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Nunatsiavut Government: President extends congratulations to respected Inuit elders on receipt on honorary degrees from MUN

January 21, 2021 Nunatsiavut President Johannes Lampe extends his congratulations to respected Inuit elders Jean Crane of Happy Valley-Goose Bay and Nellie May Winters of Makkovik on receiving Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, degrees. Both received their degrees during a convocation today in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. “As President of Nunatsiavut, and on behalf of Beneficiaries […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 20214 Views

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L’nuey rolling out educational videos on Indigenous rights – CBC

Campaign aims to bring Islanders up to speed on history, build a common vocabulary A new media advertising campaign just launched by L’nuey P.E.I. is designed to increase public understanding of Indigenous rights. The issues being covered include the Donald Marshall decision, the Indian Act, Section 35 of the Constitution Act, self-governance, and the Mi’kmaq-P.E.I.-Canada Framework […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20218 Views

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MSVU: Welcoming new faculty

Dear MSVU faculty, staff, and students, I’m writing to introduce the new faculty who have joined the MSVU community recently. I’m pleased to extend a special welcome to each of them. Twelve individuals have joined MSVU in the roles of Assistant Professor, Laboratory Instructor and Librarian since July 1, 2020. Though many of these individuals […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 202120 Views

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MUN: ‘Vulnerable’ state: Study shows climate change affecting future health of Arctic fish

Researchers say they have evidence linking climate change to a decline in Arctic char, a cold-water fish found in many northern locations, including Labrador. Memorial and the Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI) played a major role in a paper published Jan. 11 in the prestigious journal Nature Climate Change. The scientists say rapid changes to the global ocean are having significant […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202118 Views

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Honouring Inuit Elders at special convocation in Labrador

Memorial University will confer honorary degrees upon Inuit Elder and respected healer, artist and educator G. Jean Crane and upon Inuit Elder and renowned artist, author and educator Nellie May Winters in a Special Convocation to be held in Happy Valley-Goose Bay on Thursday, Jan. 21. Biographies of the honorary degree recipients follow below. Dr. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 4, 2021114 Views

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Made in Nain – Gazette

Dec. 18, 2020 An award-winning partnership between Memorial University and SmartICE is providing young people in the North and at Memorial with opportunities to learn and grow. The partnership is also helping Northern communities adapt to a changing climate. The initiative has received significant accolades from the United Nations and was awarded the Arctic Inspiration […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 202031 Views

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MSVU: Knowledge translation at the heart of new MSVU research video series

This fall, the Mount Saint Vincent University Research Office launched the MSVU Research Minutes video series to showcase research being conducted by MSVU faculty and students. The series aims to better connect researchers at MSVU with the wider community in order to maximize the impact of their research findings. Traditionally, researchers have shared their knowledge through peer-reviewed journals […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202032 Views

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StFX – Circle of Abundance: Artist Tracey Metallic Connects with Message of Empowerment

In November, St. Francis Xavier University (StFX)’s Coady Institute celebrated a significant milestone for its Circle of Abundance – Amplifying Indigenous Women’s Leadership initiative. In a virtual event, Indigenous Program Lead Karri-Lynn Paul announced that the campaign surpassed its $1 million fundraising goal. During the event, attendees heard from program graduates, staff, and supporters. Paul […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202027 Views

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CNA, Nunatsiavut Government celebrate first graduates of indigenized program

NAIN, NUNATSIAVUT – A group of students in Nain, a community of approximately 1,200 people on the north coast of Labrador, are about to make academic history. On Friday, Dec. 11, six students, who have been enrolled since June 2019, will be the first to graduate from College of the North Atlantic’s (CNA) indigenized Early […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202025 Views

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Chiefs Call For Minister Resignation – Mi’gmaq and Wolastoqiyik

December 11, 2020 The Mi’gmaq and Wolastoqiyik Chiefs are calling for the resignation of Minister of Aboriginal Affairs Arlene Dunn, in response to her opposition to holding a public inquiry into systemic racism in the justice system in New Brunswick. Yesterday, the Legislative Assembly debated a motion that endorsed the Chiefs long-standing call for an […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 202045 Views

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