October 7, 2019 - Hamilton and Six Nations public libraries announce partnership

October 7, 2019

The libraries have announced a plan for reciprocal borrowing, which will allow residents from both communities free access to space, information and materials.

https://www.thespec.com/news-story/9633596-hamilton-and-six-nations-public-libraries-announce-partnership/

 

Kamloops teacher wins education award for work with Indigenous students

October 7, 2019

She is a teacher and program coordinator at Twin Rivers Education Centre's Four Directions Secondary School, an alternative learning environment designed to serve secondary students with Indigenous ancestry.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/kamloops-teacher-education-award-indigenous-students-1.5311810

 

Indigenous language and culture celebrated during First Nations Public Library Week

October 4, 2019

For decades indigenous parents and grandparents tried to protect their children and grandchildren from the physical, mental and emotional abuse that they had suffered at the hands of their residential school caretakers by refusing to teach them traditional languages or inform them of their rich cultures.

https://www.sarniathisweek.com/news/local-news/indigenous-language-and-culture-celebrated-during-first-nations-public-library-week

 

U of S researchers develop Indigenous languages app

October 4, 2019

Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan want to make it easier for people to learn Indigenous languages.

https://saskatoon.ctvnews.ca/u-of-s-researchers-develop-indigenous-languages-app-1.4625033

 

Quebec will spend almost $6 million on a new Indigenous gathering place at Bishop's University

October 4, 2019

Quebec Education Minister Jean-Francois Roberge announced Friday that the province will spend $5.9 million to transform the Divinity House at Bishop's University into a gathering space and resource centre for Indigenous students.

https://montrealgazette.com/news/politics/election-2019/john-ivison-this-doesnt-look-like-reconciliation-it-looks-like-self-interest/wcm/6beb86f4-68b3-46c6-a4bd-b729efdfc0ce

 

Indigenous studies now mandatory in southern Ontario schools

October 2, 2019

Students in southern Ontario will soon be studying the works of authors like Thomas King, Drew Hayden Taylor, and Thomson Highway.

https://aptnnews.ca/2019/10/02/indigenous-studies-now-mandatory-in-southern-ontario-schools/

 

University teaches shared stories of Nbisiing Aanishinaabeg

October 3, 2019

The class was held at Nbisiing Secondary School on Nipissing First Nation.

http://anishinabeknews.ca/2019/10/03/university-teaches-shared-stories-of-nbisiing-aanishinaabeg/