August 14, 2019 - How a Western University student is adding an Indigenous voice to a sociology text

August 14, 2019

Kristen Longdo says all students need to learn about Indigenous history

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/london/western-university-sociology-textbook-indigenous-voice-1.5245905

 

'It's time' for major reform in N.W.T.'s school system, says education minister

August 14, 2019

Caroline Cochrane says major changes needed, but they'll have to come after fall election

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/nwt-education-system-reform-caroline-cochrane-1.5246220

 

Kids in Kash could be in new school by October

August 13, 2019

Construction of a modular school to replace mouldy, dilapidated portables is currently underway.

https://www.timminspress.com/news/local-news/kids-in-kash-could-be-in-new-school-by-october

 

The future of the public library is under attack

August 13, 2019

Imagine a place where you can sit, read, eat, write, learn or create -- all without having to pay $6 for a latte or a flaky pastry, or without feeling guilty for camping out in a coffee shop for an afternoon.

http://rabble.ca/news/2019/08/future-public-library-under-attack

 

Bob Nault Announces New School in Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug

August 13, 2019

Bob Nault, Member of Parliament (Kenora riding), joined by Chief Donny Morris and residents of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) First Nation, announced a Government of Canada investment to build a new school in the First Nation community.

http://www.netnewsledger.com/2019/08/13/bob-nault-announces-new-school-in-kitchenuhmaykoosib-inninuwug/

 

Revitalizing Indigenous Languages Through Multimedia Programming

August 13, 2019

The Honourable Robert Nault, Member of Parliament (Kenora), today announced $133,886 in funding for a Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation digital documentary series. He made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism.

http://nationtalk.ca/story/revitalizing-indigenous-languages-through-multimedia-programming

 

Annual Wabun Youth Gathering teaches tradition

August 13, 2019

The Junior Week of the Wabun Youth Gathering featured traditional teaching, fun and games. Pictured are the participants, organizers, facilitators and volunteers at the Anishinabe Spiritual Center during the event which ran from July 22 to August 2.

http://www.wawataynews.ca/community/annual-wabun-youth-gathering-teaches-tradition