June 9, 2021 - The Anishinabek Educational Institute working towards accreditation

June 9, 2021

ANISHINABEK NATION TERRITORY – Interim Education Director for the Anishinabek Educational Institute (AEI) and the Anishinabek Nation Education Secretariat, Mindy Taylor, says that her focus has been getting accreditation for the AEI.

http://anishinabeknews.ca/2021/06/09/the-anishinabek-educational-institute-working-towards-accreditation/

 

Pandemic drives do-over for Garden Hill First Nation students

June 8, 2021

A Manitoba First Nations community has made the difficult decision to have all school students repeat their grade next school year because they believe pushing them through would do far more harm than good in the long run.

https://winnipegsun.com/news/news-news/pandemic-drives-do-over-for-garden-hill-first-nation-students

 

Kids are learning more about residential schools than their parents, but experts say it can't be a 'one-off'

June 9, 2021

This is something where the governments and the education sector really need to prioritize.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/education-residential-schools-1.6055684

 

Hundreds of Ryerson professors sign letter demanding university change its name

June 7, 2021

Hundreds of professors and other faculty members at Ryerson University in Toronto have signed a letter demanding that the school change its name — just a day after Egerton Ryerson's statue was toppled on campus.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ryerson-profs-name-change-1.6056260

 

Ryerson University says it will not replace toppled statue of Egerton Ryerson

June 7, 2021

The statue was pulled down by demonstrators amid renewed calls for Ryerson University to change its name. It’s named after Egerton Ryerson who was an architect of Canada’s residential school.

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/ryerson-university-says-not-replace-162004936.html

 

Indigenous Students Encouraged To Go Into Health Sciences

June 7, 2021

A couple of projects are being carried out to try to get more indigenous students interested in the health sciences. Science North and the Northern Ontario School of Medicine have signed a three year agreement.

https://www.ckdr.net/2021/06/07/indigenous-students-encouraged-to-go-into-health-sciences/

 

Anishinabek First Nations that are not a part of the AES, will soon get an opportunity to join

June 7, 2021

First Nations that aren’t currently part of the Anishinabek Education System (AES) will have the opportunity to join the system as of April 1, 2023.

http://anishinabeknews.ca/2021/06/07/anishinabek-first-nations-that-are-not-a-part-of-the-aes-will-soon-get-an-opportunity-to-join/

 

3 Indigenous youth from northwestern Ontario recognized with provincial writing award

June 7, 2021

Three Indigenous youth from northwestern Ontario are among six recipients of the province's James Bartleman Indigenous Youth Creative Writing Award. The province announced the winners of the 2018 and 2019 award on Friday.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/bartleman-award-1.6054073

 

5 Northwestern Ontario First Nations testing Starlink internet

June 3, 2021

Phase 1 will bring internet to schools, administrative offices

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/starlink-education-northwestern-first-nations-1.6050852