Posted 22 August 2006, 12:33 pm NDT
With funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Halifax's Saint Mary's University and the Innu Nation Environment Department will be running a three year educational program for Innu Nation Environment employees. Running parallel with this initiative will be a project called the Innu Youth Experiential Learning Project. This will encourage and promote the involvement of Innu young people in acquiring both Innu country knowledge and skills and certain other...
Posted 20 April 2006, 2:41 pm NDT
In April 2006 Tshikapisk in association with and with the kind support of various Sheshatshit agencies undertook a spring skidoo journey to the north of Meshikamau. The intended destination was Kamestastin via Ashuapun (Border Beacon)with the end of the Orma Lake spur road being the jumping off point.

Those participating were Nikeshant Penunsi, Jonathan Walsh, Dean Douglas Rich, Mantushis Pone, Etienne Pone, Etienne Tshakapesh, Anthony Jenkinson,all from Sheshatshit and Drs Colin Samson and Jules Pretty from the University of Essex in the U.K.

The journey was sponsored and supported by the Charles J.Andrew Treatmment Center, the Shushepishipan Group Home, the Social Health Department of Sheshatshit, and the Child Youth and Family Services Office of the Provincial Government.

See Gallery section "Orma 2006 trip" for photos
Posted 15 February 2006, 5:19 pm NST
The Fifth World Archaeological Congress was held June 21 - 26, 2003 in Washington D.C., and Tshikapisk Foundation was there. Richard Nuna, Stephen Loring and Anthony Jenkinson presented two separate papers on Tshikapisk's work in the field of early Innu history.
Posted 22 January 2006, 12:35 pm NST
In September and October 2005 Tshikapisk ran an archaeology training camp at Kamestastin. The participants were sponsored by the Sheshatshit Band Council and the program was one of several youth focussed initiatives which Tshikapisk worked with Sheshatshit to design after the local Council decided to apply funds towards youth programming, money which the community had received as a benefit under the Voisey's Bay Impacts and Benefits Agreement.

The initiative launched by Sheshatshit also...
Posted 22 January 2006, 12:06 pm NST
In July 2005 and with the generous support of the District 19 Forest Management Committee, Tshikapisk ran a 4 week program of in country work experience and experiential learning for Sheshatshit and Natuashish "Youth at Risk." The program was part of the suite of activities undertaken by Innu Nation's Environment department under it's Junior Environmental Guardians initiative. Goals were to provide young people with an interest in employment in the environmental field with an in-country work...
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