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It’s our time’: World Indigenous Games conference inspires youth – CBC

‘You can always succeed, you can always find opportunity in your struggles’ Jul 05, 2017 When Kyle Wolfe found out at 14 he was going to be a father, he knew he had to make some big choices. He faced parenthood while attending high school and playing competitive basketball. He remembers taking his son Kaedin […]

by ahnationtalk on July 6, 2017290 Views

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Meet the new Minister’s Youth Council members

June 29, 2017 Education Minister David Eggen issued the following statement to congratulate students selected for his new Minister’s Youth Council: “I am excited to announce that selection for the 2017-18 Minister’s Youth Council is now complete – and the list of all 32 council members is posted on the Alberta Education website.” “Students in grades […]

by pmnationtalk on June 29, 2017300 Views

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We Matter Campaign: Join Indigenous youth across the nation taking the #HopePact!

What is the #HopePact? The We Matter #HopePact is a pact that Indigenous youth across Canada can choose to take, uniting them in a national movement. It is a reminder that you are never alone in what you are feeling or experiencing. By taking the #HopePact and wearing the #HopePact bracelet, you can feel like […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 2017314 Views

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N’we Jinan project helps First Nations youth find voice through music – CBC

February 14, 2016 Youth from remote First Nations communities are getting a chance to express themselves in song through an initiative called N’we Jinan. The program was spearheaded by musician David Hodges and Joshua Iserhoff, who is the former grand chief of the Cree Nation Youth Council of Quebec. “I really believe … arts has […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 2017309 Views

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Helping youth learn about healthy relationships

May 31, 2017 Healthy Families Healthy Futures has earned an $84,826 Status of Women grant to teach youth about consent and gender-based violence. The program uses Red Cross’s Healthy Youth Relationships Program – an evidence-based approach focused on youth to shift attitudes to build a more respectful, inclusive and abuse-free society. “Youth outreach can prevent […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 2017334 Views

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Senate launches “Youth Indigenize the Senate 2017”

May 30, 2017 Ottawa – An inspiring group of young Indigenous leaders will contribute their perspectives to a study of the Aboriginal Peoples Committee on June 7, 2017, as part of the “Youth Indigenize the Senate” initiative. On this day, the committee will open the doors of the Senate to engage youth in their study […]

by pmnationtalk on May 30, 2017341 Views

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Our Land, Our Future: National Summit on Indigenous Youth and Natural Resource Development

Tuesday November 21 – Wednesday November 22 2017 • Grey Eagle Resort and Casino • Calgary, Alberta Conference Overview Relationships between industry, government and Indigenous peoples lie at the heart of Canada’s natural resource sector. Each holds a powerful position with unique rights and responsibilities. Yet, all parties rely on the others to fully achieve […]

by pmnationtalk on May 15, 2017341 Views

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Committee Seeks Indigenous Youth Leaders at the Senate 2017

Do you know a First Nations, Métis or Inuit youth who is doing amazing things? The Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples is celebrating Aboriginal History Month with its second annual Indigenous Youth Leaders at the Senate program on June 7, and they are looking for nominations of dynamic Indigenous leaders aged 17 to 35 who […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 2017359 Views

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We Matter: bringing hope to Indigenous youth – CBC

April 30, 2017 Lack of clean water. Lack of housing. Lack of educational and job opportunities. Families facing addiction and abuse. These are just of the many struggles facing Canada’s Indigenous peoples. Perhaps the most troubling news of all involves the heartbreaking toll of suicide; stories of young people whose circumstances have challenged their will […]

by pmnationtalk on April 30, 2017356 Views

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Edmonton youth advocacy group calls on city, police to improve local law enforcement – CBC

‘There is no person from a non-white minority or a minority group here’ Apr 20, 2017 Mohamed Rahall braced his hands against a table at Edmonton’s city hall and then leaned forward, looking at the faces around him. Then he laughed. “I see here everyone is white,” the 21-year-old said to the assembled members of […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 2017369 Views

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