Members of the Nisga’a Nation will get the opportunity to participate in a couple important gatherings this week, both taking place at the Lax̱g̱alts’ap Community Centre in
Lax̱g̱alts’ap (Greenville) in the Nass Valley.
The first is an Employment information fair taking place today with the theme “walking together, working together”. It will be for people or employers looking for useful tips on acquiring training, building strong resumes and what to expect on the job.
The second is happening tomorrow and Friday and will be focused on education.
The education conference is stemming from the same gathering in 2015 and participants will get to hear from role models in various professions.
In addition keynote addresses from Dr. Joseph Gosnell on the history of Nisg̱a’a education, parenting expert and psychologist Dr. Vanessa Lapoint, Dr. Airini – A New Zealand multi-disciplinary scholar who was founding leader for the highly regarded School of Critical Studies in Education at The University of Auckland.
Registration starts at 8:15 and will run until 2:45 on Friday.