In the last issue of Northern College’s Aboriginal Services newsletter, The Feather, we asked readers to let us know where they were reading The Feather from.
$100 Prepaid Visa Gift Cards are on their way to the following lucky readers.
1. The reader who lives the farthest from the Timmins Campus:
Cheryl Ashamock, Moose Factory
2. The reader who lives the closest to the Timmins Campus:
Lorne Tyrer, South Porcupine
3. The reader who lives the closest to the middle of the winners of categories 1 and 2:
Lilianne Jobson, Matachewan
Congratulations to the lucky winners!
We thank all who entered and are pleased to let you know that there will be another great contest in the next issue of The Feather; watch for our Spring/Summer edition coming out mid-April.
The Northern College Aboriginal Council on Education welcomed Chantal Cote, Education Officer/Analyst, from the Timmins office of the Metis Nation of Ontario as a new member on the Northern College Aboriginal Council on Education. In order to include representation from the Metis Nation of Ontario, the Open Seat on Council that was vacant was redirected for MNO appointment. The Matawa, Mushkegowuk, and Wabun Tribal Councils also appoint representatives to Council.
Members of Council include:
Micheal Miller, Chair, from Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services, Board of Governors Representative
John Beck, Vice-Chair, Executive Director, Moose Cree Education Authority, Open Seat
Fred Gibbons, Northern College President
Hattie Luke-Maher, Elder
Janet Fletcher, Student Representative
Irene Tomatuk, Director of Education, Omushkego Education, Mushkegowuk Representative
Murray Waboose, Matawa First Nations Management, Matawa Representative
Kimberly Naveau, Employment and Training Coordinator, Mamo-Nuskomitowin, Wabun Representative
Chantal Cote, Education Officer/ Analyst, Metis Nation of Ontario Representative
Veronica Nicholson, Executive Director, Timmins Native Friendship Centre, Open Seat
Dorothy Larkman, Matachewan First Nation, Open Seat
Lillian Trapper, Moose Cree First Nation, Open Seat
Kathy Cheechoo, Chief Administrative Officer, Nishnawbe Aski Nation, Open Seat
Ken Neegan, Education Administrator, Constance Lake First Nation, Open Seat
Congratulations to Jennifer Nadeau, the successful candidate for the Aboriginal Student Advisor position at the Kirkland Lake Campus.
Jennifer was born and raised in Matachewan where she currently resides with her husband and daughter. She has extensive experience and has worked and travelled throughout the NAN territory, including the James Bay Coast. Jennifer is a Matachewan First Nation band member and her Spirit name is ” Light That Goes on Forever”.
Jennifer is a graduate of Northern College in the Social Service Worker program and has previously taught Human Diversity for the College.