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Saskatoon poet and author named USask Indigenous Storyteller-in-Residence

Acclaimed poet and community-based educator Zoey Roy (BEd’17, MPP’21) has been selected as the next Indigenous Storyteller-in-Residence for an eight-week residency with the University Library at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) beginning in December. Nov 30, 2021 “I’m very happy to be the Indigenous Storyteller-in-Residence,” said Roy, who has Cree, Dene and Métis roots. “I […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 20218 Views

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Growing Early Childhood Education Sector Leads To Increased Demand For Workers In Saskatchewan

November 30, 2021 Early childhood educators (ECEs) are now in demand, and this demand is expected to grow as Saskatchewan’s early learning and child care sector continues to transform into an affordable, accessible, inclusive and quality system. ECEs play an important role in providing quality early learning programs in licensed child care settings. A career […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 20216 Views

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Métis Nation–Saskatchewan signs historic agreement on Métis Citizenship and Identity with University of Saskatchewan

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Today, the Métis Nation– Saskatchewan (MN–S) government and the University of Saskatchewan (USask) signed an agreement on Métis citizenship and identity. The agreement will ensure the university will rely on the objectively verifiable MN–S Citizenship Registry to assess eligibility for Métis based opportunities at the university. This is a precedent-setting partnership between […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 202125 Views

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RBC, Reconciliation Education and First Nations University of Canada partner to offer 4 Seasons of Reconciliation to Canadians

November 26, 2021 First Nations University of Canada Partners with RBC and Reconciliation Education to Offer 4 Seasons of Reconciliation to Canadians The First Nations University of Canada is proud to partner with RBC and Reconciliation Education to offer 4 Seasons of Reconciliation, a transformative Indigenous cultural awareness program. This self-paced online program offers a […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202132 Views

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Indigenous virtual conference to highlight lessons learned from COVID-19 to address viral hepatitis

Nov 19, 2021 The organizing committee of the World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Viral Hepatitis is hosting a virtual conference about lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic by global Indigenous communities that are also impacted by viral hepatitis. The committee had planned on holding its third global congress in Saskatoon in September 2020. That event […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 202175 Views

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The Governments Of Canada And Saskatchewan Are Making Life More Affordable For Families Through Reduced Child Care Fees

November 19, 2021 Since signing the early learning and child care agreements with the federal government in August, the Government of Saskatchewan has delivered a wage increase and training opportunities for early childhood educators (ECEs) ensuring families and their children have access to high quality and inclusive child care in the province. Today, the Governments […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 202184 Views

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University launches formal investigation

As previously announced, the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has launched a formal investigation as a result of information disclosed in the media that challenges Dr. Carrie Bourassa’s representations about her Indigenous identity. The investigation is being led by an independent external investigator, Jean Teillet (Jean Teillet Personal Law Corporation) who specializes in Indigenous rights law. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 202123 Views

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New exhibits at USask explore Canada’s dark history and the resilience of Indigenous People

Two new exhibitions at the Diefenbaker Canada Centre (DCC) on the University of Saskatchewan (USask) campus will showcase the experiences of many Indigenous children who attended and were deeply affected by Canada’s residential school system. The exhibits will also provide visitors with an opportunity to reflect on their path with reconciliation. Nov 18, 2021 The […]

by pmnationtalk on November 18, 202128 Views

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Four new scholarships target STEM-related coursework at Saskatchewan Polytechnic

November 16, 2021 – Burns & McDonnell is providing four $5,000 scholarships for Saskatchewan Polytechnic students pursuing STEM-related coursework at the institution in 2022, with at least two of those designated for recipients with Indigenous ancestry. Additionally, the firm is providing $5,000 and personal volunteering and mentoring support for the institution to apply toward youth […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 2021101 Views

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First Nations University of Canada looking to hold national dialogue on Indigenous identity – CTV News

Nov. 16, 2021 REGINA – The president of the First Nations University of Canada (FNUniv) is hoping to organize a Canada-wide dialogue about ongoing issues surrounding Indigenous identity. President Jacqueline Ottmann said self-declaration of Indigenous identity has been a problem for centuries. Conversations on the topic have been refuelled in the past few weeks after […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 202119 Views

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