Canada Day 2015 celebrations are taking place at the Batoche National Historic Site on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Special guests include artist Liz Pead and NHL alumnus Richard Pilon.
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is hosting its 25th Annual Golf Fundraiser on July 6, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. and sponsorship opportunities are available.
Montreal Canadians goaltender Carey Price, while accepting one of his record four awards at the NHL Awards ceremony, emphasized pride of his First Nations heritage. He also encouraged First Nations youth to be leaders in their communities. He finished his speech by saying “sunachailya” — “thank you” in the Dakelh language, spoken by the Ulkatcho people who are part of the Carrier First Nation.
CBC News Posted: Jun 25, 2015
The Government of Canada, through its Aboriginal Languages Initiative, is supporting the Wahta Mohawks with $72,614 in funding for language lessons and learning resources for 2015-16.
Recently, LIFT Philanthropy Partners announced their partnership with the Aboriginal Human Resource Council (AHRC) in order to improve how Canadian companies engage with Indigenous people, businesses and communities. The agreement spans 18 months and is intended to assist AHRC enlarge its consulting services.
The City of Saskatoon and the Saskatoon Tribal Council are hosting the 4th annual ATOSKE Summer Leadership Program 2015 and require 2 chaperones for the period of July 5 to July 17, 2015. Interested parties can email their applications to Warren Isbister-Bear, Aboriginal Diversity and Inclusion Consultant, City of Saskatoon.
Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools is seeking teachers for positions at Oskāyak High School, an urban First Nation’s school of 320 students. Four positions are available and applicants can submit online.
The Indian Residential Schools Adjudication Secretariat will be holding a free information session on the Group Independent Assessment Process (IAP). The session will take place on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at the Saskatoon Indian and Métis Friendship Centre, 168 Wall St., Saskatoon, SK from 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm.
Saskatchewan Polytechnic (formerly SIAST) is offering a 28 week program designed to prepare individuals for the recruitment process in federal or provincial policing. An information session regarding the Aboriginal Police Preparation course is being held on Tuesday, June 23 at 7:00 pm at Room 129C, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus, 1130 Idylwyld Dr. N, Saskatoon, SK.
An Ecumenical committee is holding a National Aboriginal Day Community Prayer Service on Sunday, June 21, 2015 at St. John’s Cathedral, 816 Spadina Cr. E., Saskatoon, SK. at 3:00pm. For more information call 306-242-5146.