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Students learned about nursing during the camp.

Extended Education

Camp inspires northern high school student to pursue medicine

July 22, 2019 — 
“At the time, I didn’t understand the importance the camp would have in my life. It showed me, oh wow, I can do this.” - Curtis Leclerc

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Victoria McIntosh and her grandson

Extended Education

Grandmother from Sagkeeng earns education degree

May 28, 2019 — 
“Keep on learning, in every moment. My grandmother was my greatest teacher. She always said watch what’s around you, be kind to people, and pay attention.” - Victoria McIntosh

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Veronica Dueck and Curtis Leclerc, Masters of Ceremonies

Extended Education

Celebrating student success

May 21, 2019 — 
“I am immensely proud of you. Your alma mater is very proud of you. Much is expected of you.” - Emőke Szathmáry

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Christie Lavallee, Access Program student

Extended Education

Don’t let anything hold you back

April 4, 2019 — 
“There was always someone to talk to, to help with my courses. It can be a bit daunting at first to ask for help, but I am not afraid to ask for help anymore. If I am struggling, everyone is there to help.” - Christie Lavallee

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Fred Shore demonstrates the complexities of loading a musket during your buffalo hunt.

Extended Education

Indigenous storytellers share history and experience

March 29, 2019 — 
“I love telling stories. That’s my thing. Where did I learn to do that? There are many teachers in my family. I am also part Irish, so, of course, I have the gift of the gab.” - Fred Shore

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Nelliane Cromarty (left to right), Wanbdi Wakita, and Stella Neff at the Feburary storytellers event

Extended Education

Indigenous stories share culture and identity

March 4, 2019 — 
“We had our own beliefs about the world. We didn’t wait for the stories to come to us. We had our own. There was a lot of wisdom in what the storytellers told to us.” - Stella Neff

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Victoria McIntosh, Access student and artist

Extended Education

Grandmother from Sagkeeng goes back to school

February 27, 2019 — 
"Access allowed me to have confidence in myself, to know I can do this. Someone is always here. I don’t feel alone.” - Victoria McIntosh, Access student

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