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Conceptualizing the Role of a Strategist for Outreach and Indigenous Engagement to Lead Recruitment and Retention of Indigenous Students – Longwoods.com

A number of universities have introduced Indigenous student-specific programming to improve recruitment. These programs target the needs of Indigenous students and often impart a sense of comfort or belonging that may be more difficult to obtain in a mainstream program. The University of Saskatchewan, College of Nursing, implemented a Learn Where You Live delivery model […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20185 Views

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Celebrating a Canadian first: The Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada – Newz4u.ca

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, Nellie Kusugak, Commissioner of Nunavut, leaders representing First Nations, Inuit and the Métis Nation, Indigenous artists, and John Geiger, CEO of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society, kicked off celebrations for the launch of Canadian Geographic’s long-awaited Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada. This was a Canada 150 project […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20185 Views

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How a new wave of Indigenous cinema is changing the narrative of Canada – CBC

Indigenous filmmakers keen to tell fresh stories themselves, but funding still hard to come by Jun 21, 2018 It’s being called the “new wave” of Indigenous cinema. Indigenous filmmakers got a boost in 2018 with the creation of the Indigenous Screen Office, an organization helping Indigenous media makers develop their content. The National Film Board […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20184 Views

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Protest teepee back near Saskatchewan legislature days after ordered taken down – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 21, 2018  REGINA _ To the sound of beating drums and applause people put up a teepee outside the Saskatchewan legislature only days after the government ordered it taken down and police arrested Indigenous protesters. The Justice for our Stolen Children camp was set up in February after the acquittals of Gerald […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20186 Views

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Saskatoon bridge to be named for Indigenous leader Chief Mistawasis – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 21, 2018  SASKATOON _ A bridge in Saskatoon could be named after Chief Mistawasis, known as a visionary Indigenous leader. The steering committee for the north commuter parkway bridge, which is to open in October, says it would be an appropriate way to honour the historical contributions of Indigenous people. Chief Daryl […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20184 Views

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Saskatchewan MP ‘hopeful’ bill marking Indigenous Peoples Day a holiday passes – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 21, 2018  OTTAWA _ A Saskatchewan MP isn’t giving up in her bid to make National Indigenous Peoples Day a statutory holiday. A private member’s bill introduced by NDP MP Georgina Jolibois was stuck at second reading when the House of Commons rose Wednesday for the summer break. But Jolibois isn’t giving […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20185 Views

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FSIN outraged by government, police handling of protest camp outside legislature – APTN News

June 20, 2018 The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) says it is outraged by how the Saskatchewan government and police handled protests outside the provincial legislature. Six people from the Justice for our Stolen Children camp were arrested on Monday as a teepee was removed from the site. The camp was set up at […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 20188 Views

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Streets to be closed during Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations Thurs. – Battlefords Now

With National Indigenous Peoples Day being celebrated tomorrow, the City of North Battleford has announced multiple street closures around the city. Twelfth Ave. from 101st St. to the alley between 102nd and 103rd St., 102nd St. from 1135 to 1201, as well as the alley between 101st and 102nd St. will be closed from 7 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 20187 Views

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Fierce Girls focus on female First Nations superheroes – Regina Leader-Post

Director Loretta Todd directs a new Canada/New Zealand web series called Fierce Girls Fierce Girls is the first Indigenous superhero series created for Indigenous girls. The transmedia project, which runs across YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and other platforms, aims to “spark change and empower young Indigenous women in Canada, New Zealand and around the world.” […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 20187 Views

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In the news today, June 20 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 20, 2018  Five stories in the news for Wednesday, June 20 ___ SENATE APPROVES BILL TO LEGALIZE POT Canadians will be able to legally purchase and consume recreational marijuana by mid-September at the latest, after the Senate voted Tuesday to lift an almost century-old prohibition on cannabis. Senators voted 52-29, with two […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 20188 Views

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