KIIKENOMAGA KIKENJIGEWEN EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING SERVICES (KKETS) HOST GRADUATION OF 5th COHORT OF STUDENTS CELEBRATING WOMEN GRADS ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY
THUNDER BAY, ON – Kiikenomaga Kikenjigewen Employment & Training Services (KKETS) will host the graduation of their 5th cohort of students on March 8, 2018 at the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium in the traditional territory of Fort William First Nation.
Nishnawbe Aski Nation Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler along with representatives from the Matawa First Nations Management, KKETS Board of Directors, Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (Indigenous Education Branch), Lakehead District School Board, and the Lakehead Adult Education Centre will join in recognizing students successfully completing the 2018/2018 Aboriginal Skills Advancement Program (ASAP) and obtaining their Ontario Secondary School Diplomas with many completing their post-secondary entrance requirements. Chiefs from Aroland, Long Lake #58, Ginoogaming, Neskantaga, Marten Falls, Eabametoong and Nibinamik First Nations will attend.
Margaret Boyce and Joseph Meeseetawageesic from Eabametoong First Nation will provide valedictory remarks. Matawa First Nations student recognition awards will also be presented.
Members of the media are cordially invited to attend.
Date: Thursday, March 8, 2018
Location: Thunder Bay Community Auditorium, 1 Paul Shaffer Drive
Time: 10:00 a.m. (ends at 12:30 pm with hors d’oeuvres served after graduation ceremony)