List of Successful Indian Studies Support Program (ISSP) Proposals for 2013-2014

Projects

The Indian Studies Support Program provided financial assistance in 2013-2014 to support 126 projects worth a total estimated value of over $14,000,000. ISSP funding supports the design and delivery of college or university level courses that meet the needs of First Nation and Inuit students.

What Information is Available?

In this section, find details on ISSP projects across the country.

If you have further questions about the Indian Studies Support Program (ISSP) and projects in your area, please contact your regional office.

Table of contents

Location: British Columbia

Total 2013-2014 Allocation: $2,282,418
Total number of successful projects: 22

Project Descriptions

Project Lead: Chemainus Native College

  1. Description: Hul'quminum Language Program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $130,000
  2. Description: Grade 12 equivalency and post-secondary education pre-requisites
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $70,000

Project Lead: Cheslatta Carrier Nation

  1. Description: Social Services Worker Diploma Program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $149,796

Project Lead: Cowichan Tribes Quw'utsun Syuw'entst Lelum'

  1. Description: Post-Secondary Education pre-requisites
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $70,000

Project Lead: Gitga'at First Nation

  1. Description: Gitga'at Integrated Resource Management Project: Applied Coastal Ecology Certificate and Vessel Master's Limited
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $159,328

Project Lead: Gitksan Wet'suwet'en Education Society

  1. Description: Licensed Practical Nursing Diploma Program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $161,049

Project Lead: Kwakiutl Indian Band

  1. Description: Kwak'wala/Bak'wamk'ala Indigenous Language Developmental Standard Term Certificate
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $153,055

Project Lead: Lillooet Tribal Council

  1. Description: Associate of Arts Degree: Academic and Indigenous Studies
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $163,689

Project Lead: Lil'wat Nation – Mount Currie Band

  1. Description: Special Education Assistant Certificate Program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $100,026

Project Lead: Neskonlith Education Centre

  1. Description: Certificate program post-secondary education entry
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $70,000

Project Lead: Okanagan Indian Educational Resources Society (En'owkin Centre)

  1. Description: Syilx Language and Culture
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $154,255
  2. Description: Courses leading to a British Columbia Adult Graduation Diploma
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $32,965

Project Lead: Quuquuatsa Language Society

  1. Description: NuuChahnulth Language Program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $76,149

Project Lead: Seabird Island Band/Seabird College

  1. Description: Aboriginal Leadership Certificate Program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $64,653
  2. Description: Pathways to Success post-secondary education pre-requisites, wrap-around support, cultural support
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $52,324

Project Lead: Secwepemc Cultural Education Society

  1. Description: First Nations Access to University, Trades, and Technology
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $66,285
  2. Description: Developmental Standard Term Certificate Program in First Nations Language, laddering to Bachelor of Education program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $45,681
  3. Description: Stone Mason Program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $20,000

Project Lead: Tl'azt'en Nation

  1. Description: Aboriginal Early Childhood Education Certificate
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $149,941

Project Lead: Tsilhqot'in National Government

  1. Description: University College Entrance Preparation program Language studies to enable to complete requirements for Tilhqot'in Language & Culture Diploma
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $66,049

Project Lead: Wilp Wilxo'oskwhl Nisga'a Institute

  1. Description: Bachelor of Arts: First Nations Studies – Nisga'a Program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $175,000

Project Lead: Wsanec School Board (Saanich Indian school Board)

  1. Description: Indigenous Language Revitalization Initiative/Bachelor of Education Program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $152,173

Location: Alberta

Total 2013-2014 Allocation: $2,671,070
Total number of projects: 14

Project Descriptions

Project Lead: Red Crow Community College (Blood Tribe)

  1. Description: Kainai Studies Program Development and Delivery
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $367,095
  2. Description: University College Entrance Preparation Program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $95,697

Project Lead: Old Sun Community College (Siksika Nation)

  1. Description: Development of multi-media on-line resources for Language
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $93,231
  2. Description: Brokerage of Maskwachees Cultural College Indigenous Social Work Diploma
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $165,000
  3. Description: Brokerage of Bow Valley College Licensed Practical Nurse Diploma Program delivered at Old Sun Community College
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $81,400

Project Lead: Blue Quills First Nation College

  1. Description: Informational Technology Training
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $378,840
  2. Description: Indigenous Knowledge Doctoral Program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $417,066

Project Lead: Yellowhead Tribal Development Foundation (Yellowhead Tribal College)

