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Researchers test role of drones in delivering pandemic supplies to remote Indigenous communities – University Affairs

The Alberta-based team has been using unmanned aerial vehicles to explore alternative health-care delivery options for hard-to-access locations. A team of professionals from the University of Calgary, the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and the Stoney Nakoda Nation have been testing the use of drones into help remote communities cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 202187 Views

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Edmonton researcher looks into autism spectrum disorder through a First Nations lens – CBC

Grant Bruno studying life of families of kids with autism in Maskwacis, Alta. Apr 10, 2021 After struggling to find information to help him parent two sons on the autism spectrum, Grant Bruno decided to study autism in First Nations communities to help families in the future. Despite his university education — he has a master of science […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 202128 Views

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Researchers test role of drones in delivering pandemic supplies to remote Indigenous communities – University Affairs

The Alberta-based team has been using unmanned aerial vehicles to explore alternative health-care delivery options for hard-to-access locations. A team of professionals from the University of Calgary, the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and the Stoney Nakoda Nation have been testing the use of drones into help remote communities cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 202120 Views

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Alaxo Airway Stents establishes partnership with Portage College.

Alaxo Airway Stents (Alaxo), providers of FDA-cleared and Health Canada-registered, clinically proven, internationally patented, innovative stent-based therapies to support healthy, natural, nasal breathing solutions for sleep, snoring, sleep apnea, enhanced athletic performance and overall improved health and well-being, announces its partnership with Portage College, Alberta, Canada. Alaxo is establishing operations in Portage College’s campus in the Town […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 2021122 Views

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Elder led research and creation project Mootookakio’ssin reactivates Indigenous objects – U News

Mootookakio’ssin, at its simplest description, is a project to create detailed images of historical Blackfoot objects housed in British museums. At its most complex, it is creating a virtual home for Indigenous objects, a place to reactivate the Blackfoot relations within them and transfer that knowledge all the way from Britain back to their peoples […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202149 Views

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Historic donation creates the Evaskevich Centre for Health Research and Innovation

GRANDE PRAIRIE – Grande Prairie Regional College (GPRC) is honoured to receive the largest individual donation in College history from Grande Prairie residents, Paul and Coreen Evaskevich. This generous contribution will establish the Evaskevich Centre for Health Research and Innovation. The state-of-the-art facility, located in the College wing of the new Grande Prairie Regional Hospital, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 202082 Views

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Indigenous researcher puts allyship under the microscope – UCalgary

Psychology research project takes hard look at nature and effectiveness of allyship with First Nations groups After the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada released its final report in 2015, resulting in the federal government’s commitment to resetting its relationship with Canada’s First Nations, many non-Indigenous people began waving the flag, so to speak, proclaiming […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 202066 Views

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Introducing UCalgary’s Indigenous Research Support Team – UCalgary

New office provides Indigenous research and scholarship guidance Peigan Trail and Blackfoot Trail are well-known roadways in Calgary that many people use daily. But for Amber Bedard, these are more than just roads — they hold a deeper personal connection to history that not many people are aware of. “I have two grandfathers who signed […]

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 202084 Views

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Stantec to partner on Arctic Research Support contract

Global design firm Stantec will support Battelle on a 10-year, US$260-million Arctic Research Support and Logistics Services (ARSLS) contract from the US Government’s National Science Foundation (NSF). The team will provide infrastructure and logistics support to academic researchers conducting NSF-funded studies in Alaska, northern Canada, Greenland, and other Arctic areas. Specifically, Stantec will provide engineering, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 2020149 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, 2020139 Views

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