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COVID rules stay the same as Nunavik students return to classroom – Nunatsiaq News

Aug 16, 2021 Regional health officials plan to launch immunization clinics targeting students aged 12 to 17 years Nunavik students are back to school. Kativik Ilisarniliriniq’s 2021-22 school year started Aug. 9, with varying start dates for schools across Nunavik’s 14 communities. The return to class comes as the Quebec government unveiled its new back-to-school […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 202177 Views

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Quebec teachers want Indigenous history taught differently in schools – Global News

June 29, 2021 First Nations leaders and Quebec history teachers say the timing is right to reset the way Indigenous history is taught in primary and secondary schools across the province. The recent discoveries of unmarked graves at former residential schools in British Columbia and Saskatchewan have further revealed the horrors of the colonial system, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 202163 Views

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Experts: Indigenous initiatives at McGill University – McGill U

23 Jun 2021 In June, we commemorate National Indigenous History Month 2021 to recognize the history, heritage and diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada. Here are some experts from McGill that can provide comment on initiatives that are transforming relationships with Indigenous communities across the country. These initiatives grow out of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 202156 Views

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Quebec Native Women (QNW) and Saint Paul University (SPU) Announce the Launch of a Workshop series on Indigenous Women’s Governance in Quebec

In 2018, QNW and SPU signed a full partnership memorandum of understanding to develop a summer school on Indigenous women’s leadership. Both partners wanted to establish a relationship where the parties would be mutually engaged in the conceptualization and the development of the project. This year, the format chosen was an online workshop series. For […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 202162 Views

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A New Tool for Current and Future Entrepreneurs in Nunavik

Kuujjuaq, Nunavik (June 11, 2021) – The Kativik Regional Government (KRG), Kativik Ilisarniliriniq (KI) and the École des entrepreneurs du Québec collaborated to produce a free training tool that will help new entrepreneurs gain insight to starting a business. In total, 17 seminars were created by the KRG Regional and Local Development Department (RLDD) and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 2021128 Views

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Virtual Scarf ceremony celebrates Indigenous graduates, honours victims of Residential Schools – McGill Reporter

June 10, 2021 “It was a beautiful, eloquent day” Today’s Virtual Scarf Conferral Ceremony was a joyous celebration of the 60 First Nations, Inuit and Métis students who have completed certificates and degree programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, from across McGill’s Schools and Faculties. Graduating students each received ceremonial scarves. Created by […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 202176 Views

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Language, Culture and Identity : Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation welcomes its 2021 Fellows to its three-year leadership program

MONTREAL, June 10, 2021 – After a thorough, multi-tiered process, the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation selected 4 remarkable intellectuals based on their record of excellence in research, their leadership as public educators, their strong teaching and academic mentoring skills, and the relevance of their work, knowledge, and experiences to the theme of our 2021-2024 Scientific […]

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 202169 Views

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McGill Engineering youth outreach program awarded NSERC PromoScience grant

Project makes learning science more equitable and inclusive for Indigenous youth Education that changes outcomes for whole communities—that’s the aim of the project, Engineering Engagement in School Curricula: Multi-year Design-thinking Projects for Indigenous and Marginalized Youth, led by Professor and Chair of the Department of Mining and Materials Engineering, Richard Chromik, Faye Siluk, and Robert […]

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 202156 Views

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The FNEC Rallies to get Young People Moving during the Pandemic

Wendake, June 7, 2021 – Dismayed at the cancellation of the 13th annual Inter-school Games in 2020, which would have brought together more than 900 young people from Québec’s First Nations, the First Nations Education Council (FNEC) has found an alternative solution to get young people moving while respecting safety standards in the context of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 202158 Views

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Wii Chiiwaakanak donates new laptops to families in need

Twenty-eight families in the Spence neighbourhood were the recipients of brand-new Chromebook laptops from the Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre last month. Thanks to a generous donation from the Kingfisher Foundation, Angeline Nelson, Director of Community Learning and Engagement at Wii Chiiwaakanak, says they were able to support families with new technology to help them get […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 202159 Views

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