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NS Government: New Youth Council to Advise Minister

A new Nova Scotia Youth Council for Agriculture will advise the Minister on advancing agriculture and agri-food production as viable career and business opportunities for young people. Council members were announced in Truro today, May 19, and held their first council meeting. “I look forward to the conversations I will be having with these representatives […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20225 Views

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NS Government: Investment Supports Mental Health Peer-Support Training for Youth

The government is providing a one-time investment of $100,000 to the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Society to expand their peer-support training to more young people. Forty teenagers and young adults will participate in the Peer Outreach Support Services and Education (POSSE) Project, a youth-driven, harm reduction, peer training and outreach program for people ages 15 to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 2022138 Views

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Qalipu FN: Youth Summer Employment Program 2022

January 31, 2022 Qalipu First Nation (QFN) Department of Education and Training have reopened employer application for their 2022 Youth Summer Employment Program (YSEP)! Program Objective The Youth Summer Employment Program is a partnership between the Government of Canada and QFN that provides Indigenous Youth with an opportunity to gain employment with local employers during […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 202280 Views

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Elsipogtog youth group aims to develop future community leaders – CBC

Jan 27, 2022 Project leader says change requires a do-it-yourself approach The founder of a youth leadership project in Elsipogtog First Nation wants young people to get involved politically and help shape the future of their reserve. Tamara Joseph created the Next Generation Leadership Project in November to work with young educated Mi’kmaq and spur […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202239 Views

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Propelled by a crisis, this man biked across Canada for Indigenous youth – CBC

Rylee Nepinak biked from Vancouver to Halifax to raise awareness about Indigenous youth suicide prevention Sep 21, 2021 Rylee Nepinak had no experience as a cyclist when he decided to bike from Vancouver to Halifax, but he knew he had to do something to raise money and awareness about Indigenous youth suicide. He was prompted […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202182 Views

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Media Advisory: Launch of First Nations Advisory Council report

Event : St. Mary’s First Nation : 14 September 2021, 6:00 AM EDITOR’S NOTE: The First Nation Advisory Council, created by the Office of the New Brunswick Child, Youth and Seniors’ Advocate, will present its report for Indigenous youth entitled No Child Left Behind (Katop Wasis Sesomiw Nokalawin (Wolastoqey) – Mo Nagelameg Neoteetjit Mitjoaatjitj (Mi’gmaq)) […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 2021241 Views

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Dr. Shirley Cheechoo C.M., residential school warrior, sets sights on new Weengushk Film Institute on Manitoulin Island empowering Indigenous Youth

Established in 2002 by Dr.Cheechoo, the renowned James Bay Cree artist, actor, and filmmaker, Weengushk Film Institute (WFI) is one of Canada’s most meaningful centers of learning. The first of its kind, this non-profit centre educates and inspires Indigenous and diverse youth with its logistics programming integrating creative and life skills. Dr. Cheechoo, a residential […]

by pmnationtalk on August 12, 2021151 Views

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Surveys will help on-reserve youth share stories, hopes – CBC

Jul 30, 2021 Landyn’s Journey of Awareness wants help deciding how to distribute $50,000 Landyn Toney’s journey to raise awareness about residential schools didn’t end when he got to the last stop on his more than 200-kilometre walk across Nova Scotia. Since 12-year-old Landyn ran through a ribbon at Annapolis Valley First Nation three weeks ago […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 2021220 Views

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Esgenoôpetitj First Nation opens doors to new youth centre – CBC

Jul 27, 2021 Mi’kmaw community building a popular gathering place for cultural activities Bobby Sylliboy stands at the front of the room, carefully demonstrating how to stretch out strips of wet deer hide. He tells his captive audience to pick out a skin from a bucket — and leave any negative energy at the door. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 2021114 Views

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YT Government: Youth Roots Grant supports four community projects aimed at empowering youth

28/06/2021 The Youth Roots Grant, a funding opportunity that supports substance use prevention efforts, has awarded $18,500 to four community projects across the Yukon. This grant focuses on initiatives that build social, emotional and physical spaces where youth can thrive and are less likely to start unhealthy, risk-taking behaviours. The Youth Roots Grant funding recipients […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 2021147 Views

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