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Cowessess First Nation and Saskatchewan Polytechnic search for unmarked and unidentified graves

Saskatchewan Polytechnic has been working closely with Cowessess First Nation and Chief Cadmus Delorme on a joint initiative, the Remote Sensing of Residential School Cemeteries applied research project. In addition to the scientific findings, this project will help Cowessess First Nation narrate their story. Chief Delorme has said, “Every community has its stories about the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 202128 Views

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3 USask students named 2021 Vanier Scholars, 1 awarded international post-doctoral fellowship

SASKATOON – University of Saskatchewan (USask) PhD students Fidelia Anulika Orji, Jocelyn Peltier-Huntley, and Gabrielle Iakotennikonhrare Doreen have been awarded the prestigious 2021 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. The annual award recognizes researchers who demonstrate academic excellence, research potential and leadership ability. Additionally, Osiris González Romero, a recent PhD graduate from Mexico who completed his doctoral […]

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 202116 Views

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USask researchers, SHA, and CHEP Good Food work together to tackle hunger issues in Sask.

University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers along with the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) and CHEP Good Food Inc. are working together to better understand the historical roots of food insecurity and food sovereignty in the province, and design a path to a more sustainable future. Jul 19, 2021 The study will look at various locations in […]

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 202110 Views

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Six New Faculty Members Join First Nations University of Canada

July 6, 2021 On July 1, 2021, six new faculty members joined the First Nations University of Canada in Indigenous Studies, Indigenous Literatures in English, Indigenous Languages, Indigenous Education, Indigenous Health, and Indigenous Business & Public Administration. Despite the many challenges throughout the pandemic, the number of new appointments highlight the University’s growth over the […]

by pmnationtalk on July 7, 202114 Views

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USask College of Medicine campus in Regina set to expand

SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) College of Medicine will expand its teaching and learning presence in Regina in August 2022 when that campus will become home to about 40 first-year medical students. Jul 5, 2021 Since 2012, the college’s Regina campus, based at the Regina General Hospital (RGH), has been home to approximately […]

by pmnationtalk on July 7, 202117 Views

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Saskatchewan Polytechnic joins UArctic higher education network

A new partnership with UArctic will support more northern research and enriched Arctic program options for Sask Polytech faculty and students July 2, 2021 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic has joined the University of the Arctic (UArctic), a network of higher education and research institutions across northern regions. UArctic builds and strengthens collective resources and infrastructures that enable […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 202116 Views

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Dr. Jacqueline Ottmann, Misiaykimigookpaypomoytung, appointed as New President of First Nations University of Canada

The First Nations University of Canada Board of Governors is honoured to announce that Dr. Jacqueline Ottmann, Misiaykimigookpaypomoytung, has been appointed as the First Nations University of Canada’s new President. Dr. Ottmann will commence her new role on September 7, 2021. Dr. Ottmann is Anishinaabe (Saulteaux), a speaker of the Nakawe language and a Fishing […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 202114 Views

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National survey: More Non-Indigenous Canadians see themselves as having a role in reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples

SASKATOON – The fourth report from the Confederation of Tomorrow 2021 Survey has found that seven in 10 Canadians believe individuals have a role to play in reconciliation—a proportion that is higher than either of the previous two years. The report was issued on National Indigenous Peoples Day by the Environics Institute, the Johnson Shoyama […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 202117 Views

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Teachers learn for their students’ sake at Wanuskewin – Battlefords News-Optimist

June 22, 2021 Norine Tourangeau and Jennifer Herrod see the importance in teaching the youth of today about the rich cultural history of the indigenous peoples of Saskatchewan that is why visiting sites such as Waneskuwin Heritage Park would help kids to reconnect with their roots. Nehiyawak (Cree), Nahkawininiwak, (Saulteaux), Nakota (Assiniboine), Dakota and Lakota (Sioux), Denesuline […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 202177 Views

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SK Government: More Than 1,000 Literacy And Activity Kits Will Inspire Reading This Summer

June 16, 2021 Some Saskatchewan students will be able to get wrapped up in reading this summer, thanks to summer literacy kits provided by their schools. This marks the second summer that eight school divisions will provide literacy kits and programming for students, to help pique their interest and strengthen their skills in literacy over […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 202181 Views

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