President and CEO of the First Nations Financial institution of Canada, Keith Martell introduced right now that the financial institution is donating $100,000 to the brand new St. Frances Cree Bilingual College.
Martell says, “As our financial institution celebrates it’s twenty fifth anniversary, we needed to assist training that displays and respects the tradition and language of Indigenous Individuals. In consequence it attracts and retains Indigenous youth to arrange them for the long run. St. Frances Cree Bilingual College is such a spot and we’re proud so as to add our assist.”
The cash will assist fund Nehiyawitwawin; A tradition, identification and studying partnership & Elders’ Cultural instructing centre (Elder Lodge) on the new St. Frances Cree Bilingual faculty.
The Elder Lodge permits college students and employees to construct relationships essential to cross on the language, teachings and tradition to insure their first nations identification isn’t misplaced.
The donation announcement was made on the Better Saskatoon Catholic Faculties’ (GSCS) Pow Wow which was being held at Thornton Park. The occasion bought began with the beat of the drum which result in the doorway of Elders, dignitaries and company into the Pow Wow circle. The remainder of the day was stuffed with conventional first nations dancing that noticed vivid colourful head attire. This was the primary in particular person GSCS Pow Wow in two years.
Building of the brand new St. Frances Cree Bilingual College is scheduled for development later this 12 months.