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Province Acknowledges Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30

Day of Observation Advances Reconciliation, Allows Manitobans to Reflect on Residential School Experiences of First Nations, Métis and Inuit: Lagimodiere

The Manitoba government is recognizing the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation as a day of observance to encourage reflection and meaningful discussions about the impacts of residential schools, Indigenous Reconciliation and Northern Relations Minister Alan Lagimodiere announced today.

Schools will be closed and no classes will be held on that day.  Manitoba’s public servants will also observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and non-essential government services and offices will be closed for the day.

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Message from the Director of Languages and Cultures


It is that time of year when staff and students return to school ready and eager to go. Unfortunately, the past year and a half has been difficult for staff and students dealing with the pandemic.  At the MFNERC, we have had some difficulty delivering the services that we have in the past, but we were able to modify our work to provide services remotely and resources to support at-home learning. For example, our Essential Learning Packages created are by grade level, covering all subject areas. These are still available for our member communities to access should they need to.

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MFNSS and Keeseekoowenin First Nation Celebrate Renewed Education Agreement

September 2, 2021 – Chief Norman Bone and Councillors Leslie Blackbird, Barry Bone, and Bradley Burns from Keeseekoowenin First Nation met with Mr. Charles Cochrane, Executive Director of MFNERC, to renew their partnership agreement.

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May 3-9th, 2021 is Mental Health Week. We encourage everyone to explore resources available to us online and over the phone.
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Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre - Mfnerc5 months ago
MFNERC is proud to present the 2021 Lighting the Fire Virtual Conference, May 19-21, 2021!
Registration is now open. This year's conference is free to all!
Register today.
This year’s theme is Student Well-Being: Balancing of the Heart, Mind, Body, and Spirit.
See you soon!




1 day ago
A Story of the Seven Sacred Laws by Elder Dr. David Courchene. A young boy, troubled by the state of the world, asks for his grandfather’s guidance. On his advice, the boy leaves for a Vision Quest on the land for four days and four nights.
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3 days ago
September is FASD Awareness Month and September 9, 2021 is FASD Awareness Day. The FASD webinar shared on MFNERC Inclusive Education YouTube channel provides more detailed information