Students - Opportunities through Culinary Training
Sarah Watts-Rynard - Aboriginal Youth Need to Understand Trade Opportunities
Andrea Lyall - Forestry: Opportunities for Aboriginal Women and Youth
Elsie MacDonald - Escaping Poverty in the Ring of Fire
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First Nations Agricultural Lending Association culinary program is for young people who have a love for cooking. Students are provided the practical skills enabling them to work in kitchens in a wide variety of work environments. The program’s senior instructor, John Burman, provides commentary.
Sarah Watts-Rynard, Executive Director of the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum, talks about the holistic approach needed to address skills training for Aboriginal people. She stresses the need for integrated action, identification of needs and addressing real job requirements. She also looks at best practices and supports.
We have all experienced at one moment or another the jitters of lacing our skates or of harnessing our snowshoes to head down a new trail reputed as challenging. But life is full of challenges, stress and opportunities.聽 Some of us choose to see the difficulty in opportunities while others see the opportunity in every…
Andrea Lyall discusses the importance of training Aboriginal Women and Youth professionally, to better prepare them for careers in Forestry. Safety, land management and improving the industry’s image are all key aspects of handling a more Aboriginally controlled industry.