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“Nimoshom And His Bus” – a bookwrap – Baby Book Worms

August 21, 2017 Cree /ˈkriː/ (also known as Cree–Montagnais–Naskapi) is a dialect continuum of Algonquian languages spoken by approximately 117,000 people across Canada, from the Northwest Territories and Alberta to Labrador. If classified as one language, it is the aboriginal language with the highest number of speakers in Canada. “Nimoshom And His Bus” Authored by Penny M. Thomas Illustrated by Karen Hibbard Age […]

by pmnationtalk on August 21, 2017102 Views

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VIU Cowichan’s Farm-to-Table Teaching Restaurant Now Open Year-Round

August 16, 2017 The Farm Table dining room at Providence Farm is a jewel in Cowichan Valley’s culinary crown Marie Seitcher is taking her passion for cooking to the next level with the help of a unique fine dining teaching kitchen run through Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) Culinary Arts program. The 34-year-old from Songhese First […]

by pmnationtalk on August 18, 201756 Views

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U Vic: Broadcast of Nunavut live dive a Canadian first

August 17, 2017 Two University of Victoria alumni who went on to found the innovative Fish Eye Project are headed for Cambridge Bay, Nunavut next week for a live dive in Arctic waters that will be broadcast simultaneously across the country as part of the Canada C3 expedition. The Aug. 27 Nunavut dive is being […]

by pmnationtalk on August 18, 201757 Views

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B.C. sets sights on $15-an-hour minimum wage, reaffirms commitment to a fair wages commission

August 15, 2017 VICTORIA – The provincial government is making its first move toward a $15-an-hour minimum wage for British Columbia by announcing a 50-cent increase for September and renewing its commitment to a fair wages commission. In making the announcement today, Premier John Horgan said moving over time to a $15 minimum wage is […]

by pmnationtalk on August 16, 2017112 Views

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How Do We Ready Kids for the Next Generation of Fake News? – The Tyee

As the tactics gets slicker, BC students need media literacy skills quicker, say academics. Telling the difference between real and “fake” news can be tricky for even the savviest media critic. But it’s about to get much harder, thanks to new technologies that may be sophisticated enough in manipulating video and audio that you’d be […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 2017109 Views

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Meeting the world’s Indigenous peoples changed how I saw colonialism – and Canada – CBC

‘We can come together collectively, as Indigenous nations, and bring revolution to our own peoples.’ Today is the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. For me, it’s a reminder that Indigenous systems — and kinship between global Indigenous peoples — are true resistance to the world’s colonial systems. I learned about the importance of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 201731 Views

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RRU: Witness Blanket exhibition opening event

The Witness Blanket is a large-scale art installation made from hundreds of artifacts reclaimed from residential schools, churches, government buildings and traditional and cultural structures across Canada. Letters, photographs, clothing and building hardware are among more than 800 items incorporated into the 13-panel wood installation which stands two metres high and 12 metres wide. Kwagiulth and Salish […]

by pmnationtalk on August 9, 201747 Views

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New NIC Campus Improves Access for Students, Community

NIC’s Mount Waddington regional campus is moving to the Thunderbird Mall to be more accessible to students and the community The college began renovating its new 6,000 square foot campus this summer to bring NIC services and programs closer to the community’s main service and shopping areas. The $1.1 million renovation will open in January […]

by pmnationtalk on August 9, 201723 Views

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Jo-Ann Archibald, Indigenous Education Leader, on ‘Indigenizing the Academy’ – The Tyee

Recently retired UBC prof reflects on a career-long crusade to include Indigenous culture in curriculum. Jo-Ann Archibald remembers her experience as a Sto:lo First Nations member in Chilliwack public schools in the 1950s to late 1960s as one that required straddling two completely different worlds. But the world of school rarely acknowledged Indigenous people or […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201752 Views

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Metis Early Learning and Child Care Programs Survey – your feedback is critical!

August 03, 2017 MNBC Métis Early Learning and Child Care The federal government (Employment and Social Development Canada) is developing a framework for Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care. In order to ensure that the our voice is heard and the framework includes Métis, it is essential that our community members are involved and provide […]

by pmnationtalk on August 4, 2017143 Views

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