At AFN NYC we realize the importance of educating our youth and continuous learning for all youth. This portion of the page will be dedicated to not only giving those students in Secondary, Post-Secondary, and Highschool Instutitions resources from which to draw from, but also highlighting achievements in writings of students who write on First Nations issues.
FIRST NATIONS GOVERNANCE
FIRST NATIONS LEGAL RIGHTS
FIRST NATIONS EDUCATION
FIRST NATIONS HISTORY
FIRST NATIONS SCIENCE
FIRST NATIONS YOUTH EMPOWERMENT
The AFN NYC realize the importance of Education and Learning by First Nations youth and the opportunities that arise as a result. We believe strongly in highlighting those university that have given special focus to First Nations Courses and Services. Please take your time in reading the summaries offered below by the various Institutions in education below. Remember that it is only by understading our past can we truly get a balanced understanding of where we need to be.
Nova Scotia/ NFLD
Cape Breton University(CBU) has been offering programs in Mi'kmaq studies for 25 years. The courses offered in Mi'kmaq Studies include but are not limited to Language, Government, Culture, History, and Rights. CBU is also home to the only integrative science program in which science is taught not only from a modern western science approach but also takes into account the importance of Indigenous/Traditional Knowledge. Cape Breton University has over 100 students from Aboriginal ancestry each year and has a Mi'kmaq College Institute where Aboriginal Students can access computers, internet, photo copying, and advising by the staff present. Located in Sydney, Nova Scotia Cape Breton University has been acknowledged as one of the leaders in Aboriginal Education during the recent First Minister Meetings on Education in Kelowna B.C. Visit our cite at www.capebretonu.ca or call us at 1-902-563-1871 for more info.