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Calls grow to remove Alberta curriculum advisor over ‘racist’ First Nation remarks – CTV News

August 27, 2020 CALGARY — Critics are calling for the removal of a newly-appointed provincial advisor after a controversial article mentioning Indigenous history and education surfaced. Last month, Chris Champion was named as an advisor for Alberta’s curriculum review. But after an article with a C.P. Champion byline was discovered that appears to question the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 202065 Views

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Two Bears named Tier II Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Arts Research and Technology

August 24, 2020 The Government of Canada has named Jackson Two Bears, associate professor of Indigenous art studio and media arts at the University of Lethbridge, a Tier II Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Indigenous Arts Research and Technology. As a Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) person, the core of Two Bears’ research is respect: respect for land, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 202092 Views

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Computer Recycling in Canada, Calgary donation to Alexis First Nation School with the Help of MLA Shane Getson

EDMONTON, AB, Aug. 24, 2020  – The Electronic Recycling Association (ERA) and long-standing donor Shell Canada will be working with MLA Shane Getson to donate 50 laptops, 5 projectors, and 5 printers to the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation School. Chief Tony Alexis and board members will be in attendance to receive the generous donation. Bojan […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 202096 Views

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U of A online course on Indigenous culture sees popularity surge amid Black Lives Matter movement – Folio

August 19 2020 New students are flocking to the Indigenous Canada MOOC to help understand systemic racism and social inequities, say experts behind the course. Since its launch in 2017, the massive open online course Indigenous Canada has been among the most popular MOOCs in Canada but in the first half of 2020, its popularity […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 2020103 Views

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Community-run high school in Fort Chipewyan a success after first semester – Fort McMurray Today

“We’ve tried to do things very barrier-free,” said Kerri Ceretzke, the principal of the community school. “It’s also community-driven. There is a sense of local pride in it.” August 18, 2020 Fort Chipewyan’s Indigenous leaders are declaring a community-run school a success after years of warning of an “education crisis” in the hamlet. The Fort Chipewyan […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 202099 Views

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PowerED™ and Banff Centre partner to transform ‘Project Management for Indigenous Organizations’ into an enriched, online format

PowerED™ by Athabasca University and Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity are forging a new partnership that will enable the Banff Centre to digitally transform the ‘Project Management for Indigenous Organizations’ program for online delivery. Banff Centre, located within Banff National Park, is a champion of arts and creativity, and integrates the power of the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 202099 Views

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MNA: Resources for Going Back to School

August 12th, 2020 On behalf of the Department of Children and Family Services, we want to offer the best resources to help parents understand how going back to school in Alberta is going to work. Find official Government of Alberta Resources below: Get the facts for back to class for 2020-2021 Parents’ Guide for the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 2020117 Views

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$2.9 million in support removes financial barriers for Indigenous students – folio

Indspire, CIBC help create awards for 36 Indigenous students at the University of Alberta. Carmen Poitras always knew she could make a difference as a teacher—it was getting the degree that seemed unlikely. At 39, she had three young children and two jobs in Cold Lake. She was sure she couldn’t go back to school. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 2020105 Views

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Get to know UCalgary’s new Indigenous cultural education and protocol specialist – UCalgary

Last month, ii’ taa’poh’to’p, UCalgary’s Indigenous Strategy, welcomed Elissa Twoyoungmen as the new Indigenous cultural engagement and protocol specialist. In this dynamic role, Twoyoungmen will work closely with faculties and units across the campus community to provide cultural protocol advice, training, and advocacy. She’ll also help to connect people with Traditional Knowledge Keepers to incorporate […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 2020114 Views

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Supporting Alberta’s veterans and their families

A new post-secondary award supports our veterans as they transition from service to new careers. The Alex Decoteau Award of Honour recognizes the sacrifice of our brave Canadian Armed Forces members and their families and honours the service of Pte. Alex Decoteau. This new $5,000 award supports Albertans who have served our country and wish […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 2020127 Views

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