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 will gather in Calgary, AB on December 1, 2015 to launch Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week…

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 ways in which traditions shape understanding, while registering social and cultural change. (read more)

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 Award. The award celebrates Aboriginal youth for their creative writing efforts and provides an opportunity…

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 her question what kind of teacher she was going to be, and awakened her nêhiyâw…

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. One hundred and thirteen years ago, Alex Decoteau made Canadian policing history. The young Metis…

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 song and closing prayer. “Signing this memorandum of understanding to create the Saskatchewan Cradleboard Initiative…

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 held last summer at UToronto. ~Angela

Mikinak: Teacher Awareness Guide

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

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 effective educator through diet, physical activity and meditation. For more details visit Indspire.