Nov 12, 2019 - ‘Medicine for the spirit': Indigenous mural at Simons Valley School inspires students

November 12, 2019

Ryan Jason Allen Willert has been working for weeks painting a mural for students and staff at Simons Valley School in northwest Calgary, with the inspiration for his artwork rooted in Blackfoot culture and tradition.

https://calgary.ctvnews.ca/medicine-for-the-spirit-indigenous-mural-at-simons-valley-school-inspires-students-1.4682393

 

Proposals for the 2019 Indigenous Initiatives Fund are now being accepted

November 12, 2019

The Indigenous Initiative Funds are open to faculties, schools, colleges, libraries and administrative units to support unit-based projects that further the Indigenous Achievement goals and priorities outlined in Taking Our Place, the U of M’s Strategic Plan.

https://news.umanitoba.ca/proposals-for-the-2019-indigenous-initiatives-fund-are-now-being-accepted/

 

Getting People Ready for Skilled Trades Jobs in Brantford-Brant-Six Nations

November 13, 2019

Ontario’s Government is supporting people in the Brantford-Brant-Six Nations area so that they can prepare for rewarding, well-paying careers in the skilled trades, and employers can get the skilled workforce they need to make Ontario open for business and open for jobs.

https://tworowtimes.com/news/local/getting-people-ready-for-skilled-trades-jobs-in-brantford-brant-six-nations/

 

Lakehead University hosting the Bi-Giwen: Reclaiming Our Culture through Healing – 60s scoop discussion

November 11, 2019

Lakehead University’s Office of Aboriginal Initiatives invites you to join us on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 11:30 am at The Study Coffee House for Bi-Giwen: Reclaiming our Culture through Healing. A 60’s Scoop Survivor Movement.

http://www.netnewsledger.com/2019/11/11/lakehead-university-hosting-the-bi-giwen-reclaiming-our-culture-through-healing-60s-scoop-discussion/

 

Alderville First Nation teen participates in national youth panel

November 12, 2019

Chanelle Smoke had become accustomed to being a voice not only in her high school but also throughout her school board.

http://anishinabeknews.ca/2019/11/12/alderville-first-nation-teen-participates-in-national-youth-panel/

 

Kanesatake school introduces Fort McPherson, N.W.T., kids to lacrosse in cultural exchange

November 9, 2019

'Learning other people's cultures, learning how they grew up has been really cool,' says Kanesatake student

https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/kanesatake-fort-mcpherson-student-exchange-1.5353317

 

Culture and consent explored at UPEI workshop

November 12, 2019

Aim is to prevent cultural misunderstandings

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-culture-consent-upei-1.5356149

Vancouver schools must commit to UN's Indigenous rights declaration: board trustee

November 7, 2019

Jennifer Reddy wants future VSB decisions to respect rights of Indigenous students.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/vdb-undrip-commitment-1.5351330

 

Eagles nest: MacEwan University unveils new Indigenous Centre

November 7, 2019

MacEwan University is now home to a new Indigenous Centre. The kihêw waciston Indigenous Centre had its grand opening on Thursday morning.

https://edmonton.ctvnews.ca/eagles-nest-macewan-university-unveils-new-indigenous-centre-1.4674753

 

Anishinabek Educational Institute celebrates 25 years

November 7, 2019

Thousands of students have graduated from the Anishinabek Educational Institute (AEI) in the 25 years since its doors opened in 1994.

http://anishinabeknews.ca/2019/11/06/anishinabek-educational-institute-celebrates-25-years/

 

Study of Indigenous authors mandatory for public board's Grade 11 students

November 6, 2019

Indigenous authors will be a must-read for all Grade 11 students in the Greater Essex County District School Board by 2021.

https://windsorstar.com/news/local-news/study-of-indigenous-authors-mandatory-for-public-boards-grade-11-students

 

FSIN calls for 'needs-based, treaty-based' education funding formula

November 7, 2019

FSIN Vice-Chief says new funding model from federal government still has gaps

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/government-fsin-working-1.5350506