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Federal budget 2021: $18 billion is a step towards closing gaps between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities – UCalgary News

April 21, 2021 Indigenous communities have been historically underserved and under-resourced, writes Kerry Black, Schulich School of Engineering, in Conversation Canada There is no denying that the landscape of our collective reality has shifted dramatically since the pandemic began. Budget 2021 reveals significant investments in COVID-19 relief efforts, job creation and building a resilient economy. But where […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 202153 Views

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Falcon mural brings Indigenous outlook to St. Joseph High School community – rdnewsnow.com

A newly completed mural brings Indigenous spirit to St. Joseph High School in Red Deer. The mural showcases a falcon sitting on rocks, a family of baby birds in a nest and another falcon flying as a way not only to represent the school, but also to move forward and put reconciliation into action. Delree […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 202139 Views

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Eight innovative cross-cutting teams across UCalgary awarded grants for child health and wellness – UCalgary News

Community-partnered research a key area of focus to accelerate outcomes for children Aunique partnership between the University of Calgary and the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation has fueled the first round of Child Health and Wellness Grand Challenge Catalyst grants across the University of Calgary. Thirty-three teams of researchers submitted proposals that will bring the cross-cutting […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 202147 Views

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Lethbridge College: Women Building Futures Offers Opportunities For Southern Albertans

A unique trades training opportunity for women is coming to southern Alberta. Women Building Futures (WBF), a non-profit organization that creates opportunities for women to experience trades and construction training, is teaming with Lethbridge College for a 12-week Journeywoman Start program this summer. Led by Lethbridge College faculty members, the program will introduce students to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 202143 Views

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Lethbridge College: The Honourable Murray Sinclair To Receive Honorary Degree

Lethbridge College is pleased to announce that The Honourable Murray Sinclair will be the 20th honorary degree recipient in the institution’s history. Sinclair will receive a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Justice Studies as part of the college’s spring 2021 Convocation ceremonies. Sinclair (Mizhana Gheezhik), who is Anishinaabe and a member of the Peguis First […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 202139 Views

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Lethbridge College: Outstanding Alumni Recognized With Honouring Excellence Accolades

Apr 13, 2021 A year of extraordinary change and challenge hasn’t slowed Lethbridge College alumni, who continue to make a difference as leaders, innovators and creators. Lethbridge College is proud to announce its 2021 Honouring Excellence recipients, four alumni who have created meaningful careers, given back to their communities and had a positive effect on […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 2021121 Views

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New Partnership to Provide Opportunities for Indigenous Youth to Explore Innovation and STEM Learning Within a Traditional Cultural Context

Calgary, AB – Innovation, tradition and resiliency will be the key areas of focus of a new partnership between MindFuel and Future Skills Centre, who are embarking on a two-year project to reduce barriers to education for Indigenous youth from rural British Columbia, Alberta and Yukon. Indigenous youth, especially those in rural communities, face a […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 202155 Views

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UCalgary co-hosts pan-Canadian discussion on Indigenous initiatives in education – UCalgary News

Vice-Provost of Indigenous Engagement Michael Hart hosts April 14 event designed to forge synergies, share learnings, and build connections between Indigenous academic leaders Universities across the country are stepping forward to address the Calls to Action presented by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, developing programs that include Indigenous knowledge and traditions into formal university academic […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 202147 Views

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Faulty and incomplete’: Treaty Six Chiefs, Alberta Metis demand UCP rewrite new curriculum – CTV News

EDMONTON — Leaders from two of Alberta’s most prominent Indigenous groups criticized the UCP government for its recent rewrite of the elementary school curriculum Wednesday. Both the Metis Nation of Alberta (MNA) and The Confederacy of Treaty No. 6 Chiefs are calling for the curriculum to be redone, and they want a seat at that […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202170 Views

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The Confederacy of Treaty No. 6 First Nations Chiefs reject the draft K-6 Education Curriculum proposed by the Provincial Government

The Confederacy of Treaty No. 6 Chiefs are concerned with the draft K-6 Education Curriculum expected to be tabled by Provincial Education Minister Adriana LaGrange. What was anticipated to be an opportunity to tell future generations of Albertans about the fulsome and diverse history of this province, including the histories of Treaty First Nations that […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202147 Views

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