First Nations and Inuit news
Robert Houle (BEd 1975) was a recent winner of the $25,000 Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts. A member of the Sandy Bay First Nation in
Education alumnus Alexander Michael Otsehtokon McComber (MEd 1996) has been selected as recipient of an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science from Queen's University. Alexander McComber "has worked with a number of national diabetes organizations including Health Canada's Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative," wrote Queen's Gazette in their recent announcement.
The Cree School Board is currently recruiting teachers from McGill. Are you interested in teaching in the north? The Cree School Board offers excellent salary and benefits packages. If you have: A bachelor's in education, A Passion of working with aboriginal students Come and see us! On May 11, 2015 from 9am - 12pm at the McGill Career Planning Service (CaPS), 3600 McTavish St., Suite 2200
On October 28th, 2014, First Peoples' House held a celebration to honor the Fall Graduates. It was a Scarf Ceremony followed by a dinner. It was held at the McGill Faculty Club. Jim Howden, the Director, and Tina Schiavone, one of the Student Advisors attended. It is always a special occasion sharing this moment with the graduates, members of their community as well as their partners and families. First Nations and Inuit Education is proud to announce that there are five graduates this Fall.