  1. Description: University Studies Diploma Program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $151,992
  2. Description: Management Studies Certificate and Diploma Program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $151,992
  3. Description: University College Entrance Preparation program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $102,086
  4. Description: Indigenous Social Work Diploma Program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $234,685
  5. Description: Information and Digital Literacy Program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $116,183

Project Lead: Maskwachees Cultural College

  1. Description: Salaries for Adjunct Instructors for 2013-14 Academic Calendar
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $226,050
  2. Description: Establish a Foundation for Research and Development
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $89,753

Location: Saskatchewan

Total 2013-2014 Allocation: $2,302,621
Total number of projects: 1

Project Description

Project Lead: Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies

  1. Description: SIIT Indian Studies Support Program 2013-2014
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $2,302,621

Location: Manitoba

Total 2013-2014 Allocation: $1,157,455
Total number of projects: 7

Project Descriptions

Project Lead: Assiniboine Community College

  1. Description: Police Studies with a Focus on Aboriginal Success
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $207,482

Project Lead: Yellowquill College

  1. Description: First Nation Child and Family Services Worker Diploma Program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $220,412
  2. Description: First Nation Management and Administration
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $270,983

Project Lead: University College of the North

  1. Description: Community Development and Administration Diploma
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $77,274
  2. Description: First Nation Active Measures Social Development Diploma Program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $116,158
  3. Description: Early Childhood Education Diploma Program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $74,009

Project Lead: Fisher River Cree Nation

  1. Description: Fisher River Cree Nation Enhancement Year
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $191,137

Location: Ontario

Total 2013-2014 Allocation: $4,245,187
Total number of projects: 63

Project Descriptions

Project Lead: Six Nations Polytechnic

  1. Description: Aboriginal Institutes Consortium Research & Development on First Nations and/or Inuit Education – Project 1
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $13,333
  2. Description: Aboriginal Institutes Consortium Research & Development on First Nations and/or Inuit Education – Project 2
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $13,333
  3. Description: Aboriginal Institutes Consortium Research & Development on First Nations and/or Inuit Education – Project 3
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $13,333
  4. Description: Aboriginal Institutes Consortium Research & Development on first First Nations and/or Inuit Education – Project 4
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $13,333
  5. Description: Aboriginal Institutes Consortium Research & Development on first First Nations and/or Inuit Education – Project 5
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $13,333
  6. Description: Aboriginal Institutes Consortium Research & Development on first First Nations and/or Inuit Education – Project 6
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $13,333
  7. Description: Ogwehoweh Language Program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $154,360
  8. Description: Native University Program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $108,120
  9. Description: Aboriginal Teacher Education
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $15,700
  10. Description: Principals of First Nations Schools
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $46,600
  11. Description: Directors of Education For First Nations
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $15,000

Project Lead: Pwi-Di-Goo-Zing Ne-Yaa Advisory – Seven Generations Education Inst.

  1. Description: Master of Social Work
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $74,455
  2. Description: Honours Bachelor of Social Work
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $110,455
  3. Description: Bachelor of Arts
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $90,000
  4. Description: Aboriginal Teacher Education
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $90,000
  5. Description: Business Fundamentals
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $65,000
  6. Description: Culinary Chef
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $190,570
  7. Description: Indigenous Wellness and Addictions Prevention
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $65,000
  8. Description: Indigenous Wellness and Addictions Prevention
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $65,000
  9. Description: Ontario Leadership Development
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $50,000
  10. Description: Police Foundations
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $65,000
  11. Description: Personal Support Worker
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $81,000
  12. Description: Office Administration General
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $65,000

Project Lead: Kenjgwewin Teg Education Institute

  1. Description: Aboriginal Teacher Education
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $57,000
  2. Description: Early Childhood Education
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $3,300
  3. Description: Personal Support Worker Intake I & II
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $116,000
  4. Description: Medical Office Clerk
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $15,500
  5. Description: Pre-Health Sciences
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $3,300
  6. Description: Social Service Work
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $29,500
  7. Description: Anishinaabemowin Immersion
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $3,000
  8. Description: Native Studies Course
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $15,000

Project Lead: Ontario Native Education Counselling Association

  1. Description: Native Counsellor Training Program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $67,086

Project Lead: Brock University

  1. Description: Bachelor of Education Primary/Junior (Aboriginal)
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $67,946

Project Lead: Nipissing University

  1. Description: Native Classroom Assistant & Native Special Education Assistant
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $62,719

