What's Been Happening at Louise Dean | Upcoming Events | Community Events | Resources
What's been happening at Louise Dean
- Aboriginal Circle – Every 2nd Thursday from 11:55 – 12:35
- Aboriginal Arts and Crafts.
- Discussions relating to Aboriginal issues.
- Meetings with Elders.
- Connections to community resources.
- N.A.P.I. – Native Ambassador Post-Secondary Initiative.
- Provides information on post-secondary education.
- Provides positive role models for Aboriginal youth.
- Developing Leadership skills, self-awareness around strengths, and values.
- Level I and II to start after Spring Break – Once a week from 3:40 to 5:15
- Certificate awarded from the University of Calgary
What’s happening in our community?
Powwows in Blackfoot Territory
- July – Calgary Exhibition and Stampede, Calgary (1-800-661-1260)
- July – Kainai Indian Days, Standoff Alberta (403-653-4516 or 403 737-2888)
- July – Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump Annual Powwow (403-553-2731)
- July – Tsuu T’ina Indian Days and Rodeo (403-281-4455)
- August - Peigan Indian Days, Brocket Alberta (403-965-3940)
- August – Heart Butt, Montana (406-338-7276)
- August – Browning Indian Days, Montana (406-338-7276)
- August – Siksika Fair (403) 734-5100
- September – Stoney Indian Days, Morley Alberta (403-881-3770)
Additional Aboriginal Resources
Department of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada website: http://www.ainc-inac.gc.ca/
Calgary Board of Education Aboriginal Education Program
| King Edward Centre
1720 30th Ave S.W.
t | 403-294-6368
f | 403-777-8862
- Aboriginal Education Liaison Services
- Aboriginal Studies Program
Aboriginal Futures Career & Training Center
|200 – 6011 1A Street S.W.
t | 403-253-5311
- Individual job searches, Training opportunities, Resumes, career planning
- Tradewinds – Aboriginal support in trades
- Job maintenance counselling
Awo Taan Healing Lodge
|PO Box 6084, Station A
403-531-1972 or 403-531-1976
403-531-1970, ext 210 or 211
- Crisis Shelter (up to 21 days)
- Advocacy/counselling support
- Elders/healing circles/access to seats
- Food and basic necessities
- Outreach services
- Family Violence Prevention workers
Calgary Aboriginal Headstart
Urban Society for Aboriginal Youth (USAY)
615 Macleod Trail SE Ste: #1109
t | 403-233-8225
e | email@example.com
w | www.usay.ca
- Contemporary and traditional instruction for children aged 3 – 4.
- Certified E.C.S. program for children who are five years old.
Boys and Girls Club - Community Services
731-13 Avenue N.E.
Calgary AB T2E 1C8
t | 403-276-9981
w | www.calgaryboysandgirlsclub.ca
- A variety of cultural, social, educational and recreational programs for Aboriginal youth and their families;
- Aboriginal - Drama Club; Art Program; Elder Outreach; Reading/Homework Club; Traditional Dancing and Drumming.
- Aboriginal youth leadership training resource and referral information.
Ghost River Rediscovery
3359 - 27th Street NE
t | 403-270-9351
- Provide cultural outdoor educational experience for aboriginal and non- Aboriginal youth and families.
- Promotes Aboriginal cultural awareness and personal development.
- Elder involvement in the program.
Metis Calgary Family Services
|352 Sunvale Dr. SE
t | 403-240-4642
w | www.mcfs.ca
- Free Tutoring Wednesday Evening 5:30 – 7:70
- Elder and Youth consultation/counselling
- Aboriginal youth mentors
- Summer youth media literacy program
Mount Royal University Iniskim Centre
Mount Royal College
4825 Richard Road SW
Located in Room C201, above Starbucks at the East Gat
- Cultural spiritual and academic advising
- Counselling, Tutoring
- Resource room, Computer lab
Bow Valley College – Aboriginal Center
332 – 6 Ave SE
t | 403-4101786
- Supports for Aboriginal Students
- Elder Sessions
- Provides advocacy for Metis and First Nations band funding