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Ginoogaming First Nation Works on RoFATA Training

“I Just Want to Get Working” – RoFATA Student

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GINOOGAMING FIRST NATION – “I just want to get working!” Students in Ginoogaming First Nation are working on the Ring of Fire Aboriginal Training Alliance (RoFATA) program to gain the skills needed to work in the mining industry. Getting a job is the goal for students in the class at the Ginoogaming Training Facility in the First Nation community.

The program in Ginoogaming First Nation has students from a wide range of ages, from youth to adults. The students are working in the classroom to complete the first step of the RoFATA training.

Gathering the skills needed to make a new career in mining is the goal for Matawa First Nations. The programs are designed for students to get the skills they need, and move forward.

The level of enthusiasm in the classroom is very positive. Students are taking the opportunity very seriously, and looking at the opportunity with an engaging attitude. The program is an alliance with Confederation College, Noront Resources Inc., Matawa First Nation, and is funded through the federal government.

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