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

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 201975 Views

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 hotel, a new sportsplex and the new southwest ring road currently under construction.

A row of shiny new shovels hit the dirt on Wednesday as Nation officials broke ground on the $18-million, federally-funded project, following smudges, prayers, singing and drumming at the Bullhead Adult Learning Centre.

“This is a day where the future begins to unfold, unfold for our young men and women, the next generations that will take these leadership roles,” said Chief Lee Crowchild.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/tsuutina-nation-high-school-1.5008981

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