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N-1993-015 · Accession · 1958-1959

This accession consists of two newsletters entitled "Norman News" which were published by the students at the Federal Day School in Fort Norman (Tulita). The newsletters (dated October 1958 and February 1959) contain school-related items and items pertaining to the community. There are lists of community events for the upcoming months, birth announcements, stories, crossword puzzles and a column titled hunting news. The reporters listed in the October issue are: Richard Hardy, Randy Stowell, Faye Eliason, Sandra Clement and George McDonald.

Federal Day School (Fort Norman, NT)
N-2008-005 · Accession · 1959

Records include photographs of school children having a picnic outside of the school in Fort Good Hope. The photos were taken in 1959. One of the photographs shows an unidentified woman setting up an x-ray machine outside of the school building. The photographs were taken by Monica MacDonald who was a teacher in Fort Good Hope.

Records program review information, newsletters to licensed daycare centres and dayhomes, and files from the School Health Steering Committee and School Health Development Committee. Some files were created when the division was part of the Department of Education.

Northwest Territories. Department of Education, Culture and Employment. Early Childhood and School Services division

Records include minutes and correspondence related to Directors and Superintendents Meetings and Educational Development Branch Meetings, a district review of the Sahtu Divisional Board of Education, a Lester B. Pearson College scholarship, and the Governor Generals Award Program.

Northwest Territories. Department of Education, Culture and Employment. Board Operations division

Records include correspondence and reports related to reviews of Divisional Boards of Education, correspondence regarding scholarships, and minutes from Directors and Superintendents meetings and divisional meetings.

Northwest Territories. Department of Education, Culture and Employment. Board Operations division

Records date from 1986-1999 and include copies of agreements and support documentation between the Department and the federal government related to delivery of training programs, support and delivery of the Aboriginal and French language programs and exchange of information. There are also agreement files and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Department and various Boards of Education including the Beaufort Delta, Baffin, Sahtu, South Slave, Kitikmeot, Keewatin and Deh Cho. These files contain copies of the MOU between the Department and Boards. There is also MOU related to the transfer of Sir John Franklin High School to the Yellowknife Education District No.1 (YK 1). The remaining records relate to a regional operations review file, a Minister's conference on Education that focused on the departmental strategic planning document "Mapping Our Future" and a file containing participants notes and final reports from a Focus Group Workshop, “Foundations for the Future."

Northwest Territories. Department of Education, Culture and Employment. Management Services division
G-2003-008 · Accession · [1971]-1983
Part of Northwest Territories. Department of Education fonds

Records include a booklet for prospective teachers, school calendars, and stories told by Tlicho and Chipewyan elders. The calendars include organizational charts, staff lists, and lists of Local Education Authorities. The booklet "Teaching in the Northwest Territories" was used to recruit teachers and contains information about the people, government, education system and living conditions in the North, as well as how to apply for a teaching position. The stories were likely used as a classroom resource or in developing curriculum material, and include Dogrib (Tlicho) legends and Chipewyan oral history stories, all handwritten in English. The Tlicho legends were told by Elizabeth Mackenzie, Nicholas [?] and Madeline Pea'a, translated and written by Virginia Football, and include legends about the bear, the mountain, Yamozaha, sign of a massacre, moon boy, Monla Jeezon, flint stone, Na-sy-dae, mother's story and Old Fort. The Chipewyan stories were told by John Jm. Beaulieu, Napolean Lafferty, Johnny Nataway, Francoise Nataway, Pierre Freezie and Helene Unka; they were written and translated by Dora Unka and include stories about the Metis, illness, war with Akaitcho, treaties and hunting.

Northwest Territories. Department of Education. Education Programs and Evaluation division
G-1999-047 · Accession · 1901-1977, predominant 1966-1977
Part of Northwest Territories. Department of Education fonds

The files were part of the Central Registry and include correspondence, publications, policies and procedures relating to school programs, as well as files about curriculum development, teacher evaluations, conferences and school services.

Northwest Territories. Department of Education. School Programs division
G-1999-046 · Accession · 1965-1977
Part of Northwest Territories. Department of Education fonds

The files were part of the Central Registry and include records from the Directorate and School Programs series. Records include correspondence, reports, and meeting minutes regarding departmental organization and staffing, curriculum development, teacher training, conferences, local education advisory boards, Continuing and Special Education programs, school policy, schools and residences and Superintendent of Education files for the regions, as well as general chrono correspondence files from the Directorate.

G-1999-045 · Accession · 1966-1974
Part of Northwest Territories. Department of Education fonds

Records include financial information and correspondence regarding funding to schools, school districts, student residences, and education centres, as well as contracts for catering and other administrative services. Communities represented include Hay River, Rae-Edzo (Behchoko), Yellowknife, Frobisher Bay (Iqaluit), and the Adult Vocational Training Centre in Fort Smith.