions of these […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 20193 Views

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McMaster U: New exhibition confronts ‘Indian’ image and stereotypes

A new exhibition at the McMaster Museum of Art refutes the well-known adage “history is written by the victors,” encouraging visitors to activate their peripheral vision to see beyond their direct line of sight, exploring histories not at the centre of the dominant worldview. Peripheral Vision(s) sparks a visual dialogue between 19th-century ledger drawings by […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 201911 Views

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