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Cross Child is first to graduate from the BFA in Native American Art program

As the first graduate of the Bachelor of Fine Arts – Native American Art program, Joel Cross Child has sculpted a promising future, one she hopes will inspire First Nations youths toward post-secondary education. As the youngest of four children, Joel knew she would follow in the footsteps of her mother, Delia, and her three […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2015560 Views

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CBE Traditional Pow-wow: Honouring our past, united in our future

May. 25, 2015 The CBE hosted a Traditional Pow-wow at Crescent Heights High School on May 14. Run in conjunction with Crescent Heights High School’s 100th Centennial Celebration, the Traditional Pow-wow showcased and honoured Aboriginal culture within the CBE and the greater Calgary community. Pow-wows mark a time in Aboriginal culture of celebration, healing, and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 2015438 Views

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Alberta Aboriginal Construction Career Centre celebrates early successes at May open house

May 22, 2015 The Alberta Aboriginal Construction Career Centre (AACCC) at NorQuest College held an open house on Wednesday, May 20. The pilot program, launched in March at both NorQuest and Calgary’s Bow Valley College, is barely two months old but already has much to celebrate. The Alberta Aboriginal Construction Careers Centre (AACCC) at NorQuest […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 2015412 Views

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Saint Mary’s Releases President’s Task Force Report on Aboriginal Students

21 May, 2015 Saint Mary’s University published the President’s Task Force Report on Aboriginal Students today. “Last year, I called for the creation of the Aboriginal Students Task Force and commissioned this report to advance support for Aboriginal students at Saint Mary’s,” said Saint Mary’s University President Dr. Colin Dodds “In our efforts to support […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2015404 Views

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APECS Canada-ASA Mentor Award 2015 – Call for Nominations

May 19, 2015 The APECS Canada – ASA Mentor Award is seeking nominations for 2015! APECS Canada and the ArcticNet Student Association (ASA) recognize and honor the efforts of their mentors within the polar science community of Canada. This award has been created to acknowledge the time and energy that mentors dedicate to early career […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2015676 Views

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Nechi Institute: Centre of Indigenous Learning 41st Graduation Ceremony

Nechi Institute:  Centre of Indigenous Learning will be celebrating our 41st Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, June 20, 2015. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call 780-459-1884! Attachment 41st GRADUATION CEREMONY Revised.pdf NT3

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 2015428 Views

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Researcher receives grant to support her research in Institute for Child and Youth Studies

May 12, 2015 Dr. Erin Spring, a post-doctoral fellow with the University of Lethbridge’s Institute for Child and Youth Studies (I-CYS), will build on her doctoral research as she embarks on a local project with First Nations young adults. Her previous work honed in on Canadian youths’ responses to place and identity in young adult […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 2015386 Views

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Mini fundraiser reaps $48K for 1000 Women Child Care Centre

May 12, 2015 A mini spring fundraiser brought in close to $50,000 for the 1000 Women Child Care Centre to be located at NorQuest College’s new Singhmar Centre for Learning. Held April 30, the high tea began with a little pomp and class as a butler announced each guest’s name when they entered the exquisite Wedgewood Room […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 2015424 Views

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Public Archaeology Program at Cluny Fortified Village in Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park

May 20, 2015 12:00 am to June 23, 2015 12:00 am Location: Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park Description: Come work at an archaeological site! The University of Calgary is offering a volunteer excavation program at Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park. Participants will excavate alongside members of the Archaeology Field School at the famous Cluny Fortified Village site. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 2015485 Views

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The International Association for the Study of the Commons 15th Biennial Global Conference

University of Alberta Faculty of Native Studies, Faculty of Agricultural Life and Environmental Sciences with Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta present The International Association for the Study of the Commons 15th Biennial Global Conference May 25-29, 2015 Edmonton Alberta As long as the river flows…. (Treaty 8, 1899) The University of Alberta’s Faculty of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 2015418 Views

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