Saskatchewan Government/FSIN Education and Employment Joint Task Force Created

On Monday March 26th, 2012, Advanced Education, Employment and Immigration Minister Rob Norris announced the participants who will comprise the Joint Task Force on Improving Education and Employment Outcomes for First Nations and M├ętis. The Task Force gets down to work in early spring 2012 with the completed report expected to be available in early 2013.

Discussion on First Nation Governance Issues

Prairie Region Forum will be presenting “Creating a New Memory in the Minds of Our Children: A Dialogue on First Nation Governance Issues“, Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 8:30-4:30 p.m. at Evraz Place, Queensbury Convention Centre, Regina, Saskatchewan. Chief Todd Peigan, Herb George Satsan, and Professor Leroy Little Bear will be the speakers on issues related to restoring a culturally appropriate governance structure for First Nation communities.

Aboriginal Achievement Week – March 19-23, 2012

The Aboriginal Students Centre (ASC) at the University of Saskatchewan will be hosting Aboriginal Achievement Week between March 19th-23th, 2012, to highlight aboriginal culture in research and academia on campus. Two events that will be take place on Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 are: “Pizza Lunch” from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm; Room 248, Arts Building hosted by the Aboriginal Student Achievement Office; College of Arts and Science and “Guest Speaker” Commissioner Chief Wilton Littlechild from 2:30 to 3:30 pm; Room 105, Thorvaldson Building hosted by the Department of Native Studies.