November 19, 2019 - Indigenous leaders, U of T researchers look to forge collaborative relationship

November 19, 2019

As Indigenous leaders and researchers at the University of Toronto seek to put their relationship on a new footing, they are looking to incorporate the Mi'kmaw concept of Two-Eyed Seeing, an approach grounded in mutual respect for one another's knowledge systems.

https://www.utoronto.ca/news/indigenous-leaders-u-t-researchers-look-forge-collaborative-relationship-through-two-eyed

 

Breaking into the art scene with Norval Morriseau

November 19, 2019

McGill’s Department of Art History and Communication Studies welcomed Carmen Robertson to present her research on the artist Norval Morrisseau on Nov. 14. The event was the latest in a series of lectures hosted by the department which aim to provide opportunities for discussion on current research in the field of art history.

http://www.mcgilltribune.com/a-e/morriseau-art-scene-11192019/

 

Thunder Bay students raise more than 2K for children's group

November 18, 2019

The money from the pancake breakfast will go to the Children's Centre Foundation

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/thunder-bay-childrens-centre-fundraiser-1.5362834

 

Two NW Ontario teachers win national awards from Indspire (3 Photos)

November 18, 2019

Ken Liddicoat of DFC and Jason Jones of Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation are being recognized.

https://www.tbnewswatch.com/local-news/two-nw-ontario-teachers-win-national-awards-from-indspire-3-photos-1854534

 

Montana First Nation youth take part in culinary course for career option

November 19, 2019

A group of youth from the Montana First Nation in Alberta have started down the path to a culinary career.

https://aptnnews.ca/2019/11/18/montana-first-nation-youth-take-part-in-culinary-course-for-career-option/

 

Indigenous Law Across Landscapes: Languages, Lands and New Directions – Part One

November 15, 2019

The Lakehead University Faculty of Law is hosting a law student’s conference to explore Indigenous Law Across Landscapes: Languages, Lands and New Directions.

http://www.netnewsledger.com/2019/11/15/indigenous-law-across-landscapes-languages-lands-and-new-directions-part-one/

 

Students learn Indigenous teachings through new program at Wallaceburg High School

November 17, 2019

'There's things in this class that we learn that’s Indigenous that we wouldn’t really know before'

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/standing-bear-indigenous-program-1.5362795

 

U of O Indigenous Resource Centre hosts inaugural round dance

November 17, 2019

The University of Ottawa’s Mashkawazìwomagig: Indigenous Resource Centre organized the inaugural round dance on the university’s campus on Friday evening, an event that they hope will be the first of many.

https://thefulcrum.ca/arts/u-of-o-indigenous-resource-centre-hosts-inaugural-round-dance/

 

A new academic agreement enhances students' learning

November 17, 2019

The new partnership will allow graduates of Sault College's two year Social Services Worker Indigenous Specialization program to complete a Bachelor of Indigenous Social Work at Laurentian University in an additional two years.

https://northernontario.ctvnews.ca/a-new-academic-agreement-enhances-students-learning-1.4689576

 

A university in transition honours First Nations as new VIU president installed

November 16, 2019

When Vancouver Island University installed its new president Friday, the ceremony was moved off its main campus in Nanaimo to the longhouse of the Snuneymuxw First Nation.

https://www.timescolonist.com/news/local/a-university-in-transition-honours-first-nations-as-new-viu-president-installed-1.24010129

 

Alternative school at N'Swakamok Friendship Centre making a difference with Indigenous students

November 14, 2019

The Rainbow District School Board and the N’Swakamok Native Friendship Centre in Sudbury signed their annual memorandum of understanding on Wednesday for the N’swakamok Native Alternative School.

https://northernontario.ctvnews.ca/alternative-school-at-n-swakamok-friendship-centre-making-a-difference-with-indigenous-students-1.4686142

 

Indigenous leaders, U of T researchers look to build collaborations grounded in understanding and reciprocity

November 14, 2019

The Centre for Global Engineering (CGEN) Forum recently brought together Indigenous leaders and U of T researchers to underscore the importance of a Two-Eyed Seeing approach — the bridging of expertise of both Indigenous communities and faculty — to create sustainable infrastructure solutions for Indigenous communities across Canada.

https://news.engineering.utoronto.ca/indigenous-leaders-u-of-t-researchers-look-to-build-collaborations-grounded-in-understanding-and-reciprocity/

 

Illustrated book teaches children about residential school tragedy

November 14, 2019

Elementary school students at Laura Secord School in Winnipeg have spent about a year creating a book titled “Answering the Calls: A Child's View of the 94 Calls to Action,” which helps teach the 94 recommendations from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to other children.

https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/illustrated-book-teaches-children-about-residential-school-tragedy-1.4686835

 

Indigenous Studies degree approved by Arts & Science faculty

November 15, 2019

Indigenous Studies degree approved by Arts & Science faculty

Faculty hopes to enroll students in new plan next fall

https://www.queensjournal.ca/story/2019-11-14/news/indigenous-studies-degree-approved-by-arts-and-science-faculty/

 

'A new beginning' as 3 Manitoba First Nations set to break ground on new schools

November 14, 2019

Extra space will keep students in communities longer, improve graduation rates, chief says

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/new-schools-opening-manitoba-first-nations-bloodvein-little-grand-rapids-poplar-river-1.5359718

SNHS participates in Treaties Recognition Week across KPDSB

November 13, 2019

Sioux North High School (SNHS) joined schools across the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board (KPDSB), and Ontario, by participating in Treaties Recognition Week ceremonies, activities, and teachings from Nov. 4 to 8.

http://www.siouxbulletin.com/snhs-participates-in-treaties-recognition-week-across-kpdsb?id=1620

 

Indigenous cultural support in Regina Public Schools leaves a lot to be desired

November 14, 2019

'If access to our cultural ways is being discussed, it's moving much too slow,' says high school student

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/indigenous-representation-cultural-support-regina-schools-1.5357094