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  • Technology in Wemotaci (en Francais) | FirstMile
    2013 10 48 AM This video en Francais produced by the First Nations Education Council in Quebec shows how the community of Wemotaci is using technologies in schools For more information about the community visit the Wemotaci Community website This entry was posted in Community Stories Quebec Bookmark the permalink Post navigation Technology at Alaqsite w Gitpu School Calendar for CRTC Hearings Search for Latest News Guide Federal Funding for Indigenous Broadband Report Digital Technology Adoption in Northern and Remote Indigenous Communities in Canada MWC gets SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis grant for literature review FMCC team presents at CRTC BSO hearings IsumaTV Builds Innovative Digital Systems to Share High Def Streaming Video in Low Speed Remote Communities Recent Comments Archives Archives Select Month April 2016 March 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 December 2013 October 2013 July 2013 June 2013 March 2013 February 2013 December 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 June 2012 May 2012 April 2012 March 2012 February 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 March 2009 Categories Alberta

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  • Technology at Alaqsite’w Gitpu School | FirstMile
    how the community of Listuguj is using technologies in schools Principal Jeff Grass discusses how teachers are using Smart Boards tablets and laptops as learning tools to engage students Technology at Listuguj Alaqsite w Gitpu School from CEPN FNEC on Vimeo For more information about the community visit the Listuguj Mi gmaq Government website This entry was posted in Community Stories Quebec Bookmark the permalink Post navigation Who is Involved in the CRTC hearing Technology in Wemotaci en Francais Search for Latest News Guide Federal Funding for Indigenous Broadband Report Digital Technology Adoption in Northern and Remote Indigenous Communities in Canada MWC gets SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis grant for literature review FMCC team presents at CRTC BSO hearings IsumaTV Builds Innovative Digital Systems to Share High Def Streaming Video in Low Speed Remote Communities Recent Comments Archives Archives Select Month April 2016 March 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 December 2013 October 2013 July 2013 June 2013 March 2013 February 2013 December 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 June 2012 May 2012 April

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  • The Eeyou Communications Network | FirstMile
    technologies and supports Quality of Service QOS for the delivery of voice data video and Internet traffic and ECN will connect the region to diversified service providers and networks ECN has developed an expandable and scalable broadband infrastructure network that is dedicated to serving the short term and long term connectivity needs of the remote and rural communities in the area It will enable a full array of connectivity services to communities including nine Cree and five non Native James Bay communities in the region www eeyou ca SyllabusE pdf ECN a 29 million network is intended to do more than provide broadband infrastructure and connectivity It has set out a goal to train and teach regional resources and Cree youth in telecommunications technology At the network launch former ECN Chairman and Grand Chief of the Crees Matthew Coon Come stated These new capabilities the IP and broadband technologies will help our young people succeed and serve our own community at the same time This means communities can develop the local resources and technologies to operate and to maintain this network It also means we can develop jobs skills and human resources Not only will ECN allow for the deployment of new broadband infrastructures it will also develop training centres to provide quality education in the IT field to stimulate local capacity to deliver connectivity The goal of those training facilities is to develop local operators who will remain in their own communities to support the growing demand for connectivity resources and ensure the broadband infrastructure meets the local and specific needs of each community According to ECN president Alfred Loon We set out with a modest goal to use the resources at hand to do what is possible Today with construction crews across the James Bay territory with 1 500 kilometres of fibre we have surpassed our expectations The area is currently served by one telephone service with dated microwave facilities In August 2011 we will enable the introduction of the latest telecommunications services to our communities he said Startup funding for the broadband infrastructure provided by the Cree Regional Authority who conducted feasibility and engineering studies environmental evaluation and business and technical assessment for the proposed network Under its leadership the network was created from a number of diverse partners who have traditionally been on opposite sides of the negotiating table Hydro Quebec local non Native residents and townships the governments of Quebec and Canada and the Cree communities Also combining the technical facilities of Hydro Quebec and substantial new construction ECN utilizes a number of innovative advanced broadband infrastructure technologies including the use of very long haul fibre optic spans of up to 275 km without signal regeneration lowering costs and increasing reliability All infrastructures and engineering had to take into account temperatures under minus 50 C Current ECN Chairman and Deputy Grand Chief of the Crees Ashley Iserhoff notes that the network support connectivity by connecting the peoples institutions and businesses of the north and enable

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  • Permanent Studios | FirstMile
    First Nations of Quebec Permanent Studios currently hosts eleven films by young filmmakers from three First Nations Atikamekw Anicinabe Algonquin and I nnu Montagnais VIDEO TO BE EMBEDDED A Video from Studio Wapikoni in Wemotaci Six of these films feature a specific community and three are produced by members of the Anicinabe Algonquin Nation These films are about three member communities of that nation the communities of Kitcisakik Lac Simon and Pikogan There are also three films on the three communities of the Atikamekw Nation Wemotaci Opitciwan and Manawan The remaining five films cover a broad range of topics from traditional hunting and trapping to the experience of a contemporary Innu youth surviving and thriving in northern Quebec Click for more information on these films about culture traditions and communities Resources for Teachers Accompanying the video productions are teacher resources for use in Quebec classrooms According to the website these resources aim to enable elementary and secondary schoolteachers to explore with their students learning situations pertaining to the Quebec First Nations Some activities can be made at home VIDEO TO BE EMBEDDED A Video from Studio Miskwadesi in Kitcisakik Permanent Studios operates out of two locations Studio Wapikoni in Wemotaci and Studio Miskwadesi in Kitcisakik Permanent Studios is linked to the Wapikoni mobile project Professional filmmakers at the community based studios operate mobile training facilities or caravans that travel to remote communities From these mobile training facilities the professionals train community youth on all aspects of video production Click here to find Wemotaci Studio on Google Maps Click here to find Studio Miskwadesi in Kitcisakik on Google Maps This entry was posted in Community Stories Quebec Bookmark the permalink Post navigation Aboriginal Hip Hop Culture Northern Indigenous Community Satellite Network Search for Latest News Guide Federal Funding for Indigenous Broadband

