Nugget – June 11, 2018
Some North Bay schoolchildren heard Indigenous drumming, singing, and even got up for some dancing at an educational pow-wow Monday.
Meet some of the grads from the only northern bush university in Canada
APT News – June 11, 2018
The only bush university in the Northwest Territories just held its graduation.
Was there a residential school near you? Find out with our interactive map
CBC News – June 11, 2018
For more than 100 years, First Nations, Inuit and Métis children were taken from their families to attend residential schools, which were run by churches and funded by the federal government.
Pauline Johnson public school opens two time capsules – prepares material for a third.
Burlington Gazette – June 11, 2018
It was the schools 50th anniversary and something the community wanted to celebrate.
Algoma U ‘is where I want to be’
Sault Star – June 10, 2018
A traditional healing circle helped Asima Vezina make the connection between the importance of Algoma University and the Indigenous students who attended Shingwauk Residential School.
Unreserved Reads: Interviews with award-winning Indigenous authors
CBC News – June 9, 2018
It seems like every week, Indigenous writers are being awarded prizes.
Newfoundland and Labrador creating program for Indigenous law students
The Globe and Mail – June 8, 2018
Newfoundland and Labrador has announced a partnership to send Indigenous students to the University of Saskatchewan’s law school, as the easternmost province undertakes reconciliation initiatives.
Indigenous U of T students represent Canada at the Venice Biennale of Architecture
U Toronto – June 8, 2018
James Bird’s “pinch me” moment came when he was sitting in a baroque room in a fancy hotel in Venice with 18 Indigenous architects, Ontario’s lieutenant-governor and the Canadian ambassador to Italy.
Join the Celebration – Oshki-Wenjack Education Institute 2018 Graduation
Net News Ledger – June 7, 2018
Oshki-Pimache-O-Win: The Wenjack Education Institute (OSHKI-WENJACK) will be holding its 2018 Graduation at the Airlane Hotel and Conference Centre in Thunder Bay on Thursday, June 7, 2018, beginning at 11:00 a.m.
New Indigenous think tank at Ryerson addresses “urgent need” for policy analysis
CityNews – June 4, 2018
Ryerson University has launched the Yellowhead Institute, an Indigenous think tank that brings Indigenous and non-Indigenous researchers together to analyze policy and law that affects First Nations communities. “We’re hoping to reverse the very long history of excluding Indigenous people from policy decisions and legal decisions that affect our communities,” Yellowhead Director Hayden King told CityNews. “It should be Indigenous people themselves that make decisions about their future.” A Ryerson release states that the Institute has released its first report, which provides a critical analysis of the Liberal government’s Indigenous Rights, Recognition, and Implementation Framework.