Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey wins Governor General’s Innovation Award

Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey was chosen as one of six recipients of this year’s Governor General’s Innovation Awards. The Rideau Hall Foundation announced the recipients of the sixth annual Governor General’s Innovation Awards on May 4th. These awards recognize and celebrate exceptional Canadian individuals, teams and organizations for their excellence in innovation and their contributions to helping shape our future … Read more

Vimy Ridge 100TH Anniversary – An Interview with Maisyn Sock

What was the process you went through to be chosen to go to Vimy? I submitted an 500 word motivational essay about my community work and volunteer service with 2 reference letters from a teacher at my school, Liam Walker and the Atlantic Regional manager for the inBusiness program, Nina Kent.  What did you do … Read more

Youth Profile: Chelsea Brooks

Tell us a little bit about yourself! My name is Chelsea Brooks. My home community is Indian Brook, Nova Scotia. When did you start painting? Did you have any formal training? What prompted/inspired you? I first started painting at the age of two years old, and now I am twenty three years old. My dad … Read more

Q&A With a Graduate: Eskasoni’s Karlee Johnson

Over the next few months we’ll be sitting down with 2014 Grade 12 graduates from MK schools across the province and getting to know what they loved about most about learning in their community, what they learned on their journey to a high school diploma, and their future plans and aspirations. This month, meet Karlee … Read more

Q&A With A Graduate: Potlotek’s Gideon Doucette

Over the next few months we’ll be sitting down with 2014 Grade 12 graduates from MK schools across the province and getting to know what they loved about most about learning in their community, what they learned on their journey to a high school diploma, and their future plans and aspirations. This month, meet Gideon … Read more

Q&A With A Graduate: Wagmatcook’s Lateesha Denny

Over the next few months we’ll be sitting down with 2014 Grade 12 graduates from MK schools across the province and getting to know what they loved about most about learning in their community, what they learned on their journey to a high school diploma, and their future plans and aspirations. This month, meet Lateesha … Read more

An A+ For Mi’kmaq Education

High school graduation rates among Mi’kmaq students in Nova Scotia peaked at 87.7 per cent in 2012-13. Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey released its annual report at the annual general assembly in Dartmouth on October 4. The report highlights MK’s work during the 2012-13 academic year and focuses on its core areas of activity: elementary and secondary education, … Read more