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How to revitalize Indigenous languages discussed at UVic conference – CTV News

January 28, 2019 The University of Victoria is hosting 40 people from across Canada to share ideas on maintaining and revitalizing Indigenous languages. Ideas generated at the Indigenous Language Forum will be taken back to communities and used to help nurture language, culture and identity. “This project is a six year project,” said Onowa McIvor, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 201912 Views

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UVic chosen as location for UNESCO project during International Year of Indigenous Languages

January 28, 2019 One of the biggest projects of its kind for the UN International Year of Indigenous Languages—a Language Revitalization Pole commissioned by the First Nations Education Foundation (FNEF)—will be located at the University of Victoria as a centrepiece of the year and a significant point of reflection for UVic’s ongoing commitment to the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 201929 Views

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Indigenous girls tops in Burnaby for grad rate last year – Burnaby Now

January 28, 2019 When it comes to students graduating from high school, the Burnaby school district is ahead of the curve. For well over a decade, the district has been ahead of the provincial average – by as much as seven per cent – when it comes to six-year completion rates (the percentage of students […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 201914 Views

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First Nations Education Foundation announces the commissioning of a Language Revitalization Pole to be carved in recognition of the UN 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

January 28, 2019, Vancouver, B.C. – In recognition of the UN 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages, which officially launched earlier today in Paris, the First Nations Education Foundation (FNEF) has announced the commissioning of a Language Revitalization Pole to draw attention to the importance of Indigenous language and culture in Canada. The Language Revitalization Pole […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 201915 Views

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Coady International Institute: Graduates Receive $20,000 for Film Project on Indigenous Fashion

Jan 28, 2019 Angel Aubichon (Indigenous Women in Community Leadership, 2017) is receiving an award of $20,000 from Storyhive – a Telus program that funds local filmmakers from Alberta and British Columbia, Canada, with the goal of “creating and amplifying local stories and voices”. The successful pitch is for a short documentary titled, “My Blood […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 201916 Views

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SFU alumni figure prominently on BIV 40 under 40 list

January 28, 2019 Last week Business in Vancouver (BIV) celebrated its 2018 list of Top 40 Under 40 business leaders. Thirty cent are SFU alumni and of those, half graduated from the BBA or MBA programs in the SFU Beedie School of Business. The remainder earned SFU degrees in arts and/or science. Some have also […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 201918 Views

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There’s no quick fix’: Advice for teachers struggling to properly integrate Indigenous content into classes – CBC

When the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) released their Calls to Action in 2015, many of them addressed education. More than three years later, school boards, divisions and administrators are still trying to implement more Indigenous outcomes within their curricula. But the majority of work falls on the teachers themselves — many of whom have […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 201915 Views

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BC Government: Students making outstanding contributions to their communities to be recognized

Jan. 24, 2019 Students making outstanding contributions to their communities to be recognized VICTORIA – Eligibility for a post-secondary student award has been expanded and will recognize outstanding contributions in support of inclusion, democracy or reconciliation, on or off campus. The Lieutenant Governor’s Medal now includes students in diploma and degree programs. Previously, the award was […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 201927 Views

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SFU: New website brings together thousands of years of Heiltsuk Nation voices

January 24, 2019 Contact: William Housty, Heiltsuk Nation, william.housty@heiltsuk.ca Dana Lepofsky, SFU Department of Archaeology, dlepofsk@sfu.ca Justin Wong, SFU Communications & Marketing, 778.782.3035, jrwong@sfu.ca Photos: http://at.sfu.ca/cfMJPO A new website that illuminates thousands of years of Heiltsuk Nation voices and history— “Húy̓at: Our Voices our Land” (www.hauyat.ca) — is being launched on Friday, Jan. 25 with a special celebration at Simon […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 201929 Views

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TRU: Healing through everyday acts of kinship

January 23, 2019 The emotional health and wellbeing of Indigenous youth has long been the driving focus behind Dr. Natalie Clark’s research program. That research program has now been boosted by a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation Connection Grant, and the impact of this will be felt right here, right in the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201998 Views

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