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Fisher River Inter-School Powwow

We encourage you to register your school for the Fisher River Inter-School Powwow on June 14, 2022, from 10 am-4 pm. This is a perfect opportunity for students to come together and dance, learn about powwow protocol and traditions, and of course, meet new friends.

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Lighting the Fire 2022 – Every Child Has a Gift

Lighting the Fire 2022 was an overwhelming success! We want to thank everyone who came out to the conference—the delegates, Chiefs, Elders, special guests, presenters, and staff. It’s been three years since our last in-person Lighting the Fire Conference, and we were so happy to see everyone again!

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Partnership Between TRCM Treaty Knowledge Centre and the MFNERC

On May 3, 2022, MFNERC Executive Director Charles Cochrane and Treaty Commissioner Loretta Ross celebrated the new partnership with the Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba’s Treaty Knowledge Centre. Through this partnership, MFNERC and TRCM will work to implement Treaty education throughout the province. The Treaty Knowledge Centre is set to open in the summer of 2022 at The Forks. MFNERC looks forward to being a partner in this important work.

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Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre - Mfnerc1 year ago
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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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!




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Did you know that different First Nations cultures can use different names for the months (moons) of the year? This workbook uses one variation but will give teachers ideas to use with the local First Nation language.
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1 day ago
Author and Elder Verna J. Kirkness invites readers to go back in time and enjoy stories and photos of Ochekiwi Sipi (Fisher River) before 1950, as told by the Elders. This book was written and created for the 140th Anniversary of Fisher River in 2015.
4 days ago
Join Neepin and her kookoo in this original trilogy as they share stories and learn about friendship, respect, honouring agreements and the history of Turtle Island. Purchase the whole set: