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Aamjiwnaag FN: Back to School Backpack & School Supply Giveaway

Deadline to register is Wednesday August 22, 2018 and Backpack pick-up is Friday, August 24, 2018. Back to School flyer and registration form. NT5

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 20187 Views

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OPG Recognizes Two Exceptional Indigenous Students

August 14, 2018 Toronto – Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is proud to announce Elizabeth Brant and Aaron Jones as the 2018 recipients of the OPG John Wesley Beaver (JWB) Memorial Student Awards. The JWB Student Awards reflect OPG’s commitment to supporting Indigenous youth in their field of post-secondary studies. Elizabeth Brant, a member of Mohawks […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 20187 Views

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Two Sheridan Student Documentaries to Air on CBC’s Absolutely Toronto

August 14, 2018 Sheridan is excited to announce that two documentaries by Sheridan Honours Bachelor of Film and Television (BFTV) students have been licensed to air on CBC’s Absolutely Toronto on August 18 at 7 p.m. This marks the first time that films by BFTV students have been chosen to air on the show. The […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 20187 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Garneau to engage Indigenous students and aviation industry representatives in a roundtable discussion at the First Nations Technical Institute

From: Transport Canada TYENDINAGA MOHAWK TERRITORY, ON — The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will lead a roundtable discussion with Indigenous students and aviation industry representatives on supporting recruitment and retention of women and of Indigenous peoples in the aviation industry. Media are invited to attend a media availability and a tour of the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 20188 Views

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New federal funding will help improve women’s economic security in Northern Ontario

Project will help women entrepreneurs get financing to grow and expand August 14, 2018 – Thunder Bay, Ontario – Status of Women Canada The Government is committed to advancing gender equality and understands the important role that creating more opportunities for women in all aspects of Canadian life can play in promoting women’s empowerment. By […]

by pmnationtalk on August 14, 20188 Views

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Junior Canadian Rangers Win Army Praise – NetNewsLedger

11 August 2018 THUNDER BAY – Three Junior Canadian Rangers from Lac Seul First Nation have won praise for their participation in a Canadian Army program for Indigenous youth. They attended a week-long training camp at Fort William First Nation, next to Thunder Bay, and were quickly promoted to become leaders of the three teams […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 201811 Views

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Brock University To Vote On Stripping Garth Stevenson Of Title After Racist Tweets – Huffington Post

August 12, 2018 An Ontario university plans to vote on whether to strip a professor emeritus of his title after a series of racist tweets about Indigenous people. Retired political science professor Garth Stevenson unleashed the tweets on Thursday in response to the news that a statue of John A. MacDonald in Victoria, B.C. was being removed. […]

by pmnationtalk on August 13, 20184 Views

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Breathing new life into Indigenous languages – Queen’s Gazette

August 9, 2018 The university is working with a local Indigenous cultural organization and Indigenous leaders to help with language revitalization. Queen’s and Tsi Tyónnheht Onkwawén:na Language and Culture Centre played host to a historic meeting this week as six Indigenous nations met to help plan the future of their languages. The three-day meeting and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 201823 Views

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Lakehead U: One-of-a-kind gathering brought together Indigenous people from different countries for tourism discussion

August 9, 2018 – Thunder Bay, ON Earlier this year, faculty, staff and students from Lakehead University, York University and partner university Escuela Superior Politécnica de Chimborazo (ESPOCH) visited Indigenous leaders from Ecuador and Ontario in traditional territory belonging to Comuna Kichwa Verde Sumaco and Lac Seul First Nation. The goal of this pilot project, […]

by pmnationtalk on August 9, 201812 Views

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Leading reconciliation – Queen’s Gazette

August 9, 2018 A new group will begin meeting this fall to coordinate the university’s response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission task force report. When the Queen’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission task force report was issued in Spring 2017, the report noted that everyone has a role to play in fostering reconciliation with Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 20187 Views

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