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Water is a human right: Advocacy group dives into water crises affecting Indigenous populations – UCalgary

World Water Day event March 22 highlights injustices facing communities under boil water advisories across Canada Your alarm goes off for work and you roll out of bed, making your way to the kitchen. Once you get there you pour a glass of water, quenching your thirst from the night before as you begin washing […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 2021116 Views

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MacEwan U: Exploring the power of meditation in decolonizing trauma

On February 24, the MacEwan University community gathered online for Decolonizing, Mindfulness and Transformations, the second forum of the 2021 Interdisciplinary Dialogue: COVID-19’s Calls to Reimagine Relations in collaboration with MacEwan’s ahcâhk maskwa osihcikêwina – Spirit Bear Dialogues and University nuhelot’įne thaiyots’į nistameyimâkanak Blue Quills. Led by 2 Crees in a Pod hosts Amber Dion […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 202159 Views

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Lethbridge College unveils new Indigenous strategy: Niitsitapi – Global News

After two years of planning and more than 1,800 points of feedback, Lethbridge College launched its Niitsitapi strategy Thursday: “Coming Together in a Holistic Way.” The Niitsitapi strategy is part of Lethbridge College’s commitment to truth and reconciliation. The goal is to make sure the college community works together for an inclusive, diverse, engaged and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 2021139 Views

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Lethbridge College launches Niitsitapi Strategy

Mar 18, 2021 In reaffirming its commitment to making Indigenous education a priority, Lethbridge College has launched its newly-developed institutional Niitsitapi strategy. The strategy is an important milestone in Lethbridge College’s commitment to truth and reconciliation, which will allow the college to create a space of Indigenous cultural inclusion and deepen its connections with its […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 202167 Views

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Portage College: Blue Quills Literacy Centre Launching “Read Learn Laugh”

March 18, 2021 Press Release from Blue Quills Literacy Centre: Treaty 6 Territory – Blue Quills Literacy Centre, University nuxełhot’įnethaaɁehots’į nistameyimâkanak Blue Quills (UnBQ) in partnership with St. Paul Community Adult Learning Program-Portage College is launching a family literacy program resource guide to support Indigenous family literacy. We are delighted to work together in recognition […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 2021124 Views

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Invaders to the buffalo hunt: False claims of Indigenous heritage in education – CBC

Mar 18, 2021 Colonialism is repeating itself as non-Indigenous people take advantage of the buffalo’s resources For Indigenous people of the plains, the buffalo symbolized life – it provided them with food, shelter, tools, and it sustained their communities. Indigenous elders and scholars have claimed education is the new buffalo, because as Indigenous people become […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 202188 Views

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Dhillon School of Business first business school in Canada to require Indigenous course as part of core degree

The Dhillon School of Business at the University of Lethbridge is looking to lead the way in reconciliation and Indigenization efforts by becoming the first business school in Canada to include an Indigenous course requirement as part of a student’s core business degree. Dhillon School of Business Dean Dr. Kerry Godfrey says the move is […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 202152 Views

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Indigenous lecture series welcomes reconciliation and ally educator Paulette Regan – UCalgary News

Join the Office of the Vice-Provost (Indigenous Engagement) on March 18 for a transformative online webinar on allyship and the progressive journey toward reconciliation The UCalgary Indigenous Strategy, ii’ taa’poh’to’p, calls on us all to learn more, do more, and reflect upon our place as “good neighbours” in the journey toward reconciliation. For Dr. Paulette […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 202160 Views

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Indigenous student among thousands impacted by roller coaster year of COVID-19 – Calgary Herald

Mar 16, 2021 Many Calgarians were privileged enough to be inside comfortable, spacious houses, with the ability to work or study from home with computers, smartphones and high-speed internet. But things were different for Black Kettle On March 15, 2020, with COVID-19 cases rising, the City of Calgary declared a state of local emergency, forcing […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 202162 Views

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Fourth round of Indigenous Strategy grants launched – UCalgary News

Project funding promotes Indigenous teaching, learning and research; applications now being accepted UCalgary’s Indigenous Strategy, ii’ taa’poh’to’p, has launched its fourth round of grant funding to Indigenize teaching, learning and research on campus. Applications are now being accepted for the Intercultural Capacity Building grant. Furthering the goals and recommendations in the strategy, the grant provides […]

by ahnationtalk on March 12, 202161 Views

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