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RRC Polytech begins Truth and Reconciliation Week by signing Indigenous Education Protocol – Global News

September 26, 2022 Red River College Polytechnic kicked off Truth and Reconciliation Week by announcing that it is joining with other colleges and institutes in the signing of a national Indigenous Education Protocol. The document underscores the importance of having structures and approaches required to address Indigenous peoples’ learning needs and supports the self-determination and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 20228 Views

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New online course counters harmful stereotypes about Indigenous peoples – Folio

September 26, 2022 Course delves into origins of 10 common colonial misconceptions, why they persist and how settlers can help overcome them. When one of Janice Hurlburt’s friends posted on social media about a carved “totem” pole she’d received as a birthday gift from a non-Indigenous artist, Hurlburt was quick to message her. “I suggested […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 20225 Views

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AB Government: Have your say on new teacher code of conduct

Sep 20, 2022 Public feedback will help the province create a new code of conduct for teachers and teacher leaders to ensure that students, parents and the public have confidence in the education system. Alberta’s government is asking Albertans for input to help develop a single code of professional conduct for all teachers and teacher […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 202215 Views

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Lethbridge College: Coulee Fest Countdown: Five Days – Free Fun For Kids

Sep 12, 2022 Lethbridge College’s premier community event returns in just five days as Coulee Fest takes place on-campus on Saturday, Sept. 17. The free family-friendly festival takes place from 1 to 7 p.m. on the college’s east lawn. While the beer gardens, food trucks and live music may appeal to an older crowd, there […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 202279 Views

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Blood Tribe releases findings, recommendations of anti-racism study – Global News

September 8, 2022 The Blood Tribe First Nation in Alberta is looking to pave the way for a better understanding of racism from a Kainai perspective and to develop strategies to address the long-standing societal issue. In a release issued Aug. 31, the Blood Tribe said an evidence-based study was initiated by chief and council […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 202223 Views

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Five U of A researchers join the ranks of the Royal Society of Canada – Folio

Three leaders in their fields and two early-career standouts are among the newest members of the country’s most prestigious scholarly institute. For Julie Rak, the truth is often stranger than fiction — and usually more interesting. “I am interested in true stories, by real people who might seem to be ordinary, but they are never […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 202227 Views

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Siksika Nation: ‘Surviving Hate’ Survey

September 7, 2022 Surviving Hate is a collaborative journalism project at StoryLab, Humber College and led by Indigenous journalist Martha Troian. The team is looking to collect information about experiences of racism and discrimination in the healthcare system, policing, and other institutions. If you have witnessed or have experienced racism and/or discrimination, please consider filling out this quick survey. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 2022126 Views

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New Fort Chipewyan partnership to improve education

Sep 06, 2022 The memorandum of understanding (MOU), signed by Education Minister Adriana LaGrange, the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, the Mikisew Cree First Nation and the Fort Chipewyan Métis, solidifies a commitment to work towards establishing a community-based education authority that incorporates Indigenous knowledge, wisdom, tradition and culture directly into the school curriculum. “Alberta’s government […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 202216 Views

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First Nations flyers get their wings – Wings Magazine

September 6, 2022 Megan Lessard and Cheryden Moberly defeated the odds Friday by receiving their first set of wings at Super T Aviation. Lessard, 19, had butterflies in her stomach in a good way and is excited for what life is going to bring next. Moberly, 21, feels she is just getting started and is […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 202220 Views

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Haskayne student hopes to make business world more Indigenous-friendly – University of Calgary

Sept. 1, 2022 Kiara Johnson takes advantage of co-ops and internships to create a more inclusive and diverse work environment Deciding what to apply for in post-secondary can be a nerve-racking decision for many students. Kiara Johnson, a soon-to-be-fourth-year student at the Haskayne School of Business, was no exception. Originally from the Samson Cree Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 2022109 Views

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