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Edmonton youth advocacy group calls on city, police to improve local law enforcement – CBC

‘There is no person from a non-white minority or a minority group here’ Apr 20, 2017 Mohamed Rahall braced his hands against a table at Edmonton’s city hall and then leaned forward, looking at the faces around him. Then he laughed. “I see here everyone is white,” the 21-year-old said to the assembled members of […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 2017327 Views

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Ontario Provincial Advocate Publications

Legislative Amendments and Recommendations regarding the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017 A summary of key concerns and recommendations on Bill 89, the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017 NT4

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Richmond youth growing towards next 150 at this year’s Earth Day Youth Summit

April 12, 2017 Reflecting on Canada’s 150th birthday, the 2017 Richmond Earth Day Youth (REaDY) Summit’s theme is Growing Towards Another 150 and will take place on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at Hugh Boyd Secondary School, 9200 No. 1 Road. “The Richmond Earth Day Youth Summit will spark […]

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 2017247 Views

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DAREarts Announces Six Youths to Receive Awards at the 2017 DAREarts Leadership Awards Thursday, May 4, 2017

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(April 18, 2017) – Marilyn Field, Founder & President of DAREarts, today announced the six youths who will be honoured at the annual Leadership Awards Gala, on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at The Carlu. The gala will be co-hosted by Piya Chattopadhyay, host of CBC Radio’s Out in the Open and Jeanne Beker CM, […]

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 2017232 Views

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Catherine McKenna meets with Aboriginal Youth at Assembly of First Nations Youth Council Meeting

Credits: Environment and Climate Change Canada Published on Jul 21, 2016 Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, meets with Aboriginal Youth at the Assembly of First Nations Youth Council Meeting to discuss youth engagement on the environment and climate change. July 14th Niagara Falls Canada Assembly of First Nations Youth Council and the […]

by pmnationtalk on April 17, 2017701 Views

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MNBC: Métis and Very Proud!

April 12, 2017 MNBC News Release 4/12/2017 (Surrey, BC) After her family’s pursuit and tireless efforts, and the very hard work, persistence, and dedication by the MNBC Registry staff on this file for the past number of years , Hillary, has finally established her identity as a young and very proud Métis Citizen. President Morin Dal Col […]

by pmnationtalk on April 13, 2017247 Views

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Progress made to address youth suicides – Timmins Daily Press

April 12, 2017 ATTAWAPISKAT – Mental health services have been enhanced since the rash of suicides in Attawapiskat First Nation spurred the community’s leadership to declare a state of emergency one year ago. Advances in responsive mental health and addiction services for the people of Attawapiskat have been made in the past year by strengthening […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 2017242 Views

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National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation and Katimavik partner to strengthen Reconciliation initiatives for Canadian youth

The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation at the University of Manitoba and Katimavik have announced an agreement to collaborate on community-based youth development projects. This collaboration will ensure that Truth and Reconciliation is a key pillar of all Katimavik’s youth development initiatives, in alignment with the objectives and principles of the Truth and Reconciliation […]

by pmnationtalk on April 11, 2017410 Views

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NunatuKavut: On the Land Indigenous Spring Youth Camp

NCC, in partnership with the Labrador Institute and the Urban Aboriginal Knowledge Network, is organizing an “On the Land Indigenous Spring Youth Camp.” It will be held on April 17-19, 2017 in Lake Melville Area. Open to Indigenous youth aged 12-16, activities will include making camp, rabbit snaring, ice fishing, cleaning fish and game, traditional […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 2017240 Views

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Métis youth survey

The Métis Nation of Ontario(MNO) has developed a Métis youth survey to provide a deeper understanding of Métis community youth needs in Ontario related to high school completion, post-secondary education and transition to employment. This will enable the MNO to develop and/or enhance programs that the community deems important. Please note that you do not […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 2017261 Views

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There’s always a little light’: Indigenous youth find hope in the face of suicide – CBC

