AfterSchool program embraces Aboriginal programming
- Horses offer hope to troubled Aboriginal youth. Grebinski, Leisha // Saskatchewan Sage;Sep2010, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p10
The article reports on the finding of a study on the effects of equine-assisted learning programs on Aboriginal youth, which revealed that developing a healthy relationship with a horse can help set a troubled Aboriginal youth on a new path.
- Program introduces students to career opportunities. CHOPRA, GAURI // Saskatchewan Sage;Aug2007, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p10
The article reports on the Junior Forest Ranger program run by Prince Albert Model Forest Network aimed to introduce Aboriginal youth to the forest industry from July 9 to August 17, 2007 in Saskatchewan.
- IBM IGNITE camps bring students closer to science. CHOPRA, GAURI // Saskatchewan Sage;Aug2007, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p5
The article reports on the Igniting Interest in Technology and Engineering (IGNITE) program of International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) aimed to bring Aboriginal students closer to science in Saskatchewan.
- Aboriginal-Based Career Development Program: GUIDING CIRCLES. // SAY Magazine (Canadian);2008, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p49
The article reports on the adoption of the Guiding Circles Career Development Program by the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) in Ontario. The program, delivered by the Aboriginal Human Resource Council, aims to help Aboriginal youth to choose wise career paths through valuable insights and...
- Rec and Read Mentor Programs. Johnson, Amy Carpenter; Halas, Joannie // Reclaiming Children & Youth;Spring2011, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p20
The article discusses the Rec and Read mentoring program in Winnipeg, Manitoba. It notes that the program is dedicated for the Aboriginal youth in the city. It mentions that the Rec and Read program has become a community-based approach to healthy living while reclaiming the playfulness of the...
- UQ Library enriching the experience of Indigenous students. Cooke, Helen; Follett, Ros; Rutherford, Joanne // inCite;Jul2008, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p12
The article reports on a Higher Education Equity Support Program grant that gave the University of Queensland Library in Queensland the opportunity to improve the library experience of Indigenous Australian students by enhancing the existing liaison and information skills program and also the...
- Pilot project to increase number of FNMI teachers in northern Alberta. FRIEDMANN-CONRAD, BERNADETTE // Alberta Sweetgrass;Aug2009, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p15
The article reports on the collaboration between the Northern Alberta school divisions and the provincial government to support the 40 First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) adults to become teachers. It adds that the conception of the Community-Based Teacher Education Program pilot project was...
- Aquatic training opens participants for jobs with City of Edmonton. Laskaris, Sam // Alberta Sweetgrass;Oct2010, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p8
The article offers information on the Nikanihew Aboriginal Youth Leadership Program which will be held early in October 2010 which aims to improve the aquatic and leadership skills of the Aboriginal teens in Edmonton, Alberta.
- Cognitive and demographic factors that predict self-efficacy to use condoms in vulnerable and marginalized aboriginal youth. Shercllife, Regan J.; Hampton, Mary; McKay-McNabb, Kim; Jeffery, Bonnie; Beattie, Pamela; McWatters, Barb // Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality;2007, Vol. 16 Issue 1/2, p45
Evidence suggests that Aborignal youth are at higher risk for sexual health problems, including HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STI), than are non-Aboriginal youth. Given that condom use is effective in preventing HIV/STI and that self-efficacy is predictive of condom use, it is...