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Elder in Residence receives one of Canada’s highest civilian honours – UCalgary

At a time when we might feel a lack of inspiration or hope about altering the current socio-political landscape, a good-news story about recognition of determination and hard work to create social justice change can be just the antidote needed. “It’s incredible and awesome, and I’m thrilled to be appointed,” says Cree Elder Doreen Spence of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 202115 Views

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Athabasca U: Announcing the 2020-21 Writer in Residence

The Athabasca University Writer-in-Residence committee is delighted to announce that acclaimed author Joshua Whitehead is the 2020-21 Writer in Residence. Welcome, Joshua! Joshua Whitehead is an Oji-nêhiyaw, Two-Spirit member of Peguis First Nation. He is the author of full-metal indigiqueer (Talonbooks 2017) which was shortlisted for the inaugural Indigenous Voices Award and the Stephen G. Stephansson Award […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 202161 Views

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Opinion: Indigenous students must see themselves in what they learn – Edmonton Journal

Jan 07, 2021 The draft recommendations to remove residential schools from the K-4 curriculum and the process for reviewing and approving changes to the curriculum are in direct violation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action regarding better relations between Indigenous peoples and the provincial government. The care of our young people is […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 202124 Views

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LC Health Efforts Recognized Nationally For Second Year

Jan 4, 2021 For a second consecutive year, Lethbridge College has been recognized with a Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month – Great Employers Award. The theme of this year’s award was “Great Employers Create Thriving Workplaces.” The award winners were announced by Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month online this week. The awards recognize efforts to continually improve […]

by ahnationtalk on January 4, 202115 Views

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University of Lethbridge appoints new director of Indigenous education and communications

The University of Lethbridge is excited to welcome Mike Frank (BA ’09) to his new post as director of Indigenous education and communications. Frank has a long-standing and multi-faceted relationship with the U of L. He recalls coming to campus at age five when his grandmother, the late Dr. Helen Manyfingers (LLD ’92), received an […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202028 Views

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EPSB: Seeking proposals to evaluate school resource officer program

Our Division has issued a request for proposals from organizations that are qualified to research and evaluate our School Resource Officer (SRO) program. The SRO program is a community-based initiative and a collaborative partnership between the Edmonton Police Service and Edmonton Public Schools. The program has been suspended in our Division for the 2020-21 school […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202030 Views

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MacEwen U: How an open letter led to Indigenous names for Edmonton’s new municipal wards

In early June 2020, when Terri Suntjens and Dr. Kristopher Wells heard that city councillors were considering geographically representative names as part of proposed changes to Edmonton’s 12 municipal voting districts, they wrote a letter that inspired an entirely different approach. A week after drafting the open letter that suggested each of the newly defined […]

by ahnationtalk on December 9, 202032 Views

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Lethbridge College: Juno Nominated Duck Chief Headlines Indigenous Services Holiday Celebration

Lethbridge College’s Indigenous Services team is bringing the community together for a virtual holiday celebration. The free event on Dec. 9 will be highlighted by a performance from Juno Award-nominee and Lethbridge College alumni Armond Duck Chief. The End of Semester Virtual Gathering and Holiday Celebration will be hosted on Zoom by Indigenous Services and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 8, 202030 Views

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Portage College to Provide Skills Training Program for Cenovus’s Indigenous Housing Initiative

Portage College is pleased to announce it is collaborating with Cenovus Energy Inc. and six Indigenous communities to support Cenovus’s Indigenous Housing Initiative with the 24-week Construction and Trades Readiness Program. The Cenovus-funded program will provide home construction and maintenance training opportunities for members of the six Indigenous communities that are part of the company’s […]

by ahnationtalk on December 4, 202039 Views

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MEF & ELCC Métis Scholar Awards

December 1, 2020 The Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA), Rupertsland Institute (RLI) and the Métis Education Foundation (MEF) are excited to launch two new endowments to complement their current portfolio of 17 endowment partnerships with post secondary partners in Alberta. These two new endowments are held internally with the Métis Education Foundation. The first endowment […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 202033 Views

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