New exhibit at Telus World of Science
October 29, 2013
Alberta Sweetgrass - A permanent exhibit at Telus World of Science, created by a University of Alberta researcher in conjunction with the Canadian Circumpolar Institute, highlights the traditional knowledge of Aboriginal Elders.
University boast only Faculty of Native Studies
October 10, 2013
Alberta Sweetgrass - Derek Nepinak may pre-date the Faculty of Native Studies, but the University of Alberta is proud to claim him as one of their own.
Duane Linklater of Ontario Wins $50K Sobey Art Award
October 9, 2013
CBC News - Multidiscipline artist Duane Linklater, who creates thought-provoking work exploring First Nations identity in the context of contemporary society...
Faculty of Native Studies Celebrates 25th Anniversary
October 8, 2013
The University of Alberta’s Faculty of Native Studies turned 25 over the weekend. The faculty’s real anniversary was in June — it decided to celebrate now to coincide with the university’s welcome week.
How muskrats are an example of co-operation between Aboriginal Peoples and government in Canada’s North
October 6, 2013
Posted by Mark Anderson in The Polar Blog - When it comes to interactions between Aboriginal Peoples and the federal government, the relationship often seems to be one of conflict. That isn’t always the case...
New Tipi on UofA campus
September 27, 2013
CBC Radio Active - Host Rod Kurtz introduces Isabelle Gallant's story about the new tipi that has been erected on the University of Alberta Campus. Kristine Wray graduated with a BA in Native Studies and now has painted the new tipi.
Aboriginal programs mark milestones in serving students
September 25, 2013
(Edmonton) Some of the University of Alberta’s leading Aboriginal institutions and programs celebrate major milestones this fall as they mark years of service to their communities and students.
Government of Canada Invests in Research on Labour Market Issues
September 9, 2013
(Ottawa, September 9, 2013)—The Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of State for Science and Technology, and Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario...
New exhibit honours scientific wisdom of Aboriginal Elders
September 9, 2013
(Edmonton) The traditional knowledge of Aboriginal elders is being honoured...
Aboriginality:What is decolonization?
August 14, 2013
Decolonization has become a hot-button topic in the last year…