Nov. 26, 2019 - How a Thunder Bay satellite kindergarten class aims to improve Indigenous gradua

 

November 26, 2019

A pilot project between Fort William First Nation and Thunder Bay’s Catholic school board is trying to reach Indigenous pupils where they live, both physically and culturally.

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-thunder-bays-satellite-kindergarten-brings-first-nations-childrens/

 

Indigenous students who built robot return home from Dubai

November 26, 2019

A group of Indigenous students recently returned from a trip to Dubai where they competed against 189 countries in a robot building competition.

https://aptnnews.ca/2019/11/26/indigenous-students-who-built-robot-return-home-from-dubai/

 

Five new Indigenous books to learn from, dream to, live by

November 26, 2019

Indigenous writers are enjoying a boom in popularity. Here are five new titles.

https://www.orangeville.com/whatson-story/9740565-five-new-indigenous-books-to-learn-from-dream-to-live-by/

 

Northern First Nations participate in Archaeological Monitor Training

November 26, 2019

This past summer, over 50 participants from 11 different First Nations were provided foundational archaeological training from the Ontario Archaeological Society (OAS).

http://anishinabeknews.ca/2019/11/26/northern-indigenous-communities-participate-in-archaeological-monitor-training/

Anishinaabe storyteller bares his soul at Thunder Bay book launch

November 26, 2019

Injichaag: My Soul in Story, Anishinaabe Poetics in Art and Words author, Rene Meshake, appreciated a challenge from the audience to produce an opera during a Nov. 8 book launch at Lakehead University.

http://anishinabeknews.ca/2019/11/26/anishinaabe-storyteller-bares-his-soul-at-thunder-bay-book-launch/

Carleton and TVO Celebrate Launch of the TVO Indigenous Hub at Carleton University

November 25, 2019

Carleton University and TVO’s Ontario Hubs will celebrate the launch of the new TVO Indigenous Hub at Carleton’s School of Journalism and Communication. The hub and its TVO journalist in residence, Shelby Lisk, will amplify Indigenous voices that are under-represented in today’s current affairs stories and analysis.

https://newsroom.carleton.ca/2019/carleton-and-tvo-celebrate-launch-of-the-tvo-indigenous-hub-at-carleton-university/

 

A Thunder Bay high school is left waiting for on-campus residence amid Ottawa’s impasse with First Nations

November 22, 2019

In a city shaken by the deaths of Indigenous teens, students hope new accommodations can make them safer from the hazards of urban life – but arguments over enrolment and politics have prevented them from being built.

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-a-thunder-bay-high-school-is-left-waiting-for-on-campus-residence-amid/

 

New program to train 25 Indigenous people from the N.W.T. to be counsellors

November 23, 2019

The program is expected to start in September of 2020.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/training-indigenous-counsellors-nwt-1.5370394

 

'Something magical': Eastmain leads Cree territory in graduation rates 3 years running

November 23, 2019

Cree School Board inspired to set graduation targets higher than Quebec public schools.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/cree-education-eastmain-school-board-1.5364951

 

Climate Policy Program Leads with Indigenous Youth Voices

November 24, 2019

Earlier this month, 15 youth from across Canada gathered in Inuvik, Northwest Territories as part of the FutureXChange Program, designed to connect and equip them to collaborate on new community projects to help adapt to a rapidly changing climate.

https://www.alternativesjournal.ca/science-and-solutions/climate-policy-program-leads-indigenous-youth-voices

 

Indigenous students at U of T honoured for efforts in language revitalization, health equity

November 21, 2019

The award recognizes Indigenous students whose accomplishments transcend coursework and grades, and who demonstrate a commitment to giving back to their communities.

https://www.utoronto.ca/news/indigenous-students-u-t-honoured-efforts-language-revitalization-health-equity

 

Anishinabek Educational Institute celebrates new graduates

November 22, 2019

The Anishinabek Educational Institute (AEI) Munsee-Delaware Campus held their graduation ceremonies on Thursday, Nov. 7, in the town of Melbourne, Ont., at a small establishment by the name of The Harvest Table.

https://anishinabeknews.ca/2019/11/22/anishinabek-educational-institute-celebrates-new-graduates/