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WIPCE 2017 in Toronto: July 24th – July 29th, 2017

WIPCE 2017 Theme: “A Celebration of Resilience” Six Nations Polytechnic and TAP Resources are excited to host the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education – the most prestigious Indigenous education event the world has to offer! ​We are very grateful

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Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week

Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week November 30 -December 5, 2015, Launches on December 1st in Calgary, AB. Leaders unite across Canada with community-based approaches to HIV and AIDS The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network proudly announces national Aboriginal leadership and their supporters

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2016 Inuit Studies Conference

WELCOME Inuit traditions are a repository of Inuit culture and a primary expression of Inuit identity. The theme for the 2016 Inuit Studies Conference invites Elders, knowledge-bearers, researchers, artists, policy-makers, students and others to engage in conversations about the many

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Young Aboriginal Writers Receive James Bartleman Award

News Release Young Aboriginal Writers Receive James Bartleman Award October 26, 2015 11:00 A.M. Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade Ontario is honouring six young Aboriginal writers from across the province with the James Bartleman Aboriginal Youth Creative Writing

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Webinar: Bringing Knowledge Full Circle

Bringing Knowledge Full Circle: Aboriginal Children’s EDI Data and Community Stories Date: Thursday, February 26, 2015 – Time: 1:00PM to 2:30PM Click here for more details Learn more about Success by 6: Learn more about the Human Early Learning

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Webinar for Educators (Indspire)

Upcoming webinar: “A whisper of true learning” June 11, 2014 In this webinar, Belinda C. Daniels describes her journey to developing her Indigenous teacher identity. A pivotal moment in her teaching career – a “whisper of true learning” – made

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EPS launches digital comic book

EPS launches digital comic book 02-Apr-2014 “Alex Decoteau!” Alex stepped forward at the sound of his name. The small crowd of family members and well-wishers who came to witness the swearing-in of the city’s newest police officers, clapped in appreciation.

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U of S and educator Buffy Sainte-Marie sign unique cross-cultural agreement

The University of Saskatchewan signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to support Aboriginal education in Saskatchewan with the founder of the Cradle Board Teaching Project, Buffy Sainte-Marie. The ceremony held Tuesday evening at the Broadway Theatre concluded with an honour

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Video: Babakiueria

Don Featherstone | Australia 1986 | 30 min A political mockumentary reversing the situation in Australia, where blacks landed in a white culture and took over.     ———- I originally viewed this video during the online Aboriginal Worldviews Course

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Guide: First Peoples Guide for Newcomers

Guide: First-Peoples-Guide-for-Newcomers – 3 March 2014 – First-Peoples-A-Guide-for-Newcomers.pdf.

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Mikinak: Teacher Awareness Guide

This manual is supported by a Web page ( with additional information and activities. Source: First Nations Education Council

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First Peoples – Principles of Learning Poster

This poster is available at: First Nations Education Steering Committee Link to 11×17 Poster

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Indspire | The Art of Educator Self Care Webinar

The Indspire Institute is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. EST followed by an interactive discussion from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST. Learn about strategies and techniques to become a more

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Canada’s Aboriginal Communities and Suicide: Called to Listen, Called to Understand

By Robert Olson, Librarian, BA, MLIS Source: The reasons that any individual dies by suicide are multiple and complex. There are a host of psychological and biological factors that may influence someone to take his or her own life.

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Teaching in a First Nations School

An information Handbook for Teachers New to First Nations Schools. © Barbara Kavanagh, 2006

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