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UCalgary: Modern medicine integrates Indigenous ways of healing

For centuries, Indigenous healers have used plant-based medicines and ancient techniques to promote better health and wellness among their communities. Could today’s health-care system benefit from traditional Indigenous knowledge? “Thirty years ago, you wouldn’t find this knowledge in a medical health setting because these ideas at that time were not considered legitimate,” explains assistant professor […]

by ahnationtalk on February 9, 202144 Views

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Lethbridge College: Juno Nominated Duck Chief Headlines Indigenous Services Holiday Celebration

Lethbridge College’s Indigenous Services team is bringing the community together for a virtual holiday celebration. The free event on Dec. 9 will be highlighted by a performance from Juno Award-nominee and Lethbridge College alumni Armond Duck Chief. The End of Semester Virtual Gathering and Holiday Celebration will be hosted on Zoom by Indigenous Services and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 8, 202052 Views

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Alberta RCMP in support of Family Violence Prevention Month

November is Family Violence Prevention Month in Alberta, and the RCMP is a proud supporter of this initiative. According to Statistics Canada, Alberta has the third highest rate of self-reported intimate-partner violence among the provinces. With increased awareness, along with the support and help of partner agencies and all community members, we can make a […]

by ahnationtalk on November 5, 202063 Views

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Lethbridge College to host virtual Colton Boushie documentary screening and panel

In 2016, a young Indigenous man named Colten Boushie was shot in the head after driving onto a farmer’s property with his friends. The emotionally charged trial and ultimate acquittal of shooter Gerald Stanley intensified conversations around anti-Indigenous racism and Canada’s judicial system. On Oct. 22, Lethbridge College Indigenous Services will host a virtual screening […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 202084 Views

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U of Calgary: Let’s talk about reimagining better policing that reflects racial communities

Join us on Sept. 17 for this critical online conversation and discover what’s next Defunding the police has become an often-misunderstood term that has triggered divisive debates in Canada and the U.S. It’s a growing sentiment in response to the death of George Floyd this past May. The University of Calgary aims to advance the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202092 Views

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Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations 3rd Annual National Water Symposium and Tradeshow November 20-22, 2019

Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations 3rd Annual National Water Symposium and Tradeshow November 20-22, 2019 TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2019 – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is hosting its 3rd Annual National Water Symposium and Tradeshow from November 20-22, 2019, at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto, ON. The theme this year is […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 2019432 Views

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Banff – Final Speakers List Announced: Re-imagining the place of the artist in a digital world

BANFF, AB, November 15, 2019 – The speakers list for Banff Centre’s groundbreaking Arts, Culture and Digital Transformation Summit has been finalized and is sure to ignite curiosity, confidence, and enthusiasm within Canadian art-making practices facing a rapidly digitizing world. The goal of this summit is to inspire dialogue amongst a gathering of esteemed colleagues […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 2019175 Views

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Rupertsland Institute: Career Event for Métis Youth – Calgary

October 31, 2019 Join us at Get Ahead of Your Future with your school group. Alberta educators and facilitators are encouraged to bring their Métis students for a full day of inspiring career showcases. Free registration for all Métis students and teachers. Travel expense subsidy available. Date: November 21, 2019 Time: 10am to 3pm Location: […]

by pmnationtalk on November 1, 2019212 Views

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RMWB: Municipality to host truth and reconciliation sharing circle – exploring the past, talking about the present and looking to the future of reconciliation in the region

(Fort McMurray, AB – October 15, 2019) – The Municipality has launched registration for the Truth and Reconciliation Sharing Circle, taking place October 23. Free and open to the public, the event provides two opportunities to participate with a morning and evening session. Each session will detail the Municipality’s commitment to reconciliation, and is in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 2019183 Views

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I AM MY FATHER Reflections on killing the Indian in the child. by Adrian Stimson

When Friday, September 6 – Sunday, October 20, 2019 Where [email protected] Sherwood Park, AB Details Title:   I AM MY FATHER  Reflections on killing the Indian in the child Artists:  Adrian Stimson Dates:  Sept 6 – Oct 20, 2019 Reception: Sept 12th  @ 7:00 pm Adrian Stimson is a member of the Siksika (Blackfoot) Nation.  He considers […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 2019259 Views

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