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Celebrating early childhood educators: Minister Schulz

May 20, 2022 Minister of Children’s Services Rebecca Schulz issued the following statement on Early Childhood Educator Day: “Early childhood educators play such an important role in the lives of kids and working families across the province. The quality care and early learning provided by these caring and dedicated professionals contribute to the healthy development […]

by pmnationtalk on May 20, 20229 Views

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Centring Indigenous voices in sports and advocacy: a conversation with Taylor McPherson – The Gateway

From Moose Hide Campaign day to SHED, Taylor McPherson hopes to make spaces more accessible and safe for Indigenous individuals. From bringing Indigenous voices to the forefront of anti-violence advocacy to making sports an accessible place for Indigenous communities, Taylor McPherson hopes to make spaces safer for Indigenous individuals from all walks of life. McPherson, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 20229 Views

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MindFuel Receives NSERC PromoScience Grant

Calgary – May 19, 2022 – MindFuel is pleased to announce it has received a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Promo Science grant in the amount of $600,000 over three years. The NSERC funding helps MindFuel support and engage Canadian youth in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) innovation. For more […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 20229 Views

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Student Designs Underrepresented Comic Characters For Practicum Requirement – Lethbridge College

May 18, 2022 Second-year Multimedia Production (MMP) student Hayden Mountain Horse is using her incredible artistic skills to bring conceptual characters to life – a practicum assignment she calls “a perfect fit.” Mountain Horse has been working with Bej’a Christmas, founder and CEO of Anemoia Studios – a production house and talent agency based in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 20227 Views

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Edmonton Public Schools announces the renaming of Dan Knott School to kisêwâtisiwin School

At the May 17, 2022 Board Meeting, the Edmonton Public Schools’ Board of Trustees announced the renaming of Dan Knott School to kisêwâtisiwin School (pronounced ki se wât si win). kisêwâtisiwin is a Cree word that can be translated into English as the act of being kind. The school will be officially renamed for the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 20227 Views

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Updated draft K-6 curriculum ready for piloting

May 17, 2022 School authorities can pilot three updated draft K-6 subjects with students in classrooms across the province this fall. Alberta’s government is continuing to take a balanced, phased approach to kindergarten to Grade 6 (K-6) curriculum renewal based on advice from the Curriculum Implementation Advisory Group. In September, classroom piloting for updated draft […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202216 Views

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Betty-Ann Little Wolf To Receive Lethbridge College Honorary Degree

May 17, 2022 Lethbridge College is pleased to announce that Betty-Ann Little Wolf (Anatsi’piiksaakii – Pretty Bird) will be the 21st honorary degree recipient in the institution’s history. Little Wolf will receive an Honorary Baccalaureate Degree as part of the college’s Spring 2022 Convocation ceremonies. Little Wolf is a Knowledge Keeper and Spiritual Elder in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202212 Views

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Inspiring Indigenous speaker and former Olympian Waneek Horn-Miller to be granted honorary degree – ULethbridge

Strong and resilient are two terms that barely scratch the surface when describing former Olympic athlete, trauma survivor and inspiring Indigenous speaker Waneek Horn-Miller, who will be presented with a University of Lethbridge honorary degree at Spring 2022 Convocation. A Mohawk woman from Kahnawake Mohawk Territory, Horn-Miller narrowly survived being stabbed by a Canadian soldier’s […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202210 Views

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RLI Congratulates the 2022 Esquao Awards Recipients

Rupertsland Institute (RLI) congratulates all of the 2022 Esquao Awards recipients, including RLI’s Board of Governor, Dr. Florence Glanfield. The Esquao Awards are the largest gathering to honour Aboriginal Women in Canada. It is unique because the community nominates the women, and the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) coordinates the ceremony to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 202214 Views

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UCalgary students make positive change with Indigenous clean water initiative – University of Calgary

May 12, 2022 World’s Challenge Challenge award winners host first National Indigenous Water Operator Day Former UCalgary student group and now a nationally registered non-profit organization, Water Movement organized and hosted the inaugural National Indigenous Water Operator Day (NIWOD) on March 21. NIWOD is recognized on March 21, a day before World Water Day, and acknowledges […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202219 Views

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