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Education : First Nations Development Institute Awarded $2.88 Million To Improve Food Systems In Native American Communities

// // Posted in Aboriginal Health News, Education, First Nations

Jan 30, 2012 For Immediate Release Longmont, Colo. (Jan. 25, 2012) – First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) has been awarded $2.88 million over the next three years by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation of Battle Creek, Mich., to increase positive … Continue reading

Education : Students Get ‘Reel” with Tobacco

// // Posted in Aboriginal Health News, Education, Inuit

Iqaluit, Nunavut (January 23, 2012) – Students from across Nunavut, Northwest Territories and Yukon are participating in Get Reel, a video campaign to create anti-tobacco ads, as part of this year’s pan-territorial Smoke Screening initiative. For the eighth year, the … Continue reading

The Hydro One First Nations, Métis and Inuit Award

// // Posted in Education, NAHO Bulletin Board

Hydro One is committed to increasing the representation of First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) employees by encouraging and rewarding college and university students to consider careers within the electricity industry.  In 2011, Hydro One established the Hydro One FNMI … Continue reading

Classes begin at Inuit cultural school

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Classes have finally begun at the new Inuit cultural school in Clyde River, Nunavut, with 25 students enrolled for the fall term. The $32 million Piqqusilirivvik facility is meant to teach Inuit traditional knowledge to Nunavut land claim beneficiaries. All … Continue reading

Boosting Inuit education: ITK’s plan for the next 40 years

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“The reality is that three-quarters of our children are not graduating from high school… and many of those who do, realize their skills do not compare with non-Inuit counterparts,” said ITK president Mary Simon at the report’s Ottawa launch. “It … Continue reading

First-nations youth inhabit two different spheres

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Children who live on native reserves often have their feet in two worlds when it comes to education and many are unprepared to sacrifice one for the other. That’s one of the messages that has been delivered repeatedly to a … Continue reading

Opportunities For Aboriginal Youth To Gain International Experience

// // Posted in Education, NAHO Bulletin Board

The Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC) is now accepting applications for the International Aboriginal Youth Internship Initiative (IAYI). First Nations, Inuit and Métis youth are invited to apply to internship opportunities hosted with ACIC member organizations in Atlantic Canada and … Continue reading

The First Nations Information Governance Centre National Scholarship

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The First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce a Scholarship opportunity for First Nation students who are pursuing a degree in the field of Epidemiology, Population Health, Statistics or Information Management Technology. Based upon … Continue reading

Campaign highlights careers in health professions

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Students, community members and elders gathered inside Powwow Island’s roundhouse Tuesday afternoon to launch Treaty 3’s newest health initiative aimed at inspiring First Nations youth to consider careers in health-related fields. The Health Role Model initiative is a healthy living … Continue reading

Colleges Ontario launches campaign that encourages Aboriginal Peoples to pursue higher education

// // Posted in Education, NAHO Bulletin Board

(TORONTO, April 14, 2011) – Colleges Ontario will officially launch the first-ever $400,000 provincial advertising campaign that encourages Aboriginal Peoples to pursue higher education on Monday, April 18 at the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto. Speakers at the launch will … Continue reading

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