September 19, 2018 - Ryerson University Yeates School of Graduate Studies appoints first Indigenous

September 19, 2018

As the newly appointed Indigenous advisor with Ryerson University’s Yeates School of Graduate Studies, Biigtigong Nishnaabeg’s Riley Kucheran is looking to get more Indigenous university graduates interested in pursuing graduate studies.

http://anishinabeknews.ca/2018/09/19/ryerson-university-yeates-school-of-graduate-studies-appoints-first-indigenous-advisor/

 

Indigenous youth in Thunder Bay use digital storytelling to tackle local issues

September 19, 2018

Tyarra Goodman is a student from Sandy Lake First Nation studying at Confederation College in Thunder Bay.

https://globalnews.ca/news/4441322/jhr-thunder-bay/

 

Ajax proclaims Sept. 30 Orange Shirt Day

September 18, 2018

Orange Shirt Day has once again be proclaimed in the town.

https://www.durhamregion.com/news-story/8908895-ajax-proclaims-sept-30-orange-shirt-day/

 

Trent University receives one of its biggest financial gifts to date

September 18, 2018

On Sept. 18, university officials announced that a $1.13 million gift was given to the institution by the former chair of the board of governors, the late Jalynn Bennett.

https://www.mykawartha.com/news-story/8909768-trent-university-receives-one-of-its-biggest-financial-gifts-to-date/

 

The drive to my mom’s residential school was a road trip to remember

September 18, 2018

Most of us have taken at least one memorable road trip in our lifetime. I have certainly done my share. But the one I remember most is the last trip I took with my mom to her residential school in Dauphin, Man.

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/first-person/article-the-drive-to-my-moms-residential-school-was-a-road-trip-to-remember/

 

'This is our future:' Ottawa students to join provincial walkout to protest curriculum changes

September 18, 2018

What you do when you’re too young to vote and you want to protest the Progressive Conservatives’ rollback of the sex ed curriculum?

https://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/this-is-our-future-ottawa-students-to-join-provincial-walkout-to-protest-curriculum-changes

 

Mapping reconciliation: Canadian Geographic to debut Indigenous peoples atlas

September 18, 2018

Canadian Geographic is about to release an Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada, and Shaun Vincent’s fingerprint is all over it. Vincent is the founder and namesake owner of Vincent Design, a six-person Winnipeg firm that submitted the winning bid to design the ambitious four-volume educational resource.

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/books/article-mapping-reconciliation-canadian-geographic-to-debut-indigenous/

 

Former NHL'er Ted Nolan makes $75,000 donation to First Nations University

September 18, 2018

Inspired by the Anishinaabe’s Teachings of the Seven Grandfathers, former NHL player and coach Ted Nolan has made $75,000 donations to seven universities and colleges across the country, including First Nations University of Canada.

https://thestarphoenix.com/news/local-news/former-nhler-ted-nolan-makes-75000-donation-to-first-nations-university/wcm/d9c081f0-87db-4854-a076-e09e1b9da7b5

 

Garden River youth recognized with Ontario Power Generation John Wesley Beaver Memorial Student Award

September 17, 2018

Garden River’s Aaron Jones, one of this year’s Ontario Power Generation John Wesley Beaver Memorial Student Award recipients, enjoyed the opportunity to work on a lake sturgeon research project this summer.

http://anishinabeknews.ca/2018/09/17/garden-river-youth-recognized-with-ontario-power-generation-john-wesley-beaver-memorial-student-award/

 

NAN Supports Kashechewan First Nation's Call For Action On Education

September 17, 2018

Nishnawbe Aski Nation Deputy Grand Chief Derek Fox joined Kashechewan First Nation Chief Leo Friday and MP Charlie Angus to demand action as education in Kashechewan First Nation is in crisis after the community’s portable classrooms were deemed unsafe for students.

http://www.nan.on.ca/article/september-17-2018-22628.asp

 

Kashechewan students travel to Ottawa with message for government

September 17, 2018

Students and leaders from Kashechewan greeted members of parliament returning from the summer break with a rally demanding that they build a new school in the community.

http://aptnnews.ca/2018/09/17/kashechewan-students-travel-to-ottawa-with-message-for-government/

 

Kashechewan students rally on Parliament Hill to plead for new school

September 17, 2018

Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott promised Monday to do everything in her power to relocate a flood-prone First Nation and build a new school after students from the community travelled to Ottawa to plead their case.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/kashechewan-first-nation-ontario-school-rally-ottawa-1.4827084

 

Algoma U signs national agreement in Whitehorse

September 14, 2018

Officials from Algoma University were in Whitehorse, YK this week to sign a partnership agreement with the National Aboriginal Lands Managers Association (NALMA).

https://www.sootoday.com/local-news/algoma-u-signs-national-agreement-in-whitehorse-1046751

 

Lakehead University's interim law dean recalled to the bench, school says

September 14, 2018

After about four months on the job, Lakehead University's interim dean of the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law is returning to the bench, according to the school, based in Thunder Bay, Ont.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/patrick-smith-recalled-1.4823948

  

Federal program targets adult illiteracy

September 14, 2018

The Ontario Native Women's Association one of several organizations to benefit from a $2.7-million project.

https://www.tbnewswatch.com/local-news/federal-program-targets-adult-illiteracy-1047853

 

North Bay Indigenous training college expands

September 14, 2018

The Native Education and Training College in North Bay is expanding.

https://northernontario.ctvnews.ca/north-bay-indigenous-training-college-expands-1.4094538