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August 7, 2012

Education, Youth

Students Explore Career Opportunities at Inaugural Skilled Trades Fair

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On March 10, 11 and 12, more than 80 Mi’kmaw junior high and high school students from 12 Mi’kmaw communities in Nova Scotia attended the Continue Reading →

Education, Youth

Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey and RCMP Host Recruit Tutorial Program

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Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey, in partnership with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), will host a Tutorial Program for Mi’kmaq recruits. The Tutorial Program will take place Continue Reading →

Education, Youth

Educators Translate Robert Munsch Books for Mi’kmaq Students

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An advisory committee of MK educators has translated seven Robert Munsch books into the Mi’kmaq language. The books will be distributed to students in every Continue Reading →

Community

APC Welcomes New Health Staff

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The Atlantic Policy Congress (APC) of First Nations Secretariat is pleased to welcome two new Health staff members:  Troy Sanders and Jarvis Googoo. Our new Continue Reading →

Sports, Youth

Nova Scotia Aboriginal Sports Awards Banquet

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Recognizing Leaders in Sport The 7th Annual Nova Scotia Aboriginal Sports Summit took place November 29, 30 and December 1, in Dartmouth. The Summit’s Awards Continue Reading →

Culture

Mi’kmaq History Month Wrap Up

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This October marked the 20th Year Anniversary of Mi’kmaq History Month in Nova Scotia. As part of the 20th Year Anniversary many initiatives were taken Continue Reading →

Education

87.7% of Mi’kmaq Students Earning High School Diploma

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High school graduation rates among Mi’kmaq students in Nova Scotia peaked at 87.7 per cent per cent in 2012-13, considerably higher than the national average Continue Reading →

Education

Four youth from StFX recive Scholarship

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Four StFX students honoured with Sister Dorothy Moore Mi’kmaq Education Scholarship StFX is celebrating student success. Four StFX B.Ed. students, Ashley Julian, Luisa Martin, Rayana Continue Reading →

Community, Education, Youth

Wagmatcook Holds Grand Opening of New School

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On Monday, June 10, National Chief Shawn Atleo, a representative for the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, Grand Chief Ben Continue Reading →

Education

Cape Breton University – CBU Acadia First Nation Waycobah Paqtnkek Eskasoni Glooscap Indian Brook Millbrook Potlotek Membertou

Culture, Education

2013 L’nui’sultinej Conference attracts over 300 to St. FX

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L’nui’ta’sultinej – Leadership and Capacity Building Leadership in Mi’kmaw language revitalization was the focus of three days of conversation when over 300 educators, Elders, researchers Continue Reading →

Education, Youth

Show Me Your Math! Fair Brings 250+ Mi’kmaw Students to Eskasoni

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Over 250 Mi’kmaw elementary to high school students from across Nova Scotia came together in Eskasoni May 1 to celebrate math and cultural heritage during Continue Reading →