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City of Iqaluit Skateboard Camp 2015

SKATEBOARD CAMP 2015 The Iqaluit Skate Park is hosting its annual Summer Skate Camp! This year’s camp is divided into 2 different groups for youth ages 8-18. The fee is $25.00 per participant and will be held at the Iqaluit Skate Park (located in the Curling Rink). Register to learn new tricks and skateboarding skills […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 2015513 Views

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First Nations Development Institute 2014 Annual Report Now Available!

The First Nations Development Institute 2014 Annual Report has been completed and is now posted on our website.  You can view or download a PDF of it, or view an online “flipbook” version. The report’s theme is “Building Assets, Building Futures.” The report documents some of last year’s activities in our various areas of interest […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 2015430 Views

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Inuit Youth Gather in Iqaluit to Develop Skills, Interact with Peers, Build Confidence

August 11, 2015 Youth from across Inuit Nunangat will gather at Inuksuk High School in Iqaluit from August 20-24 for the biennial National Inuit Youth Summit. The Summit is organized by members of the National Inuit Youth Council, and the Iqaluit event will be the first hosted by President Maatalii Okalik, who was elected in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 2015422 Views

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Yukon Government appoints five to the Yukon College Board of Governors

August 10, 2015 Whitehorse – The Government of Yukon has appointed Kluane Adamek, Alyce Johnston, Vera Holmes, Mary Samolczyk and Matthew Landry to the Yukon College Board of Governors. Kluane Adamek was nominated by the Council of Yukon First Nations. She is a Kluane First Nation citizen and alumni of the Jane Glassco Northern Fellowship […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 2015415 Views

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Yukon College taking action to reduce human-bear conflict

July 28, 2015 WHITEHORSE – Yukon College is taking action to reduce bear activity in the Ayamdigut campus neighbourhood by lowering the number of external garbage dumpsters, replacing some with self-locking bear-proof dumpsters, and installing electric bear fences in two places. These actions are wildlife management alternatives from a new report, A Bear Risk Assessment […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 2015650 Views

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Harper Government supports workplace essential skills training for Aboriginal people in the North

July 23, 2015 The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Member of Parliament for Nunavut, and Ryan Leef, Member of Parliament for Yukon, on behalf of the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today announced $3.1 million in funding for a new project that will provide […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 2015765 Views

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Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy (ASETS)

The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) provides assistance and funding for training and skills development to Aboriginal Peoples living off-reserve.  ASETS is designed to help Aboriginal Peoples prepare for, and find high-demand jobs that will help address Canada’s labor market challenges. Funded through Employment and Social Development Canada, CAP’s employment programs and services provide Aboriginal […]

by mmnationtalk on July 20, 2015644 Views

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Call for Papers 2016

Native American and Indigenous Studies Association Greetings, and welcome to the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association! NAISA began through exploratory meetings hosted by the University of Oklahoma in 2007 and by the University of Georgia in 2008, incorporated in 2009, and has since become the premiere international and interdisciplinary professional organization for scholars, graduate […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 2015610 Views

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Harper Government Helps to Provide Aboriginal Students at Nunavut Arctic College with Tailored Post-Secondary Skills and Training

Canada’s Post-Secondary Partnerships Program links education programs to local labour market needs July 17, 2015 – Iqaluit, NU – Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, on behalf of The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 2015652 Views

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Call for nominations! PH Bryce Award for Children and Youth

Nominations for health professionals who courageously advocate for the safety, health or well- being of Inuit, Métis and First Nations children and youth will be accepted until October 16, 2015. Download the Award summary, criteria, and nomination form below. The PH Bryce Award for Children and Youth is given every two years to recognize young […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 2015513 Views

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