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Topics: Indigenous Peoples

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October 1, 2018

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Alberta Education acknowledges the importance of preserving, maintaining, strengthening and revitalizing Indigenous languages. Research has demonstrated a strong correlation between language acquisition and positive student outcomes. The Indigenous Languages in Education grant program (ILE)...


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March 31, 2018

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The objective of the First Nations Development Fund grant program is to support First Nation’s band councils in their efforts to improve socio-economic conditions in their communities. This guide is for use by First Nations’ staff that manage Fund projects in their First Nation.


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March 12, 2018

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The Alberta Historical Resources Foundation’s Heritage Awards are presented to recognize and celebrate the significant contributions of individuals, organizations, corporations, and municipalities to the protection, preservation and promotion of Alberta's heritage. The guidelines outline the...


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November 14, 2017

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This information bulletin contains the policies, guidelines and legislation that require proponents to obtain clearance for development on traditional use sites.


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June 1, 2017

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This resource is intended to help classroom teachers and staff better serve the needs of their Aboriginal students. It offers information about Aboriginal cultures and perspectives, practical ideas, and sample strategies that will help teachers meet the needs and recognize the gifts of Aboriginal...


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January 1, 2017

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The Metis Nation of Alberta – Government of Alberta Framework Agreement formally recognizes a shared commitment to work co-operatively to: 1- address the needs and aspirations of the MNA and its members; 2- preserve Metis identity and cultural heritage in Alberta; 3- build upon and enhance the...


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December 13, 2016

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Commits government to establishing processes to place sacred ceremonial objects vital to the practice of traditional ceremonies back into active use with First Nations.


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December 1, 2016

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The Métis Women’s Council on Economic Security was established to provide advice and recommendations to the Government of Alberta on strategies to improve the economic security of Indigenous women in Alberta. The Council’s 2016 report and recommendations puts forth recommendations in the areas of...


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February 1, 2015

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Writing-on-Stone is a sacred landscape; a landscape of special spiritual significance to the Blackfoot people who hunted and travelled these Great Plains since the beginning of time. All who visit this area feel inspired. Abundant First Nations carvings (petroglyphs), and paintings (pictographs)...


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February 1, 2014

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The Aboriginal Engagement and Strategy (AES) division was formed in the department of Human Services in the fall of 2011 to enhance the capacity and cultural competency of the child intervention system to serve Aboriginal children and families. The division decided on the Community Conversation...