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For Northern Indigenous Counselling students, the past 18 months have been a highly personal journey – NNSL Media

At 60 years old, Billy Archie says he’s still learning how to be of service as an Elder. With the advent of the Truth and Reconciliation movement, he says he was inspired to take on a new career and learn new skills to become a community leader. Later this month, Archie will become one of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202238 Views

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Call for Papers Gender Studies Conference 2022: Feminist Matterings – Indigenous and Arctic Engagements

Oulu, Finland Nov 30-Dec, 2 2022 We are welcoming scholars, students, activists and artists across wide fields of feminist and gender research and praxis to join us for the international Gender Studies conference 2022 – Feminist Matterings: Indigenous and Arctic Engagements. The conference will host 26 workshops that cover the themes of the conference in inter/transdisciplinary manner […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 202230 Views

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First-Of-Its-Kind Program Graduates 15 NWT Indigenous Counselors

YELLOWKNIFE, NT, May 9, 2022- Fifteen First Nations, Inuit, and Metis students are graduating from their Professional Counselling Diploma program delivered through the Northern Indigenous Counselling initiative. They pushed through Covid-19 restrictions, online learning that became a necessity, and a demanding 1,750-hour, six-semester program. The graduates represent 11 NWT communities and bring three to six […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 202233 Views

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GNWT announces recipients of 2021 literacy award recipients

May 5, 2022 Celebrating NWT Literacy Week, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) released a video announcing the recipients of the 2021 Northwest Territories (NWT) Ministerial Literacy awards and the Council of the Federation Literacy award. In 2002, the Minister of Education, Culture and Employment created the NWT Literacy Awards to celebrate the literacy […]

by ahnationtalk on May 5, 202228 Views

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Partnership to Train Inuit Doctors

(May 4, 2022 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) With the goal of increasing the number of Inuit physicians, the Government of Nunavut and Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) have partnered with the University of Ottawa Medical School to secure seats and provide targeted supports to students. The Government of Nunavut, Department of Health, has secured up to two […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 2022108 Views

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Research funding to evaluate the impacts of COVID-19 on Old Crow

May 3, 2022 Yukon University has received $230,800 to research how COVID-19 has impacted the residents of Old Crow and to prepare for future emergencies. “In Their Words: COVID-19 Experiences of the Vuntut Gwitchin people of Old Crow” is a one-year project led by the Vuntut Gwitchin Government in partnership with Yukon University and funded […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 202236 Views

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The Government of Yukon supports launch of Klondike Placer Miners’ Association education program

The Government of Yukon is providing over $148,000 to support the Klondike Placer Miners’ Association (KPMA) launch of KPMA 101, an industry-led training and compliance education program for its members. Built around three core components, KPMA 101 is an app that includes training modules, on-site implementation support and an adaptive management roundtable to ensure concepts […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 202228 Views

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Inuk student sews parka to tell ‘heartbreaking’ story of tuberculosis sanatoriums – CBC

May 02, 2022 ‘I wanted to show the way that tuberculosis sanatoriums were used as a form of colonialism’ A Nunavut seamstress studying at Carleton University has created a hand-sewn parka to “depict the harrowing history of tuberculosis sanatoriums and Inuit.” Augatnaaq Eccles was born and raised in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. She sewed the parka as […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 202224 Views

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NTI Intervenes with Systemic Discrimination in Education at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

(April 29, 2022, Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) President Aluki Kotierk has urged the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) to intervene in Canada’s failure to address systemic discrimination in education. President Kotierk intervened during the UNPFII’s discussion on education and human rights. She reported that systemic destruction and discrimination of Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 2022178 Views

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Yukon school calendar dates finalized for 2022–23

21/04/2022 A complete list of calendar dates for all Yukon schools for the 2022–23 school year are now finalized and available online at Yukon.ca. School calendars are developed in partnership with school administrators and school councils. School councils provide input on how school calendar dates affect the community, including for Yukon First Nations cultural activities. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 2022132 Views

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