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AISES Receives $962,500 Grant From the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to Increase the Representation of Indigenous Peoples in STEM

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., September 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - AISES announced today that the W.K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded a $962,500 general operating grant to increase the representation of Indigenous peoples in North America and the Pacific Islands in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education and careers. Over the next three years, grant funds will strengthen and build the AISES internal capacity to produce and use data and knowledge in advancing its work.

Freeport-McMoRan Invests in Indigenous-Owned Organic Coffee Cooperative

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July 12, 2019 — For nearly 20 years, PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI), a Freeport-McMoRan company, has sponsored a coffee farmer collective in Papua, Indonesia. Known as Amungme Gold, the coffee has been farmed and processed by indigenous Amungme farmers under the guidance of Freeport-McMoRan’s entrepreneur business program to meet growing demand from consumers.

Stella McCartney, Christopher Raeburn Among Winners of Inaugural CO10 Sustainability Award

The award aims to connect over 12,000 players in the industry to support and drive sustainability strategies.
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The designer has made his mark in the industry for creating environmentally responsible designs by using deadstock fabrics and reworking them into garments under the brand’s Remade, Reduce and Recycle ethos.

Remade items are produced from fabrics such as military parachutes; Reduced pieces are created from manufacturing waste, and Recycled products from reused plastics.

'The Stronger the Language, the Stronger the Culture': Working With the Osage Nation to Preserve Their Heritage

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As you walk into the studio of nationally acclaimed artists Wendy Ponca and Alex Ponca Stock, you immediately sense the pride and passion the two pour into their works of art.

Education & Opportunity in Indian Country

Tom Brooks, Vice President, External & Legislative Affairs, AT&T
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November marks Native American Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the diverse cultures, traditions and histories of Native Americans, as well as the important contributions of Native people to our communities and country. This month also presents the opportunity to raise awareness about the unique challenges Native Americans face.

Indigenous Community Honours ‘Difference-Maker’

A role model: Indigenous & Community Relations liaison Peter Knight’s tireless community efforts recognized.
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Employee Earns Aboriginal Role Model Award

TransCanada walks the talk when it comes to Indigenous relations.

The company began practising proactive Indigenous engagement in 1989 — long before it became a regulatory requirement in Canada and a hot button issue with pipeline opponents.

Driving Employment Opportunities for First Nations

Paige is pursuing her dreams to become a biologist — making a difference
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Dream job within reach for Ontario’s Paige Williams

Like many Canadian young people, Curve Lake First Nation resident Paige Williams is following her passion.

She recently graduated from Trent University in Peterborough, Ont., with an Bachelor of Science degree in biology (with honours), and knows what she would love to do most with it.

First Nation Employee Proud of Her Heritage

TransCanada’s willingness to go above and beyond in Indigenous Relations led Donna to stick around.
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It’s been six years since Donna Semantha made a life changing decision that brought her and her family to Calgary.

Through a long-term community agreement between TransCanada and the Dene Tha’ First Nation in northern Alberta, two community members were relocated to Calgary in 2010 to gain experience in the oil and gas industry.

Majority of B.C. First Nations support LNG projects

As debates continue on the merits of Canadian energy infrastructure projects, the majority of First Nations in B.C. have said yes to proposed natural gas pipeline projects.
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Blueberry River First Nations one of many

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