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Cape Breton University to Close Artist in Residence Series with Indigenous Focused Event

On Saturday, April 17, 2021, Cape Breton University will host the final event in the 2021 Artist in Residence Series with playwright Daniel MacIvor. The event, Listening – Bridging Indigenous and Settler Dramaturgy, will feature a talking circle facilitated by Stephen Augustine, CBU Associate Vice President, Indigenous Affairs and Unama’ki College. The conversation will be […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 20211 Views

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GNB: First Nation chiefs invited to co-create a modern and sustainable economic partnership

13 April 2021 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government has invited First Nation chiefs to co-create a modern and sustainable economic partnership. The current tax collection agreements will not be renewed, and as such, the government will not be appealing the recent carbon tax ruling. “Unfortunately, these outdated provincial tax agreements have proven to be […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 20219 Views

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Engineering students work with Kingsclear First Nation on capstone design project

The University of New Brunswick’s faculty of engineering in Fredericton hosted its 7th annual Engineering Design Symposium virtually on Thursday, April 8, recognizing the hard work of its students. Each year, fourth-year engineering students from all disciplines display projects they’ve worked on through the Capstone Design course. Students are guided by industry mentors and their […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 20217 Views

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Leanne Hudson Creates Indigenous Culture and History Resource Through Internship with the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick

Second-year STUdent Leanne Hudson is hoping her internship project with the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick will help address the gaps in Indigenous culture and history in the province’s public school curriculum. The project, “Integration of Indigenous Culture, Knowledge, and Traditions” — A guide for understanding New Brunswick Archives and Indigenous History in New Brunswick, Canada—available […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 20219 Views

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Dalhousie’s new Aboriginal and Indigenous law certificate equips Mi’kmaq students to bring change – The Charlatan

Students graduating this year from Dalhousie University’s Schulich School of Law in Halifax, N.S. can obtain a Juris Doctor (JD) certificate of Aboriginal and Indigenous law. Students who chose to complete the specializations’ necessary credits will graduate with an understanding of Indigenous governance, Mi’kmaq legal traditions, and residential school settlements, among other subjects. Dakota Bernard, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 202117 Views

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GNB: Amendments to Education Act aimed at empowering the school system

17 March 2021 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Legislation introduced today by the provincial government would amend the Education Act to empower the school system and provide increased support for teachers and students. Proposals set out in an Act Respecting Empowering the School System is intended to support teachers in managing their classrooms and to ensure schools […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 202129 Views

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St. Francis Xavier U: New Project Aims to Strengthen the Community Housing Sector in Nova Scotia

If 2020 taught us anything, it is the importance of having a safe home. We at St. Francis Xavier University’s Extension Department (Extension), in partnership with the Community Housing Transformation Centre (the Centre), are pleased to announce the launch of Build Together: Strengthening the Community Housing Sector in Nova Scotia. Through this project, we aim to engage members of the community housing sector in […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 202129 Views

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Black and Indigenous issues must be included in political platforms, panel discussion hears – HalifaxToday.ca

One way to help racialized residents is to form citizen-led groups that would work closely with governments, a panelist said during the virtual event hosted by Dalhousie University Political party platforms built in Nova Scotia for the next provincial election campaign must include planks supporting Black and Indigenous communities, a panel discussion heard Thursday. One […]

by ahnationtalk on March 12, 202132 Views

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Coady International Institute: Extraordinary Lives Virtual Speaker Series

Please join us for an exclusive evening with Terry Paul, Chief of the Membertou First Nation and graduate of the Coady Institute ’77, and Sara Wolfe, Director of the Indigenous Innovation Initiative, Grand Challenges Canada. In the third and final instalment for the year in the Extraordinary Lives Virtual Speaker Series, Nancy Regan ’88 will […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 202135 Views

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Government of Canada signs Regional Education Agreement with Elsipogtog First Nation Education Authority

From: Indigenous Services Canada News release March 9, 2021 — Elsipogtog First Nation, unceded traditional Mi’kmaq territory, New Brunswick — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is committed to First Nations education transformation that is inclusive and responsive to the diversity of Indigenous Peoples. Today, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 2021113 Views

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