The Centre magazine highlights the great work of the Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre (the Resource Centre) and the Manitoba First Nations School System (MFNSS) with a focus on promoting the First Nations languages and cultures of these lands.

Winter 2023 • Two-Eyed Seeing

The Centre is published each season and contains stories that let people know how the Resource Centre and MFNSS are working in collaboration with First Nations and making an impact in the First Nations they serve. The Resource Centre and MFNSS are full of passionate people who are dedicated to making a better future for First Nations youth and families. The Resource Centre staff have stories to share about the students and the impact that educational strategies, like land-based learning, are having on First Nations’ future generations. There are stories about young people being given the tools they need to overcome the challenges they face and stories about the choices First Nations are making to strengthen their languages, cultures, and unity.

We hope you enjoy this edition of The Centre.

Have a story you would like featured in the next issue? Contact

Michael Hutchinson, Manager of Communications and Reporting | 1-204-594-1290 ext. 2325


Registration Open for the First Annual MFNERC Virtual Career Fair

Registration is now open for the first annual MFNERC Virtual Career Fair. The event takes place Wednesday, March 23, 2022. Sign up today to register your students, children, or classroom to participate in this interactive career fair from the convenience of your homeroom.

Gathering of Friends 2023 – Inter-School Pow Wow

“Niigaan Indaabidaa” (Let’s Look to the Future), the namesake of this year’s Gathering of Friends – Inter-school Pow Wow, was held on Ginew School grounds, in the community of Roseau River Anishinaabe First Nation. On the bright warm and sunny days of May 11th, 12th, and 19th, hundreds of youths, and children from school divisions …

Photo of kids playing games at the Esports Scholastic Expo 2023.

7 teachings in the digital age: Connecting students to their schools

Video games and online interactions are so much a part of children’s lives that students now distinguish between what happens IRL (in real life) and what happens in the digital world. It is logical for educators to want to venture into this new digital world and harness its potential to reach and teach today’s students. …

Educational panel gathered in semi-circle for document signing

Joining the Manitoba Collaborative Indigenous Education Blueprint

On April 14, 2023, the Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre (MFNERC) was pleased to sign on to the Manitoba Collaborative Indigenous Education Blueprint (the Blueprint) and its efforts to engage and enact the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) Calls to Action that mention First Nations education and the needs of First Nations students. MFNERC’s …

Past Issues

2022 Fall

2019 Winter

2017 Winter