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Principal Round Table

Virtual Principals Roundtable 2021 will take place over Zoom, August 30 & 31, 2021. Takwēski Māmitonēntamāk: ‘Changing our Focus” is a responsive process that will enable our First Nations educators to build and sustain the instructional capacity to accelerate student learning.

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Virtual Summer Institute Registration

ATTENTION: First Nation Schools, Principals, Teachers, Resource Teachers, Educational Assistants MFNERC Inclusive Education Services Department will be hosting a virtual Summer Institute from August 16 – 27, 2021.

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National Indigenous History Month

Held yearly in June, National Indigenous History Month is a time for all Canadians to celebrate the history, heritage, and diversity of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Peoples. June coincides with the summer solstice, which is a traditional time of celebration for many Indigenous people. Indigenous History Month was recognized through the efforts of the […]

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Pride Month

June is celebrated as Pride Month by millions of LGBTQ2S+ people and their allies worldwide. It is a time to honour the history of the June 28, 1969 Stonewall Uprising in New York, which saw protests and violence that pushed forward the gay rights movement. We stand beside the LGBTQ2S+ community and remember those who’ve […]

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Mourning 215 Children of Kamloops Residential School

It is with great sadness we mourn the 215 children discovered buried at the Kamloops Indian Residential School. We extend our condolences and prayers to the families of the victims and their communities, the BC Nation of Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc, and all Indian Residential School Survivors and their descendants grieving this discovery. It is unnatural […]

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Lighting the Fire Virtual Converence 2021

MFNERC would like to say ēkosāni, kinanaakomin, miigwech, pidamaya do, masi to all who joined us at the 2021 Virtual Lighting the Fire Conference! Special thank you to Elder Nelliane Cromarty and drummer Victor Tssessaze for starting our event in a good way and to our conference host, Tina Keeper, for ensuring a seamless flow of […]

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CMHA Mental Health Week

Good mental health isn’t about being happy all the time. In fact, a mentally healthy life includes the full range of human emotions—even the uncomfortable ones like sadness, fear and anger. Feeling sad, angry and anxious at times is part of being human. Even if we try to push our difficult feelings down, they don’t […]

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Quarterly Update from the Executive Director

As the Executive Director of MFNERC, I intend to provide a quarterly update to all First Nations stakeholders on the activities undertaken by MFNERC on behalf of First Nations in Manitoba.

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Lighting the Fire Virtual Conference

May 19-21, 2021 Student Well-Being: Balancing of the Heart, Mind, Body, and Spirit MFNERC is proud to present this year’s Lighting the Fire Conference on May 19-21, 2021 which will be held virtually. This year’s theme is Student Well-Being: Balancing of the Heart, Mind, Body, and Spirit. 

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Co-Regulation Workshop

Meeting:                             Early Learning Co-regulation Session:                               Role of the Educator in Co-regulation Date:                                     Thursday, April 22, 2021 Location:                              Zoom Meeting Time:                                     9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Zoom Registration Link: https://mfnerc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEof-6qqDkpHNP9Xt21cAsQYDf5hCe9HRHA

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