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Thursday, November 15, 2007 Issue 61 - Aboriginal News, UNYA (Urban Native Youth) Mentorship Opportunities, and Community Forums for GVUAS, Aboriginal Women and ACCESS   VOLUME 4 ISSUE 17  
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In this issue...
Greater Vancouver Urban Aboriginal Strategy Community Forums
Fraser Region Interim Aboriginal Authority Community Gatherings
RedWAY Readers' 2007 Survey & Contest Deadline Extended to Dec. 7th
ACCESS Community Forum - November 22nd in Vancouver
Christmas Craft Fairs, Art Shows, Aboriginal Art Exhibitions
4th Annual First Nations Technology Summit Registration OPEN!
Give the Greatest Gift This Year - Become a Mentor with Urban Native Youth Association
Vancouver 2010 & The Four Host First Nations Invite you to a Aboriginal Arts & Culture Fair
December 6th Traditional Smudge Ceremony Open to Public to Cleanse DTES
EDITOR'S APOLOGY RE: Previous Article on Crime Prevention Ideas for New Year - Building on 2006 Award Winners
Aboriginal Community Events Calendar - N8V Conferences, Forums, Gatherings
Warning from ECEBC re: corporate-minded childcare
Competitive Edge Speaker Inspires Respect at CANDO Conference
Curtis Clearsky "The Dignified" EP Album Release
Job postings - shortened version to highlight VCAPC positions
Volunteer Curatorial Assistant for the Bill Reid Foundation
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In this issue...
Find over 80 Aboriginal organizations' contact info in these 20 articles. Important community forums for GVUAS, ACCESS, and Aboriginal Women's initiatives. Enter NOW to win one of over 20 prizes in our annual Readers' Survey & Contest. Over $1250 in gift certificates and prizes...
 
Greater Vancouver Urban Aboriginal Strategy Community Forums
3 locations: Vancouver, New Westminster and Surrey
by Greg Eidsness, GVUAS and Kristin Kozuback, RedWAY BC News

Contribute your ideas on the continued delivery of the Urban Aboriginal Strategy in Greater Vancouver at a fun and interactive one-day forum in your community. The GVUAS is focused on improving the lives of Urban Aboriginal Peoples...
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Fraser Region Interim Aboriginal Authority Community Gatherings
Transition could take place as early as 2008 - your input needed!

FRIAA is The Fraser Region Interim Aboriginal Authority (FRIAA) is hosting two community meetings, seeking advisory members to play an important role in the transfer of Ministry of Children and Family Development programs to an Aboriginal Authority. As the Interim Authority plans for the transition, which could begin taking place as early as 2008...
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RedWAY Readers' 2007 Survey & Contest Deadline Extended to Dec. 7th
Over $1250 in prizes available - 15 minutes could win you $200 for the holiday season

Take the survey - share your ideas - shape our future - and maybe WIN! Each year, we invite our readers to provide us with direction about upcoming topics and sections. What's a priority to YOU? Do you want to be more involved in creating this e-zine that goes out to over 8000 international subscribers? Take this 15-question survey...
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ACCESS Community Forum - November 22nd in Vancouver
Full day event - visit info booths, win prizes, learn about 2010 opportunities, share successes

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Christmas Craft Fairs, Art Shows, Aboriginal Art Exhibitions
Tis the season to find Aboriginal art, traditional gifts

West Coast Sun Mask Community arts and craft celebrations, art exhibits, and craft fairs to find Native-inspired glass ornaments, Aboriginal jewellry, First Nations beadwork, Native clothing and more...
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4th Annual First Nations Technology Summit Registration OPEN!
Collaboration and Digital Literacy Theme for ICT 2008

ICT 2008 First Nations Technology Conference Theme this year is Collaboration and Digital Literacy Register now to get early bird rates for the First Nations Technology Conference, ICT 2008. It's a perfect way to increase awareness of how technology can be used and shared across the province...
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Give the Greatest Gift This Year - Become a Mentor with Urban Native Youth Association
by UNYA Mentor Team

