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Board of Governors announces retirement of Red Deer Polytechnic President

The Red Deer Polytechnic Board of Governors would like to announce the retirement of Dr. Peter Nunoda, effective immediately. Dr. Nunoda joined Red Deer Polytechnic as President in September 2019. His accomplishments have included the creation of an internationalization strategy, the achievement of polytechnic status, and the launch of three baccalaureate degrees and additional programs. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202114 Views

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Panel braids Indigenous knowledge issues with Western science – UCalgary News

Alumni All-Access session Sept. 30 will examine how interlinking social and ecological systems results in better informed actions Are Indigenous and Western systems of knowledge categorically antithetical? Or do they offer multiple points of entry into knowledge of the world, past and present? The Western Science Meets Indigenous Wisdom panel meets on Sept. 30, the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202112 Views

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Online resource helps K-12 teachers bring Indigenous storytelling into the classroom – UCalgary News

Interactive website project sought broad input from a diverse team of educators and members of Indigenous communities Calgary, AB – A University of Calgary online database will help teachers build the foundational knowledge and competencies they require for integrating Indigenous knowledge and perspectives into K-12 classrooms. Initiated by Werklund School of Education’s Aubrey Hanson, PhD, associate […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 202138 Views

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MacEwan U: New research-focused podcast launches

MacEwan University’s Office of Research Services and Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications launch the Research Recast(ed) podcast on September 2. Hosted by recent journalism graduate Brittany Ekelund and music student Dylan Cave, Research Recast(ed) explores the research, scholarly and creative activities happening at MacEwan and how our faculty influence and incorporate students, teaching and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 202146 Views

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Lethbridge schools planning to observe National Day of Truth and Reconciliation – Medicine Hat News

September 3, 2021 The Holy Spirit Catholic School Division and Lethbridge School Divison will both be recognizing the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30. Holy Spirit will be non-operational that day, Holy Spirit said in a press release. “One of Holy Spirit Catholic School Division’s priorities is to ensure ‘First Nations, Metis, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 202147 Views

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Canadian academic won’t use capital letters – except to acknowledge Indigenous people’s struggle – Fox News

The academic made her comments following the discovery of more than 1,000 unmarked graves at residential schools A Canadian academic is joining the “lowercase movement,” according to a Calgary, Alberta, university. dr. linda manyguns, associate vice-president of Indigenization and decolonization at Mount Royal University, said she was joining local leaders to reject symbols of hierarchy […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 202120 Views

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UCalgary Nursing alum’s research with lesbian mothers highlights lack of knowledge, understanding of their experience – UCalgary

Deborah Mansell, BN’99, MN’04 says Pride Week is the time to push for safe, effective health and social care for LGBTQ2S+ people UCalgary Nursing alumna, Deborah Mansell, BN’99, MN’04, recalls her first job as a registered nurse on a labour and delivery unit in Calgary. A particular experience she carries with her has shaped her […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202132 Views

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A Blackfoot home in the middle of campus: Teepee raised at University of Calgary – Global News

August 31, 2021 A teepee was raised at the University of Calgary on Monday to welcome students to campus. “It’s beautiful to see a Blackfoot home in the middle of a university campus. I really like it. It makes the campus look nice and brings out the diversity of the Treaty 7 people,” said U […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 202123 Views

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2021 Election Issues: Charter Rights – Todayville.com

August 30, 2021 Over the course of the previous 18+ months, government has thrown away the Charter of Rights and Freedoms in pursuit of the “common good”. As history has shown, individuals are best equipped to make decisions regarding their unique situations, not the collective. Regardless of the circumstances, government needs to respect and defend […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 202134 Views

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SOS! Summer of Smoke, lessons learned from the Northwest Territories – UCalgary

In 2014, much of the Canadian Arctic including the Northwest Territories (N.W.T.) experienced an intense fire season that led to people being exposed to one of the most prolonged smoke exposures ever recorded. The N.W.T. is known to have one of the best air quality ratings in the world. During the summer of 2014 the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 202137 Views

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