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NunatuKavut community council signs education agreement to develop Inuit curriculum – CBC

Oct 06, 2022 Memorandum of understanding lays out 30-day deadline to create a working group The NunatuKavut community council is closer to its goal of providing more education in Inuttitut and traditional knowledge in schools after recently signing a memorandum of understanding to do just that. The council, the Newfoundland and Labrador government and the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 202231 Views

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NunatuKavut Community Council: Education MOU signing event a success!

October 5, 2022 On September 30, 2022, a Memorandum of Understanding on Education was signed among the Province of Newfoundland Labrador, the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District and the NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC). The event was emceed by Bryn Wood, Director of Research, Education and Culture at NCC. Over 70 people were in attendance […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 202230 Views

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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, 202236 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, 202245 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, 202240 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, 202239 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, 202238 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, 202239 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, 202236 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, 2022133 Views

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