Nations University

Type: Organization
Name: Nations University
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

First Nations University Spring Powwow underway in Regina

The First Nations University of Canada Spring Celebration Powwow is kicking off the season in Regina this weekend.It started on Saturday at the Brandt Centre and and continues until 7 p.m. CST on Sunday.This is the 36th year of the annual spring celebration, ... [Published CBC - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

The Millennium Project: an international network of Nodes

+The Millennium Project connects futurists around the world to improve global foresight.It was founded in 1996 after a three-year feasibility study with the United Nations University, Smithsonian Institution, Futures Group International, and ... [Published sonnenseite.com - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

« Side-Event » of the AquaforMed network at the 3rd Istanbul International Water Forum

  Actual members of theAquaforMed network   MOROCCO : IEA Institute for Water and Sanitation   TUNISIA : CITET Tunis International Center for Environmental Technologies   ALGERIA : ESMRE High School of Water Resources ... [Published EMWIS/SEMIDE Latest Uploads - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 2 reports

Students protest changes at First Nations University

A protest in downtown Saskatoon today turned heads on Thursday as students from the First Nations University gathered to send a message about a recent enrollment freeze.Text + RESET -A protest in downtown Saskatoon today turned heads on Thursday as students ... [Published TheLoop.ca - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Protesters React To FNUniv Saskatoon Changes

The First Nations University of Canada's Saskatoon campus is making moves to cut a $750,000 deficit and not everyone is happy about the changes.To cut costs, the institution is freezing enrolment in the Indigenous Social Work program and moving the campus ... [Published MBC Network Radio Online - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Criticism continues of Indian-dressed cheer squad at Regina university

REGINA - Some aboriginal people in Saskatchewan say they're not satisfied with the punishment given to the University's of Regina's cheer team.University president Vianne Timmons apologized on the weekend after a photo of team members dressed in cowboys ... [Published Brandon Sun - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

First Nations people want more penalties for U of R Cheer Team

Costumes called racist and Hollywood IndianFirst Nations people across Saskatchewan are not happy with the University of Regina Cheer Team.They say the team made fun of their culture by wearing offensive costumes in a cowboy and Indian themed event. Pictures ... [Published News Talk 650 CKOM - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Guyanese student wins worldwide prize for outstanding performance in law exams

SECOND-year University of London Law student, Ms. Gabriella Edwards, who is studying at Nations University, was recently awarded the Oxford University Press Prize as a student who has achieved one of the best results in the world in the May 2013 Year ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Feb 25 2014 - Updated Feb 25 2014 - 1 reports

Potash may show the way for First Nations to tap into resource based opportunites

Community, local and regional initiatives can often be lost in the larger dialogue of multinational corporations and the work they do. The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business hopes to change that by providing the opportunity for that dialogue to ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Entrepreneur - Feb 25 2014]

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...employees at our Saskatoon and Prince Albert campuses, they were no longer exempt from paying federal or provincial income tax," Tupone said. "That's created quite a significant change and burden to those affected staff members. So a commitment was made by our board, at the request of our staff, to locate our campuses onto First Nations reserve land."
"I'm sure there's a few people on the team that probably knew it wasn't the right thing to do but didn't say anything."
"No one talks about the cowboys; how offended they might be" said Jordan Bellisle, "It was a costume. Let's calm down."

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