Cross Lake community in northern Manitoba declared state of emergency last year after 5 deaths Apr 07, 2017 Every morning before 8 a.m., before 500 high school students arrive at Mikisew High School in Cross Lake, principal Anna McKay prays quietly alone in her office. In those prayers, her mind turns to the struggles of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 2017253 Views

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Supporting Success for Youth Across Ontario

Province Investing in Grassroots Community Projects to Build Skills and Create Opportunity April 5, 2017 1:00 P.M. Ministry of Children and Youth Services Ontario is supporting new opportunities for youth across the province to connect with mentors, learn new skills and achieve success. Michael Coteau, Minister of Children and Youth Services, made the announcement today […]

by pmnationtalk on April 5, 2017273 Views

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MNO Youth Council launches (Hashtag)beadworkrevolution With the goal of fostering Métis pride and cultural revival

April 05, 2017 Métis have long been known for our beautiful floral beadwork, so much so that we were known by the Lakota people as “the flower beadwork people.” For so long, Métis communities in Ontario were hidden and severed from our relatives in the western part of the homeland. Racism and Canada’s colonialist policies […]

by pmnationtalk on April 5, 2017260 Views

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Reconciling past ills spawns music video – The Chronicle Journal

A group of students at Queen Elizabeth District High School in Sioux Lookout have created a music video that focuses on reconciliation. The song was written, recorded and filmed by N’we Jinan Artists and a dozen students, representing 10 different communities. The song and video were filmed and produced by N’we Jinan in Sioux Lookout […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 2017261 Views

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Our Land, Our Future: National Indigenous Youth Summit on Natural Resource Development

Tuesday November 21 – Wednesday November 22 2017 • Grey Eagle Resort and Casino • Calgary, Alberta Conference Overview Relationships between industry, government and Indigenous peoples lie at the heart of Canada’s natural resource sector. Each holds a powerful position with unique rights and responsibilities. Yet, all parties rely on the others to fully achieve […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 2017252 Views

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Métis youth singing in the Louis Riel opera

March 30, 2017 Métis youth Joanna Burt will be making her debut with the Canadian Opera Company (COC) in the role of Louis Riel’s sister Sara in the upcoming COC production of Louis Riel.  Hailing from Lindsay, Ontario, Joanna has been part of Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Summer Youth Cultural Program and is well-known […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 2017267 Views

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Behchokǫ̀ Youth Handgame Results

March 29, 2017 Congratulations to all the youth, who participated in the Behchokǫ̀ Youth Handgames Tournament from March 24-26, 2017. Results are listed below: 1st Place Winner Joseph Charlo-Lafferty-Captain Yamozha Beaulieu Julian Tobie-Norn Conner Mackenzie Elijah Charlo Tahdeh Betsina Brandon Charlo Keaton Charlo Cameron Martin 2nd Place Winner Jeantea Smith-Captain Jody Bekale Ehxea Antione Caleb […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 20171020 Views

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Agency’s $7.5M centre better for youth, saves money – Reportca.net

The first piling for the new Macdonald Youth Services building went into the ground 364 days ago. On Thursday, CEO Dr. Erma Chapman proudly opened the doors of the $7.5-million facility at 175 Mayfair Ave. Macdonald Youth Services held the grand opening for its new 33,000-square-foot therapeutic centre on Mayfair Ave. “On time and on […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 2017239 Views

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Traditional, Contemporary Learning Blend at Inuvialuit Youth Symposium

March 22, 2017 Youth from across the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR) came together last week in Inuvik for the Inuvialuit Youth Symposium to learn about the blending of traditional knowledge and contemporary ideas, with the goal of creating positive change in their home communities. View photos from the Inuvialuit Youth Symposium Named Hakuringniq Katillugu: Gathering Strength, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2017273 Views

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Adam Beach & Kyle Nobess: Vision Quest’s Keynote Presenters

