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Miss Manito Ahbee

Miss Manito Ahbee Youth Ambassador 2015/16 I have many goals for my life right now. I knew from a young age that I wanted to graduate from college. When I was in elementary school, I thought I wanted to be a lawyer. I had dreams to go to Harvard Law. As I got older I realized that Law didn’t really ... Read More »

The Visionary Business Magazine

SAY Magazine has also entered into an arrangement with The Visionary Business Magazine. Amanda June, a Native American (Navajo and Hopi) and Latina, is the owner of SmokeFire Media and editor of the new publication, The Visionary Business Magazine, which launched its first issue in March 2015. It is a national publication (based in Arizona) dedicated to cross-cultural business relations ... Read More »

IKSOKAPI Magazine

IKSOKAPI Magazine SAY MAGAZINE is pleased to announce that a collaborative arrangement has been entered into between IKSOKAPI MAGAZINE and SAY. Iksokapi Magazine is an online publication created for Indigenous women, owned and edited by Lynn Calf Robe. Lynn’s experience includes working as a Freelance Writer for 13 years and as Managing Editor of New Tribe Magazine. And she has ... Read More »

BLACKSTONE: Season 5

Blackstone Season 5: Hope Amidst Adversity “Hard hitting and unapologetic”, is how many would describe the cutting edge TV series, Blackstone. With the fifth season set to premiere this fall, however, the series known for its raw portrayal of life on a First Nation reserve may be looking to show its softer side. “It’s still the ‘in-yourface’ Blackstone that our ... Read More »

Something New at SAY Mag Headquarters:

This mural done by Sarah Collard muralist under a Take Pride Winnipeg program. The circle represents the medicine wheel, dream catcher or drum – basically a common aboriginal motif suggesting unity, wholeness and the sun – the Creator. The people are all part of the whole – part of community. They are a general depiction of various careers which aboriginal ... 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 »

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