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Manitoba Indigenous communities to welcome EAGLE’S NEST Indigenous Youth Leadership Camp

August 24, 2017 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces The Canadian Army will host EAGLE’S NEST 2017, a skills development and training leadership camp for Indigenous youth. The EAGLE’S NEST Indigenous Youth Leadership Camp will be held near Wanipigow First Nation, located approximately 190 km north of Winnipeg and will run from […]

by pmnationtalk on August 24, 201738 Views

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Culture For Life ~ My Culture. My Life.

Culture For Life My Culture. My Life. To mark World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th 2017, we are choosing to focus on LIFE through culture. We want to help facilitate meaningful connections with culture for First Nations youth and have youth themselves highlight the strength of culture and how it can promote wellness and […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2017286 Views

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We Matter Campaign: Join Indigenous youth across the nation taking the #HopePact!

What is the #HopePact? The We Matter #HopePact is a pact that Indigenous youth across Canada can choose to take, uniting them in a national movement. It is a reminder that you are never alone in what you are feeling or experiencing. By taking the #HopePact and wearing the #HopePact bracelet, you can feel like […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 201753 Views

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N’we Jinan project helps First Nations youth find voice through music – CBC

February 14, 2016 Youth from remote First Nations communities are getting a chance to express themselves in song through an initiative called N’we Jinan. The program was spearheaded by musician David Hodges and Joshua Iserhoff, who is the former grand chief of the Cree Nation Youth Council of Quebec. “I really believe … arts has […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 201743 Views

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Senate launches “Youth Indigenize the Senate 2017”

May 30, 2017 Ottawa – An inspiring group of young Indigenous leaders will contribute their perspectives to a study of the Aboriginal Peoples Committee on June 7, 2017, as part of the “Youth Indigenize the Senate” initiative. On this day, the committee will open the doors of the Senate to engage youth in their study […]

by pmnationtalk on May 30, 201761 Views

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Committee Seeks Indigenous Youth Leaders at the Senate 2017

Do you know a First Nations, Métis or Inuit youth who is doing amazing things? The Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples is celebrating Aboriginal History Month with its second annual Indigenous Youth Leaders at the Senate program on June 7, and they are looking for nominations of dynamic Indigenous leaders aged 17 to 35 who […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 201772 Views

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We Matter: bringing hope to Indigenous youth – CBC

April 30, 2017 Lack of clean water. Lack of housing. Lack of educational and job opportunities. Families facing addiction and abuse. These are just of the many struggles facing Canada’s Indigenous peoples. Perhaps the most troubling news of all involves the heartbreaking toll of suicide; stories of young people whose circumstances have challenged their will […]

by pmnationtalk on April 30, 201761 Views

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National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation and Katimavik partner to strengthen Reconciliation initiatives for Canadian youth

The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation at the University of Manitoba and Katimavik have announced an agreement to collaborate on community-based youth development projects. This collaboration will ensure that Truth and Reconciliation is a key pillar of all Katimavik’s youth development initiatives, in alignment with the objectives and principles of the Truth and Reconciliation […]

by pmnationtalk on April 11, 201756 Views

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There’s always a little light’: Indigenous youth find hope in the face of suicide – CBC

Cross Lake community in northern Manitoba declared state of emergency last year after 5 deaths Apr 07, 2017 Every morning before 8 a.m., before 500 high school students arrive at Mikisew High School in Cross Lake, principal Anna McKay prays quietly alone in her office. In those prayers, her mind turns to the struggles of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 201763 Views

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Agency’s $7.5M centre better for youth, saves money – Reportca.net

The first piling for the new Macdonald Youth Services building went into the ground 364 days ago. On Thursday, CEO Dr. Erma Chapman proudly opened the doors of the $7.5-million facility at 175 Mayfair Ave. Macdonald Youth Services held the grand opening for its new 33,000-square-foot therapeutic centre on Mayfair Ave. “On time and on […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 201777 Views

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