OTTAWA, March 21, 2017 – Students are available to comment in the lead-up to, and immediately following, the release of the 2017 Federal Budget. The Canadian Federation of students is looking for meaningful changes to reduce the up-front cost of pursuing a skilled trade or attending college or university and action to address mounting student […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2017235 Views

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Indspire to Launch Youth Laureate Cross Canada Tour on March 23, 2017

OHSWEKEN, ON, March 20, 2017 – To celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation, the Government of Canada established the Canada 150 Fund – selecting a few Canadian signature projects from thousands of applicants to participate in celebrations across Canada and to showcase events that are unique to the selected organizations. Indspire was selected for its […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 2017255 Views

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NAN, Oshkaatisak Council to Welcome Youth Delegates

THUNDER BAY, ON (March 17, 2017): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Anna Betty Achneepineskum and the Oshkaatisak (All Young People’s) Council will welcome more than 100 youth delegates from across NAN territory to the annual NAN Youth Gathering at the Best Western Plus Nor’Wester & Conference Centre in Thunder Bay starting Sunday. “We […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 2017261 Views

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Government of Canada increases support for job skills for Toronto youth

Breaking down barriers for youth including new Canadians and those with disabilities March 14, 2017    Toronto, Ontario    Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s prosperity will increasingly depend on young Canadians getting the skills they need to prepare for the jobs of today and tomorrow. As part of the government’s plan to help youth […]

by pmnationtalk on March 14, 2017262 Views

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Tungasuvvingat Inuit: Elders and Youth Engagement – March 23rd

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by aanationtalk on March 10, 2017265 Views

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CSFS: Northern BC First Nations Youth Coalition Video Release

March 7, 2017 The Northern BC First Nations HIV/AIDS Coalition is excited to announce the launch of the Facts and Fears: Healthy Living and Leadership Video, which was released at the First Nations  Health Authority’s North West Youth Wellness Gathering today. Check out the media release below, a PDF version of our media release can […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 2017251 Views

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Stoney Nakoda youth shoot video to shine spotlight on drugs – Cochrane Eagle

March 09, 2017 A youth-led initiative is bringing drug awareness to the big screen. While stories of opioid-related deaths are sweeping the country, Stoney Nakoda First Nation has been facing its own problems with fentanyl and methamphetamine. “The number of deaths have not stopped and the number of overdoses as well,” said Const. Donald Vanderrick. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 9, 2017250 Views

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Youth gathering in La Ronge for eco-conference – paNOW

Students from across the North will be coming together on March 11 and 12 to discuss environmental stewardship. The inaugural North Saskatchewan Eco-Conference is the brainchild of Melissa Cromarty from the Churchill Community High School and Theresa Huntley from the La Loche Dene High School. “I liked the idea of teaching students practical hands on […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 2017284 Views

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Pic Mobert FN: First Nation Youth have TALENT!!!

Come Learn, Have FUN and Show your STUFF!!! March 24-26, 2017 in Pic Mobert First Nation at the Rec Hall Pic Mobert invites youth (up to age 29) to a dynamic weekend learning how to write songs/ rap verse, put your rap to recorded beats, singing /recording songs (all types),  hip hop, performance, make up/ […]

by pmnationtalk on March 2, 2017298 Views

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Qalipu FN – Mawio’mi 2017: Resource Innovation in Newfoundland and Labrador. Indigenous Youth Invite

March 1, 2017 The Qalipu First Nation is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its sixth annual Aboriginal Business Forum, Mawio’mi 2017: Resource Innovation in Newfoundland and Labrador. The Forum this year will be comprised of three event filled days; day one will feature a Youth Innovation Challenge, day two will showcase […]

by pmnationtalk on March 2, 2017270 Views

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Métis Youth British Columbia selects 2017 Métis Youth Role Models

Métis Youth British Columbia (MYBC) is proud to announce the five (5) Métis Youth Role Models for 2017 who have been identified as incredible Youth in their communities. MNBC received the largest number of nominations to date for the 2017 campaign. All of the nominations received demonstrated that we have a number of Métis role […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 2017284 Views

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FHQTC: Reconciliation Through Film YOUTH SPEAK!

