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UPEI to confer three honorary degrees at Convocation 2019

Dr. Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Prince Edward Island, announced today that three exceptional leaders in their respective fields will be awarded honorary Doctor of Laws degrees at the University’s Convocation ceremonies on May 10 and 11, 2019. Honorary degrees will be conferred upon Roger W. Warren, Albert P. Fogarty, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 201915 Views

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NSCC culinary arts class showcases cultural diversity – CBC

Roughly half of students in the culinary arts program identify as international, black Canadian or Indigenous Apr 11, 2019 Aleshia Simpson uses fitting words to describe the face of the culinary arts program at the Nova Scotia Community College’s Akerley campus in Dartmouth: a big, nice melting pot. Of the 136 students enrolled in the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 201919 Views

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STU to Award Honorary Degrees to Alanis Obomsawin and David Myles

April 8, 2019 St. Thomas University will be recognizing Indigenous filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin and award-winning musician David Myles with honorary degrees at the Spring Convocation on Tuesday, May 14 at 2 pm. “Both of these individuals are celebrated performing artists who use their voice to highlight social issues,” said Dawn Russell, STU President and Vice-Chancellor. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 201917 Views

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Exploring Mi’kmaq Culture at Gretna Green School – The Next 150 Challenge – Giv’er Miramichi

Anglophone North School District has challenged all schools to become champions of Change and Reconciliation, thus incorporating an indigenous perspective in the District. The first 150 challenge was celebrating Canada’s first 150 years. Now we are embarking into the next 150 challenge, to make it even better. Our purpose in this project is to motivate […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 201928 Views

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New President and Vice-President Announced for CBU Alumni Association.

On March 27, 2019, a new executive committee of the Cape Breton University Alumni Association was announced at the associations’ board meeting on the Cape Breton University campus. Kelsea MacNeil, BA’11 will take the role of President, and Jill McPherson BA’10 will take the role of Vice-President. MacNeil will take over the President’s role from […]

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 201931 Views

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Buffy Sainte-Marie opens conference devoted to Mi’kmaq, Wolastoqey languages – CBC

Apr 03, 2019 Music superstar Buffy Sainte-Marie is in Fredericton for the opening of an Indigenous language conference at the University of New Brunswick. “I just think that Indigenous languages are highly underrated,” said Sainte-Marie. “They’re very, very valuable.” The singer-songwriter is fresh off an induction ceremony into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. She […]

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 201930 Views

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Paving the Way with Tiannie Paul – The First Mi’kmaw Woman to Graduate from CBU’s Engineering Diploma Program

When Tiannie Paul crossed the stage on November 3, 2018, the entire audience at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre rose to their feet in a boisterous standing ovation. Dressed in stunning traditional regalia, Tiannie was named the first Mi’kmaw Woman to graduate from Cape Breton University’s Engineering Diploma program. “In that moment, I knew […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 201936 Views

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UNB’s 5th Powwow celebrates Indigenous languages

The Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at the University of New Brunswick will host the 5th UNB Powwow on Thursday, April 4. This year’s theme is Nikana’tunej (carrying language forward) / Namkomihptune ‘Ciw Weckuwapasihtit (carrying language forward for the ones not yet born). The UNB Powwow celebrates the language revival of Mi’kmaq, Wolastoqey and Passamquoddy languages. It is […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 201930 Views

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Helpline launched for loved ones of missing Indigenous people in New Brunswick

Apr 2, 2019 A new helpline will assist families and friends of missing Indigenous people in New Brunswick navigate police, media and justice systems in an effort to find their loved ones and bring them home safely. The helpline is the latest resource developed in a collaboration between UNB law professor Dr. Jula Hughes, the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 201930 Views

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How this UPEI student is decolonizing science in the North – The Cadre

Enooyaq Sudlovenick knows how important the health of ringed seals is for life in the north. The Iqaluit native grew up eating seal in a small Inuit community located in northern Baffin Island. Now, Sudlovenick is at UPEI researching the prevalence of heavy metals and disease in seals that are a result of climate change. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 201936 Views

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