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Solidarity Protest against Line 3 held outside of RBC – The McGill Daily

September 1, 2021 On Friday, August 20, organizers clad in jean jackets and bandannas which read “We are here to protect the water, stop line 3,” gathered outside of the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) at Place Ville-Marie. Their purpose was to bring awareness to RBC’s substantial funding of Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline in Mní […]

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Telling ourselves into the future’: Quebec Cree finish rollout of new history curriculum – CBC

Aug 27, 2021 From pre-contact to present day, new curriculum will empower students, officials say For Sarah Pash, a new history curriculum making its way into some Cree high school classrooms in northern Quebec this fall is about so much more than teaching the past. Pash is the Chairperson of the Cree School Board, and […]

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The First Nations Education Council (FNEC) Receives Funds from Pink Shirt Day Fundraiser

Wendake, August 27, 2021 – This year, the FNEC teamed up with Staples Canada to commemorate Pink Shirt Day 2021. Together, the FNEC and Staples Canada raised $1 per shirt sold in the province of Quebec. Because of this effort, today the FNEC is happy to receive a total of $5,020 to enhance its anti-bullying […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 2021149 Views

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Announcement of the New Everyday Living Environment for Indigenous Students in Sept-Îles

SEPT-ÎLES, QC- Today, the Société immobilière du Regroupement des centres d’amitié autochtones du Québec (SIRCAAQ) and the Government of Québec announced the new everyday living environment for Indigenous students in Sept-Îles. This innovative project was made possible by the Cégep de Sept-Îles’ invitation to host the living environment on its campus. A promising project for […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 2021133 Views

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Meet McGill’s Indigenous Vanier Scholars – McGill Reporter

August 23, 2021 “The outstanding work of these four scholars in the areas of language revitalization, education, and culture showcases the research excellence McGill is known for.” On July 15, the federal government announced the newest cohort of Vanier Canada Graduate Scholars. Of the 26 McGill Vanier recipients, two are Indigenous scholars, Jeremy Desjarlais and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2021104 Views

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Indigenous territories fight climate change – McGill

17 Aug 2021 In a recent study in PLOS ONE, researchers from 6 different countries, including Camilo Alejo and Catherine Potvin of the Department of Biology at McGill University, examined the importance of Indigenous Territories in climate change mitigation across Panama and the Amazon Basin. They found that Indigenous Territories represent effective natural solutions to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2021122 Views

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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, 202187 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, 202173 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, 202166 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, 202173 Views

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