Project Lead: Lakehead University

  1. Description: Native Language Instructors Program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $73,172

Project Lead: Union of Ontario Indians Anishinabek Education Institute

  1. Description: Early Childhood Education
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $123,500
  2. Description: Native Community Worker: Traditional Healing Methods
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $70,000
  3. Description: Registered Practical Nurse
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $196,300
  4. Description: Business
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $144,500
  5. Description: Social Services Worker – Indigenous Knowledge
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $99,000
  6. Description: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $89,800
  7. Description: Early Childhood Educator Resource Teacher
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $64,400
  8. Description: Indigenous Mental Health Worker
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $24,200
  9. Description: Traditional Healing Methods: Native Community Worker
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $72,450

Project Lead: First Nation Technical Institute

  1. Description: Office Administration
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $78,564
  2. Description: Social Services Worker
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $141,595
  3. Description: Indigenous Community Health Approaches
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $97,934
  4. Description: Personal Support Worker
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $60,000
  5. Description: Public Administration And Goverance
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $95,619
  6. Description: Bachelor of Social Work
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $94,212
  7. Description: Master of Social Work
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $29,926
  8. Description: Professional Master of Public Administration
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $18,025

Project Lead: Mohawks of Akwesasne – Iohahi:io Adult Education and Training

  1. Description: Office Administration (Medical/Legal)
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $38,700
  2. Description: Community and Justice Services
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $38,700
  3. Description: Business
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $38,700
  4. Description: Social Services Worker
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $38,700
  5. Description: Personal Support Worker
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $8,900
  6. Description: General Arts and Science Pre-Technology Stream
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $5,300

Project Lead: OSHKI-Pimache-O-Win Education & Training Institute

  1. Description: Native Early Childhood Education
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $125,696
  2. Description: Pre-Health Sciences
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $82,112
  3. Description: Social Services Worker Native Specialization
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $158,705
  4. Description: Personal Support Worker
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $131,941
  5. Description: Aboriginal Financial and Economic Planning
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $132,927

Location: Quebec

Total 2013-2014 Allocation: $950,817
Total number of projects: 10

Project Descriptions

Project Lead: Nation Huron Wendat (CDFM)

  1. Description: Child Care Worker
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $116,100

Project Lead: First Nation Education Council (FNEC)

  1. Description: Institution Kiuna
    1. Human Sciences, First Nation Stream (English & French)
    2. Financial Management
    3. Special Education and Aboriginal Contexts 2013-2014
      • Allocation: $352,000
  2. Description: Administrative writing and business French
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $11,000
  3. Description: Research Chair in Public Administration
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $26,400

Project Lead: Institut Tshakapesh

  1. Description: Innu Certificate in Policies and Administration
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $88,000
  2. Description: Certificate Teacher’s Aid in Aboriginal communities
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $88,000

Project Lead: Listuguj Mi'gmaq

  1. Description: Bachelor of Arts in Community Studies Degree Program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $74,965

Project Lead: Micmacs of Gesgapegiag

  1. Description: Strengthening First Nations Education
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $69,168

Project Lead: Kahnawake Band

  1. Description: First Nations and Inuit Education Program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $80,964

Project Lead: Conseil de la nation Attikamek (CNA)

  1. Description: French for allophones
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $44,220

Location: Atlantic

Total 2013-2014 Allocation: $371,851
Total number of projects: 6

Project Descriptions

Project Lead: Saint Mary's First Nation

  1. Description: Saint Mary's First Nations Business Administration
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $62,051

Project Lead: First Nations Education Initiatives Inc.

  1. Description: Building a Mobile Application Capacity for First Nations Youth
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $55,800
  2. Description: First Nation Career Counselors’ (Canadian Career Development Foundation)
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $46,000

Project Lead: Three Nations Education Group Inc.

  1. Description: Bachelor of First Nation Governance
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $80,000

Project Lead: Madawaska Maliseet First Nation

  1. Description: Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality, etc.
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $68,000

Project Lead: North Shore Micmac District Council

  1. Description: Aquaculture Technician
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $60,000

Location: Nunavut

Total 2013-2014 Allocation: $199,716
Total number of projects: 2

Project Descriptions

Project Lead: Municipal Training Organization

  1. Description: The Municipal Government Program
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $17,296

Project Lead: Akitsiraq Law School Society

  1. Description: Enhancing our Classroom Capacity
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $182,420

Location: Yukon

Total 2013-2014 Allocation: $73,997
Total number of projects: 1

Project Description

Project Lead: Yukon College

  1. Description: Beyond First Nations Governance and Public Administration
    • 2013-2014 Allocation: $73,997
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