Orange Shirt Day T-Shirts

On Orange Shirt Day, September 30th, we pay tribute to the resilience and strength of residential school survivors and honour those who didn’t return home.

Let’s wear orange to remember, to learn, and to support reconciliation.

Purchase an orange shirt and wear it proudly to show your support. 🧡

The Centre – Magazine of MFNERC

Welcome to The Centre magazine. The Centre is published during the school year, with Fall, Winter, and Spring editions. We encourage you to submit story ideas if your school or students have something to highlight or share!

Spring Edition is here!

Bangii’eta Anishinaabemodaa:
Let’s Speak a Little Ojibwe

Check out our new podcast. Join Judy Doolittle as she mentors a group of second language speakers. The goal is to learn Anishinaabe through speaking with everyday conversations.  

Imagination Library & Dollywood Foundation

The Manitoba First Nation Education Resource Centre (the Resource Centre) has proudly partnered with the Dollywood Foundation to ensure new readers on 38 First Nations will receive books as part of Dolly’s book gifting program. 

We’re Hiring!

Looking for a career in First Nations Education?

View our job postings for employment opportunities and more information on how to apply.


Explore career opportunities with MFNERC, MFNSS, and external organizations involved in First Nations education.

Online Courses

Wapaskwa Virtual Collegiate (WVC) was created to help First Nations students in Manitoba access new sources of education, and find new learning opportunities.

About Us

The Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre Inc. (MFNERC) provides the province’s leading education, administration, technology, language and culture services to First Nations schools in Manitoba.

Educator Resources

These are free resources for families or teachers to use. Many were developed by MFNERC staff, however, there are some from our partners and allies.

Learning Hub

The MFNERC Learning Hub houses all your general learning supports, educational activities, and online learning events.

Our priority is to help educators and parents access the information you need in one place

Services & Delivery

MFNERC has developed many academic programs and projects to meet the specific needs of First Nations schools in Manitoba.


Working directly with First Nation-run schools is at the heart of what we do. To this end, many services we offer fall under the category of “in-school” programs.

Remote Learning Hub

The Manitoba First Nations School System (MFNSS) is included in this Remote Learning Hub and our partnering First Nations are able to access resources submitted by the facilitators in their respective areas. These resources are identified as MFNSS but are accessible for all others who utilize the Remote Learning Hub.

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News & Events

Thunder Radio

Welcome to our podcast channel! Featuring interviews, stories and conversations about First Nations education, and other important issues, in Manitoba and Canada.

Video Gallery

Welcome to our podcast channel! Featuring interviews, stories and conversations about First Nations education, and other important issues, in Manitoba and Canada.

Child Psychology through a First Nations Lens

Having First Nations school psychologists working with youth in the schools affiliated with the Resource Centre provides a deeper understanding of shared experiences and cultural differences. Modern psychology, built around a European perspective, often lacks room for First Nation’s cultural insights and has a narrow focus on diagnosing flaws and shortcomings. A Resource Centre in-house …

Truth and Reconciliation in Scholastic Esports

The Manitoba First Nations School System (MFNSS) recently partnered with the Manitoba School Esports Association (MSEA) to host the first annual Scholastic Esports Expo on May 25 and 26! Esports is a positive step for students in MFNSS, as it allows them to engage in competitive gaming while promoting positive outcomes regarding their academic and …

Rights and Responsibilities – The Rise of the Resource Center – Part 2

If you found part two first, please go back and read part one here The 1969 White Paper and Wahbung In 1969, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and the Minister of Indian Affairs, Jean Chretien, unveiled a policy paper that suggested Canada would end the special legal relationship it had with First Nations peoples, including the …

Manitoba First Nations School System

The Manitoba First Nations School System (MFNSS) is a First Nations led strategy for a culturally relevant, high-quality education system.

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