Celebrating the careers of First Nation people who are living and working in their community

Submitter Name: 
Brian Beaton
Submitters Email: 
brianbeaton@knet.ca

Keewaytinook Okimakanak, as the Regional Management Organization for INAC's First Nation SchoolNet program is launching the http://e-careers.knet.ca web site.

E-careers is a new e-learning resource for First Nation students, schools and families to encourage and celebrate First Nation people who are living and furthering their careers in their community.

Through the on-line format found at http://e-careers.knet.ca, the K-Net team will be showcasing local community members in thier field of work.

Videoconference interviews are being scheduled and will be posted weekly on this site.

Schools will be able to utilize this resource to guide students towards educational and future career goals that can be sustained in their First Nation.

The first session is now available online at the e-Careers web site. Chief Franklin Paibomsai, an inspiring role model for First Nation Youth, speaks about turning his passion of science as a young boy into a career as an accomplished Civil Engineer and community leader in Whitefish River First Nation.

K-Net is inviting other First Nation speakers who are living and working in their community to share their careers and work from their First Nation.

Interested Speakers, please contact:

Kirsty Baxter-Greene
T: (807) 737-1135, ext 1259
Toll Free: 1-877-737-KNET (5638)
kirstygreene@knet.ca 

From the http://e-careers.knet.ca site ...

Chief Franklin Paibomsai
Whitefish River First Nation

bcnmgbChief Franklin Paibomsai, an inspiring role model for First Nation Youth, speaks about turning his passion of science as a young boy into a career as an accomplished Civil Engineer and community leader in Whitefish River First Nation.

Chief Paibomsai delivers a positive message to students: “In choosing the path right for you, you must have passion and genuine interest in that field. School can be challenging, but with determination and a positive attitude, you can reach your goals”.

Chief Frank Paibomsai invites comments from students to be sent to www. whitefishriver.ca

Click here to View Chief Paibomsai's interview