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Lake Manitoba First Nation students head back to class… without proper classrooms – CBC

Chief blames delay in federal funding, after community pulled students out of high school in Lundar Sep 14, 2018 About 75 students on Lake Manitoba First Nation are without proper classrooms after heading back to school in their community this September. For the last 12 years, the majority of high school students from the community, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 201812 Views

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Seeding a more stable tomorrow – Winnipeg Free Press

Opaskwayak Cree Nation invested $3 million in National Access Cannabis just prior to its first day of trading in September 2017. The stock price of the company, which intends to build between 50 and 70 cannabis retail locations across Western Canada, has tripled since then. Obviously, there is no guarantee what future valuations will be, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 201813 Views

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Thousands of Canadians in path of extreme storms: Global Affairs Canada – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 13, 2018  Global Affairs Canada says thousands of Canadians are in the path of extreme weather expected to hit the U.S. and Southeast Asia. The department says 440 Canadians have registered in areas expected to be impacted by hurricane Florence, while 3,446 Canadians have registered in areas expected to be impacted by […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 201816 Views

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Indigenous families struggled for health care before Jordan’s Principle: summit – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 12, 2018 By Kelly Geraldine Malone THE CANADIAN PRESS WINNIPEG _ First Nation families say they struggled to get wheelchairs, beds and other health-care services for their children before Ottawa adopted Jordan’s Principle. The principle, which requires that kids get access to services without delays caused by jurisdictional issues, is named after […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 201814 Views

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20th Annual Manitoba Tourism Awards Gala Set For Tomorrow Night – CHTM

A Thompsonite has the chance to take home a provincial award. The 20th annual Manitoba Tourism Awards gala is set to take place at The Met in Winnipeg tomorrow evening, and local artist Jasyn Lucas is one of the three finalists in the Indigenous Tourism category. The other two finalists in the category are the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 201815 Views

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Rural students go to school without teachers as remote communities struggle to find staff – CBC

Shamattawa First Nation in northern Manitoba has half the teachers it needs Sep 12, 2018 Children across Manitoba headed back to school last week, but many of their classrooms lack a certified teacher. Remote and rural communities, many of them First Nations, have several job vacancies still posted at the start of this school year, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 201815 Views

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Lake St. Martin First Nation’s ‘Operation Return Home’ continues – Daily Commercial News

September 11, 2018 WINNIPEG — Seven years after severe flooding displaced thousands of residents of the Lake St. Martin First Nation community in Manitoba, 190 newly built homes are now ready for occupancy with an additional 130 homes to be completed by fall 2019. The housing development was made possible through a cost-shared investment of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 201818 Views

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Eye-Opening Show Tackles White Canadians’ Racism Toward Indigenous People – Huffington Post Canada

“A lot of the people thought it would be scary going into a First Nation. But once they arrived, they were welcomed.” “They’re angry at white people. They just always get money, and handouts,” boldly states a white woman talking about the Indigenous population in the trailer for the documentary series “First Contact.” Another woman, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 201813 Views

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Virtual reality allows users to experience a Canadian residential school – CBC

The project is set to be used as a teaching tool, means of preserving survivor accounts Sep 11, 2018 A Winnipeg based project using virtual reality technology takes users back in time to experience Canadian Indian Residential Schools, in hopes of creating a greater understanding of what survivors went through. “To place people, immerse them […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 201810 Views

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First Contact: A fine, gripping journey into old and new prejudices – Globe and Mail

Today, two very great and important productions to recommend. So keep reading to the end. First, some versions of reality TV programming can have a positive impact. They can educate and open your eyes. They can change cultural and political assumptions. Even smugness can be undermined. Such is the case with the first-rate and formidably […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 20189 Views

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