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Understanding and appreciating Mi’kmaw culture: StFX staff, students and faculty tour Mi’kmawey Debert Interpretive Trail

October 15th, 2021 With much to be learned by visiting sites of significance throughout Mi’kma’ki, a group of about 20 StFX staff, students and faculty boarded the StFX bus on Oct. 7 to broaden their knowledge and awareness during a visit to the Mi’kmawey Debert Interpretive Trail, where artist and cultural educator Gerald Gloade led […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 202117 Views

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CBU to Host Communities Building Hope Conference

Oct 14, 2021 On October 28-29, 2021, Cape Breton University will host the first CBU anti-poverty conference, featuring the launch of the inaugural lecture as a tribute to Margaret Dechman. The event, Communities Building Hope: Action Agenda to Reduce Poverty on Cape Breton Island, will have a keynote speech from public health physician and advocate, Dr. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 202110 Views

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N.B. salmon population winning an upstream battle, UNB research suggests

With the highest number of returning salmon in 32 years and a record-breaking wild-hatched smolt run, the future is looking a little brighter for the endangered inner Bay of Fundy Atlantic salmon population. Dr. Kurt Samways is the Parks Canada Research Chair in Aquatic Restoration at the University of New Brunswick. He is leading research […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 202114 Views

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MEBO, MK, NSCC Partner with IBM Canada to Launch the Unama’ki P-TECH School Model for Indigenous Youth

Cape Breton (NS), October 12, 2021: Mi’kmaw Economic Benefits Office (MEBO), Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey (MK) and Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC), along with IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced they are partnering to deliver the Unama’ki P-TECH School Model (Pathways in Technology, Early College High School) to the Indigenous youth in Nova Scotia. This event will mark the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 202113 Views

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Dal’s Mawio’mi returns: ‘Campus could really use this kind of energy’

October 12, 2021 After a hiatus due to the pandemic, Dalhousie’s annual Mawio’mi — along with its drums, vendors and sense of community — returns to the Studley Campus quad this Wednesday (October 13). “I think the campus could really use this kind of energy — this kind of healing,” says Michele Graveline, Dal’s Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 202111 Views

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UNB gathers to observe National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

On Thursday, Sept. 30, members of UNB’s community gathered to observe National Day for Truth and Reconciliation through a special event, Every Child Matters: Guiding Our Children Home. The event, which was also livestreamed, was a joint initiative organized by members of UNB’s Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre and the Office of the President to meet the need […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 202119 Views

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Creating Positive Change: StFX students awarded McKenna Centre for Leadership Project Grants

StFX students, l-r, Ethan Draper, Kate Graham and Courtney Mckay are this year’s Frank McKenna Centre for Leadership Project Grant recipients. The three students will be working this year to create positive change in the community, working on projects that address social justice education in the workforce, loneliness in older adults, and homelessness. Three StFX […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 202119 Views

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MSVU: Ending violence against Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people

October 4, 2021 A message from Ramona Lumpkin, Interim President and Vice-Chancellor Dear MSVU students, faculty and staff, Across Canada and the United States, the National Day of Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people is marked for many on May 5 and for some on October 4. The data are clear: […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 202117 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: Request For Proposals – Curriculum Development

The Nunatsiavut Government is seeking a qualified firm to develop culturally relevant curriculum and resources, in the area of everyday life skills, that will meet the standards and accreditation requirements the NLESD and Department of Education of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. Request For Proposals – Curriculum Development NT5

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 202118 Views

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Acadia U: Truth Before Reconciliation Mawio’mi (Sept. 30 – Oct. 4)

A four-day campus-community event in partnership with Glooscap First Nation, co-hosted by Acadia University and the Town of Wolfville Please note that events held on the Acadia University campus are open to invited speakers and guests and the “campus bubble” (students, faculty, and staff). Due to COVID-19 precautions, these events are unfortunately not open to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 202123 Views

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