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NCTR – A Sacred Trust

The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) at the University of Manitoba is home to hope. The journey of reconciliation continues as we marked the Centre’s official opening in November, 2015. Ry Moran, Director of the Centre, along with the staff and student archivists of the Centre, are prepared to take on the trust placed in them by the ... Read More »

Importance of Culture and Education in Indigenous Nation-Building

“A nation’s laws are the deepest expression of its culture. They say what we value and how we intend to get along and hold ourselves together as a people.” Hon. Joseph Thomas Flies-Away, Tribal Court Judge, Hualapai, Gila River, Karuk Living within sight of the San Francisco Peaks in Flagstaff, Arizona – known as Dook’o’oosłííd to Navajo people”1 – I ... Read More »

Career Development for Native Students

The focus of career counseling is generally on issues such as career exploration, career change, personal career development and other career related issues. Fifteen years ago, when I last attended the National Career Development Conference as the Post-Secondary Cooperative Education Coordinator for the Province of Manitoba’s colleges and universities, there were perhaps double the Native delegates from the first year ... Read More »

CERIC – the Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling

CERIC is a charitable organization that advances education and research in career counselling and career development, in order to increase the economic and social well-being of Canadians. It funds projects to develop innovative resources that build the knowledge and skills of diverse career professionals. CERIC also annually hosts Cannexus, Canada’s largest bilingual career development conference, publishes the country’s only peer-reviewed ... Read More »

AISES

Founded in 1977, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) supports American Indian students in the critically needed disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). AISES has awarded over $10.3 million in academic scholarships to American Indian STEM students. Through scholarships and internships, workforce development and career resources, national and regional conferences, science fairs, leadership development and other ... Read More »

2016 Annual Education Guide for Native Students

Issue 72 2016 Annual Education Guide for Native Students The 2016 SAY MAGAZINE Annual Education Guide for Native Students is now available. The 2016 issue has been sponsored by the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation and includes a Guest Editorial by Professor Manley A. Begay Jr. as well as a Directory of higher learning/post secondary institutions. If you would ... Read More »

Aboriginal Day Live & Celebration

National Aboriginal Day will forever be on June 21, but this is the first time Aboriginal Day Live & Celebration occurs on that very same date. This year, APTN will mark the day with the largest celebration of its kind in the nation. In 2007, the event debuted outside APTN’s headquarters in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The first Aboriginal Day Live was ... Read More »

Partnering to Power Ontario

The Lower Mattagami Hydroelectric project is unique in so many ways, a one-ofa- kind success story that illustrates the power of partnership, the value of communication and the necessity for a shared vision. “The partnership between the Moose Cree First Nation and Ontario Power Generation has really helped my community, where a lot of people are employed today,” said Chief ... Read More »

Dragon’s Quest Business Plan Competition

The Aboriginal Business Service Network (ABSN), in partnership with Vision Quest Conferences Inc., is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Dragon’s Quest Business Plan Competition. Now in its tenth year, the business plan contest awarded cash prizes totalling $10,000 in two categories – Rural and Urban (City of Winnipeg) at Vision Quest’s Gala Banquet on May 15, 2014. ... Read More »

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