Vancouver, September 29, 2011 – A new program to encourage Aboriginal families in British Columbia to invest in their children’s futures launches today. “We know that an education after high school can help our children follow their dreams and realize their full potential,” says Vanessa Mountain, Program Manager at Hummingbird Aboriginal Student Futures.
Rocketrek is a 4,000-mile bicycle ride from Cape Flattery, WA to Cape Canaveral, FL, beginning in mid-August 2008 designed to encourage student participation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). YOU can participate by...
"Background: Yekooche First Nation is a community of approximately 120 people, located about 85 km northwest of Fort St. James, BC. The community is remote, accessible only by logging road and has since the mid 1990‟s been pushing its community forward, towards treaty.
Cultural Immersion Camp - Nadleh Ormond Lake 2009 video
The Aboriginal Youth Ambassador (AYA) Program provides Aboriginal youth with the training and opportunity to discover, build and share their unique story at high profile tourism venues in a way that bridges the Native and non-Native worlds, delights visitors and fosters the Aboriginal leaders of tomorrow.
AYA has held programs at various high profile tourism venues such as:
Supported by the BC Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation and Service Canada, Aboriginal BEST provides job creation and skills training. The program offers a training series that focuses on helping participants identify viable business ideas and determine their feasibility. Participants will conduct market research, write business plans, and explore financing options.