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Algoma U hosts national academic, domestic event


Sault Ste., Shingwauk Hall at the University of Algoma. Marie, Ont., Friday, October 14, 2016. (BRIAN KELLY / SAAD STAR / POSTMEDIA NETWORK)

Native leaders in Canada and Canada will meet at Algoma University next fall for the fifth annual Universities Canadian National Building Reconciliation Forum.

Approximately 200 to 250 delegates are expected to attend the two-day event.

Algoma works with four other post-secondary agencies to organize the forum jointly. Algoma's campus, Nipissing University, Cape Breton University and Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig of the University of North British Columbia will work alongside Algoma.

Un Small schools are taking important steps to support and advance the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, desteklemek said Brian Leahy, who learned Algoma's expansion programming and distribution.

The 2019 conference added, ğ When you see bigger names, it will reflect the important initiatives that have been forgotten, sometimes in smaller schools. 201

Algoma was announced at the end of this year's National Building Reconciliation Forum at the end of the meeting held at Victoria University. The theme of this forum was Ts's watt tune, which means to help one another in the Hul’q’umi gelennum language. The agenda items include domestic child welfare, language and culture, education and entrepreneurship.

The conference was attended by Anishinaabe initiatives director Tom Tom Tomers and President Asima Vezina, Director of Shingwauk Housing Schools Elizabeth Edgar-Webkamigad.

Ü We were honored to have this event with Sault Ste Marie next year, # Vezina said in a text on Friday.

The delegates recently visited the exhibition called the Reclamation of the Shingwauk Hall exhibition and could participate in events at the Anishinabek Discovery Center in Queen Street East, south of Algoma's campus next year. The site will give the National Chefs Library a hose.

De Sault University has made a number of attempts to create the national existence of what we do in this field, Le said Leahy.

Algoma is the only university based in an old residential school in Canada. The Shingwauk Housing School lasted about a century that ended in 1970.

About 100 secondary school students from Mary College College, Superior Heights Collegiate and Vocational School, White Pines Collegiate and Vocational School, and Korah Collegiate and Vocational School are on campus on Tuesday to attend activities related to the Bachelor of Science program at Anishinaabe. it will be.

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