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La Liberté, 10 Janvier 2024

2024 Indigenous Education Gathering is full!

The Manitoba Collaborative Indigenous Education Blueprint partners are excited to announce that we will be hosting our annual Indigenous Education Gathering February 8 & 9, 2024 at the Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre, 1808 Wellington Avenue. Registration is now full and closed. Have you missed your chance to save the …

Communities of Practice

Inspired by the keynote addresses from David Newhouse, John Chenoweth, and Ken Sanderson, as well as the breakthrough room discussions at the MCIEB’s first annual conference, three Communities of Practice (CoPs) have been formed. Inaugural meetings were held in May 2023. All CoPs engaged in robust discussions and determined they …

April 14th Re-Signing

On Friday, April 14, 2023, Manitoba’s six universities, three colleges and the Manitoba School Boards Association gathered to reaffirm their commitment to making Indigenous education a priority in Manitoba. In 2015, the parties signed the Manitoba Collaborative Indigenous Education Blueprint (the Blueprint) – an official partnership agreeing to advance 10 commitments …

Credit Transfer Articulation Agreement Table

Given the ever-growing demand for Indigenous language courses and urgent need for qualified instructors province wide, the Manitoba Collaborative Indigenous Education Blueprint (MCIEB) would like to support the advancement of this important work and advocate for the prioritization of credit transfer pathways for Indigenous Language Programs while moving a broader …

Elders’ Council

For several years Elder Martha Peet has been sharing wisdom and providing guidance to the Blueprint Steering Committee. Our goal is to ensure Blueprint initiatives are community driven and focused on meeting the needs of Indigenous students. We understand fully that being advised by a strong Elders’ Council must be …

Conference Report

On March 15-17, 2023, the Manitoba Collaborative Indigenous Education Blueprint (MCIEB) hosted its first annual education conference at the Victoria Inn and Conference Centre in Winnipeg. The Inuktitut word, attausikuuluta, meaning “all together,” was gifted by Elder Martha Peet to emphasize the collaborative nature of the MCIEB and the fact that …