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Housing crisis in Inuit Nunangat undermines healthy ageing in Inuit elders – McGill Tribune

February 23, 2021 Healthy ageing is unique to each individual and culture. In Western cultures, for example, healthy ageing is measured by physical, emotional, and social well-being. In Inuit culture, ageing is also linked to spirituality, strong familial connections, and community ties. Social determinants of health (SDH) in non-Indigenous ageing, such as a person’s sex, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 202110 Views

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New virtual initiative aims to improve Indigenous students’ access to post-secondary education – The Link

The First Peoples Post-secondary Storytelling Exchange combines storytelling and filmmaking to push for more inclusive learning “When I got older, I learned that my name is actually shared by many people. All of the oldest children in every branch of our family holds the name Pasha,” says Pasha Partridge in her film The Story of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 202127 Views

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Kiuna is proud to announce the installation of satellite classrooms

ODANAK, QC, Feb. 18, 2021 – To maintain high quality instruction and student services, Kiuna Institution is pleased to announce the implementation of satellite classrooms in different communities and urban areas that will be fully functional by fall 2021. One of the key objectives of this project is to create an environment in which Kiuna […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 202116 Views

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Missing and murdered Indigenous women vigil – The Concordian

February 16, 2021 The 12th vigil for missing and murdered Indigenous women took place on Valentine’s Day This Sunday, Feb. 14, marked the 12th vigil for missing and murdered Indigenous women in Montreal. The event was held on Facebook Live, with over 100 people attending. “It’s an annual vigil where family members and loved ones […]

by ahnationtalk on February 16, 202121 Views

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Indigenous students share their story – CityNews

“Bringing my home to where I’m studying I feel 100 per cent again,” says Alexandria Matthews, Dawson College student sharing her experience along with other Indigenous students with recommendations on what to improve in the education system. Melina Giubilaro has more. Read More: https://montreal.citynews.ca/video/2021/02/15/indigenous-students-share-their-story/

by ahnationtalk on February 16, 202123 Views

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Québec supports Université Laval for the creation of a research chair on permafrost in Nunavik

QUÉBEC, Feb. 12, 2021  – To ensure the resilience of infrastructures in northern Québec and the safety of people dealing with the impacts of climate change, the Minister of the Environment and the Fight against Climate Change and Minister Responsible for the Laval Region, Benoit Charette, announced on Friday that up to $900,000 would be […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 202130 Views

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Dawson College: Powerful stories bring Indigenous perspectives to higher education

Storytelling is at the heart of the oral cultures of Indigenous peoples in Canada. A unique project in Quebec led by Dawson College faculty uses storytelling to advance the inclusion and welcome of Indigenous cultures and students in higher education institutions. “Our project is about changing the culture in academic institutions, underlining the need for […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 202121 Views

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Chapter opens on Indigenous Writer in Residence program – McGill Reporter

A renowned Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg scholar, writer and artist, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson is McGill’s inaugural Mellon Indigenous Writer in Residence January 28, 2021 Leanne Betasamosake Simpson has been described by CBC Radio’s Rosanna Deerchild as “a wealth of stories, and ways to tell them.” Simpson is a Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg scholar, activist, musician, artist and author. Whether […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 202131 Views

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To Develop Climate Resilience, We Need to Look at Indigenous Communities – The Bull and Bear

As the reality of climate change grows more and more grim, scientists and government officials are increasingly turning towards indigenous lifestyles for inspiration on how to develop climate resilience strategies. Given that these communities have long lived in harmony with the environments around them, it should come as no surprise that some of their practices […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202131 Views

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Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls: Researchers at UQAM join Quebec Native Women in calling for increased collaboration with the SPVM

Montreal, January 27th 2021 – Cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG) in Canada are not a recent phenomenon, but they have become a public crisis that can no longer be ignored, notably since the launch of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls by the federal government […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202133 Views

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