The next issue of the Canada Connects magazine, scheduled to be available in early February, contains a two page spread about the Keewaytinook Internet High School (KiHS). This issue is dedicated to e-Learning stories from across Canada.
The main KiHS article is entitled "A Spark that Lights the Fire -- Keewaytinook Internet High School, an innovation in education that contains lessons for us all" and is available on-line. Click here to read this article.
A second article at the bottom of the same web site contains a brief history about KiHS and acknowledges the different funding partners who worked with Keewaytinook Okimakanak to create this innovative internet high school that is designed and managed by the First Nations it serves. These funding partners include the First Nations participating in KiHS, Industry Canada's FedNor, Smart Communities and First Nations SchoolNet programs with ongoing operational funding coming from Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.
Finally, a noted visionary and special grandmother of KiHS is recognized in this magazine a one of Canada Connects eLearning Visionaries. Read the on-line story about how Margaret Fiddler, of Sandy Lake First Nation, understand e-learning as it affects First Nations.