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School Notes: St. Kateri breaks ground – St. Albert Gazette

Feb 20, 2019 Canada’s first Indigenous saint could be smiling down on Morinville students in just over a year, predicts a Catholic school trustee. Alberta Education Minister David Eggen, Morinville Mayor Barry Turner, and Greater St. Albert Catholic School dignitaries met in the snowy field just west of Morinville’s new McDonald’s Tuesday afternoon shortly after […]

by ahnationtalk on February 20, 20196 Views

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Lethbridge library celebrates relationship with Indigenous community – Globalnews.ca

February 19, 2019 2019 marks the Lethbridge Public Library’s 100th anniversary, and the theme for their centennial celebration, in part, is to honour the years spent building a strong relationship with the Indigenous community. “I remember walking into their space and just seeing a table that outlined what Blackfoot territory is,” said Marcia Black Water, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 20, 20196 Views

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Report reveals higher student enrolment, but decline in Indigenous student retention – The Gateway Online

The university is seeing higher enrolment, a decline in Indigenous student retention, and growth in the number of international students studying at the University of Alberta, according to a new report. The U of A report on undergraduate enrolment is an annual document released by the Office of the Registrar to provide detailed information about […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 20199 Views

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U of Lethbridge: New nursing student award designed to attract and retain Indigenous nursing students

February 14, 2019 The University of Lethbridge and the Faculty of Health Sciences is helping remove obstacles for Indigenous students aspiring to be nurses through the introduction of a new student award. The Man U’ Matapu Nursing Student Award is designed for Indigenous nursing students, offering financial support to those entering the Bachelor of Nursing […]

by pmnationtalk on February 19, 20199 Views

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Government of Canada supports organizations improving accessibility and job opportunities for persons with disabilities in Edmonton

February 15, 2019                        Edmonton, Alberta                        Employment and Social Development Canada Today, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Natural Resources and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Mill Woods, announced Government of Canada support for organizations to improve accessibility and job opportunities for persons with disabilities in Edmonton, on behalf of the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 20199 Views

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Student thinks outside the box with an ingenious escape room approach to STEM learning – UCalgary News

His plan is to have them escape a single room, and by doing so, unlock a lifetime of passion. For this, 19-year-old Schulich School of Engineering student Brennan O’Yeung is this year’s proud recipient of the Culbert Family Award for Philanthropy, given to him at the United Way’s Spirits of Gold Awards on Feb 12. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 15, 201918 Views

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Provincial advocacy group’s unclear Indigenization project creates a mockery of Indigenous peoples – The Gateway Online

Non–Indigenous people shouldn’t be advocating nor attempting to create Indigenized organizations/spaces without Indigenous people’s involvement. Take the Council of Alberta University Students (CAUS), an organization that brings together members of Albertan students’ unions to voice the agenda of students to the provincial government. They were recently criticized during a presentation at the University of Alberta […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 201916 Views

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New Initiative Promises Community-led Research on Indigenous Law and Governance – U of AB

February 6, 2019 The Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta are launching a new initiative to support Indigenous law and governance, through research that is led by the Indigenous community. The Wahkohtowin Law and Governance Lodge is funded by the Alberta Law Foundation through a two-year grant. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 201911 Views

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New high school for Tsuut’ina Nation will have strong focus on culture and curriculum – CBC

Chief Lee Crowchild says school will help create new generation of Tsuut’ina leaders Feb 07, 2019 Construction is starting on a new high school for the Tsuut’ina Nation, west of Calgary, Alta. The new 43,000-square-foot school is the latest in a string of big development pieces for the First Nation, including the Grey Eagle Casino and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 201918 Views

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How architecture transforms communities and promotes healing – UCalgary Today

Sierra Bainbridge, inspiring principal of MASS Design Group, opens Design Matters Lecture Series Architecture can heal, or it can hurt. This is the bold statement used by Sierra Bainbridge to begin her Design Matters talk. On Jan. 16, the Faculty of Environmental Design welcomed Bainbridge, senior principal from MASS Design Group, to open the 2019 […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 201921 Views

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