Anishinabek Education System – Update
On December 2, 2016 Aamjiwnaang successfully ratified the Anishinabek Nation Education Agreement.
As a next step in that process, on May 9, 2017, Aamjiwnaang Council signed a Band Council Resolution (BCR) to approve and sign the Master Education Agreement between:
THE ANISHINABEK FIRST NATIONS
(the “Anishinabek First Nations”)
THE KINOOMAADZIWIN EDUCATION BODY
HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN IN RIGHT OF ONTARIO
as represented by the Minister of Education
The objectives of the agreement are to:
A copy of the draft Master Education Agreement is available for your view. Copies are also available at the Band Office or Community Centre.
For more information contact Vicki Ware, Education Coordinator at 519-336-8410 ext. 247.
See the Unofficial Results of Ratification Vote held at Aamjiwnaang in December, 2016.
You can watch the AES presentation if you haven’t had the chance to attend an information meeting.
Learn more about this proposed new system and the community vote set for November 2016.
The following videos will begin to inform Aamjiwnaang members about the upcoming ratification vote (November 2016) that is necessary to become a part of the Anishinabek Education System. Please take the time to become informed, your participation is needed. Miigwech.
The following video was taken at the Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Assembly, Aundeck Omni Kaning, Day 1, June 7, 2016. Grand Council Chief Patrick Wedahseh Madahbee addresses the Assembly on the Anishinabek Education System (AES), the Kinomaadziwin Education Body, and the upcoming AES ratification vote. For any questions or concerns about the process, the timeline, or the education model itself, call 1-877-497-3799, or visit http://sayyestoaes.ca
NOTE: Please remind all your off-reserve friends and family to provide their up-to-date mailing address to Carolyn Nahmabin at 519-336-8410 or to firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure that they receive their information package and mail-in ballot in a timely manner.