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Category Archives: Culture & Language

Remembering Sheron T. Fiddler

A tireless advocate for First Nations education.

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Every Child Has Value

For teacher Junette Holder, cultivating each of her student’s gifts is as important as teaching math and English.

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A Participant’s Perspective on LTF

Most of us realize the importance of early years for healthy child development.

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Preserving and Recycling the Gifts of the Earth

Leevan Harper of St. Theresa Point, and Matthew Monias and Waylon Harper of Garden Hill

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Helping Children Achieve the Good Life: MFNERC’s Early Learning Conference 2017

The First Nations Early Learning Conference,

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Kelly Ironstand: Teaching Early Years from a First Nations Perspective

Reclaiming language and culture is reclaiming the spirit of First Nations.

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Wilfred Buck: The Star Guy

Move over Bill Nye the Science Guy, and make way for Wilfred Buck, Manitoba’s very own Star Guy.

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Cultivating a Love of Reading in First Nations Students

Cultivating a love of reading is critical to helping students succeed, discover their gifts, and develop into confident, well-rounded adults.

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Exploring the Indigenous Culture of Peru

We are thrilled to have Kirby Gilman, editor here at MFNERC, as our guest blogger this month. Kirby just returned from a trip to Peru, where she had the chance to interact with many Indigenous Peruvians. We hope you enjoy her stories about the vibrant Quechua culture.

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Traditional Knowledge

Welcome to 2016! I’m afraid there hasn’t been a new blog post in quite some time. Other projects and tasks took priority throughout last year. However, one of my resolutions for the New Year is to post more updates and stories on this blog. And what better topic to start the New Year with than […]

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