Issue 88, Education Guide 2018

Red River College charts a new course for advancing Indigenous achievement

Enhanced Programs and Supports on tap to recruit, retain new students By Dean Pritchard   It’s easy to see why Rebecca Chartrand’s colleagues call her a whirlwind. Just five months into the job, Red River College’s first Executive Director of Indigenous Strategy has already championed the creation of three new programs aimed at growing the school’s Indigenous student population, and ... Read More »

Robotics – Career Exploration and Discovery

In 2014, Cogmation Robotics partnered with First Peoples Development Inc. to introduce the world of software development and coding to youth in remote Manitoba First Nations communities. SAY sat down with Chris Schulz, General Manager and Vice President of Special Projects at Cogmation Robotics and Barb Moran, Project Coordinator at First Peoples Development Inc. (FPDI) who manages this program, to ... Read More »

Manitoba First Nations School System- The First of its Kind

Since 1999, the Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre Inc. (MFNERC) has provided a range of support services to 56 locally-controlled First Nations schools based on direction, identified needs and input from First Nations Education Directors and local First Nations education staff and community members. The role of MFNERC continues to evolve since it was first established in 1998 based on resolutions ... Read More »

Christine Pretty-Moon Panther – Gates Millennium Scholarship Recipient

Self-described as a “street athlete” Christine Pretty-Moon Panther is from Oklahoma. Panther is five different tribes – from her father’s side she is Quapaw and Absentee-Shawnee, and on her mother’s side she is Kiowa, Creek and Cherokee. While attending Sequoyah High School in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, Panther started running as a form of gratitude for the ability to move as she ... Read More »

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