ABORIGINAL INSTITUTES APPLAUD NEW FUNDING FOR INDIGENOUS EDUCATION
Advancing Education and Career Opportunities for Indigenous Learners
The government is committed to strengthening the pathways to postsecondary education and training for Indigenous learners, while recognizing and building the capacity of the nine Indigenous-owned and -operated Aboriginal Institutes in Ontario.
That is why the Province is investing about $200 million over three years to support key initiatives that will help more First Nation, Métis and Inuit learners access high-quality postsecondary education and training opportunities. This includes an investment of $56 million over
April 28, 2017
2016 BSW Completion Celebration
The Bachelor of Social Work class of 2016 recently had their Completion Celebration on Weds. Nov. 16th. It was a beautiful evening of celebration through music and incredible heart-felt speeches. The BSW class had the Women's hand drumming group from Queen's University come and perform during the opening of the evening. There were several performances throughout the night by the students themselves as well. One student in particular, played the fiddle while other students and instructors danced. It was a beautiful evening to celebrate the hard-work and dedication the students have
November 28, 2016 - Lindsay Brumwell
Sweat Lodge comes to FNTI
FNTI now has a sweat lodge. Kevin Kunkel, Aboriginal Youth Justice Worker, Tontakaierine Tyendinaga Justice Circle (TJC) learned the method of constructing a sweat lodge in his previous work with Indigenous inmates in Corrections. With approval from FNTI President, Suzanne Brant, Kevin constructed a lodge to use for the TJC and other programs at FNTI. Our first traditional sweat lodge was held on Sunday, November 12, 2016 at FNTI. Joe Brown, an experienced community member conducted the sweat for a group of youth.
Construction of the Sweat Lodge
With the help of FNTI 2nd year Mental
November 17, 2016 - Cathie Stewart Findlay