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Lasting impacts – MUN Gazette

Sept. 27, 2022 Friday, Sept. 30 is Orange Shirt Day and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. It is a day to reflect on the history and legacy of residential schools in this country and in our province. Newfoundland and Labrador had five residential schools; the legacy of those schools continues to this day. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 20228 Views

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Ocean School dives into the new school year with a revamped website and a celebration of the United Nations Ocean Decade. A project of the National Film Board and the Ocean Frontier Institute at Dalhousie University, with over 100 pieces of media and 27 collections streaming free online.

September 21, 2022 The National Film Board of Canada and the Ocean Frontier Institute’s Ocean School is kicking off the new school year with a new bilingual resource library on its platform that gives students and teachers a wider view of what happens in our oceans. To celebrate the launch and the United Nations Decade […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202222 Views

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Lorenzo Society to host Fall Indigenous Film Festival

Sep 16, 2022 Leading up to the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30, the Lorenzo Society at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) Saint John campus is hosting the Fall Indigenous Film Festival. “The Indigenous film series is a great way for each of us to challenge our thinking and to look forward to how […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202217 Views

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UNB student creates clothing line to celebrate Saint John’s Indigenous roots

Hayden Hovey is bringing Indigenous visibility to the University of New Brunswick’s Saint John campus through a clothing line he designed called Menahqesk. “Menahqesk is the traditional land name for Saint John,” said Hovey. “It translates from the Wolastoqiyik to mean ‘the place of the sea taking the land’ and it was considered a place of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202216 Views

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Food insecurity during COVID-19: 2SLGBTQ+ people talk about challenges and support – MSVU

Many people grow up without enough food to eat, even within Canada; a G7 country with one of the world’s most advanced economies. The Government of Canada defines food insecurity as the “inability to acquire or consume” a diet that is adequate in quality and quantity, or “the uncertainty that one will be able to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202217 Views

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Coady Institute: 2022 ABCD Unconference

The theme for the 2022 ABCD Unconference is Communities Leading Change. The Unconference aims to provide an energetic and transformative teaching and learning space for people to: Discover new ways of working Develop future networks Practice new learnings Deepen practice Turn ideas into positive action Sessions of particular note include: Community of Practice and Beyond […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202215 Views

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Documentary about Mi’kmaw Elder Sister Dorothy Moore to premiere at 2022 Atlantic Film Festival

The Atlantic Film Festival has recently announced that its 2022 roster of films will include the documentary Sister Dorothy Moore: A Life of Courage, Determination and Love produced and directed by Dr. Mary Jane Harkins of the Faculty of Education at Mount Saint Vincent University. The film was recorded by videographer Brett Kibbler of MSVU’s […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202214 Views

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Smudging ceremony and sacred fire to take place on UNB’s Fredericton campus

The Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre (MWC) at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) will hold a smudging ceremony and sacred fire at the tipi on the Fredericton campus. Members of the community are invited to attend. The smudging ceremony will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 13, and the sacred fire will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 20. UNB’s […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 2022115 Views

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King’s College to cover tuition for 3 Mi’kmaw journalism students a year – CBC

Sep 12, 2022 ‘Diversity just makes newsrooms better,’ says Trina Roache One Halifax university is removing barriers for Mi’kmaw students hoping to enter the journalism field by covering the cost of tuition for a cohort of students. The University of King’s College announced last week that it had developed the initiative in consultation with Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 202212 Views

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First university level Indigenous studies course draws mixed reactions – YGK News

University of Prince Edward Island’s announcement that it will require incoming graduating students to complete a course on Indigenous studies was met locally with mixed reactions. Last week, U of P.E.I. announced the mandatory course will launch this fall and will cover Indigenous history, cultures and practices and is among the first of its kind […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 202213 Views

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