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Inuit Circumpolar Council creates scholarship for young Inuit – Nunatsiaq News

20 August, 2019 Annual awards honour Hans-Pavia Rosing, ICC’s first president The Inuit Circumpolar Council, which represents more than 160,000 Inuit from Russia to Greenland, has decided to honour one of its founding leaders, Hans-Pavia Rosing, with four US$1,000 annual scholarships in his honour. The awards are for young Inuit who inspire others, with a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 20197 Views

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Post-secondary leaders renew focus on reconciliation after gathering in Yukon – CBC

Participants from 31 schools learned about Yukon First Nations, heard from Indigenous leaders Aug 19, 2019 Post-secondary school leaders from across Canada are leaving Yukon with fresh ideas about how infuse their institutions with Indigenous knowledge and history. Representatives from 31 colleges and universities were in the territory last week for the “Perspectives on Reconciliation” […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 20194 Views

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From beading to diaper making, incoming Yukon teachers learn First Nations basics – CBC

35 teachers took part in orientation week, including lessons and activities with elders Aug 18, 2019 The school year in Yukon is approaching but some teachers have already started working — learning about the territory’s First Nations. Thirty-five teachers, all about to teach in the territory for the first time, participated in an orientation week […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 20197 Views

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Students are heading back to Nunavut schools – Nunatsiaq News

16 August, 2019 But the Education Department says the territory still needs about 60 more educators Students are already back in school at 16 of Nunavut’s 43 schools, with more scheduled to return next week in Igloolik, Pond Inlet, Cambridge Bay, Arviat and Kimmirut. Some schools, such the two schools in Igloolik, are still short […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 20199 Views

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YT Government: New curriculum for Grades 11 and 12

Students in Grades 11 and 12 will start using the new school curriculum in all Yukon schools this fall. Yukon’s modernized program is based on B.C.’s new school curriculum with adaptations to fit the territory’s northern context. These adaptations include Yukon First Nations’ ways of knowing and doing which will be embedded into curriculum for […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 201912 Views

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ArcticNet ASM2019 – Registration and Call for Abstracts now open!

Aug 15, 2019 The ArcticNet Network of Centres of Excellence and its national partners invite the Arctic research community to the Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM2019) to be held at the Halifax Convention Centre, December 2 – 5, 2019. The ASM2019 will bring together leading Arctic researchers, graduate students, Northern community representatives, government and industry partners and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 20197 Views

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It’s time’ for major reform in N.W.T.’s school system, says education minister – CBC

Caroline Cochrane says major changes needed, but they’ll have to come after fall election Aug 14, 2019 The education system in the Northwest Territories is failing students and is in desperate need of reform, but it will need to wait until after this fall’s election, says Education Minister Caroline Cochrane. Cochrane offered her frank assessment […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201912 Views

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Canadian post-secondary school reps focus on reconciliation in Yukon gathering – CBC

Aug 13, 2019 The first ‘Perspectives on Reconciliation’ institute is being held in several Yukon communities Representatives from 31 post-secondary schools across Canada are meeting in Yukon this month to talk about ways to advance reconciliation with Indigenous people. Yukon College is one of several organizations partnering to host the first “Perspectives on Reconciliation” institute. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 201910 Views

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On-the-land camp at Ivvavik National Park connects Inuvialuit teens to culture – CBC

Camp hosted by the Inuvialuit Living History Project brought teens and elders together for 1 week Aug 11, 2019 When 16-year-old Cassidy Lennie-Ipana heard about the opportunity to travel to Ivvavik National Park and learn from elders about her Inuvialuit history, she jumped at the opportunity. “For me it was important because it’s sort of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 201914 Views

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Nunavut-made learning resources en route to childcare centres – Nunatsiaq News

31 July, 2019 Department of Education and QIA partner on culturally relevant educational tools Boxes of storybooks, floor puzzles and syllabic cards have been mailed out to childcare centres across Nunavut, with another batch set to go out this fall. The hope behind the project, funded by Nunavut’s Department of Education and the Qikiqtani Inuit […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201918 Views

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