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MUN archeology team offering to help Indigenous communities investigate unmarked graves – CBC

Jul 26, 2021 ‘We’re just in the background ready to help,’ says professor A newly formed working group within Memorial University’s archeology department is offering help to Indigenous communities that may want to investigate potential unmarked graves in Newfoundland and Labrador. After the discovery of human remains in unmarked graves at former residential schools in other parts of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 20218 Views

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Student completes UNB Saint John’s first-ever clinical psychology field placement with Indigenous clinician

A University of New Brunswick psychology student spent the winter 2021 semester being mentored by Mi’kmaq clinician Stephanie Francis – an historic moment for UNB psychology and experiential learning. Gabrielle Benoit, a third-year bachelor of science student majoring in psychology on UNB’s Saint John campus, undertook the clinical placement as part of Field Placement in […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202125 Views

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New pan-Atlantic Canadian initiative creates more opportunities for Black and Indigenous business students

Jul 19, 2021 UPEI has formed a partnership with 10 other Atlantic Canadian universities and Atlantic Business Magazine with a goal of making the region’s business schools and business community more inclusive. The Atlantic Promise Scholars initiative is increasing diversity in business schools by offering Black and Indigenous students financial aid and other supports to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 202119 Views

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New pan‑Atlantic Canadian initiative creates more opportunities for Black and Indigenous business students – Dal News

July 5, 2021 The Atlantic Promise Scholars initiative is increasing diversity in business schools by offering Black and Indigenous students financial aid and other supports to ensure their success. “We know that access to a post-secondary education is transformative. It should be accessible to all promising students,” says Kim Brooks, dean of the Faculty of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 202124 Views

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MUN appoints new vice-president as part of effort to Indigenize the university – CBC

Jul 05, 2021 VP (Indigenous) Catharyn Andersen says it’s important to understand impact and legacy of colonialism Memorial University is appointing its first vice-president (Indigenous), whose job will be to ensure Indigenization is a top priority for the university’s leadership. Catharyn Andersen has been special advisor on Indigenous affairs to the university’s president on Indigenous affairs […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 202123 Views

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Dal’s Office of Research Services appoints first Indigenous Research Facilitator – Dalhousie University

June 30, 2021 Carla DiGiorgio has always been drawn to populations that are overlooked. “I have been proud to develop ways to reach out and give voice to those who have not been part of the research or knowledge world,” says Dr. DiGiorgio. “This hopefully leads to better action on the part of individuals, cultures, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 30, 202119 Views

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President congratulates Catharyn Andersen on appointment as MUN’s first vice-president (Indigenous)

June 29, 2021 Nunatsiavut President Johannes Lampe says he’s pleased with the recent appointment of Catharyn Andersen as Memorial University’s first vice-president (Indigenous). “I am confident Ms. Andersen will play an integral role in building on the already strong relationship between the Nunatsiavut Government and Memorial University,” says President Lampe. “Throughout her career, Ms. Andersen […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 202128 Views

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Forestry Innovation Transition Trust Funds New Centre of Forest Innovation at NSCC

June 28, 2021 A new Centre of Forest Innovation operated by Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) will advance the shift to ecological forestry practices in the province and train the next generation of forestry professionals. Today, June 28, the Forestry Innovation Transition Trust announced $6.1 million over four years for NSCC to establish the centre […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 202121 Views

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Cape Breton University Announces Indigenous Dean of Unama’ki College

Cape Breton University has recently hired Laurianne Sylvester as the new Dean of Unama’ki College. Born and raised as a Mi’kmaw woman in Membertou First Nation, Laurianne has worked in education for 20 years. Her educational journey began in her home community as an elementary teacher. She also served as Vice President of Membertou Elementary […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 202128 Views

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$1M gift to StFX to support students in need

One million dollar endowment to support StFX students with financial needs Support for students with financial needs including indigenous students from Atlantic Canada and African Nova Scotia students ANTIGONISH, NOVA SCOTIA — St Francis Xavier University is pleased to announce that alumni Mike Boyd, the Chair of the StFX Board of Governors, and his wife Lisa […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 202120 Views

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