Archive for March 2021

Historic Recordings Revitalize Language For Passamaquoddy Tribal Members | NPR

  Transcript MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: Some of the oldest audio recordings in the world have been digitally restored and returned to the descendants of the people who made them, the Passamaquoddy tribe of eastern Maine. Now younger members of the tribe are learning songs and stories once thought to be forever lost. Reporter Erin…

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Indigenous Language Learning Made Easy Through Technology | Troy Media

By Anna Holtby | Troy Media After finding few digital resources available, Delaney Lothian decided to create a game and app for learning Cree language Delaney Lothian jumped at the chance to take an introductory Cree language course – an opportunity to expand beyond the programming languages of her computing science major at the University…

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Youth Employment and Skills Strategy: Parks Canada

Background The Youth Employment and Skills Strategy (YESS) is a Federal Government initiative targeting Canadians youths aged 15 to 30. It supports the creation of job opportunities, focusing on young people facing barriers. The purpose is to increase employment for youth, enabling them to gain work experience, skills, and to expand networks. This initiative will…

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Indigenous Engagement Charts Positive Course For Oil and Gas Industry

Environmentalists only support Indigenous peoples when the First Nations and Métis agree with them Much as opponents of Canadian oil and gas production hate to admit it, the future of the industry appears to be set. Construction on the Coastal GasLink pipeline to Kitimat, B.C., continues. Work on the Trans Mountain pipeline is well advanced.…

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History Shows a Path to Resolve Lobster Fisheries Dispute

Non-Indigenous fishers in Atlantic region need not be worried that Indigenous rights will come at the expense of conservation A dispute in Ontario may help us understand ongoing tensions over the lobster fisheries on the East Coast and offer a solution. The war over Indigenous fishing rights has played out before in Canada. As we…

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How to Support Indigenous Entrepreneurs on The Road to Success

Business leaders should help build up capacity through mentorship and coaching, then start looking to spend at Indigenous suppliers Jeff and William approached me in the fall of 2019 about helping with their ecotourism business. They started the business in 2014 and wanted help growing it and getting more clients. They felt if they could…

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