Back 2 School 2015

Lost Opportunity

Very recently, I was contacted by a former employee. She had worked for me in two summer job placements for students and then in my own office. The summer jobs worked out well – she was conscientious, respectful and worked hard. That is why I hired her for my own business. Three or four years had passed and I thought ... Read More »

Back 2 School Issue 2015

SAY Magazine’s Back 2 School 2015 Issue features Women of the Building Trades, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), St.Boniface Museum, Headdresses and Warbonnets plus much more. What’s inside this issue:   Read More »

St.Boniface Museum

ANCHORED SOME HUNDRED METRES OFF THE WINDING BANKS OF THE RED RIVER RESTS THE FORMER HOME OF THE SISTERS OF CHARITY OF MONTRÉAL: THE GREY NUNS. SCHOOL, HOSPITAL, CHAPEL, ORPHANAGE – THE ANCIENT CONVENT HAS SERVED THE NEEDS OF MANY OVER THE COURSE OF ITS 169 YEAR HISTORY. TODAY, IT STANDS AS WINNIPEG’S OLDEST BUILDING AND ONE OF THE LARGEST ... Read More »

Headdresses & Warbonnets

Headdresses & Warbonnets The American Indian headdress has a cultural and deeply spiritual significance among Native Americans. It honors acts of bravery and rites of passage that are longheld traditions. The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), in New York, has an ongoing exhibit that examines various American Indian headdress designs, meanings, and the people who wear them. ... Read More »

DahBroz

Emerging Entrepreneurs, DahBroz, present at the World Indigenous Business Forum, October 27 – 29, 2015 in Honolulu, Hawaii. DahBroz is a clothing company focussed on promoting positive thinking. Inspiring quotes such as ‘Y we dream’ supports sports skills development programs; ‘Y we either win or we learn’ supports team development; and ‘Y We Believe In You’ supports suicide prevention programs. ... Read More »

The Engineering Access Program (ENGAP)

The Engineering Access Program (ENGAP) celebrates their 30th Anniversary on Friday, October 2nd, 2015. Wow! Over 100 Indigenous student graduates with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering have come through ENGAP. The upgrading support program for Indigenous engineering students began in 1985 and has been touted as the most successful program of its kind in Canada. As a part ... Read More »

History and Evolution of Canadian Aboriginal Employment Programming

History and Evolution of Canadian Aboriginal Employment Programming For almost twenty-five years responsibility for employment and training services for Canadian Aboriginal people has been under the direct control and management of Aboriginal labour market organizations. These are the second chance programs that pick up the pieces and provide access to new opportunities when the K-12 education system fails. Today the ... Read More »

STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics – STEM Producing sufficient numbers of graduates who are prepared for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) occupations has become a national priority in the United States. Astronaut John B. Herrington, Chickasaw, became the first American Indian in space. NASA sent Commander John Herrington to the International Space Station (ISS) on board the Endeavour in ... Read More »

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