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What’s new at the Instructional Resource Center

The Instructional Resource Centre (IRC) provides curriculum-appropriate materials to all First Nations schools in Manitoba. As a lending library, teachers and staff can borrow our items. If you are struggling to find a resource or can’t purchase one, put in a request to IRC, and we will do our best to find the resource or work with you to find an appropriate alternative. Our library supports MFNSS and MFNERC schools with lengthy lending privileges.

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MFNERC Training Institute congratulates Occupational Therapy Graduates

MFNERC would like to congratulate Kimberley Moors, Gabrielle Peterson, and Trevor Wilson for graduating with their Masters in Occupational Therapy. The Training Institute hosted a potluck and cake to celebrate the graduates after their convocation ceremony.

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Back to School Season

It’s that time of year again—time to get our classrooms ready for a new school year. Some of you are veterans in the classroom, and some of you are teaching a class for the first time. And, some of you aren’t necessarily new teachers, but new to MFNERC or MFNSS and coming into a new community and a new school. It’s an exciting time for all, and we want you to feel ready and prepared. Read More >

Interview with artist/illustrator Don Monkman

The illustration process incorporates more than just drawing something. When it comes to sequential art and storytelling, a collaboration exists between the creative minds who try to visualize and then bring to life the same expression, emotion, history, mood, and environment to the imagination of the reader. Read More >

MFNSS and Dakota Tipi First Nation Sign New Partnership

On August 29, 2019, Dakota Tipi First Nation and the Manitoba First Nations School System (MFNSS) signed a delegation agreement to work together for the success of the students. MFNSS currently partners with 11 communities from across the province of Manitoba to provide the highest quality of education for First Nations by First Nations. Read More >

The Grizzlies: New Movie and Classroom Resources about Healing in the North

A 2019 movie The Grizzlies, set in Nunavut, shows how youth are reclaiming their culture to heal from the effects of colonization and the Indian Residential School system. Read More >

Gill Net Fishing

Watch and learn with cousin duo Morley and Darrell Moore Read More >

MFNSS Annual Softball Tournament

On June 12th, MFNSS facilitated the Second Annual Softball Tournament. This fun event was hosted by Mahpiya Hdega School at the Rotary Republic of Manitobah Park in Portage la Prairie. Read More >

Pinaymootang Math Festival

The mission of MFNSS Math Festival is to inspire students to explore the richness and beauty of mathematics through activities that encourage collaborative, critical thinking, creativity, and problem-solving.

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LTF Workshop Introduces Curriculum on Buffy Sainte-Marie that Follows a First Nations Learning Style

A workshop at MFNERC’s recent Lighting the Fire conference explored curriculum centred on First Nations role-model Buffy Sainte-Marie. The resource helps teach culturally relevant history while inspiring youth to pursue their dreams. Read More >

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