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Cumberland College: Orange Shirt Day Call for Participants

Due to COVID 19 and the changes it has caused, Cumberland College will not be hosting the annual Orange Shirt Day Round Dance in September.  Instead, in an effort to honor residential school survivors and the children that did not make it home, we will be creating a video to share with our students and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202023 Views

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The American Indian Film Festival recognizes Âsônamâtowin: A Sharing of Indigenous Knowledge.

September 8, 2020 Âsônamâtowin: A Sharing of Indigenous Knowledge, a film directed by Kehte-Ayak (Elders’) Council with the First Nations University of Canada, was selected as part of the programming to stream on Alaska Airlines flights. The film short will stream starting September 1, 2020 until August 31, 2021. Thank you to the American Indian […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202018 Views

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Back to School Kits for Métis K-12 Students

The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) has created a Back-to-School Kit for Métis families filled with supplies to ease the stress of returning to school during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Back-to-School Kits are for MNO citizens with children in Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. Kits include a backpack, lunch box, reusable facemasks, hand sanitizer and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202016 Views

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More than 200 people sign letter demanding changes to University of Saskatchewan education college – CBC

U of S president Peter Stoicheff says he wants to discuss concerns but stands by college leadership Sep 11, 2020 More than 200 people have signed an open letter demanding more respect for Indigenous knowledge and faculty in the University of Saskatchewan’s college of education. The letter follows revelations that at least nine Indigenous faculty, as […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 202036 Views

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Order of Gabriel Dumont Medals to be Awarded Annually

In July 2020, the GDI Board of Governors passed a motion to accept nominations for the Order of Gabriel Dumont medals on an annual basis. Offering this prestigious award annually has the potential to raise the positive profile of the Institute, recognize important and influential community members, and create a critical mass of recipients and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 202029 Views

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New Prek-8 St. Frances Cree Bilingual School Announced

September 2, 2020 A brand new facility for St. Frances Cree Bilingual School is planned for the near future after the Government of Saskatchewan announced a confirmed location in Saskatoon today.  Deputy Premier and Education Minister Gordon Wyant was joined by representatives from Greater Saskatoon Catholic School Division, Saskatoon Tribal Council and parents of St. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 202022 Views

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Heading Back to School? Looking for Lessons with Indigenous Content and Perspectives? Visit NCCIE.CA and its NEW Teaching Resource Centre

The National Centre for Collaboration in Indigenous Education (NCCIE), a nation-wide project founded by First Nations University of Canada, has launched a new, on-line Teaching Resource Centre for Indigenous and non-Indigenous educators as well as for homeschooling. Over 80 lesson plans and videos have been developed with the aim of bringing more Indigenous perspectives to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 202024 Views

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Saskatchewan Polytechnic launches new strategic plan

Saskatchewan Polytechnic launches new strategic plan to guide the polytechnic’s direction over the next five years August 26, 2020 – Situated on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 territories, and Homeland of the Métis people, Saskatchewan Polytechnic launched a bold, new strategic plan today: Leading the Rise: Bringing polytechnic education to new heights. This strategic plan […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 202052 Views

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First Nation Sask. school to use air purifiers to reduce virus risk – Regina Leader-Post

Principal Nicole Crowe has bought 20 new air purifiers for the community’s Chief Payepot School. Aug 24, 2020 Piapot First Nation’s school is continuing its proactive back-to-school plan, preparing to receive and set up 20 new air purifiers to help reduce the viral spiral of COVID-19, once kids are back in classrooms Oct. 5. “They’re […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 202069 Views

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Coronavirus : Cowessess First Nation releases back-to-school plan – Globalnews.ca

August 12, 2020 The Cowessess First Nation in Saskatchewan released its reopening plan for the Cowessess Community Education Centre, which will see 212 students go back to the community school on Sept. 24, 2020, after the long break due to COVID-19 pandemic. The leadership of the reserve said they are staggering the reopening date by […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 2020103 Views

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