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MFNERC: Provincial Grade 12 Mathematics and ELA Tests Marking Session

Grade 12 Provincial Grade 12 Mathematics Achievement Tests Marking Sessions:   MATH Marking Session-January 27-28, 2020-Letter of Invite This two day meeting is for all Senior High ELA teachers, who have provincial exams that require marking. ELA Marking Session-January 14-15, 2020-Letter of Invite NT5

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 20198 Views

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Red River College launches a Truth and Reconciliation Award for Indigenous Students

December 10, 2019 Red River College’s School of Indigenous Education is pleased to announce the Mínwastánikéwin Truth and Reconciliation Award in partnership with the Red River College Campus Store to support Indigenous learners. This new award came together from RRC students, staff and faculty purchasing specially designed t-shirts at the Campus Store that bring awareness […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 20197 Views

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MFNERC: Invitation to First Nation Schools to host the 10th Annual Land-Based Education Youth Gathering

10th Annual Land-Based Education Youth Gathering – DEADLINE EXTENDED This is a letter of invitation to First Nation Schools to host the 10th Annual Land-Based Education Youth Gathering for the 2019 – 2020 fiscal year. The Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre will provide support to one school to host the winter festival bringing students […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 20199 Views

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Undergrad student shares personal story on homelessness and the power of research – UM Today

‘We are trying to see the light in the dark’ December 9, 2019 — Undergraduate student Henry McKay spent the summer of 2019 discovering paradigm shifts and changing mindsets while learning what research is, and what it can do. And the third-year social work student was surprised by what he found. “I … learned that […]

by ahnationtalk on December 9, 20198 Views

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Lumbering towards a decolonized society – UM Today

December 6, 2019 — Although she harbours the healthy skepticism of a researcher, Iloradanon Efimoff remains hopeful that Canada is lumbering towards a decolonized—or at least Indigenized—society. Efimoff, an Indigenous PhD candidate and Vanier Scholar in UM’s psychology department, studies ways to make people less racist. We last wrote about her in the alumni magazine’s […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 201914 Views

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2018-2019 MFNSS Annual Report

The Manitoba First Nations School System (MFNSS) has released its 2018–2019 Annual Report. “Community and student engagement are priorities for the success of the MFNSS. The school system has supported events that engage students in their own communities’ culture, history, and traditions,” said Nora Murdock, Ph.D., Director of Instructional Services. “The school system is in […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 201911 Views

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Education Awards Program Gives Hope To Aboriginal Students – Pembina Valley Online

04 December 2019 A program aimed at improving educational opportunities continues to give hope to aboriginal students across the province. The Business Council of Manitoba handed out $391,000 in financial assistance to aboriginal students pursuing post-secondary education at its annual Aboriginal Education Awards night last week. Council president Don Leitch said those funds are having […]

by ahnationtalk on December 4, 201916 Views

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U of M celebrates inaugural Indigenous students’ month with workshops, lectures, performances and more – The Manitoban

November events draw positive response from students The U of M celebrated its first annual Indigenous students’ month in November. Those who identify either as Indigenous or non-Indigenous were invited to participate in various student-led activities and events, including Indigenous-focused discussions, a lecture series, performances and workshops across the Fort Garry campus. Alicia Kubrakovich — […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 201910 Views

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Province Invests $4.4 Million to Enhance Access to Mental Health and Addictions Supports in Schools

Since October 2019, 14 initiatives totalling at least $25 million have been announced to support stronger mental health and addictions services in Manitoba including these previously announced initiatives: Expanding the distribution of Thrival Kits ($1.5 million). The kits incorporate evidence-based mental health practices such as mindfulness meditation, personal reflection, stress reduction and coping strategies, as […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 201919 Views

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Library project celebrates UN Year of Indigenous languages

Indigenous studies and history student, Elmer Gilbert Clarke, spent his summer poring over books in UWinnipeg’s library, searching through texts for Ojibwa, Cree and Michif as part of an Indigenous Summer Scholar project recognizing 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages. “Elmer’s work is foundational in that it will enhance the visibility of the University’s Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201923 Views

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