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Memorial University and the Nunatsiavut Government are collaborating on a $7.4-million project to lead a five-year research initiative that will merge collaborative academic research with traditional knowledge for the protection, preservation and revitalization of Labrador Inuit culture and language. The project is supported by a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) partnership grant valued […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 2015277 Views

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CBU Recognizes Two Committed Community Members With Honorary Degrees

On October 31, Cape Breton University (CBU) will bestow Honorary Doctor of Letters degrees on Eleanor Bernard and Eileen Pottie Forrester during its fall convocation ceremony being held at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre. Both women have made major contributions to their communities and have been instrumental in sustaining the Aboriginal and Celtic cultures […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 2015193 Views

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Witness Blanket Art Installation Visits Nova Scotia

October 19, 2015 An art installation sculpturally and symbolically woven into a blanket made of cedar wood is on display at Millbrook Cultural and Heritage Centre near Truro beginning today, Oct. 19. The Witness Blanket, a universal symbol of remembrance and protection, was created by First Nations artist Carey Newman. It supports and connects items […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 2015204 Views

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Canadians Honoured at Rideau Hall for Exceptional Work in the Field of Canadian History

WINNIPEG, Oct. 16, 2015 – Twenty individuals and organizations will be presented gold medals for their efforts to help Canadians better understand how our past shapes our future. The 20th Governor General’s History Awards will be presented by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, at Rideau Hall on October 16, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 2015276 Views

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Charlotte Denny – Culture Gives us Identify

For CBU student Charlotte Denny, celebrating Aboriginal History Month is a time for reflecting on where the Ilnu people have gone and where they’re going. “Culture gives us an identity; to be Ilnu we have to practice, celebrate and pass on our identity to future generations.” Currently a second-year BSc Engineering Technology student with a […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 2015188 Views

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Scotiabank Donates to Saint Mary’s University to Spur Entrepreneurs

      Scotiabank Donates to Saint Mary’s University to Spur Entrepreneurs HALIFAX, NS–(October 15, 2015) – A new era for technology startups has begun with the introduction of the Master of Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation (MTEI) program at Saint Mary’s University and the backing of two homegrown donors. Saint Mary’s president Dr. Robert Summerby-Murray […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 2015392 Views

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Janice Basque – Supporting Aboriginal Students through Leadership

Janice Basque from We’koqma’q First Nation is a Student Support Officer in Unama’ki College at Cape Breton University, who’s favourite part of the job is working directly with students. She says, “Whether it is through encouragement or providing necessary tools to be successful in their studies, I love that I get to work so closely […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 2015188 Views

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Honouring Our Sisters: The Red Shawl Campaign

During the month of October, the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at UNB will host The Red Shawl Campaign to bring awareness to the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women of Canada. Campus events begin on Oct. 7 with the opening of the Red Shawl Exhibit at UNB’s Alumni Memorial Building and end with a public presentation […]

by ahnationtalk on October 5, 2015204 Views

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IASC Fellowship Program 2016

The IASC Fellowship Program is meant to engage ECS in the work of the IASC Working Groups (WGs): Atmosphere, Cryosphere, Marine, Social & Human and Terrestrial. Each year, one Fellow per WG is chosen. IASC Fellows are doctoral or postdoctoral researchers who actively participate in selected activities of the IASC WGs. They are expected to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 5, 2015188 Views

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CBU to Host Two-day Meeting of National Aboriginal Business Educators

From October 5- 6, Cape Breton University’s Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal Business Studies is hosting more than 20 national leaders in Aboriginal business education and industry. The group will have an important, urgent discussion regarding the Indigenization of business and academia. Attendees have also expressed interest in establishing a Canadian Consortium of Aboriginal Business […]

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 2015211 Views

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