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Dàyę yésóots’ enindhän, dàkhwäts’enè’in yū Ihdzí’ – Officially launching April 2024

March 18, 2024 Mayo, Yukon – With immense pride, Na-Cho Nyäk Dun Development Corporation and Yukon University – Mayo Campus, are pleased to announce the official opening of Ihdzí’ (pronounced ID-T’SEH) on April 4, 2024. Ihdzí’ is a multi-use space that seeks to address a number of community service gaps in a welcoming and sustainable […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 202423 Views

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Behchokǫ̀ kids build homes for four-legged friends – CBC

Mar 20, 2024 Tłı̨chǫ Animal Care Society also wants to help spay, neuter, and vaccinate Tłı̨chǫ dogs Bear, a dog N.W.T. residents would describe as a “northern special” in Behchokǫ̀, is getting a dog house that matches his bark — loud. The house’s insulated walls are painted blue, pink, teal and orange. The legs that lift it off […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 202426 Views

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Yukon education department pauses controversial change to educational assistant allocation process – CBC

Mar 20, 2024 Education minister, who previously defended the change, says department now wants to ‘hear our partners’ The Yukon education department has paused a controversial change to how it allocates educational assistants after backlash from local organizations. Education Minister Jeanie McLean sent a letter to the Yukon Association of Education Professionals (YAEP) announcing the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 202422 Views

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Call for proposals: childrearing community funding initiatives

The Department of Family Services is now accepting proposals for community-based childrearing programs to be delivered in the 2024-2025 fiscal year. These programs should aim to rebuild and strengthen Inuit traditional childrearing teachings and practices and help in reducing poverty. Non-profit organizations, Inuit organizations, societies and municipal corporations can apply for funding for projects that […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 202423 Views

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Queen Elizabeth II Scholarships and Savanna Pikuyak Scholarship awarded to top Nunavut nursing and pre-health students

March 8, 2024 Iqaluit, Nunavut (March 8, 2024) – At a luncheon today, Minister of Health John Main presented three Queen Elizabeth II scholarships to top Nunavut Arctic College nursing students and one Savanna Pikuyak scholarship to a pre-health student. The Queen Elizabeth II scholarship is $3,000 and is presented annually to top students in […]

by ahnationtalk on March 11, 202420 Views

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Whatì students attend Indigenous youth conference – Cabin Radio

March 8, 2024 For some of the 10 Whatì students who travelled to an Edmonton conference last week, it was their first time leaving the Northwest Territories. The students drove with chaperones to the Indigenous Youth Rising Conference at MacEwan University’s kihêw waciston Indigenous Centre. The conference aims to give Indigenous youth opportunities to explore […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 202425 Views

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Governments of Canada and Northwest Territories announce early learning and child care three-year action plan

From: Employment and Social Development Canada March 1, 2024 The governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories announced today a three-year action plan to improve and expand licensed early learning and child care (ELCC) programming across the territory. The 2023 to 2026 action plan covers investments outlined in the Canada-Northwest Territories Canada-wide ELCC Agreement – […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 202426 Views

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Statement from Minister of Education on the Yukon Ombudsman second report on their Hidden Valley investigation

February 28, 2024 Minister of Education Jeanie McLean has issued the following statement in response to the Yukon Ombudsman report part two on the 2019 Hidden Valley Elementary School incident: “As the Minister of Education, there is nothing more important than the wellbeing, safety and protection of students when they are in our care. I […]

by ahnationtalk on February 29, 202423 Views

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Passing the Mic, Part 3 — The students of Netsilik School, Taloyoak, Nunavut – Canadian Geographic

Feb 27, 2024 Inuit youth from Canada’s most northerly community share their stories using their own voices and words Over the past two years, Canadian Geographic has been running “Passing the Mic,” a podcast training program in remote Nunavut communities. This week, we are pleased to showcase the third episode of this year’s series, which […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 202431 Views

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Fort Simpson, N.W.T., parents want answers after teacher allegedly hit 8-year-old – CBC

Feb 23, 2024 Education council still investigating alleged incident at Líídlįį Kúę Elementary School last month A family in Fort Simpson, N.W.T., is reeling after an incident at the community’s elementary school last month, and community leaders say it harkens back to residential schools. The alleged incident happened on Jan. 22. That’s when Dylan Kakfwi […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 202437 Views

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