9th Annual Land Based Youth Conference

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MFNERC’s Research & Development (R&D) team recently held a working-group meeting with community members from Manitoba First Nations to finish a land-based curriculum due to come out in 2020. The meeting featured guest speakers—educators currently doing valuable land education work in Manitoba communities.

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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. Continue reading “Back to School Season”

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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. Continue reading “LTF Workshop Introduces Curriculum on Buffy Sainte-Marie that Follows a First Nations Learning Style”

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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. Continue reading “Lighting the Fire 2019”

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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 even a powwow. Students watched different dancers and styles of dancing, enjoyed the regalia, and heard the various drum songs. 

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Join us  Friday March 8 at 1-1080 Waverley for the Open House of the new Research & Development Department location.

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A youth gathering for traditional land-based teachings and games. Continue reading “Aski Pimaciwin Metawewina”

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Our Research & Development department will be hosting two land-based curriculum development regional gatherings. Continue reading “Attention Land-based Educators”

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The FNCF Curriculum Develop. focus group sessions (Aug. 15-17) have been postponed. Continue reading “Sign up for FNCF Focus Groups”

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