    Original URL path: http://firstmile.ca/permanent-studios/ (2016-04-30)
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  • ICT Supporting First Nations Classrooms | FirstMile
    first cohort but even more impressive is the 100 graduate rate predicted for the second cohort Click here Publication 26 for research on Post Secondary Distance Education for First Nations Métis and Inuit Learners in Remote and Rural Communities The training program is multi faceted and according to two evaluations is being very well received by students Specifically the program involves such things as distance learning the support of tutors practical opportunities to apply skills and an in person component where students and their professors unite to connect at the beginning of the program This initial in person contact has been found to be incredibly beneficial helping build relationships and contributing to on going motivation Further it has helped to build a sense of belonging among students which can help buffer against feelings of isolation which is one of the challenges of distance education At the same time while the students are on site they are able to use the variety of resources and tools available to them Students in this program have noted many important lessons that they have learned including being able to think critically about using ICTs in educational settings knowing the benefits of using ICT in education and having the technical skills to implement them Fortunately many of these students have gone on to support fellow teachers in their adventures with weaving ICT into the classroom Above all students in this program have completed interesting creative and important theses ranging from an exploration of digital storytelling and how this approach can support Native Language as well as French and English development and fluency to how ICT influences the motivation of Mi Kmaq Elementary school students Find out more This entry was posted in Community Stories Quebec Bookmark the permalink Post navigation Raising the Children Program in

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  • FNEC’s New Meeting Software | FirstMile
    often located in larger facilities such as the band office schools and health centres in the communities Because of this location access was limited With an eye towards long term sustainability FNEC has built on the videoconferencing capabilities of the newer fibre optic network in many of the communities by introducing a new platform Converged Management Application or CMA According to the FNEC website the CMA software application allows users to simply point and click to call and collaborate with colleagues over video from any desktop computer or laptop at any time The CMA also connects people using a variety of communication technologies from telephones to webcams to larger Polycom cams In terms of its applications for distance education and telehealth this means that members in the community will be able to remain in their homes rather than vying for access to the videoconferencing equipment in community buildings From their homes they will be able to interact with family members and friends or healthcare professionals or teachers and participate in larger conferencing on FNEC s dedicated network As FNEC s website states it u nlike MSN and other mainstream desktop video services the CMA service is strictly reserved for member use and can only be accessed by secure login managed at the FNEC Find out more This entry was posted in Community Stories Quebec Bookmark the permalink Post navigation Dear Elders Keewaytinook Okimakanak Telemedicine Supporting Community Wellness Search for Latest News Guide Federal Funding for Indigenous Broadband Report Digital Technology Adoption in Northern and Remote Indigenous Communities in Canada MWC gets SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis grant for literature review FMCC team presents at CRTC BSO hearings IsumaTV Builds Innovative Digital Systems to Share High Def Streaming Video in Low Speed Remote Communities Recent Comments Archives Archives Select Month April 2016 March

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    Original URL path: http://firstmile.ca/wp-login.php?action=lostpassword (2016-04-30)
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  • calkenny | FirstMile | Page 2
    Policy CRTC 2013 711 First Mile Connectivity Consortium s Summary of the Decision The CRTC plans to review the Basic Service Objective in 2014 2015 That will be another opportunity Posted in CRTC FMCC K atl odeeche First Nation Fiber Optic Construction 2011 Posted on October 29 2013 April 8 2015 by calkenny K atl odeeche First Nation Northwest Territories Tuesday 29 October 2013 05 16 PM In 2011 Katlodeeche First Nation completed the construction of its local broadband fiber optic network This video documents the project They were shot on location and edited by KFN s IT Project Manager Lyle Fabian Watch part 2 of the video here on YouTube Posted in Community Stories Territories Calendar for CRTC Hearings Posted on July 31 2013 April 12 2015 by calkenny CRTC 2012 669 Review of Northwestel Inc s Regulatory Framework Modernization Plan and related matters For information on the Hearings visit here Here is a summary of key dates May 2 2013 Deadline for any information to be provided pursuant to further information and public disclosure to be filed with the Commission May 9 2013 Posted in CRTC Uncategorised Who is Involved in the CRTC hearing Posted on June 20 2013 April 12 2015 by calkenny The following is a list of organizations that support the CRTC intervention into the Northwestel Modernization Plan K atl odeeche First Nation NWT First Mile Connectivity Consortium National First Nations Innovation Project Atlantic Canada ON QC B C Eeyou Communications Network QC Keewaytinook Okimakanak K Net Services ON First Nations Education Council QC Atlantic Canada First Nations Help Desk Posted in CRTC FMCC Media Coverage from Northwestel Hearings CRTC Posted on June 19 2013 July 28 2015 by calkenny CBC Radio North Interview with Rob McMahon Lyle Fabian and Heather Hudson News clip featuring

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