News for Students

2017 Indspire Awards Honours Indigenous Achievers in Ottawa Ceremony on March 24, 2017 Ceremony Features Special Guest Buffy Sainte-Marie

Thirteen First Nation, Inuit, and Métis individuals from across the country will be honoured on March 24, 2017, at the Indspire Awards ceremony at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. The ceremony, hosted by multi-award nominated actress and singer/songwriter, Cheri Maracle and well-known TV personality, Kyle Nobess, will feature Indigenous talent from across the country, including special guest performer, Cree singer Buffy Sainte-Marie, who is a well-known songwriter, activist, educator, visual artist and winner of countless awards!

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News for Educators

Guiding the Journey: Indigenous Educator Awards nomination deadline extended to April 14! Indigenous educators guide their students’ journeys through leadership, innovative practice and dedication to community. Guiding the Journey Awards recognize Indigenous educators who have made valuable contributions to community-based education and who honour the principles of Indigenous knowledge. Award recipients will receive a framed award, a $1,000 prize and an all-expense trip to the awards ceremony November 30, 2017 in Montreal, QC. Recipients must accept and attend the event in order to receive the award. Nominate a K-12 educator or organization/school today!

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Indspire News
  • The Canada 150 events you won’t want to miss
    Taking place on university campuses across the country between March and November 2017, Indspire, an organization focused on indigenous education, is embarking on a cross-Canada youth laureate tour. The tour will feature Indspire award recipients participating in interactive panel discussions on the importance of education, and will share their own unique experiences. Each event will begin with a VIP reception with local officials, a two-hour panel discussion, and end with a Q&A. It’ll be launching in Ottawa on March 23, and will travel to Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Yellowknife, Calgary, and Vancouver, before concluding in Montreal on November 30.
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Indspire Youth Laureates Cross Canada Tour – Saskatoon

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