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  • Dechinta to Partner with UBC

    • February 3, 2016
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    My Yellowknife Now 16 November 2015 The NWT’s Dechinta Bush University has signed a partnership deal with the University of British Columbia (UBC). Dechinta is a land-based Aboriginal learning centre offering programs of.

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  • Dechinta makes expansion an election issue

    • September 17, 2015
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    Edge 11 August 2015 According to Erin Freeland Ballantyne, Dechinta’s dean, the land-based school is still in “ongoing talks” with the GNWT to be recognized as an accredited, degree-granting.

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  • NWT bush university trains ‘Indigenous Boreal Guardians”

    • September 17, 2015
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    Northern Journal 10 August 2015 First Nations students from across the North are training to become leaders in land protection and management as part of a new pilot program.

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  • N.W.T.’s ‘Bush University’ teaches First Nations students land-claim skills

    • September 17, 2015
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    Bob Weber, The Canadian Press – July 31, 2015 YELLOWKNIFE — A unique Arctic college is starting a program aimed at giving aboriginal people the skills they need to.

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  • NWT 101: Teachers get schooled in up-here education

    • September 17, 2015
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    Northern Journal 20 July 2015 A new postsecondary course is exposing a pilot group of nine NWT teachers to a political, cultural and historical overview of the North with.

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  • Art, land-based learning lends healing aspect to tough history lessons at Dechinta University

    • September 17, 2015
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    Meagan Wohlberg Northern Journal 15 June 2015 For Peter Andrew, the violent history of colonization of indigenous peoples in Canada is a difficult topic to speak about, let alone.

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  • Dechinta Oversubscribed, Underfunded

    • June 3, 2015
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    Northern Journal March 2, 2015 Members of the Legislative Assembly and staff running the only Canadian land-based post-secondary outfit are fighting together for increased funding to provide wider access.

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  • Unconventional school shows different types of education can benefit from each other

    • June 3, 2014
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    What I get out of Dechinta, that I wouldn’t get anywhere else, is that I get to learn in my community. I don’t have to leave to gain traditional.

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  • Dene youth connect with culture at Dechinta

    • June 2, 2014
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    By Meagan Wohlberg Northern Journal, June 2, 2014 The semester featured courses in Indigenous self-determination, social determinants of Aboriginal health, community governance and sustainability, along with time spent on.

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  • Learning from the land in the North

    • June 1, 2014
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    By Andrea Woo Globe and Mail, June 1 2014 It’s hard to get an opportunity like this in Southern Canada because of the way the population has grown,.

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