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MNCFN will be having a booth at the CNE from August 17 - September 3, 2018.  This is a call out for MNCFN presenters. For more information, please click here:  MNCFN Presenters Corner

  Kichigo Road is on the shoreline of Ashbridge's Bay (or what used to be the shoreline until landfill operations). Historical records confirm that the Kichigo Family of the Mississauga of the Credit were living here when the British settlers arrived. A trail ran along the north shore of Ashbridge's Bay and there were a number of places where historians record this family (and others) camping. There is a nearby archaeological site, the Ashbridge's site, where many thousands of artifacts confirm that this area was home going back some 5,000 years.  We are so glad that the City of Toronto will

Ontario Marking Ten Years of Collaboration on Indigenous Education Province Investing in Indigenous Language Revitalization March 9, 2018   Ontario is recognizing a decade of collaboration with Indigenous and education partners to support the well-being and achievement of First Nation, Métis and Inuit students, with new investments in the revitalization of Indigenous languages. Indira Naidoo-Harris, Minister of Education, and Mitzie Hunter, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development, were at Eastview Public School in Toronto today to mark ten years of collaboration and announce that the province is investing in 40 community-led programs that promote the revitalization of Indigenous languages. These projects will include language

ABOUT THE GAMES The purpose of the Masters’ Games is to provide Indigenous adults aged 20 years and older the opportunity to compete against their peers in a variety of contemporary and traditional sporting activities. In addition to the various sport competitions, the Masters Games will provide all participants and attendees with a safe and excellent opportunity to celebrate and promote the various cultures of Indigenous peoples world-wide. Any MNCFN members participating in the Masters Indigenous Games will have their registration fees reimbursed by MNCFN. Registration fees are now $229.00 (CND + tax). Please contact Caitlin Laforme - Major Events Committee Lead