Canadian aboriginal colleges struggle with limited funding

August 10, 2007

The First Nations Technical Institute, located on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, is bubbling over capacity with 400 students across 7 core programs.  FNTI is hoping to offer an additional 4 programs, but will require public funding to do so.  FNTI and Canada's 8 other aboriginal PSE institutions receive funding per student that is equal to about one-fifth of what mainstream colleges receive. The Belleville Intelligencer (Editorial)