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Group calls for universities, institutions to stamp down Indigenous identity fraud – Windspeaker.com

Indigenous identity fraud “running rampant in universities, all levels of government, institutions, the arts and in the private sector.” — Indigenous women’s organization Matriarchs, Clan Mothers, Aunties, and Allies Universities need to put a system in place that stops non-Indigenous people from claiming Indigeneity and taking the positions and funding that belong to First Nations, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 202120 Views

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Haul truck program run by Keyano and Athabasca Tribal Council a success – Fort Mcmurray Today

When Roberta Cortez moved to Fort McMurray 11 years ago, she had a dream of becoming a heavy haul truck driver. More than a decade later a training program run by the Athabasca Tribal Council (ATC) and Keyano College helped Cortez, who was working as a line cook until recently, realize her dream last month. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 202119 Views

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Congratulations to our alumni featured in Edify magazine’s Top 40 Under 40

What do these five people have in common? Two things: they’re all MacEwan alumni and they’re all part of Edify magazine’s 2021 Top 40 Under 40. Shani Gwin, Linda Hoang, April MacDonald Killins, Andrew Paul and Harpreet Singh join some of Edmonton’s most influential people on the annual list. Through creativity, service and entrepreneurship, these […]

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 202123 Views

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UCalgary-produced map documenting Calgary’s LBGTQ2S+ history finds new audience at Fluid Fest – UCalgary News

Nov. 2, 2021 On Feb. 11, 1969, more than 300 staff and students at UCalgary flocked to MacEwan Hall Ballroom to attend a controversial lecture by influential San Francisco-based gay rights activist Harold Call. Call had been invited by the University of Calgary Civil Liberties Association for the talk, entitled Homosexuality: A Police Industry. Three […]

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 202121 Views

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2 separate vandalisms in Calgary disrespectful, show ‘dark history,’ Indigenous educator says – CBC

Two people arrested, but not charged, in incident at Siksikaitsitapi Medicine Wheel Oct 31, 2021 People gathered for a ceremony to reinstate red ribbons for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Calgary Saturday after they were discovered in the garbage. Across the city, two people were arrested for vandalizing an important cultural site […]

by ahnationtalk on November 1, 202136 Views

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NorQuest expands support for women-identifying learners with new partnership

Partnership with Accelerate Her Future will support BIWOC learners. NorQuest College students achieve their best career potential when they become workforce ready. NorQuest’s Work-Integrated Learning and Career Education Centre (WILCEC) works to maximize student empowerment through education and experience. WILCEC bridges the connection between our students and the community, providing opportunities for mutually beneficial collaboration […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 202121 Views

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Driftpile Cree Nation in Alberta celebrates 1st high school students to graduate locally in over 20 years – CBC

Oct 27, 2021 Return of high school classes in the community means students can learn more about the culture, says chief For the first time in two decades, residents of Driftpile Cree Nation in northwestern Alberta are celebrating the graduation of high school students who earned their diplomas in the community. Kyra Giroux, 17, says it’s both […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 202126 Views

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Whose Job is it to Teach Kids to Care About Indigenous Trauma and Culture? – Arch Magazine

A parent explores how UCalgary’s Werklund School of Education is answering that question I was born in Calgary in the 1970s and spent my grade-school years in the Catholic system. I only ever learned about Indigenous culture as ancient history. I learned about wigwams and buffalo jumps and tried on feathered headdresses in replica teepees on museum field trips. For Alberta students of my generation, the First Nations were […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 202122 Views

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Reeves College Raises Funds for Orange Shirt Society through Student-Led Fundraiser

CALGARY, AB, Oct. 20, 2021 – Reeves College opted to raise funds for residential school survivors with a student-led T-shirt design competition, honouring the first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation in Canada. Students were encouraged to submit their design ideas in order to be featured on Reeves College’s official orange T-shirt. A winner – […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 202118 Views

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University of Lethbridge Alumni Association inducts six exceptional alumni into 2021 Alumni Honour Society – U of Lethbridge News

The University of Lethbridge Alumni Association (ULAA) is pleased to recognize those in the alumni community who have achieved significant accomplishments by inducting six new members into the Alumni Honour Society. “We are incredibly pleased to recognize this year’s honour society inductees,” says Jason Elliott, president of the ULAA. “This year’s inductees showcase the value […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202129 Views

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