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$1 Million Estate Gift Supports Indigenous Graduate Student Scholarship at Trent University

Philanthropist and Indigenous art collector, Bill Reid makes largest estate gift in Trent’s history Opportunities for Indigenous graduate student scholarship at Trent are being bolstered with the largest gift of its kind in the University’s history: a generous $1 million estate gift from philanthropist Bill Reid. The gift will help endow the William B. Reid […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 20212 Views

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Brock research shows lags and promise in municipal-Indigenous relations – Brock News

A new research paper suggests relations between municipalities and urban Indigenous populations can provide a means of enacting changes recommended by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) if appropriate steps are taken. In “Municipal-Indigenous Relations in Ontario: Initiatives in Brantford, Hamilton, and Niagara,” which will soon appear in the Journal of Canadian Studies, Brock University […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 20213 Views

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Algoma Reads wraps up with a virtual visit from Joshua Whitehead, the first Indigenous winner of CBC Canada Reads

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON- December 2, 2021): The steps of Algoma University were lined this summer with pairs of children’s shoes in a spontaneous communal act of mourning. While students were finally returning to in-person classes in September, the Children of Shingwauk Alumni Association was leading the Algoma University community in the difficult work of […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 20213 Views

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Bird Construction, Paul and Gerri Charette and Colleges and Institutes Canada Are Pleased to Announce the Establishment of the Bird Construction/Paul and Gerri Charette Endowment Fund

MISSISSAUGA,ON – Bird Construction Inc. (“Bird”) and Colleges and Institutes Canada (“CICan”), in partnership with Paul and Gerri Charette, are pleased to announce the establishment of the Bird Construction/Paul and Gerri Charette Endowment Fund (“the Fund”). This will ensure the ongoing financing of a brand-new bursary offered to Indigenous students across the country. The Fund […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 20214 Views

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UCDSB Educator Wins National Indigenous Education Award

November 30, 2021 – (Brockville, ON) – With long-standing involvement connecting students and staff with Indigenous culture, traditions and teachings, Upper Canada District School Board Indigenous Education System Support Teacher Bill Montgomery has received national recognition. Montgomery was recently honoured with the Indspire Guiding the Journey: Indigenous Education Award in Leadership. The national award recognizes educators who have made valuable contributions to community-based […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 202111 Views

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Architects Chosen to Develop Indigenous Centre of Cultural Excellence at Algoma University

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON): Smoke Architecture and Moriyama & Teshima Architects have been selected as the successful architects to support the development of the new Indigenous centre of cultural excellence: Mukqua Waakaa’igan at Algoma University. Smoke Architecture is a renowned full-service Indigenous-owned architecture firm that focuses on First Nations and Indigenous projects. Moriyama & Teshima […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 20218 Views

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George Brown College: Sign up for the latest Indigenous Knowledge Keepers event

Sign up for the third instalment of the Indigenous Knowledge Keepers Series: Kiin Awiiya Jiibaakwe — Everyone is Cooking! This event is taking place on December 3, from noon until 1 p.m. Join Audrey Rochette, Director, Indigenous Initiatives, and renowned Chef David Wolfman for an introduction to an instructional and enlightening exhibition of celebrated Indigenous cuisine. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 20217 Views

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UCDSB Educator Wins National Indigenous Education Award – Cornwall Seaway News

November 30, 2021 With long-standing involvement connecting students and staff with Indigenous culture, traditions and teachings, Upper Canada District School Board Indigenous Education System Support Teacher Bill Montgomery has received national recognition. Montgomery was recently honoured with the Indspire Guiding the Journey: Indigenous Education Award in Leadership. The national award recognizes educators who have made valuable contributions […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 20215 Views

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Nipissing University honours Nipissing First Nation Language Keeper – Anishinabek News

NIPISSING FIRST NATION – “Language is the culture and culture are the language,” Muriel Sawyer-baa’s son Michael remembers. “That was one of her lines that she always used.” Michael says it is fitting that his mother’s name designates the boardroom at the new Nipissing University Student Centre. “She created the name on the boardroom. She […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 20217 Views

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New Indigenous healing space offers ‘a place where people can talk about their brokenness,’ founder says – CBC

Nov 30, 2021 ‘The need for healing is so big that, what is next? We need a second site,’ says Clarence Cachagee In a wooded area beside some farmland west of Waterloo, Ont., is Crow Shield Lodge. It’s an Indigenous land-based education and healing space just outside New Hamburg. There’s a white tent — the teaching lodge — that […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 20219 Views

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