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An informal gathering place for educators and learners of all ages to share ideas, meet new people and discuss education, language, culture, news and other issues of the day.

Category Archives: Education

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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Kenzie Wilson: Brains, Brawn and Ambition

Kenzie Wilson is an impressive young woman from Cross Lake First Nation.

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Investing in Our Future

When Rachel Beaulieu, along with Anthony Desjarlais, won the Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre (MFNERC) Science Fair in high school, she never imagined that she would be working for the organization 11 years later.

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A Few Things I Heard about Education at the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly

I have to admit that I don’t know a lot about First Nations politics, specifically the workings of the Assembly of First Nations. Yet, since I work in the field of First Nations education (with MFNERC) I was interested to attend the AFN’s Special Chiefs Assembly Dec. 9-11, 2014, so I could hear what was […]

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