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Indigenous Women Leaders to Host Alumni Gathering

More than 100 of Canada’s Indigenous women leaders will gather in November at St. Francis Xavier University’s Coady International Institute in Mi’kma’ki, the unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq people. The women are graduates, facilitators, mentors, and Elders associated with Coady’s Indigenous Women in Leadership (IWCL) program as well as Indigenous women graduates from other Coady […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201919 Views

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Outreach program enables Inuit student to explore life ‘down south’ – Dal News

August 16, 2019 For many Canadians, being asked if you’ve been “down south” means have you visited the United States, Mexico or the Caribbean. But for Suupie Idlout, it means something entirely different. “I’ve been to Yellowknife, Whitehorse and somewhere in Northern British Columbia,” says the 18-year-old when asked about her past southbound travels. Suupie’s […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 20199 Views

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Government of Canada honours the national historic significance of the 18th century Mi’kmaq-French Alliance

From: Parks Canada August 13, 2019                Rocky Point, Prince Edward Island           Parks Canada Agency In the 18th century, a political and military alliance developed between the Mi’kmaq and the French in Atlantic Canada. Through the alliance, both nations helped strengthen their respective positions within the region and slowed the British colonial expansion. Yesterday, the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 201915 Views

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Dalhousie medical school promising more doctors – The Hants Journal

Dalhousie University medical school is adding 16 new seats for Nova Scotia students over the next two years. Premier Stephen McNeil made the $4.8 million announcement in Halifax on Thursday. Priority will be given to students from rural Nova Scotia communities, African Nova Scotians and Mi’kmaq as well as other indigenous groups. Four seats will […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 201931 Views

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UNB’s Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre receives federal funding for Indigenous language work

The Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at the University of New Brunswick received more than $74,000 from the federal Aboriginal Languages Initiative for its Wolastoqey Latuwewaken Revival program. The Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, announced the funding at the UNB Fredericton campus on Wednesday. The funding is part of $4.1 million the Government of Canada plans […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 201927 Views

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MSVU faculty receive new funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

On July 17, 2019, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced an investment of more than $285 million for 6,900 researchers and graduate students across Canada through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). “Researchers in the social sciences and humanities generate ideas and innovations that improve the lives of Canadians. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 201934 Views

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Memorial U: New archaeological information uncovered at L’Anse aux Meadows

July 16 Memorial University researchers have discovered a previously unknown archaeological layer at the L’Anse aux Meadows National Historical Site. While working about 30 metres from the 1,000-year-old Norse ruins at the very tip of Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula, Dr. Paul Ledger and his colleagues, including Dr. Veronique Forbes, encountered new evidence for human activity […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 201950 Views

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SMUEC’s social enterprise training goes national

July 10, 2019 The Saint Mary’s University Entrepreneurship Centre (SMUEC) is bringing its entrepreneurial enterprise across Canada, starting in Saskatchewan and the Yukon. Last month SMUEC team members Mitch Harrison and Jason Turner traveled to Saskatoon to deliver the first installment of The Pipeline’s train-the-trainer program. The Pipeline is SMUEC’s social enterprise development service that […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201962 Views

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Camp grew from a relationship between Sipekne’katik First Nation, Pictou Landing First Nation, and faculty at MSVU

July 10, 2019 A ceremony held at the Wikuom on the Mount Saint Vincent University campus on Monday, July 8, 2019 marked the start of the 2019 NSERC PromoScience Two-Eyed Seeing Day Camp. This is the second annual camp; the first camp took place this time last year (July of 2018). The campers are youth […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201961 Views

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Cape Breton University to host Community Innovation and Social Enterprise Conference

From July 10-12, Cape Breton University’s Shannon School of Business will host the Community Innovation and Social Enterprise Conference on the CBU campus. This conference will bring together practitioners, researchers and community organizations from home and afar, to discuss current best practices, challenges and innovations in advancing social entrepreneurship, and improving community livelihoods. “At Cape […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 201977 Views

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