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First Nation’s University holds 41st annual Spring Powwow – CTV News

April 21, 2019 The First Nations University of Canada held their 41st annual Spring Celebration Powwow at the Brandt Centre over the long weekend. Originally the Powwow was organized by students to help wrap up a stressful time of year. “Right about now they’re writing final exams, and finishing their terms, and they thought ‘what […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 201932 Views

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Photos: Spring powwow marks its 41st year – CBC

Event billed as one of biggest cultural celebrations in western Canada Apr 21, 2019 Spring has arrived across the country — and that means powwow season. The First Nations University of Canada held its annual spring celebration powwow at the Brandt Centre in Regina on Saturday and Sunday. It’s billed as one of the longest […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 201928 Views

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Nominations Are Open For Saskatchewan’s 2019 Council Of The Federation Literacy Award

April 17, 2019 Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 Canada’s Premiers’ Council of the Federation Literacy Award (COFLA). Saskatchewan recognizes literacy champions by focusing on a different category every two years, rotating the award with literacy learners, literacy volunteers and literacy leaders. In 2019, Saskatchewan will honour a family literacy volunteer. “This year, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 201939 Views

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SK Government: New Opportunities For High School Students To Learn Indigenous Languages

April 16, 2019 New Indigenous language courses will expand learning opportunities for high school students in Saskatchewan. Courses in Dene, Nakawe and Michif at the 10, 20 and 30 level will be available for the 2019-20 school year. “Our government is proud to support the preservation and growth of First Nations and Métis languages in […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 201938 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Mourns Passing of First Nations Leader, Knowledge Keeper and Former National Chief Noel Starblanket

Assembly of First Nations Mourns Passing of First Nations Leader, Knowledge Keeper and Former National Chief Noel Starblanket (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today mourned the passing of Noel Starblanket, a highly respected Knowledge Keeper, advocate, teacher and two-time National Chief, from Star Blanket Cree Nation in Saskatchewan. “I […]

by pmnationtalk on April 16, 201936 Views

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U of Regina Media Advisory: Cross-Cultural Engagement and Experience

April 12, 2019 The Conservatory of Performing Arts at the University of Regina is pleased to partner with the National Arts Centre and the Regina Public Library to host a weekend of cross-cultural events with Samantha Whelan Kotkas and Walter MacDonald White Bear. Walter MacDonald White Bear, a Cree singer/songwriter/facilitator and Samantha Whelan Kotkas, a […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 201946 Views

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Tuition rising 3.4% at University of Saskatchewan – Global News

April 11, 2019 Tuition at the University of Saskatchewan is going up for the 2019-20 school year. Students will see tuition go up an average of 3.4 per cent. That means arts and science students will be paying $220 to $260 more than this year. Undergraduate students will also pay nearly $950 in various fees. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 201947 Views

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USask awarded $482,150 to develop digital service for provincial arts organizations

SASKATOON—The University of Saskatchewan (USask) Art Galleries and Art Collection has been awarded more than $480,000 to develop a digital service that will help arts organizations in the province better engage with their audiences. Apr 9, 2019 The Canada Council for the Arts provided $482,150 for the three-year project. The investment was made through the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 201958 Views

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GDI: Call For Proposals

Apr 2, 2019 Gabriel Dumont Institute Training and Employment Inc. (GDITE) is presently accepting proposals from organizations interested in receiving financial assistance for the delivery of an entrepreneurship training program. GDITE has an opportunity to assist in creating, maintaining, or expanding Métis owned businesses in Saskatchewan. Targeted participants are Métis individuals who are in the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201956 Views

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Kenneth Levene donation supports Indigenous and distance students at the Levene Graduate School (NR)

April 2, 2019 Thanks to Kenneth Levene’s generous support Indigenous and distance students will see improved opportunities to participate in the Levene Graduate School of Business. “Mr. Levene’s donation will go towards the launch of the Indigenous Pathway program in support of Indigenous students obtaining their degree or certificate from the Levene Graduate School of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201955 Views

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