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MMF Launches Homeschool Support Program for Métis Families

September 24, 2020 Winnipeg, MB – The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) has officially launched its homeschooling initiative to support Métis parents to homeschool their children for the health and safety of their families and communities. “We do not want parents to feel obligated to send their children to school simply because they do not have […]

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Fireside Chats to continue in virtual format – UM Today

Traditional teachings shared through Indigenous Student Centre continues this fall September 22, 2020 — Fireside Chats – talks on Indigenous knowledges – is an opportunity for all to learn from Elders and Knowledge Keepers. The long-running series, which was initially created by recently-retired student advisor and cultural coordinator Carl Stone, will be held online this year. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202030 Views

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Dr. Erin Millions appointed to Welcoming Winnipeg Committee

University of Winnipeg Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Erin Millions will be helping the City of Winnipeg reconsider the names of historical places and monuments. She has been appointed to the newly formed Welcoming Winnipeg Committee of Community Members, which has been set up to review applications and make recommendations to Council on the creation, removal, or […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202032 Views

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SCO: First Nation Fall 2020 School Re-Entry Information

During these uncertain times of learning to live with the reality of COVID-19, First Nation schools are taking are taking an abundance of caution to ensure the safety of students in a way that does not disrupt their education.  Below are the re-opening plans for schools in southern Manitoba that has information available. Note: Planning […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202030 Views

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MB Government: Province Begins Distribution of Millions of Dollars for Safe Schools

September 21, 2020 Taking Action to Keeping Students and Teachers Safe: Goertzen The Manitoba government is providing direct support and funding to ensure safe and healthy learning environments, Education Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today. “Our government is providing Manitoba schools with the financial resources they need to support their students and staff,” said Goertzen. “Meeting […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202019 Views

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UCN Faculty Members Create Swampy Cree Textbook

(The Pas, MB) – University College of the North (UCN) faculty members have collaborated on a Cree language textbook in hopes of maintaining northern culture. It is anticipated that Beginning Cree for Swampy Cree Speakers will officially be published by the University Regina Press in the near future. UCN Arts, Business and Science Faculty Member, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202057 Views

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Prestigious award recipients at Assiniboine recognized

The recipients of the Governor General’s Academic Medal and the Lieutenant Governor’s Silver Medals have been presented with their awards in advance of graduation this fall. James Epp, Network Administration Technology graduate, is the recipient of the first ever Governor General’s award presented by Assiniboine. “I am honoured to receive this award. I have a […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202023 Views

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UWinnipeg biologist heads Canadian Aquatic Resources Section

UWinnipeg biologist Dr. Caleb Hasler is the president of the Canadian Aquatic Resources Section (CARS), American Fisheries Society (AFS). In this role, he has been tasked to coordinate a virtual Canada Session for the 150th Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. “The American Fisheries Society includes over 8000 fisheries managers, biologists, professors, ecologists, aquaculturists, economists, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202023 Views

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Living library creates an interactive way to celebrate Indigenous alumni success – UM Today

September 14, 2020 — Influential Indigenous University of Manitoba (UM) alumni will share their stories and experiences at an upcoming virtual living library event. A living library is a unique way for “readers”, including Indigenous students, the UM campus community and the public, to engage and interact with alumni as “living books” and learn from their […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202024 Views

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SCO: Growing concern among southern First Nation families with province’s back-to-school plan

September 9, 2020 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — More than 17,000 First Nation students will head back to school this month amid growing concerns around returning to school in-person. The government of Manitoba has not properly informed or supported schools and families to adequately deal with COVID-19 as they begin the fall term. “As […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 202029 Views

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