FNTI President Receives Prestigious Leadership Award
November 23, 2019
(Toronto, Ont.) -- First Nations Technical Institute president, Suzanne Katsi’tsiarihshion Brant, was awarded a 2019 Bryden Alumni Award from York University last night.
Brant was selected as the recipient for the Tentanda Via category award for her demonstrated innovative, unconventional and daring leadership and success, which reflects the university’s motto, ‘The Way
November 22, 2019
Good Words, Good Food, Good Mind
First Nations Technical Institute (FNTI), located on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, is currently preparing an Indigenous sustainable food systems undergraduate degree, which may be the first of its kind on Turtle Island (North America). Colonialism has drastically reduced Indigenous peoples’ land base for subsistence food production and also has decimated traditional knowledges—including those associated with food production and preparation. In turn, these losses have resulted in high food-insecurity rates and associated unhealthy diets, such as epidemic levels of diabetes, high
November 4, 2019 - Keith Williams & Suzanne Brant
Two FNTI Students Honoured at Elsie MacGill Northern Lights Awards Gala
October 1, 2019
(Markham, Ont.) -- Last Saturday, two female Indigenous students from First Nations Technical Institute (FNTI) were awarded scholarships at the 11th Annual Elsie MacGill Northern Lights Gala.
First Peoples’ Aviation Technology – Flight students Doris Ipeelee (Iqaluit, Nunavut) and Zoie Michelin (Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland and Labrador) were recognized as recipients of the Jazz Aviation and Northern Lights co-sponsored
October 1, 2019