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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.

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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.

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Gill Net Fishing

Watch and learn with cousin duo Morley and Darrell Moore

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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.

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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.

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Lighting the Fire 2019

Lighting the Fire (LTF) 2019 celebrated MFNERC’s 20th year in operation with the theme “Honouring Our Heritage—Celebrating the International Year of Indigenous Languages.” This conference highlighted the richness of First Nations languages in Manitoba.

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Story Sharing at the Special Education Department’s Staff Meeting

The day-long meeting started with Elder Don Robertson saying an opening prayer and with some welcoming remarks from Margaret Scott, Director of Special Education; Don Shackel, Assistant Director of Special Education; and Shirley Myran, Manager of the Training Institute.

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MFNSS Track and Field Meet

The Manitoba First Nations School System hosted a Track and Field Meet with Ginew School in Roseau River Anishinaabe First Nation on May 30th and 31st.

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Gathering of Friends 2019

Ginew School held its 17th Annual Gathering of Friends in Roseau River on May 17th. The event promotes cultural awareness, pride, and education for those in the community and from surrounding area schools. Kids from neighbouring towns spent the day in the First Nation, where the school hosted a day packed with activities, workshops, and […]

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