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Nechi Institute: Centre of Indigenous Learning 41st Graduation Ceremony

Nechi Institute:  Centre of Indigenous Learning will be celebrating our 41st Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, June 20, 2015. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call 780-459-1884! Attachment 41st GRADUATION CEREMONY Revised.pdf NT3

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 2015193 Views

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Researcher receives grant to support her research in Institute for Child and Youth Studies

May 12, 2015 Dr. Erin Spring, a post-doctoral fellow with the University of Lethbridge’s Institute for Child and Youth Studies (I-CYS), will build on her doctoral research as she embarks on a local project with First Nations young adults. Her previous work honed in on Canadian youths’ responses to place and identity in young adult […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 2015172 Views

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Mini fundraiser reaps $48K for 1000 Women Child Care Centre

May 12, 2015 A mini spring fundraiser brought in close to $50,000 for the 1000 Women Child Care Centre to be located at NorQuest College’s new Singhmar Centre for Learning. Held April 30, the high tea began with a little pomp and class as a butler announced each guest’s name when they entered the exquisite Wedgewood Room […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 2015191 Views

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Public Archaeology Program at Cluny Fortified Village in Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park

May 20, 2015 12:00 am to June 23, 2015 12:00 am Location: Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park Description: Come work at an archaeological site! The University of Calgary is offering a volunteer excavation program at Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park. Participants will excavate alongside members of the Archaeology Field School at the famous Cluny Fortified Village site. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 2015246 Views

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The International Association for the Study of the Commons 15th Biennial Global Conference

University of Alberta Faculty of Native Studies, Faculty of Agricultural Life and Environmental Sciences with Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta present The International Association for the Study of the Commons 15th Biennial Global Conference May 25-29, 2015 Edmonton Alberta As long as the river flows…. (Treaty 8, 1899) The University of Alberta’s Faculty of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 2015209 Views

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Neil Young to give benefit concert for Fort Chip First Nation – CBC

Apr 27, 2015 Blue Rodeo will also perform at Rexall Place concert on July 3 Rock star Neil Young is set to give a benefit concert at Edmonton’s Rexall Place in July to support the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation. The “Honour The Treaties” concert will raise money for the First Nation’s legal defence fund. Allan […]

by NationTalk on April 28, 2015166 Views

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Media Advisory – 2015 DAREarts Leadership Awards

Who: DAREarts www.darearts.com What: 13th Annual DAREarts Leadership Awards Where: Allstream Centre, Princes’ Boulevard, (CNE gate, south side. Parking entrance on the North Side) When: Thursday, April 16, 2015 Schedule of Events and Photo Opportunities: 5:00 p.m. Media interviews with all award recipients – Jeanne Beker, Waneek Horn-Miller and five Leadership Award recipients 5:30 p.m. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 2015231 Views

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RBC Aboriginal Mentorship Day of Welcome salutes students

January 22, 2015 It’s not every day you are exposed to powerful sounds of drumming, a traditional homemade breakfast, and an opportunity to learn about Aboriginal culture at your place of work or learning. The Aboriginal welcome event at NorQuest College, sponsored by the RBC Aboriginal Mentorship Program, featured just that. “You don’t often get […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2015323 Views

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Harper Government Support Opens Doors for Women in Skilled Trades

January 22, 2015 – Edmonton, Alberta – Western Economic Diversification Canada Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced an investment of $996,942 to enable Women Building Futures (WBF) to provide women with increased access to skilled labour training in the construction industry. Funding will support the WBF #4ME project, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2015293 Views

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MRU will be hosting a roundtable discussion of Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women (MMIW) and Canadian Aboriginal women’s rights

On January 20th – two weeks today – MRU will be hosting a roundtable discussion of Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women (MMIW) and Canadian Aboriginal women’s rights (see attached poster). It will take place in the Lincoln Park Room from 12:30-2:00 and features four prominent speakers:  – Beverley Jacobs (Kanienkehaka): Former President of the Native Women’s Association of Canada […]

by pmnationtalk on January 12, 2015232 Views

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