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DiscoverE program receives Community Leader Award for opening young minds to the possibilities of STEM education – Folio

June 09, 2021 What began as a summer camp nearly 30 years ago has blossomed into a year-round program that has created indelible experiences for half a million youth in Canada. Callie Lissinna graduated from the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Engineering with the distinction of being part of the team responsible for the very […]

by ahnationtalk on June 9, 202116 Views

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RLI: Welcome Aboard!

June 7, 2021 Rupertsland Institute (RLI) is proud to announce that John Beke and Candice Foreman will be the newest additions to the RLI senior management team. John will join RLI in mid-June as the Senior Director of Operations (SDO) and Candice will start June 7 as Director of Human Resources and Staff Development. During […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 202118 Views

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Celebrate National Indigenous History Month with Calgary Public Library – CBC

Jun 07, 2021 The library is hosting a wide range of virtual programs where Indigenous people can feel their culture reflected in an online setting and where all library members can learn about the original inhabitants of the land that we also call Calgary. Programming and events include a kick-off celebration, film screenings, teepee teachings, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 202113 Views

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Renewed agreement fosters high-quality teaching, learning and research for Métis people of Alberta

EDMONTON (May 31, 2021) — A long-standing partnership to provide quality education, training and research to the Métis people of Alberta is being renewed and celebrated by the University of Alberta (U of A), the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) and the Rupertsland Institute (RLI). The Memorandum of Understanding honours the ongoing relationship between the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 202117 Views

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Join RLI for an Evening of Excellence on June 10, 2021

Join RLI on June 10, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. for an Evening of Excellence. Celebrate educational and professional excellence within the Métis community from the comfort of home. Catch special performances by Métis fiddler Brianna Lizotte and Alberta’s own, Terri Clark! Learn more and register here for this free event: http://ow.ly/wJd850EVYIk” NT5

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 202125 Views

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Parade for Aboriginal Head Start students planned for Saturday – My Grande Prairie Now

May. 27th, 2021 A drive-by parade to celebrate all the students from the Grande Prairie Friendship Centre’s Aboriginal Head Start Program will hit the road on Saturday. Program Coordinator Joleen Bateman says the 2020 edition of the parade was warming received, and she is hoping this year’s event will go a long way in recognizing […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 202125 Views

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New public high school set to open in fast-growing southwest Edmonton neighbourhood – CBC

May 27, 2021 Dr. Anne Anderson School is the division’s first new high school in 12 years A much-needed new high school will open in southwest Edmonton this fall, with enough space for 2,000 students and amenities that include a dance studio and a culinary arts kitchen. The Dr. Anne Anderson School, along with an […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 202124 Views

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Indigenous leaders, elder feel used by Alberta government tactics to bolster new curriculum – CBC

May 25, 2021 Chief withdraws his endorsement of K-6 drafts, says he feels like a ‘token Indian’ Some Alberta Indigenous leaders and an elder say the provincial government has used them or misrepresented their positions to gain endorsements for a new elementary school curriculum they do not support. On March 29, as Education Minister Adriana LaGrange […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 202119 Views

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Lethbridge College And Taber Police Service Collaborate To Launch New Initiative

Lethbridge College and Taber Police Service are launching a new initiative that will allow up to six police recruit candidates to self-sponsor their own training at the college’s police cadet training program this fall. Until now, the Lethbridge College Police Cadet Training program has only been open to recruits who have already been sponsored by […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 202125 Views

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Rupertsland Institute makes generous donation to the Métis Scholar Awards Endowment

MacEwan University recently received a significant donation from the Rupertsland Institute. The gift of $250,000 will become part of the Métis Scholar Awards Endowment, which now totals $2.75 million. Each year, the endowment disburses approximately $130,000 in bursaries to as many as 30 Métis students. This most recent gift builds on a longstanding partnership between […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 202124 Views

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