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U of Lethbridge: Dramatic Arctic rescue story of Captain Robert Abram Bartlett the focus of PUBlic Professor Series talk

October 22, 2018 Captain Robert Abram Bartlett (1875-1946) attempted the Pole with Admiral Peary, worked to advance Canadian sovereignty in the Arctic, and, in 1914, was responsible for one of the most remarkable Arctic rescues of all time. His fame extended throughout North America to Europe where he won awards and dined with royalty. Bartlett’s […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 20182 Views

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Blackfoot name Ohkotoki’aahkkoiyiiniimaan, or Stone Pipe, given to Lethbridge College at Indigenous Celebration Day

October 19, 2018 Evoking the image of strength and straight paths, and celebrating promises made with honesty and integrity, Kainai Kaahsinnoonik (Grandparent) Peter Weasel Moccasin gave Lethbridge College a Blackfoot name this morning at a ceremony that kicked off the institution’s annual Indigenous Celebration Day. The name given to the college is Ohkotoki’aahkkoiyiiniimaan, which means Stone Pipe. As […]

by pmnationtalk on October 19, 201813 Views

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Lethbridge College President receives Blackfoot name

October 18, 2018 Lethbridge College President and CEO Dr. Paula Burns received a Blackfoot name at a ceremony held in conjunction with the college’s Indigenous Celebration Day Thursday. Burns’ name is Piita’gaaksiimaaki which means Eagle Whistle Woman. It was bestowed by the college’s Kainai Kaahsinnoonik (Grandparent) Peter Weasel Moccasin. Weasel Moccasin said the name represents the overcoming of challenges […]

by pmnationtalk on October 19, 201811 Views

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Indigenous present, future celebrated – Lethbridge Herald

Lethbridge College unveiled a colourful new display in its Centre Core on Thursday to mark Indigenous Celebration Day on campus. The display features an original artwork, by Indigenous artist William Singer III, of a bison, representing education as the new bison (self-sustaining focus) of local First Nations people. Front and centre in the display is a […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20187 Views

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U of Lethbridge: University hosts Crossing Boundaries and IAST 2018, a Collaborative Symposium

Leaders, researchers and students throughout Western Canada, representing 13 universities, in the areas of interactive arts, sciences, and technology will meet on the University of Lethbridge campus October 25-27, for Crossing Boundaries and IAST 2018, a Collaborative Symposium. The three-day symposium, featuring presentations, performances, displays, lectures and cluster meetings aims to capture a wide audience. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 201814 Views

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IndigeSTEAM Empowers Indigenous Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Mentors to Co-Create Successful Strategies of Indigenous Youth STEM

CALGARY, Alberta, Oct. 15, 2018 — Indigenous peoples in Canada (First Nations, Métis and Inuit people) are highly underrepresented in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) professions. As of September 30, 2018, the Association for Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta reports that of it’s total membership base of 76,400 members only 323 self-identified as […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 201813 Views

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Lethbridge College: What’s happening on campus – Oct. 8-14, 2018

Oct 15, 2018 Tuesday, Oct. 16 to Friday, Oct. 19 Join us in raising awareness of sexual violence Lethbridge College will hold a series of activities to raise awareness of sexual violence, including a public showing of an award-winning documentary about sexual assault on American colleges. Here’s what’s planned: Healthy Relationship Resource Fair – 10:30 […]

by pmnationtalk on October 15, 201812 Views

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Royal Alberta Museum’s residential schools exhibit tells the ‘story of Canada’ – Folio

Oct 12, 2018 New exhibit conveys powerful truths about what Indigenous peoples experienced and lost, says U of A curator. On the main floor of the newly opened Royal Alberta Museum, visitors will find an exhibit that is partially enclosed and features a cautionary panel that warns patrons of the sensitive materials within. The residential […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 201815 Views

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Schulich scholarship winners share passion for possibilities of science and technology education – Folio

October 12 2018 Two exceptional first-year students are starting off their engineering and science studies at the U of A with one of Canada’s richest undergrad scholarships. A shared passion for the possibilities of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education has earned two first-year students at the University of Alberta one of Canada’s most […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 201817 Views

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U of Lethbridge: A love of learning spurred Shermayn Menicoche on a unique educational journey

October 11, 2018 When she crosses the stage to receive her Bachelor of Nursing at Saturday’s convocation ceremonies, Shermayn Menicoche knows her parents couldn’t be prouder. Growing up in the small town of Fort Simpson in the Northwest Territories, she didn’t imagine she’d ever call Lethbridge home, become a nurse, or be brave enough to […]

by pmnationtalk on October 12, 201810 Views

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