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Commentary: Sympathy for whale mom Tahlequah not enough to save the orcas – Folio

August 16 2018 Federal emergency protection order needed to help conserve dwindling killer whale population in Pacific Northwest, argues environmental law expert. Tahlequah, also known as J35, is one of 75 remaining southern resident killer whales that live in the Salish Sea off the coast of British Columbia and Washington state. For 17 days, Tahlequah […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 20187 Views

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Bold Eagle grads eligible for high school credit

August 16, 2018 Alberta graduates of the Canadian Armed Forces’ Bold Eagle employment program will receive high school credits starting in the 2018-19 school year. The Bold Eagle program is a challenging six-week summer employment program that combines Indigenous culture learning with military training. “Connecting students to career paths early on ensures Alberta has an […]

by pmnationtalk on August 17, 20187 Views

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MRU: Merging Indigenous learning into STEM

Fifth-annual MEG Energy Summer Science Camp is underway The STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields are notoriously male-dominated, a situation being addressed with numerous initiatives designed to attract more women to these careers. But they also seriously lack a representative population of Indigenous Peoples, something Mount Royal’s MEG Energy Summer Science Camp hopes to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201815 Views

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U of L alums documenting Waterton archaeology sites

Last summer’s Kenow Wildfire destroyed more than 19,000 hectares in Waterton Lakes National Park and the resulting loss of vegetation has revealed archaeological sites that were previously hidden in the underbrush. Working alongside Parks Canada archaeologist Bill Perry, Rachel Lindemann (BA ’05), Alanna Shockley (BA ’16), Kevin Black Plume (BSc ’18) and Tatyanna Ewald, a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 201813 Views

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As wild bison return to Banff National Park, geographers study their impact on vegetation – UCalgary

Iconic mammals will become ‘ecosystem engineers,’ creating a cascade of ripple effects This summer, as wild bison are reintroduced to Banff National Park for the first time in over a century, geographers from the University of Calgary have been surveying the move intently. But, rather than focusing on the bison, they’re zeroing in on the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 201812 Views

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AB Government: New funding boosts opportunities for women

Aug 07, 2018 Status of Women is supporting 32 projects that will help immigrant entrepreneurs, empower Indigenous communities and make life better for Alberta women. The province is providing $850,000 to non-profit organizations to kick-start or expand innovative projects that empower women in leadership roles, increase economic security for their families and prevent gender-based violence. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201813 Views

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MSVU: Supporting the learning process when belief systems and course content collide

July 31, 2018 As part of Pride celebrations at the Mount, we are sharing the stories of Mount community members advancing efforts with a focus on the 2SLGBTQ+ community. Today, we’re proud to feature the work of part-time faculty member and doctoral student, Brenda Hattie-Longmire. Currently a part-time faculty member in Women’s Studies at the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201825 Views

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Alumna Completes Master’s Thesis with On-Campus Friendship Centre at GPRC

July 30th, 2018 Years after beginning her educational journey at GPRC, Brigitte Benning has returned – this time to complete novel research on Indigenous-based supports for students in post-secondary. The GPRC alumna and successful MA candidate selected her thesis topic after noticing that much of the existing research on Indigenous issues seemed to be asking […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201824 Views

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Sensualities and science – Dailyuw.com

Sexy Science Confessions event explores colonial institutions’ impact on science Jul 30, 2018 Basking in a glow of soft blue and fuschia lights, condom fairies with rainbow wings roamed Kane Hall in search of saucy secrets. Emcees Dr. Tracy Bear and Dr. Keolu Fox hosted Sexy Science Confessions by Tipi Confessions late Friday, July 27. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201816 Views

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It’s an organic process:’ Alberta posts proposed curriculum changes online – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 19, 2018 15:35 By Dean Bennett THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON _ People who want to see what Alberta is doing with school curriculum changes can look for themselves online. Education Minister David Eggen says his department has posted the raw proposals for changes to what students in kindergarten to Grade 4 are taught. Eggen […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201814 Views

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