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Junior Canadian Ranger Wins NAN Youth Award – NetNewsLedger

August 16 2018 THUNDER BAY – A Junior Canadian Ranger from the small Cree community of Peawanuck near the Hudson Bay coast has won a prestigious youth award for her leadership and commitment to preserving her Indigenous culture. “I think what she has done is great,” said Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler of Nishnawbe Aski Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 20181 Views

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Keewaywin Awards Recognize Leadership & Accomplishments of NAN Members

CHAPLEAU CREE FIRST NATION (August 16, 2018): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, on behalf of the NAN Executive Council, congratulates recipients of the 2018 Keewaywin Awards for their outstanding accomplishments and contributions to our Nation. “On behalf of the Chiefs and Councils of NAN I am honoured to congratulate this year’s Keewaywin Awards […]

by pmnationtalk on August 16, 20181 Views

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Groundbreaking comic convention targets Indigenous youth – London Free Press

August 15, 2018 It’s the first of its kind in Canada and it’s coming to an area First Nations community. Indigi-Con, a comic convention aimed to inspire local Indigenous youths, will be held in Oneida Nation of the Thames this weekend. “It’s a fantastic experience for people to be able to engage with cosplayers . […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 20181 Views

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First Indigenous Miss Teenage Ontario aims to shed light on youth suicide – CBC

18-year-old Aleria McKay speaks about her personal experiences August 11, 2018 The first-ever Indigenous contestant to win a Miss Teenage Ontario title is using her pageant platform to battle Indigenous youth suicide. Aleria McKay, who lives with her mom, two cats and a three legged-dog at Six Nations of the Grand River near Brantford, Ont., says she loves being on […]

by pmnationtalk on August 13, 20183 Views

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Wapikoni Mobile Trailer prepares Indigenous youth with empowerment and direction – Netnewsledger

8 August 2018 Thunder Bay, On – Wapikoni has been in Thunder Bay for three weeks preparing for their finale on August 17th, 2018. It has been awakening the creative spirit, confidence and the resiliency of local young Indigenous artists, storytellers, songwriters, photographers, inspiring to make their dreams a reality. You are treated like an […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 20184 Views

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UIYFC Shingwauk Gathering Youth Events a Success – SaultOnline.com

August 6, 2018 The Urban Indigenous Youth for Change hosted a youth event as part of the Shingwauk Gathering and Conference this weekend. The event consisted of drop in events embracing Indigenous culture, such as beading, mural painting, braiding, medicine bag making, a sacred fire, and a scavenger hunt. Urban Indigenous Youth For Change Project […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 20186 Views

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Urban Indigenous Youth for Change offers free events all weekend – Sootoday.com

NORDIK’s Urban Indigenous Youth for Change presents youth events during the Shingwauk Residential School Gathering & Conference NORDIK’s Urban Indigenous Youth for Change (UIYFC) project is collaborating with the Children of Shingwauk Alumni Association (CSAA), Youth Social Infrastructure (YSI), and the Shingwauk Anishnaabe Students’ Association (SASA) to create free youth programming that will run alongside […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 20185 Views

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Canadian Forces to host Indigenous youth camp at Fort William First Nation – CBC

Eagle’s Nest, the military based activity camp, will run from August 5 to 11 July 20, 2018 Fort William First Nation welcomed the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) on Wednesday in honour of the Eagle’s Nest Indigenous youth camp with military based activities the CAF will be conducting in August. Peter Collins, Chief of Fort William […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 20189 Views

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Trudeau’s youth council divided over Trans Mountain pipeline purchase – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 16, 2018 18:01 By Lee Berthiaume THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Fissures have appeared inside Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s youth council after a group of current and former members publicly urged the Liberal government to reverse its decision to buy Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline. The request was made in a letter to the […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 201812 Views

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Run raises funds for trades-based youth programs – The Whig Standard

July 16, 2018 A local non-profit is continuing to gain headway in its hopes of empowering Indigenous youth. Focus Forward for Indigenous Youth, a Kingston start up launched in May 2017, held its second annual 5 km run/walk at City Park on Saturday afternoon in efforts to raise funds for trades-based youth educational programs. The […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 201813 Views

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