December 15, 2010 - The recent Tlicho Aboriginal Student Achievement (ASA) Regional Forum in Behchoko was a great opportunity for community leaders and youth to get together and share their ideas on how to improve academic performance among Aboriginal students in school.
December 1, 2010 - Amazing Family Sundays presents: All About Mittens, December 5, 2 – 4 pm at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Center.
Join the Literacy Ladies, Kathryn and Katie, for a winter afternoon dedicated to mittens! They’ll read a Story Sack tale of lost mittens that is sure to warm your heart. Warm your hands with crafts and see how mittens are made with various materials. If you want to warm the hands of others, bring a new pair of mittens to donate to the Salvation Army’s Christmas Hampers.
November 19, 2010 - National Child Day on Saturday, November 20, 2010 marks the 21st anniversary of the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). This year’s theme for National Child Day promotes Article 13 of the CRC which states “children have the right to freedom of expression.”
November 17, 2010 - Amazing Family Sundays presents: The Mystery and History of Magic, November 21, 2 – 4 pm at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Center.
What are the best magic tricks throughout history? Who discovered the illusions and sleights of hand that are part of every magic show? How can you make old tricks seem new?
Find out from the Frozen-Fingered Magicians, Steve Elms and Terry Brookes. Be ready for anything in their new interactive multimedia presentation, even a few tricks.
November 17, 2010 - The Minister of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE), Jackson Lafferty, is in Behchoko today for the Minister’s Regional Forum on Aboriginal Student Achievement (ASA). During the Forum, the Minister will be discussing Aboriginal student academic achievement with Aboriginal government, community and youth representatives, as well as Tlicho Community Services Agency educators and school principals.
November 11, 2010 - Amazing Family Sundays presents: 10,000 Years of Recycling, November 14, 2 – 3 pm at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Center.
What’s new is really old! Join Stephanie Yuill for a journey into the recycling past, long before blue bins and bottle deposits. Through hands-on activities, props, a bit of drama and a whole lot of fun, you’ll get the goods on the original reducers, re-users, and recyclers.
November 31, 2010 - In honour of Remembrance Day, a new web feature entitled A Place of Honour: War Casualties Commemorated in NWT Place Names is available on the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre’s website. The webpage features lists of Second World War casualties, Victoria Cross recipients, Wartime Naval losses, Canadian Military Actions and Military Commanders.
November 5, 2010 - Terry Pamplin presents "War: What is the Cost?", a meditation on war featuring music and live painting.
Performances are November 12 & 13 at 8:00pm, at the Museum Cafe, Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. Donations will be accepted at the door towards the Canadian Landmine Foundation.
Music performed by Theresa Baird, Catherine Brandon, Maureen Crotty-Williams, Azure DeGrow, Peter Maguire, Jo Russell, Susan Shantora.
November 5, 2010 - Media Literacy Week kicked off nationwide earlier this week by highlighting the need for parents, educators and youth to talk about the ways that gender is portrayed in media and how this can influence young people’s perceptions of themselves and others.
YELLOWKNIFE (November 4, 2010) - The members of the Northern Mining Workforce Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Initiative re-affirmed their commitment to achieving the objectives of this partnership at a productive steering committee meeting held Tuesday.