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University of Saskatchewan names Vice-Provost of Indigenous Engagement

SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is bringing back a nationally recognized leader in providing educational opportunities for Indigenous students. Jun 21, 2017 U of S alumna Jacqueline Ottmann, who is Anishinaabe (Saulteaux) and a member of Saskatchewan’s Fishing Lake First Nation, will serve as the university’s first Vice-Provost, Indigenous Engagement beginning […]

by pmnationtalk on June 23, 20177 Views

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Celebration of Indigenous Art Calendar – Cumberland College

June 20, 2017 Cumberland College and the North East School Division are partnering to feature Indigenous artwork for a 2018 calendar. The details are as follows: The call for art is open to current NESD K – 12 students and Cumberland College students. Any medium will be accepted (drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, beading etc..). All students, […]

by pmnationtalk on June 23, 201711 Views

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OTC: New website is resource for education on residential schools and Reconciliation

June 20, 2017 The Government of Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Education created a new online resource in response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action. The website was designed to support educators in learning and teaching about the legacy of residential schools and Reconciliation. It is called “Supporting Reconciliation in Saskatchewan Schools.” The site […]

by pmnationtalk on June 20, 201716 Views

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Fall Preview 2017: Books for Young People – Quill and Quire

Orca Book Publishers has tagged Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation as one of its big titles for the season. Written by Monique Gray Smith, the book teaches young readers about the residential school system, and introduces survivors and people who are putting the recommendations from the Truth and Reconciliation Commision into practice. Simon […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 20179 Views

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U of S in The New York Times – U of S

The University of Saskatchewan is featured in The New York Times showcasing its successes in Indigenous engagement and reconciliation. Set during the annual Graduation Powwow, The New York Times spoke with those involved in campus efforts to increase Aboriginal initiatives, including President Peter Stoicheff, former chancellor Blaine Favel, and Indigenous and gender studies professor Priscilla […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201711 Views

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U of S National Aboriginal Day

Join us on June 21 from 8:30 – 9:15 am at the Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre to celebrate National Aboriginal Day. Coffee and bannock will be served, and everyone is welcome. Speakers include Elder Louise Halfe, Treaty Commissioner Harry Lafond, SUNTEP co-ordinator Sheila Pocha and U of S President Peter Stoicheff. The U […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201713 Views

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Saskatchewan Polytechnic unveils Truth and Reconciliation display

Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates National Aboriginal History month with unveiling of Truth and Reconciliation Commission reports June 15, 2017 – Today Eugene Arcand, a member of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Indian Residential School Survivor Committee, spoke at Saskatchewan Polytechnic about the importance of Truth and Reconciliation. A set of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission reports […]

by pmnationtalk on June 16, 201714 Views

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Mother Teresa students help tell Saskatchewan’s history through art and e-books – OTC

When Jennifer Gallays was making social studies lesson plans for her Grade 4 students at Mother Teresa School, she discovered a gap in material available to teach students about First Nations and Métis historical figures. “Material is available,” Gallays said, “It’s just not written in a way that Grade 4 students can easily understand.” So, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 201713 Views

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High School Graduates from across the Province receive Youth Apprenticeship Scholarships

June 14, 2017 Seventy Saskatchewan communities are awarding 100 high school students with Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship (SYA) Industry Scholarships at graduations this year. Winners are chosen from participants of the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC)’s SYA program, which encourages high school students to explore opportunities in the skilled trades through research and hands-on […]

by pmnationtalk on June 14, 201715 Views

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GDI: SUNTEP Regina Holds its 35th Graduation Ceremony

Jun 14, 2017 The Saskatchewan Urban Native Teacher Education Program (SUNTEP) Regina held its 35th annual graduation ceremony on Friday, May 5, 2017 in Regina. This year’s graduation theme is Gee mochikihtawnawn sur li shmaen d’icole. Lii boon choer kee wiichihiwewuk or “Celebrating the Road to Success, with Kindness along the Way.” The well-attended event […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201711 Views

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