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IRC is looking for an Inuvialuk Youth leader

Are you an Inuvialuk youth under 30? Interested in community & regional representation and offering the Inuvialuit perspective as a young person? Inuvialuit Regional Corporation is looking for an Inuvialuk Youth to chair the Regional Youth Advisory Group and sit on the National Inuit Youth Council as the Inuvialuit appointee. The representative will lead the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 202120 Views

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PSA: QIA’s Qisilirinniq workshops in Iqaluit

DATE ISSUED: February 9, 2021 EVENT: QIA’s Qisilirinniq workshops in Iqaluit DATE AND INFORMATION: Workshop 3 – Tool Making– February 15 to 19, 2021 Location: Tukisigiarvik Center The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is offering a series of workshops in Iqaluit to familiarize Inuit youth with harvesting and sealskin preparation. The Qisilirinniq workshops are for Qikiqtani […]

by ahnationtalk on February 9, 202115 Views

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Tech company sets sights on training northern Indigenous youth – Nunatsiaq News

21 January 2021 PLATO Testing founder says of working in Nunavut: “if I had a partner up there, I’d do it tomorrow” After leaving what he thought was his dream job in business with no backup plan at 43, Scott Dillon says he thought to himself, “OK creator, I’m ready for whatever’s next.” Then, he […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202123 Views

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YT Government: Candidates selected for Youth Panel on Climate Change

A diverse group of 13 young climate leaders have been selected to form the Government of Yukon’s first Youth Panel on Climate Change. The panel members were chosen in December and met with Premier Sandy Silver and Minister of Community Services John Streicker during a virtual meeting on January 19. Panel members include: Abeer Ahmad, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202182 Views

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Twenty-three groups receive funding to support marginalized youth

The backgrounder section in this news release has been updated. Yukon youth will benefit from nearly $89,000 awarded to 23 community groups through the Youth Investment Fund. Groups receive funding for a variety of arts, recreation and educational programming, including horseback riding, cycling and a teen mentoring program. The Youth Investment Fund provided $89,000 in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 2020140 Views

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Climate Action Fellowship targets young Yukon First Nations

November 6, 2020 This is a joint news release with the Council of Yukon First Nations, Assembly of First Nations Yukon Region and Youth Climate Lab. A local initiative is recruiting young people for a 20-month fellowship in which they will assist in the creation of a Yukon First Nations Climate Vision & Action Plan. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 6, 202048 Views

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Kimmirut youth gain traditional knowledge and life skills on the land – Nunatsiaq News

“I would love to have done this stuff” A group of young teens in Kimmirut had the opportunity in late August to leave their community and their school behind and spend five days camping in Katannilik Territorial Park. The camp is an annual event, dating back to the 1990s. This year’s camp was set up […]

by ahnationtalk on October 5, 202065 Views

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Yukon farm offers life skills, employment opportunities to First Nations youth – APTN News

Don’t let appearances deceive you, while the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Teaching and Working Farm in Dawson City, Yukon  may look like a small agricultural farm, it’s made some big achievements in northern food security. “It sort of changes people’s dietary habits, and shopping habits,” Farm manager Derrick Hastings told APTN News. More commonly known as the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 202067 Views

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YT Government: Call for applicants to serve on Youth Panel on Climate Change

The Government of Yukon is launching a Youth Panel on Climate Change so youth can share their perspectives and provide advice on how to address climate change. Yukon youth ages 12 to 25 are encouraged to apply. The deadline for applications is October 20, 2020. Panel members will reflect the diversity of Yukon youth and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202069 Views

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Iqaluit RCMP playing basketball with local youth

September 16, 2020 This past Saturday September 12, 2020, Iqaluit RCMP officers Cst. Gregory Beauchamp and his partner were on a regular routine patrol on a beautiful sunny day when they noticed a group of youth playing basketball at the Nakasuk school basketball court. After a brief moment of watching and cheering them on, both officers took […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202085 Views

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