‘Tree mothers’ are a lot like human mothers, ecologist says

Saturday, July 30, 2016, 7:03 PM – “A forest is much more than what you see.” These are the words of forest ecologist Suzanne Simard, whose recent talk at TEDSummit 2016 revealed some astounding discoveries from her 30 years of research in Canadian forests. For the rest of the article, please click on the following … More ‘Tree mothers’ are a lot like human mothers, ecologist says

Important Communication

  Dear Members, We would like to inform you that we have sent a letter to Minister Sandals requesting that the funding for First Nations, Métis & Inuit Education (this includes Native Languages) be enveloped immediately.  There have been many media announcements from both provincial and federal governments with respect to the Calls to Action … More Important Communication

Poverty rates speak to suffering and emotional turmoil in communities: leaders

  CP – May 17, 2016 “I am not surprised (by the findings),” said Isadore Day, the Ontario regional chief for the Assembly of First Nations. “I’m only surprised it has taken this long.” Day, who is also his advocacy organization’s lead on the health portfolio, said poverty is often a big part of the … More Poverty rates speak to suffering and emotional turmoil in communities: leaders

‘Teachers kit will help alleviate racism and support areas of treaty education’ – Madahbee

‘Teachers kit will help alleviate racism and support areas of treaty education’ – Madahbee ‘Teachers kit will help alleviate racism and support areas of treaty education’ – Madahbee Posted on May 7, 2015 In Education, News Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee, LEGO ‘Treaty of Niagara’ wampum belt designer Alexander Hebert and the Ontario Minister of … More ‘Teachers kit will help alleviate racism and support areas of treaty education’ – Madahbee

Teacher training on indigenous issues should be mandatory, group says

https://www.thestar.com/yourtoronto/education/2016/05/02/teacher-training-on-indigenous-issues-should-be-mandatory-advocacy-group-says.html Teacher training on indigenous issues should be mandatory, group says | Toronto Star By Louise Brown GTA, Education, Schools Mon., May 2, 2016 Ontario should require student teachers to learn about indigenous peoples, so they’re equipped to give a new generation of students the understanding to foster reconciliation, says a report to be released … More Teacher training on indigenous issues should be mandatory, group says

Proposed Amendments for Pre-AGM discussion – add your say in this blog

Resources used for making amendments for Incorporation http://www.sse.gov.on.ca/mcs/en/Pages/onca6.aspx http://nonprofitlaw.cleo.on.ca/onca-essentials/the-details/   # Moved by Seconded by Original (2014 Constitution ) Revised wording removed Wording added Rationale    1 Endorsed by Constitutional Review Committee Constitution of The First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Education Association of Ontario 1.0  The name of the corporation is The First Nations, Métis, and … More Proposed Amendments for Pre-AGM discussion – add your say in this blog