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Expanding Indigenous Education and Research in Canada with the First Nations Technical Institute (Tyendinaga, ON) January 18, 2019 – the First Nations Technical Institute (FNTI) is expanding its programming and capacity for the 2019/20 academic year as Indigenous-centred education grows in Ontario.   On Monday, January 14, Member of Parliament for Hastings, Lennox and Addington Mike Bossio, on behalf of the Honourable Kristy Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced that FNTI will receive a National Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) grant. FNTI will receive $50,000 for research in the fields of agriculture, food security, and sustainability, including a
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FNTI Partners for First Ever LGBTQ+ Youth Aviation Mentoring Event     Second year FNTI Aviation student Doris Ipeelee speaking at the first ever Canadian Aviation mentoring event for LGBTQ+ youth.     Second year FNTI Aviation student Doris Ipeelee was part of history this past weekend. On Sunday March 24th, Doris along with other LGBTQ+ aviators and pilots, gathered at the Jazz Aviation hangar in Toronto.   The youth mentoring event hosted by Jazz Aviation and the Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity aimed to motivate and inspire LGBTQ+ youth to consider entering the field of aviation.   "It was an amazing
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FNTI Alumni Touch Down FNTI Alumni Touch Down   FNTI alumni Nathan Walker and Sabrina Manitowabi never dreamed they would be landing back on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory’s Airfield in a Dash-8. The two pilots touched down at their alma mater on Sat, March 9th, along with 14 other passengers, most of which are also FNTI alumni, to attend a celebration of life.   Walker is originally from TMT and graduated from FNTI’s aviation program in 2001. Manitowabi of Wikwemikong graduated in 2007, and both pilots are now working for Air Creebec, a regional airline based out of Quebec and Ontario. FNTI
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