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Students find career options

A group of First Nation high school students learned about future career options at the Aboriginal Workforce Resource conference, held Nov. 9 in Thunder Bay.

Students tell chiefs they want the language back

Five Aboriginal students told the Chiefs of Ontario that language restoration and retention were the most important aspects to strengthening First Nations education.

Challenges of leaving home, DFC students talk about life in the city

Four Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School (DFC) students sit in the office of principal Jonathan Kakegamic.

Sleepover at DFC a fun experience for students

Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School students held a sleepover Oct. 29-30 at the Thunder Bay-based Northern Nishnawbe Education Council school.

Workshop aims to increase Aboriginal business in Timmins

A 12-week workshop initiative aimed at training aspiring youth entrepreneurs is set to begin Sept. 28 in Timmins.

National chief welcomes strong stances on education

National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo has agreed with Nishnawbe Aski Nation’s right to speak for itself during the upcoming national education review process.

NAN rejects national education review

Nishnawbe Aski Nation has rejected the proposed national education review process established by the federal government and the Assembly of First Nations.

Program supports youth entrepreneurs

Stefanie Armstrong, Summer Company coordinator at the Northwest Business Centre – Dryden location, is happy with how the youth are progressing.

Students choosing medical field for careers

Whitefish Bay’s Alexa Lesperance learned more about potential health careers during the Northern Ontario School of Medicine Summer Health Sciences Camp.

Wahsa grad yields largest class since 2004

It takes a special type of student to graduate from Wahsa – they usually have to balance family, jobs and life.

Read all about it

It is more than just reading. It’s about fostering interest, showing attainable goals and helping youth achieve them.

First Nation grads start work in mining

Six First Nation trainees are ready to start work in the mining sector thanks to a partnership program between Matachewan First Nation, Northgate Minerals Corp. and Dumas Contracting.

Cornerstone grad a close-knit gathering

The graduation ceremony at Cornerstone Christian School in Sioux Lookout June 10 was a close personal affair with laughing, crying and sharing.

Dr. Beardy

Nishnawbe Aski Nation Grand Chief Stan Beardy received an honourary doctor of education degree through the University of Nipissing in North Bay June 8.

Native education teachers rejuvenate at retreat

Gathering allows educators to learn and share amongst peers