March 01, 2017 Reconciliation Through Film YOUTH SPEAK! What Does reconciliation mean to YOU? *APPLICATION DEADLINE WAS FEBRUARY27 BUT LATE APPLICATIONS MAY BE CONSIDERED DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICANTS!!!!!!! View Banner TO APPLY OR FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Lorna Arcand – Project Coordinator: phone: 306-220-0328 email: lilgeneral4@gmail.com DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM DOWNLOAD POSTER PDF NT5

by pmnationtalk on March 1, 2017277 Views

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Daughters of the Vote engages youth

Four young Island women will represent Prince Edward Island at a national event marking the 100th anniversary of some women attaining the right to vote in Canadian federal elections. Jillian MacIntyre, Sarah Crosby, Payton Jadis, and Taya Nabuurs will represent the Island’s four federal ridings at Equal Voice’s “Daughters of the Vote” event next month […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 2017328 Views

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Indspire Youth Laureates Cross Canada Tour

February 24, 2017 Indspire was selected as a unique Indigenous-led charity that focuses on supporting Indigenous education. Indspire received funding to showcase the Indspire Youth Laureates Cross Canada Tour in highly-interactive panel discussions to be hosted in seven cities – Calgary, Montreal, Ottawa, Saskatoon, Vancouver, Winnipeg and Yellowknife. The first tour will be launched at […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 2017311 Views

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Winter wisdom shared at retreat for Wabun youth – Timmins Times

February 23, 2017 GOGAMA – Wabun youth gathering for the Winter Wisdom Retreat at a wilderness setting at J & L Retreat on Minisinakwa Lake near Gogama this week. The gathering which featured senior youth from Wabun Tribal Council First Nations was held from Feb. 20 to 24 in the middle of a rare freezing […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 2017260 Views

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We Matter campaign to host March workshops in La Ronge and Stanley Mission – MBC Network Radio Online

24 February 2017 The We Matter campaign for Indigenous Youth is hitting the road, with plans to hold workshops in northern Saskatchewan in mid-March. Northwest Territories-raised Tunchai and Kelvin Redvers launched the video messaging campaign in October in the wake of youth suicides in northern Saskatchewan. The Indigenous siblings took inspiration from the success of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 2017274 Views

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Empowering Youth in Celebration of Ontario’s 150th Anniversary

Province Supporting Next Generation of Leaders Through 87 Innovative Projects February 22, 2017 12:00 P.M. Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport Ontario is supporting 87 community-based projects that will empower and engage the next generation of leaders, in celebration of the province’s 150th anniversary. Eleanor McMahon, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, was at City […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2017290 Views

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IFN Youth Leadership Conference

IFN Youth Leadership Conference – 6 Youth Needed to Attend Thunder Bay Conference. The Independent First Nations (IFN) are proud to announce the delivery of the 3rd Annual IFN Youth Conference, “Healthy Leadership, Healthy Communities” hosted this year in partnership with the Aboriginal Shelters of Ontario (ASOO). This Conference is scheduled to take place at […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 2017262 Views

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OTC: Youth Speak!

