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Good Words, Good Food, Good Mind Restoring Indigenous Identities and Ecologies through Transformative Learning Good Words, Good Food, Good Mind OVERVIEW 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
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Two FNTI Students Honoured at Elsie MacGill   Northern Lights Awards Gala  Media Release                                                                                 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
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FNTI Received Funding to Increase Indigenous and Female Participation in Aviation Industry                     Media Release                                                                                September 10, 2019  (Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, Ont.) -- Last week, the Government of Canada announced a $4.9 million investment in the First Nations Technical Institute (FNTI) to strengthen its First Peoples’ aviation flight pilot program.  The funding will be harnessed to increase culturally-relevant programming and the participation of
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