September 24, 2019 - Kenjgewin Teg celebrates grand opening of trade school

September 24, 2019

While the centre will provide educational resources that are lacking on Manitoulin, it will also help to ensure that, when it comes to doing research on Indigenous peoples going forward, “no more research about us, without us,” said Ms. Roy. “We will play an integral role in research in the North.”

https://www.sootoday.com/local-entertainment/indigenous-art-film-comedy-focus-of-dream-big-2019-1711255

 

Laurentian researchers to study effects of climate change on permafrost

September 23, 2019

After more than two years of hard work, climate researchers at Laurentian University say they are thrilled to announce their network has been awarded a multi-million dollar grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.

https://www.thesudburystar.com/news/local-news/laurentian-researchers-to-study-effects-of-climate-change-on-permafrost

 

From wanting to blend in to standing out: Indigenous scholar at UWindsor's presence is making a difference

September 23, 2019

'I already felt like I was different than everyone else'

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/indigenous-scholars-uwindsor-onawa-labelle-1.5293644

 

Cindy Blackstock, Monique Gray Smith win Indigenous Literature Awards

September 23, 2019

Cindy Blackstock and Monique Gray Smith have won Periodical Marketers of Canada Indigenous Literature Awards.

https://quillandquire.com/omni/cindy-blackstock-monique-gray-smith-win-indigenous-literature-awards/

 

Ojibwe student takes unique approach to learning his language

September 23, 2019

A 19 year old Ojibwe student from the Peguis First Nation is taking a new spin on learning his language.

https://aptnnews.ca/2019/09/23/ojibwe-student-takes-unique-approach-to-learning-his-language/

 

Celebrate with First Nations Public Libraries Sept. 29 – Oct. 5

September 19, 2019

The 19th annual First Nations Public Library Week will take place in First Nation communities and libraries throughout the province from September 29 – October 5, 2019.

http://anishinabeknews.ca/2019/09/19/celebrate-with-first-nations-public-libraries-sept-29-oct-5/

 

Indigenous high schoolers to explore world of business with new Grenfell Campus program

September 23, 2019

Program started at Cape Breton University debuts in Corner Brook in November

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/grenfell-campus-indigenous-high-school-business-course-1.5291535

 

Provincial announcement means Sheshegwaning family can have child attend off-reserve school

September 20, 2019

An announcement made by the provincial government earlier this week may help a Sheshegwaning woman who was lobbying to have her grandson attend an off-reserve elementary school (Charles C. McLean Public School in Gore Bay).

https://www.manitoulin.ca/provincial-announcement-means-sheshegwaning-family-can-have-child-attend-off-reserve-school/

 

Cutting red tape for First Nation students

September 19, 2019

The provincial government and is taking steps to address a lower graduation rate for First Nation students.

https://www.drydennow.com/local/cutting-red-tape-for-first-nation-students

 

Three Confederation College Alumni to Receive President’s Awards in Recognition of Remarkable Achievement

September 20, 2019

Confederation College is honouring three alumni for their remarkable achievements by presenting each of them with a President’s Award. Al Bourbouhakis, Melissa Hardy-Giles and Thomas McDonald were acknowledged at the 24th Annual Community Partners’ Evening Thursday, September 19.

https://wawa-news.com/index.php/2019/09/20/three-confederation-college-alumni-to-receive-presidents-awards-in-recognition-of-remarkable-achievement/

 

Maskwacis celebrates new chapter with grand opening of first public library

September 20, 2019

‘Everyone that seems to utilize it has nothing but good things to say about it’

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/maskwacis-public-library-grand-opening-friday-samson-cree-band-indigenous-1.5290578

 

M’Chigeeng First Nation expands Ngwaaganak Program

September 18, 2019

Lakeview school is expanding their Anishinaabemowin Immersion Program.

http://anishinabeknews.ca/2019/09/18/mchigeeng-first-nation-expands-ngwaaganak-program/

 

Updates on restoration at former Mohawk Institute residential school

September 18, 2019

Restoration work at the former Mohawk Institute residential school is nearing completion and officials with the Woodland Cultural Centre presented details at Six Nations General Council on Tuesday.

https://tworowtimes.com/news/local/updates-on-restoration-at-former-mohawk-institute-residential-school/#respond

 

Hanover School Division's Indigenous Day only the beginning of learning for students

September 18, 2019

Knowledge of Indigenous cultures needs to 'percolate,' says teacher, to further reconciliation, understanding

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/indigenous-day-kleefeld-1.5289059