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MacEwan U: Northern students to get first university experience in their own high school classrooms

On June 21, MacEwan University and Northland School Division signed a five-year agreement that will provide northern Alberta high school students with access to the university’s dual credit course, INDG 100: Introduction to Indigenous Studies. Students from the northern Alberta school division will take INDG 100 through remote delivery, receiving high school credit for Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 202133 Views

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Education grad and powwow dancer follows in her father’s footsteps – Folio

For Alicia Cardinal, attending the U of A to become a teacher was the fulfilment of a childhood ambition and a way to honour her dad’s memory. Many educators say they knew from an early age what they’d be when they grew up, but Alicia Cardinal says she knew from age four where she would […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 202136 Views

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Olds College Signs CICan Indigenous Protocol

Today, on National Indigenous People’s Day, Olds College would like to announce that we have officially signed the Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) Indigenous Protocol that was developed by CICan with its members and partners in the Indigenous communities. “Olds College is signing the CICan Indigenous Protocol with humility and understanding that there is still […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 202133 Views

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NorQuest and Indspire announce $1 million partnership to support Indigenous learners

EDMONTON – As National Indigenous Peoples Day was being celebrated across Canada, Indspire and NorQuest College proudly announced a new partnership aimed at empowering access to education in Alberta. Indspire and NorQuest came together to recognize and honour the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding and ongoing contributions of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 2021125 Views

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Alberta UCP curriculum advisor denies Kamloops burial site part of indigenous genocide – CityNews

Jun 17, 2021 CALGARY – An advisor for the UCP’s social studies draft curriculum is facing criticism for denying the Kamloops burial site finding of 215 children’s bodies at a former residential school is evidence of genocide. “Natural compassion should not be distorted into a big lie narrative that ‘we’ committed genocide or that Canadians […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 202135 Views

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DiscoverE program receives Community Leader Award for opening young minds to the possibilities of STEM education – Folio

June 09, 2021 What began as a summer camp nearly 30 years ago has blossomed into a year-round program that has created indelible experiences for half a million youth in Canada. Callie Lissinna graduated from the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Engineering with the distinction of being part of the team responsible for the very […]

by ahnationtalk on June 9, 202144 Views

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RLI: Welcome Aboard!

June 7, 2021 Rupertsland Institute (RLI) is proud to announce that John Beke and Candice Foreman will be the newest additions to the RLI senior management team. John will join RLI in mid-June as the Senior Director of Operations (SDO) and Candice will start June 7 as Director of Human Resources and Staff Development. During […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 202147 Views

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Celebrate National Indigenous History Month with Calgary Public Library – CBC

Jun 07, 2021 The library is hosting a wide range of virtual programs where Indigenous people can feel their culture reflected in an online setting and where all library members can learn about the original inhabitants of the land that we also call Calgary. Programming and events include a kick-off celebration, film screenings, teepee teachings, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 202147 Views

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Renewed agreement fosters high-quality teaching, learning and research for Métis people of Alberta

EDMONTON (May 31, 2021) — A long-standing partnership to provide quality education, training and research to the Métis people of Alberta is being renewed and celebrated by the University of Alberta (U of A), the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) and the Rupertsland Institute (RLI). The Memorandum of Understanding honours the ongoing relationship between the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 202141 Views

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Join RLI for an Evening of Excellence on June 10, 2021

Join RLI on June 10, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. for an Evening of Excellence. Celebrate educational and professional excellence within the Métis community from the comfort of home. Catch special performances by Métis fiddler Brianna Lizotte and Alberta’s own, Terri Clark! Learn more and register here for this free event: http://ow.ly/wJd850EVYIk” NT5

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 202154 Views

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