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New Aboriginal agreement promotes traditions and culture

May 22, 2015 ZEBALLOS – Student performances, drumming, singing and traditional music highlighted a new agreement signing today to support Aboriginal student success in the Vancouver Island West school district (SD 84). The district’s second Aboriginal Educational Enhancement Agreement (AEEA), is the result of three years of dialogue and consultation with students, parents, district staff […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 2015201 Views

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B.C. government skills training opens a new world of opportunity

May 22, 2015 PRINCE GEORGE – Mike Gouchie knows the music business – and now he knows the LNG pipeline industry as well. A member of the Lheidl T’enneh First Nation, Mike has toured with country music stars like George Jones. As a singer/songwriter, his recordings have been named “Country Album of the Year”, “Aboriginal […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2015359 Views

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B.C. government skills training opens a new world of opportunity

May 22, 2015 PRINCE GEORGE – Mike Gouchie knows the music business – and now he knows the LNG pipeline industry as well. A member of the Lheidl T’enneh First Nation, Mike has toured with country music stars like George Jones. As a singer/songwriter, his recordings have been named “Country Album of the Year”, “Aboriginal […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2015347 Views

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Employment program puts history within reach

May 21, 2015 SKIDEGATE – History will soon be at the public’s fingertips, thanks to an employment-training program that supports the Haida Gwaii Museum’s archives. The B.C. government’s Job Creation Partnership program is providing more than $14,000 to help up to two people gain hands-on work experience as archival assistants as they organize and upgrade […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2015234 Views

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NBCC chats about Aboriginal culture across the College

May 20, 2015 FREDERICTON – Students, educators and community members can learn more about Aboriginal culture and how NBCC is supporting Aboriginal learners in an upcoming Twitter chat with Patty Musgrave, Aboriginal Student Advisor at NBCC. Patty Musgrave is the next guest expert to take part in NBCC’s Twitter chat series next Wednesday, May 27 […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2015240 Views

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APECS Canada-ASA Mentor Award 2015 – Call for Nominations

May 19, 2015 The APECS Canada – ASA Mentor Award is seeking nominations for 2015! APECS Canada and the ArcticNet Student Association (ASA) recognize and honor the efforts of their mentors within the polar science community of Canada. This award has been created to acknowledge the time and energy that mentors dedicate to early career […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2015274 Views

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Aboriginal workers training for in-demand jobs in the Okanagan

May 15, 2015 VERNON – More than 50 Aboriginal workers will train for careers as heavy equipment operators through a Community and Employer Partnership between the B.C. government and the Southern Interior Construction Association, worth nearly $1.4 million. In three different sessions of 18 people, the trainees will get 8.75 weeks of occupational and employability […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 2015242 Views

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UBC Aboriginal MD program meets goal five years ahead of schedule

May 15, 2015 Long before the training wheels on her first bicycle were removed, Lee-Anna Huisman had her sights set on the road ahead. “I wanted to be a doctor from a really young age,” recalls Huisman, who grew up in Terrace, B.C. “My parents tell me that as early as kindergarten, I used to […]

by pmnationtalk on May 15, 2015201 Views

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YVR Art Foundation Announces 2015 Scholarship Winners. Nine B.C. First Nations artists recognized for creative excellence

May 13, 2015 YVR Art Foundation (YVRAF) today announced the nine B.C. First Nations artists who will each be awarded $5,000 for their creative excellence and commitment to further develop their art practice. The winners will be recognized at the annual YVRAF Awards Reception held at Vancouver International Airport (YVR). The reception will also include […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 2015191 Views

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Gifts of Artwork Enrich VIU Cowichan Campus

May 13, 2015 Original art by talented BC artists will grace the walls of Vancouver Island University’s (VIU) Cowichan Campus, thanks to two generous donations. Long-time Cowichan Valley resident and avid art collector and supporter Bruce Blyth has donated an original painting to VIU Cowichan Campus titled Howe Sound 2010, by Vancouver Island artist Peter […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 2015213 Views

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