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Parade for Aboriginal Head Start students planned for Saturday – My Grande Prairie Now

May. 27th, 2021 A drive-by parade to celebrate all the students from the Grande Prairie Friendship Centre’s Aboriginal Head Start Program will hit the road on Saturday. Program Coordinator Joleen Bateman says the 2020 edition of the parade was warming received, and she is hoping this year’s event will go a long way in recognizing […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 202148 Views

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New public high school set to open in fast-growing southwest Edmonton neighbourhood – CBC

May 27, 2021 Dr. Anne Anderson School is the division’s first new high school in 12 years A much-needed new high school will open in southwest Edmonton this fall, with enough space for 2,000 students and amenities that include a dance studio and a culinary arts kitchen. The Dr. Anne Anderson School, along with an […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 202152 Views

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Indigenous leaders, elder feel used by Alberta government tactics to bolster new curriculum – CBC

May 25, 2021 Chief withdraws his endorsement of K-6 drafts, says he feels like a ‘token Indian’ Some Alberta Indigenous leaders and an elder say the provincial government has used them or misrepresented their positions to gain endorsements for a new elementary school curriculum they do not support. On March 29, as Education Minister Adriana LaGrange […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 202149 Views

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Lethbridge College And Taber Police Service Collaborate To Launch New Initiative

Lethbridge College and Taber Police Service are launching a new initiative that will allow up to six police recruit candidates to self-sponsor their own training at the college’s police cadet training program this fall. Until now, the Lethbridge College Police Cadet Training program has only been open to recruits who have already been sponsored by […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 202153 Views

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Rupertsland Institute makes generous donation to the Métis Scholar Awards Endowment

MacEwan University recently received a significant donation from the Rupertsland Institute. The gift of $250,000 will become part of the Métis Scholar Awards Endowment, which now totals $2.75 million. Each year, the endowment disburses approximately $130,000 in bursaries to as many as 30 Métis students. This most recent gift builds on a longstanding partnership between […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 202149 Views

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Lethbridge College Convocation Ceremony Goes Virtual

Lethbridge College is ready to celebrate its graduates with an exciting online Convocation package. Students graduating will be able to celebrate safely at home by going to Lethbridge College’s website and social media channels on May 28 to view videos and messages that commend their achievements during their time as Lethbridge College students. The college […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 2021107 Views

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Health caring: How 8 nursing innovators are pushing the boundaries of science and compassion – Folio

May 12, 2021 In honour of International Nurses Day, we celebrate U of A researchers, students and graduates making an impact in improving care for patients in Canada and around the world. If you know a nurse, today’s the day to tell them “thank you” for all they have done to care for our loved […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202152 Views

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Canada and Alberta support infrastructure investments to upgrade Yellowhead Tribal College’s STEM facilities

From: Infrastructure Canada Edmonton, Treaty 6 territory, Alberta, May 7, 2021—Together, Canada, Alberta and Indigenous peoples are working in partnership to deliver infrastructure projects that meet the interests and needs of Treaty First Nations and help advance reconciliation for the benefit of current and future generations of all people in Canada. Today, the Honourable Jim […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 2021157 Views

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Alberta Education officials defend curriculum during first virtual town hall, leaving many questions unanswered – Daily Herald Tribune

May 06, 2021 Alberta Education officials faced a litany of critical questions about a lack of Indigenous content from parents and members of the public during the province’s first virtual town hall on the province’s draft K-6 curriculum Wednesday night. Locally, the Peace Wapiti Public School Division, the Grande Prairie Public School Division and the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 202144 Views

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Students bring Indigenous perspectives to Wikipedia – The Clarion

Increasing the diversity of voices and having a few people making small and steady changes can lead to a big movement Last fall, students in a Native Studies course worked to improve representations of Indigenous peoples on one of the most popular websites in the world. The course, Colonialism and the Criminal Justice System, saw […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 2021127 Views

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