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Announcement from Nechi

Recently, Nechi Board of Governors hired a NEW Chief Executive Officer to take the helm and continue to move the organization forward. Nechi welcomes Colleen Courtoreille, MSW, RSW to the position of Chief Executive Officer.  Colleen will be officially starting on April 18, 2017, at which time welcomes your emails, questions, and congratulatory comments. Colleen’s […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 201718 Views

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CBE: Dancing Together

March 30, 2017 Building community is an ongoing priority in our north of McKnight Boulevard schools. This began with a family dinner in September hosted by Terry Fox School, for all our Aboriginal families from O.S. Geiger School, Falconridge School, Grant MacEwan School and Nelson Mandela High School respectively. The dust hadn’t settled from our […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 201720 Views

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Mount Royal University celebrates milestones in Indigenous education

Iniskim Centre toasts 10 years, while Aboriginal Education Program prepares to mark 25th anniversary Ten years after opening its doors, the Iniskim Centre has transformed a cozy nook of campus into the epicentre of Indigenous education at Mount Royal University. In celebration of the success of the Iniskim Centre over the past decade, an anniversary […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 201716 Views

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Spenceley named EDL board chair – Lethbridge Herald

March 24, 2017. Lethbridge businessman Bill Spenceley has been elected chair of the board at Lethbridge Economic Development. Spenceley, president and owner of Flexahopper Plastics, will lead a board of 25 volunteers. He succeeds Lethbridge College president Paula Burns. Vice-chair for the 2017 term will be Mayor Chris Spearman. Six new members were appointed during […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 201727 Views

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Lethbridge College and Saamis partner to offer Powerline Technician program for Aboriginal community

March 23, 2017 – Lethbridge College is pleased to announce the continuation of its partnership with Saamis Aboriginal Employment and Training Association and their partners to support a Powerline Technician program intake specifically for the Aboriginal community. In addition to the powerline technician training, this unique program includes essential skills training that will increase the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 201721 Views

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Wetaskiwin library seeks funding changes for First Nations services – Pipestone Flyer

Mar 24, 201 The City of Wetaskiwin Library Board is urging the Ministry of Municipal Affairs to create a more streamlined process to allow libraries to access funding for First Nations services. Late last year the Wetaskiwin Public Library received $25,000. However, the funds dictated by Municipal Affairs are given in whole to the Yellowhead […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 201715 Views

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U.K. scholar brings whaling logbook research to UCalgary’s Arctic Institute of North America – U Today

Research into old marine records shines new light on climate change in the North It almost seems like kismet that Matthew Ayre would wind up at the University of Calgary as a postdoctoral scholar with the Arctic Institute of North America (AINA). While working on his PhD in geography at the University of Sunderland in […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 201719 Views

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CSIF and imagineNATIVE 4th Annual Mentorship Program: Call For Applicants in Alberta

Make a short film for imagineNATIVE 2017! Application Deadline: Monday, April 3 by 5:00pm Are you an emerging Indigenous media artist living in Alberta? Do you have a great idea for a 5-minute short film? Explore filmmaking through the Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers’ workshops, equipment and facilities. Shoot and edit your ideas to film, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 201719 Views

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Bow Valley College named one of Alberta’s Top 70 Employers in 2017

March 22, 2017 CALGARY – Bow Valley College is honoured to be named one of Alberta’s Top 70 Employers in 2017. Alberta’s Top Employers is an annual competition that recognizes Alberta employers that lead their industries in offering extraordinary places to work. This marks the fourth consecutive year that the College has earned this award, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201712 Views

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First Nations Students’ Association highlights indigenous awareness – The Gauntlet

March 21 2017 The First Nations Students’ Association (FNSA) held their annual Indigenous Awareness event on March 15–16 at the University of Calgary. The festivities started on Wednesday with a bannock giveaway in MacKimmie Tower, followed by a jingle dress dance and women’s traditional fancy dance in the Taylor Family Digital Library. Bannock is a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201713 Views

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