Grand River Enterprises rescues Six Nations language programs

By Victoria Gray Writer Grand River Enterprises (GRE) is picking up the slack for Indigenous Languages that Six Nations Elected Council (SNEC) has let fall by the wayside. GRE CEO Bryan Porter reached out to Karen Sandy, coordinator for the Six Nations Language Commission after reading about a $200,000 funding shortfall for the 2020-2021 fiscal year in the Turtle Island news hoping to help. “We were really grateful for them, to they seem to want to invest,” she said. “Supporting our adult immersion programs, is supporting our future,” Sandy said. Porter offered the commission the $200,000 they were short and even gave $250,000 for the 2021-2022 fiscal year which started in April. “In light of recent events where we unfortunately lost speakers (to COVID-19), I think it is more important…

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