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Pilot project pairing tech mentors with Indigenous youth – CTV News

November 9, 2020 KITCHENER — A pilot project is pairing tech mentors with Indigenous youth to help create a local talent pool and open doors to future opportunities. ‘I’m just grateful for the opportunity to increase Indigenous representation in the STEM fields,” mentee Kodiak Jackson said. Jackson is studying math at the University of Toronto, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 20208 Views

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Caldwell First Nation’s Youth Advisory Committee submits call to action – AM800

Caldwell First Nation’s Youth Advisory Committee has brought forth an initiative to the Ontario Regional Chiefs Council. The youth committee in Leamington has asked for all levels of government to recognize the United Nations declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People and engaged their voices to write a declaration that “the use of street names, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 202020 Views

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Simu Liu, actor known for Kim’s Convenience, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, announced as UNICEF Canada Ambassador

TORONTO, 6 October 2020 – Canadian Screen Award-nominated actor and upcoming star of Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Simu Liu announced today that he is taking on a new, exciting role – the role of UNICEF Canada Ambassador. “UNICEF Canada is unparalleled when it comes to impacting global change and helping […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 202025 Views

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Indigenous Me: Local youth write about what it means to be Indigenous – Sudbury.com

University of Sudbury puts out booklet featuring writing contest winners Grade 11 École secondaire du Sacré-Coeur student Darquise Frappier is being honoured for her writing skills. She was one of the students who had creative writing pieces chosen as one of the winners of the University of Sudbury’s “Voices of Indigenous Youth: Indiginous Me” youth […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 202023 Views

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Métis youth’s cycle trek to raise awareness of legacy of Residential Schools

Since its inception in 2013 September 30 has been marked as Orange Shirt Day, a day to recognize and honour the experiences of Residential Schools survivors, acknowledge the intergenerational impacts on individuals, family, and communities and work to raise awareness and support Indigenous communities on the path to reconciliation and healing. This year Métis Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 202038 Views

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Métis Youth Culture Camp ‘Otawn’ Returns this Fall

This fall, leaves won’t be the only things changing! The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) is pleased to announce that Otawn, the popular Fall Métis Youth Cultural Camp is returning, and it’s going online! Otawn is a fall favourite for adventurous Métis youth, as it provides students (grades 10-12) the opportunity to learn on the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 202027 Views

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LEGO® Replay to launch in Canada following successful US pilot

TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2020  – Today the LEGO Group announced it will expand LEGO® Replay into Canada after a successful year-long pilot run in the US. The program offers owners of LEGO® bricks an uncomplicated way to donate to children’s non-profits. It is a collaboration with Right to Play, True North Aid, and the Nova […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 202023 Views

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Indigenous Youth Virtual Summit “Developing Tools for Success”

NATOA would like to extend a FREE invite to participate at our upcoming virtual Inaugural Youth Summit! Details: October 6-8, 2020 In developing this 3-day online Inaugural NATOA Indigenous Youth Summit, NATOA considered barriers that Indigenous youth and gender diverse people may face. During the 3 days, the youth will develop tools needed to overcome […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 202040 Views

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Indigenous Youth Honoured with National Forestry Skills Awards

Earlier today Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC), in partnership with the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM), recognized three recipients of the Skills Awards for Indigenous Youth. Honourees include Autumn Quenville of the Whitesand First Nation from Northern Ontario, Raven Cardinal of the Bigstone Cree Nation from Northern Alberta, and Hunter Corbiere of the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202024 Views

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Été: Youth Way of Life Workshop Series

Mid-September to late October — Virtually through Zoom The Métis Nation of Ontario is excited to be hosting Été: Youth Way of Life Workshop Series this September and October across the province virtually via the Zoom platform. The workshops allow participants to explore different skills and gain a deeper understanding of their Métis culture and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 2020180 Views

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