Monthly Archives: March 2012
FORT RESOLUTION (March 30, 2012) – Elders stood proudly in the gymnasium of Deninu School with dozens of hardcover English/Chipewyan dictionaries on Monday, March 26.
YELLOWKNIFE (March 29, 2012) – Dr. André Corriveau will assume responsibility as Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) for the Northwest Territories effective June 2012. He was appointed by Health and Social Services Minister Tom Beaulieu.
YELLOWKNIFE (March 29, 2012) — The Northwest Territories has reached a final agreement with the federal government for the renewal of the Territorial Police Services Agreement.
YELLOWKNIFE (March 28, 2012) – The first Dene languages apps for iPhones and similar devices will be available for free download on the iTunes store in late April. “I am very pleased to be announcing the launch of this important tool,” said Jackson Lafferty, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment. “We must ensure that our […]
Aboriginal languages in the NWT have suffered a tremendous decrease in inter-generational transmission within the past few decades. Teaching and Learning Centres, schools, Aboriginal governments and community language groups have developed many resources to aid in teaching and learning Aboriginal languages. As most Aboriginal languages are traditionally orally transmitted, there is a […]
(check against delivery) Good Afternoon and I am pleased to be here in Fort Simpson today for the opening of this project along with my colleagues the Honourable David Ramsay, Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment, the Honourable Michael Miltenberger, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources and Minister responsible for the Power Corporation and Mr. […]
YELLOWKNIFE (March 27, 2012) – The Honourable Jackson Lafferty, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment, met with representatives of the Aboriginal Languages Revitalization Board last week. “It is imperative that we continue our work to preserve and revitalize our languages,” said the Minister. “We are beginning to see some progress in the awareness, interest, and […]
YELLOWKNIFE (March 23, 2012) – Media are invited to attend a teacher training workshop for the new Respect Yourself sexual health lesson plan kit being held March 26 and 27th in Yellowknife.
YELLOWKNIFE (March 23, 2012) – At the Heart of It, the seventh book in The Land is Our Storybook series, was launched at the Prince Of Wales Northern Heritage Centre with authors Mindy Willett and Raymond Taniton.
(check against delivery) Bonsoir et bienvenue à nos amis du Québec aux Territoires du Nord-Ouest. Cela nous fait plaisir de vous voir ici. J’espère que votre visite, à date, vous donne une idée des richesses que nous avons à offrir. Comme vous le savez nous sommes ensemble pour discuter du potentiel incroyable des Territoires du […]