AlgomaU, MFN sign MOU to expand STEAM education, enhance cross-cultural understanding

Algoma University and Mattagami First Nation (MFN) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to expand Indigenous STEAM community-based education and training opportunities and enhance cross-cultural understanding. The partners will develop and deliver the Waawaaskonwe – Niigan (There is a Light – Ahead) program to give youth from northern communities the opportunity to learn about STEAM through both traditional ways of knowing and western teachings. AlgomaU’s Anishinaabe Academic Resource Centre will also offer the Gabegendaadowin Training Program to enhance cross-cultural understanding.