Youth from across Saskatchewan have the opportunity for two days of fun, creativity and join learning. It’s a chance to learn about reconciliation, meet other young leaders, and get a short tutorial on how to make movies with your smart phone. Using what you learned, you’ll then create a brief film to tell the world […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 2017260 Views

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Millbrook youths reach out through ‘We Matter’ video – The Guardian

February 21, 2017 MILLBROOK, N.S. -Always remember, someone cares and, yes, you do matter. That is the message portrayed in an online video of hope created by members of the Millbrook First Nation Youth Centre directed to anyone within their community who may have thoughts of suicide. “I just wanted to try and uplift any […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2017257 Views

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I like living’: Young Indigenous artists heal pain through painting – CBC

Students at Dennis Franklin Cromarty First Nations school learn from Woodland artist Saul Williams Feb 18, 2017 The challenges facing First Nations students in Thunder Bay, Ont., were transformed into beautiful works of art this week as teens got a chance to learn from well-known Woodland artist, Saul Williams. The three-day workshop encouraged students to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2017254 Views

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Garden River FN: Indigenous Youth Gathering 2017

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by pmnationtalk on February 16, 2017286 Views

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Facing ‘colonial history’ key for Indigenous youth: Crime Prevention Ottawa – CBC

Feb 14, 2017 Broader cultural education could help steer Indigenous youth away from criminal justice system, author says A renewed focus on broader cultural education that confronts rather than ignores Canada’s “colonial history” could help steer Indigenous youth away from the criminal justice system, according to a new report by Crime Prevention Ottawa. The report, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 16, 2017251 Views

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Trudeau’s ‘canoes and paddles’ remark called borderline racist by First Nations MP – CBC

Feb 10, 2017 Prime minister’s suggestion that some chiefs are out of touch leads to a sarcastic response A First Nations NDP MP has written a biting, satirical letter to Justin Trudeau to “thank” him for controversial remarks he made about Indigenous youth, while taking aim at the prime minister’s suggestion that some chiefs are […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 2017276 Views

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The Sacred Object – Our Story

In our culture, you have to have dreamt of the drum three times before being allowed to play it. According to a belief, those who play it without having had the dreams will die younger. Amongst the Innu, the Teueikan is first and foremost a survival tool, a direct link with the land of dreams. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 2017272 Views

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MFNERC: Register for the Land-based Youth Gathering

Sagkeeng Anicinabe First Nation will be hosting the 7th Annual Youth Gathering for Traditional Land-based Teachings March 1-3. View Banner Pimachiwin Aki Kikinaamaage This year’s gathering will include land-based education workshops and competitions to provide our youth with team building skills. It will also offer knowledge of how First Nations people have always used animals, trees, and water for all […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 2017287 Views

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Conference to connect transitional-age youth with resources – Kenora Daily Miner and News

Feb 9, 2017 Kenora is experiencing an influx of youth from outlying reserves and other cities and they have trouble accessing the resources they need. “They don’t really have any place where they can connect and they seem to be getting lost in the system,” said David Segerts, the Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin coordinator at the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 10, 2017254 Views

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MP Charlie Angus on Indigenous equality, NDP leadership – CBC

Feb 7, 2017 Young people get ‘what reconciliation means in a way that politicians don’t’ Young people understand the issues facing Canada’s Indigenous communities and want to be part of the change, Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus says. The politician is in Waterloo region this week talking to students from elementary school to university about […]

by ahnationtalk on February 10, 2017265 Views

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2017 NAN Youth Gathering

On March 19th to 21st NAN will be hosting a NAN Youth Gathering at the Best Western Plus NorWester Hotel and Conference Centre in Thunder Bay. To download registration: click here To download poster: click here NT5

by ahnationtalk on February 9, 2017356 Views

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Grant community project promoting youth leadership and Indigenous culture – SooToday.com

Arts Council would also like to welcome Dayna Rainville as the new Project Coordinator Upon reviewing the cultural dynamics of the region, Russell Raven and Isabelle Michaud recognized an opportunity for a community development project for the Arts Council of Algoma. To address the needs for the non-profit organization and community, Raven and Michaud developed […]

by ahnationtalk on February 9, 2017282 Views

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Canada World Youth: Help send Indigenous youth to UN conference

Help send an indigenous young person this April to the 16th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. As Teanna Ducharme wrote to you in December her participation on this UN conference was “a life-changing experience, bringing me in touch with young people from across the globe and learning how much we […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 2017294 Views

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