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November 2015

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Photos from the 6th Annual Oshki Annishinabe Nigaaniwak Celebration are now available to view.

November 26, 2015

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Every year, Oshki Annishinabe Nigaaniwak hosts a celebration to honour Aboriginal youth who are recipients of the Next Step Award, Post-Secondary Scholarship, Aboriginal Scholarship and Service Award, and participants who have completed internships and work placements across the civic system. On Thursday, November 19, 2015, a total of 58 awards and recognitions were presented to youth.

Sixteen Next Step Awards were offered to youth who have demonstrated commitment in taking their “next step” towards reaching their educational and/or employment goals. Each award up to $1,000 will assist with costs such as work equipment, school supplies, transportation, childcare or tuition. This grant is open to youth who have participated in programs offered by Oshki Annishinabe Nigaaniwak’s partner organizations.

Ten Post-Secondary Scholarships were presented to local Aboriginal youth between the ages of 15 and 30 who are registered at a post-secondary institution and have expressed interest in a career at the City of Winnipeg. Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each will be applied to their tuition.

Thirteen Aboriginal Scholarship and Service Awards were presented to students in Grades 7 to 12 Winnipeg schools for their efforts in academic and community leadership. This program encourages students to stay in school and consider a post-secondary education towards careers found at the City of Winnipeg.

Nineteen youth were recognized for completing internships and work placements in the following City departments: Audit, Corporate Finance, Corporate Support Services, Community Services, Planning, Property and Development, and Winnipeg Transit. These youth have been exposed to hands-on experience and mentorship in their various fields. Some of these youth have returned to post-secondary school or have gained further employment.

Sign up to our Oshki Annishinabe Nigaaniwak Email List to be updated when we do our next intake of the opportunities mentioned above. All you need to do is email us at and request to be added!

Ka Ni Kanichihk’s Annual Chili Cook-Off

November 10, 2015

Visit at our partner organization, Ka Ni Kanichihk, and enjoy a warm bowl of chili of your choice (or three chili cups), an apple crisp, bannock and pop for only $8.00! All proceeds will go towards United Way.

Date Friday, November 20, 2015
Time 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: 455 McDermot Avenue

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Aboriginal Business Youth Forum

November 10, 2015

The Aboriginal Chamber of Commerce & the Aboriginal Business Service Network are co-hosting a FREE event for Aboriginal Youth who would like to learn about owning and operating a business.

Keynote Speaker Lisa Monkman
Entertainment: Ivan Flett Memorial Dancers
When: Tuesday, November 17, 2015
10:00 a.m. to noon
Where: Neeginan Centre, 181 Higgins Avenue

Lunch will be served, school groups are welcome!

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Forever in Our Hearts Pancake Breakfast

November 10, 2015

Winnipeg Police Service, in partnership with our community partners, Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Secretariat and Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, are hosting their free annual Forever in Our Hearts Pancake Breakfast!

All monetary donations raised will go towards Families First Foundation to support families of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

Date: Thursday, December 3, 2015
Time: 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location: Indian & Metis Friendship Centre
45 Robinson Street
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3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

November 9, 2015

Come play basketball for free with one of OAN's partners!

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