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OC joins Vernon and Salmon Arm communities to hold vigil against violence against women

Many activities stopped as a result of the 2020 pandemic. Violence against women, however, is not one of them. This is why communities in the Okanagan and Shuswap are paying special attention to the 31st anniversary of the École Polytechnique Massacre, in addition to the ongoing cases of missing women from the region, with a […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 20205 Views

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NIC: Indigenous Education Newsletter November 2020

Gilakas’la, Welcome to the November issue of our Indigenous Education Newsletter. As we prepared this edition of our Indigenous Education newsletter, we reflected back on the incredible changes we’ve seen in the last 9 months. COVID-19 has changed our world and impacted every aspect of our work and personal lives. For Indigenous Education at NIC, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 20205 Views

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Students raise concerns regarding reconciliation and transparency at Aboriginal Steering Committee meeting – The Peak

The Aboriginal Steering Committee (ASC) meeting was held over Zoom on November 12, 2020 to update the ASC on the First Peoples’ Gathering House project — which aims to provide a space for Indigenous students, staff, and faculty. SFU previously faced concerns from students regarding the lack of Indigenous student consultation for the Gathering House. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 20209 Views

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Torch: Work in progress – University of Victoria News

November 27, 2020 Jonathan Carr (BSc ’10, BEd ’12) is constantly learning in his role as teacher and listens more than he speaks. Since I was young, I knew that teaching was going to be part of my life.  I would set up a pretend classroom to teach my little sister. At dinners, I implemented […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 202011 Views

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Study Nuu-Chah-Nulth this winter at NIC

Taught by NIC instructor hinatinyis (Huu-ay-aht) in the Barkley dialect, Introduction to Nuu-chah-nulth Language II will focus on advancing skills learned in Nuu-chah-nulth I: listening techniques, comparing and contrasting Nuu-chah-nulth and English sounds, patterns and pronunciation which will lead to words, phrases and sentence building exercises for conversational Nuu-chah-nulth for various topics. There will also be an […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202016 Views

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NEC Announces New President

Vancouver, B.C. – Tammy Harkey has developed a longstanding career in Indigenous education and social justice, focusing on management, operations and strategic direction to grow and improve educational advancements for Indigenous people. An advocate in advancing institutional mission and creating an environment that fosters holistic learning and development under the context of an Indigenous worldview. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202012 Views

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Moving Indigenization Forward at Selkirk College

Selkirk College’s new Manager of Indigenous Education & Engagement has traveled the path of Indigenous education and Indigenization in public post-secondary for a long time, both as a student and an academic leader. Selkirk College released its Our Journey Together: Indigenization Plan 2019-2024 last December, a living document that brings together the vision of how […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202012 Views

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A Shared Vision for Healthy Oceans – CFN

November 26, 2020 Not all fishermen have everything in common, but most can agree on a few shared values, and healthy marine ecosystems easily fall within that category. Gordon Moore grew up in a small fishing community on the California coast, and the only person close to him that’s more avid about fishing than he […]

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Major survey of BC First Nations’ economic development – UVic News

The British Columbia Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development and Competitiveness (MJEDC) recently released the BC First Nation Community Economic Development Survey. The analysis reveals the interconnectedness of Indigenous economic, cultural and social values. Historically, once vibrant and sustainable economies were destroyed by colonial practices. Empowered by traditions, guided by laws and values, Nations are returning […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202013 Views

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B.C. school district investigating assignment that asked students to name ‘positives’ of residential schools – CTV News

VANCOUVER — A B.C. school district has launched an investigation after an Indigenous parent shared a video about one of her daughter’s school assignments on social media. The assignment asked students to list five positive outcomes of Canada’s residential school system that forcibly separated Indigenous children from their communities. “Five positive things about residential schools,” […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 20206 Views

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