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SCO Celebrates I Love to Read Month

February 1, 2023 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is celebrating the gift of storytelling in a month-long celebration of all things reading. “I Love to Read Month is a wonderful opportunity to share our stories and to make impactful human connections,” said Grand Chief Jerry Daniels. “When we do […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 20236 Views

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UCN Chancellor Awarded Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal

(Winnipeg, MB) – University College of the North’s (UCN) Chancellor, Edwin Jebb, was awarded Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal. The Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal celebrates the 70th anniversary year of Queen Elizabeth’s accession to the throne and was hosted by Lieutenant Governor Anita Neville and Premier Heather Stefanson. The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 20237 Views

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To revitalize Indigenous communities, the Residential School settlement must prioritize language education – The Conversation

After a decade, the federal government has reached an agreement to settle a class action lawsuit that included 325 First Nations across Canada. The class action was initiated by the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc and shíshálh Nation in 2012. It was concerned with, among other issues, the loss of language and culture through Residential Schools. The […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 20239 Views

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Manitoba Government to Open New School in Waverley West

January 25, 2023 The Manitoba government is opening a new $32-million kindergarten to Grade 8 school in Winnipeg’s Waverley West neighbourhood, which will open to students on Jan. 30, Education and Early Childhood Learning Minister Wayne Ewasko and Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services Minister Reg Helwer said today. “I am very excited that Bison […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202312 Views

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Manitoba Government Commemorates International Day of Education

January 24, 2023 The Manitoba government continues making significant progress on educational initiatives designed to ensure all Manitoba students succeed, no matter where they live, their background or individual circumstances, Education and Early Childhood Minister Wayne Ewasko announced today. “Today is the fifth annual International Day of Education, with the theme to invest in people […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202311 Views

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Winnipeg U: Art and reconciliation at Gallery 1C03

UWinnipeg’s Gallery 1C03’s Brings to Light exhibition, created by alumna Jaimie Isaac, is generating dialogue around kin, community, and knowledge of intergenerational significance. This mixed media exhibition is a response to the legacy of the residential school system and colonial structures that devalued Indigenous knowledge systems and restricted rich cultural languages and traditions. The exhibition […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202313 Views

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I will live for both of us: a history of colonialism, uranium mining, and Inuit resistance – UM Today

January 17, 2023 “I Will Live for Both of Us: A History of Colonialism, Uranium Mining, and Inuit Resistance” discusses political conflicts over proposed uranium mining in the Kivalliq Region of Nunavut. I Will Live for Both of Us: A History of Colonialism, Uranium Mining, and Inuit Resistance is a book that discusses critical activism that […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20239 Views

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Manitoba Government Provides Additional $600,000 for Brandon YMCA Child-Care Expansion

January 17, 2023 Access to Child-Care Services Critical for Growth of Communities and Economy: Stefanson BRANDON—As part of the Manitoba government’s ongoing commitment to provide affordable and accessible child-care services for Manitoba families, the province is investing an additional $600,000 in the expansion of the child-care centre at the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202313 Views

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Brandon University mourns passing of Professor Emeritus Dr. Bev Nicholson

January 12, 2023 The flag is being lowered to half-mast at Brandon University (BU) to mourn the passing of Dr. Beverley (Bev) A. Nicholson, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Anthropology. Dr. Nicholson passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Dr. Nicholson was not only a faculty member at BU, but also an […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202313 Views

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“A place of belonging, friendship and learning” – UM Today

January 12, 2023 Indigenous Youth Mentorship Program continues to grow across the province Tamara Beardy’s involvement with the Indigenous Youth Mentorship Program (IYMP) has a special place in her heart, the program’s benefits hitting close to home. Her daughter lives with Type 1 Diabetes, diagnosed when she was nine years old. “It’s been an 11-year […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 202315 Views

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