Nov 6, 2019 - New $15M 'temporary' school opens in Kashechewan First Nation

November 6, 2019

New school is built to be taken apart and moved along with rest of community.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/kashechewan-new-school-1.5346836

 

Anishinabek Educational Institute celebrates 25 years

November 6, 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/

 

Indigenous youth inspired by Ryerson-led Creative Native arts program

November 5, 2019

Six Nations youth produce music festival Nov. 9 with Juno Award-winner Buffy Sainte-Marie.

https://www.ryerson.ca/news-events/news/2019/11/indigenous-youth-empowered-inspired-by-ryerson-led-creative-native-arts-program/

 

UCDSB recognizes Treaties Recognition Week, Nov 4-8

November 5, 2019

This week, many schools across the Upper Canada District School Board will be taking part in learning opportunities surrounding Treaties Recognition Week, which runs November 4-8.

https://nationvalleynews.com/2019/11/05/ucdsb-recognizes-treaties-recognition-week-nov-4-8/

 

Wiikwemkoong ogoki learning apps go live

November 5, 2019

Wiikwemkoong Anishinaabemowin Kinoomaagewin highlighted its Moose 101 Anishinaabemowin language app featuring the different parts of a moose during PD Day sessions in Wiikwemkoong on Oct. 25.

http://anishinabeknews.ca/2019/11/05/wiikwemkoong-ogoki-learning-apps-go-live/

 

Six Nations Polytechnic and IBM Canada launch tuition-free tech program

November 5, 2019

'It's a culturally based learning environment where their language is reinforced'

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/six-nations-ibm-tuition-free-1.5346140

 

Restoring traditional Indigenous knowledge

November 5, 2019

Interest in Indigenous culture is increasing, from awareness of traditional methods of learning and healing, to a resurgence in native survival skills.

https://northernontario.ctvnews.ca/restoring-traditional-indigenous-knowledge-1.4666718

 

Neyaashiinigmiing schoolyard becoming reflection of culture

November 5, 2019

The elementary school at Neyaashiinigmiing has become a hub for a community program to bring back native plants and foster the community’s sense of food self-reliance, starting with the children.

https://www.owensoundsuntimes.com/news/local-news/neyaashiinigmiing-schoolyard-becoming-reflection-of-culture

 

KPDSB acknowledges Treaties Recognition week

November 5, 2019

A number of events and activities will be taking place this week in Keewatin Patricia District Schools to acknowledge Treaties Recognition week.

https://kenoraonline.com/local/kpdsb-acknowledges-treaties-recognition-week

 

Indigenous artist David General unveils new statue on campus – The Fulcrum

November 5, 2019

Sculpture celebrates Anishinaabe peoples’ connections to this land

http://www.ilrtoday.ca/indigenous-artist-david-general-unveils-new-statue-on-campus-the-fulcrum/

 

Anishinabek Nation celebrates fourth Treaties Recognition Week

November 4, 2019

The Anishinabek Nation kicked off the fourth Treaties Recognition Week by hosting Treaty Education Sessions at Antler River School in Chippewas of the Thames First Nation.

http://anishinabeknews.ca/2019/11/04/anishinabek-nation-celebrates-fourth-treaties-recognition-week/

 

Graduation rates hit record highs for Sea to Sky Indigenous students

November 2, 2019

Creating a more inclusive curriculum has benefited all students in School District 48.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/graduation-rates-hit-record-highs-for-sea-to-sky-indigenous-students-1.5345406

 

Saskatchewan told to do more for First Nations students

November 1, 2019

A Saskatchewan Indigenous group and another one representing teachers want the government to do more for First Nations schooling.

https://www.thespec.com/news-story/9673503-saskatchewan-told-to-do-more-for-first-nations-students/

 

Indigenous group, teachers federation ask for more First Nations education funds

November 1, 2019

A Saskatchewan Indigenous group and another one representing teachers want the government to do more for First Nations schooling.

https://ottawacitizen.com/pmn/news-pmn/canada-news-pmn/indigenous-group-teachers-federation-ask-for-more-first-nations-education-funds/wcm/1ca53d54-cfbd-46de-8e08-e08cfc8ffa23

 

Drop in 3-year Indigenous grad rate shows province's plan isn't working, STF says

November 1, 2019

The provincial government's plan for improving graduation rates for Indigenous students isn't working, says Patrick Maze, president of the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation.

https://saskatoon.ctvnews.ca/drop-in-3-year-indigenous-grad-rate-shows-province-s-plan-isn-t-working-stf-says-1.4666636

 

Plans show 1st detailed glimpse of new central library

November 1, 2019

The building, which will be situated at the eastern edge of LeBreton Flats, has also been reduced from six storeys to five, and will include an area devoted to Indigenous people and the study of their culture.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/ottawa-central-library-design-programs-1.5343639

 

Indigenous students thrive with cultural support

November 3, 2019

The government of Manitoba’s website shows only 48.5 per cent of Indigenous students graduated from high school in 2018.

https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/indigenous-students-thrive-with-cultural-support-564304292.html

 

Biidaaban Community Service-Learning helps future teachers study MMIWG Final Report

November 1, 2019

A Nipissing University program benefits the Indigenous community while helping students give back.

http://anishinabeknews.ca/2019/11/01/biidaaban-community-service-learning-helps-future-teachers-study-mmiwg-final-report/

 

'I get nightmares': How racial violence in high schools is taking a mental toll on students

October 31, 2019

Canadian schools have high levels of both violent and racist attacks, CBC News survey shows

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/school-violence-racism-bullying-1.5328735

 

Indige-Know event educates public on Indigenous cultures

October 30, 2019

The Can-Am Indigenous staff is educating the public on its historical culture.

https://windsor.ctvnews.ca/indige-know-event-educates-public-on-indigenous-cultures-1.4662686