Volunteer Mentors develop supportive relationships with Aboriginal youth by engaging them in meaningful and fun activities on a weekly basis. Become a consistent and positive role model that helps Youth grow into capable, confident and contributing adults...
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Vancouver 2010 & The Four Host First Nations Invite you to a Aboriginal Arts & Culture Fair
All day in Musqueam Territory, Vancouver, BC

Free showcase of Aboriginal visual and performing arts featuring over 60 Aboriginal Artists with work for sale, traditional First Nations performances and food, a beautiful fashion show and lots of door prizes....
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December 6th Traditional Smudge Ceremony Open to Public to Cleanse DTES
WAVAW, the Squamish Nation, Aboriginal groups, multicultural organizations to join women’s anti-violence groups in Downtown Eastside
by Singing Thunderbird Child/Twice Standing Women (Darla Laughlin), Aboriginal

People from all 4 Sacred Directions - North, East, South and West - are invited to come together to participate in a Ceremonial Smudge of the Downtown Eastside on Canada's National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.
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EDITOR'S APOLOGY RE: Previous Article on Crime Prevention Ideas for New Year - Building on 2006 Award Winners
Justice for Girls, Youth Meth Projects, International Student Safety Article Changed
by Kristin Kozuback, Editor

We sincerely regret publishing one individual's name without consent in our January 2007 article about the 2006 Solicitor General Community Safety & Crime Prevention Awards. Please read revised article...

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Aboriginal Community Events Calendar - N8V Conferences, Forums, Gatherings
Community forums, Aboriginal Craft Fairs, and Youth events like the upcoming First Nations Summit, FNESC Education Conference, fashion shows, music gigs, First Nations Technology Conference ICT 2008 Summit, Gathering Our Voices Conference...
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Warning from ECEBC re: corporate-minded childcare
Early Childhood Educators of British Columbia (ECEBC) is

The province of BC, through the Ministry of Children and Family Development, has recently announced $12.5 million for a capital expansion of child care spaces. With this announcement also comes a significant shift in public policy, as for the first time capital dollars are available to for profit child care businesses. Suddenly foreign-based corporations are sending letters offering to BUY childcare programs run by private operators across the province.
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Competitive Edge Speaker Inspires Respect at CANDO Conference
David Findlay spoke humbly, but clearly, at the podium. "One in five bands run themselves in deficit, so how can they have monies for Economic Development? We all need to work on this to make it easier for First Nation Communities to succeed..."
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Curtis Clearsky "The Dignified" EP Album Release
United Nations Messenger of Truth Keeps Positive Energy Flowing

Come out to this special EP Release party for Curtis Clearsky, huge advocate for Aboriginal Youth and freedom of expression! Check out "The Dignified" but you gotta be over 19...
[FULL STORY]
 
Job postings - shortened version to highlight VCAPC positions
Aboriginal employment opportunities, job postings list from NationTalk

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Volunteer Curatorial Assistant for the Bill Reid Foundation
Incredible opportunity to learn about an Artist of the World

Volunteer Curatorial Assistant for the Bill Reid Foundation. Come to the Bill Reid Art Gallery will open at 639 Hornby Street, Vancouver on May 10, 2008. The Inaugural exhibition will be: "Bill Reid: Master Haida Artist" and will focus on major works by Reid from the Foundation Collections...
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ARCHIVES (other great issues to check out)
Issue 60 - RedWAY Readers' 2007 Survey & Contest
October 17, 2007
Vol. 4 Issue 16
Issue 59 - Back to Rhythms of Business, School & Reality
September 12, 2007
Vol. 4 Issue 15
Issue 58 - Summer Heat Warms BC Elder's Gathering, First Nations Treaty Updates, Jobs
August 8, 2007
Vol. 4 Issue 14
Dynamic Issue: Aboriginal Employment, Jobs, Apprenticeships, & Training Opportunities
July 17, 2007
Vol. 4
Issue 57 - First Nations Treaty Signed, Aboriginal Events, Native News, Urban Aboriginal Strategy Refocused
July 17, 2007
Vol. 4 Issue 11

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RedWAY Readers' 2007 Survey & Contest Deadline Extended to Dec. 7th
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