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Aboriginal Information

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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

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What’s happening in our community? 

http://schools.cbe.ab.ca/b418/images/bullet.gif 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)

http://www.bloodtribe.org/

  • July – Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump Annual Powwow (403-553-2731)
  • July – Tsuu T’ina Indian Days and Rodeo (403-281-4455)

http://www.tsuutina.ca/

  • 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

http://www.siksikanation.com

  • September – Stoney Indian Days, Morley Alberta (403-881-3770)

http://www.stoneynation.com

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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

Services provided:

  • Aboriginal Education Liaison Services
  • Aboriginal Studies Program

Aboriginal Futures Career & Training Center

200 – 6011 1A Street S.W.
Calgary, AB T2H 0G5
t | 403-253-5311
www.aboriginalfutures.com

Services Provided:

  • 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
Calgary AB T2H 2L3
CRISIS LINE:
403-531-1972 or 403-531-1976
403-531-1970, ext 210 or 211

Services Provided:

  • 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

http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/canada/regions/ab-nwt-tno/program-programmes/ahs-eng.php
Healthy Children and Youth
Public Health Agency of Canada
#620 - 220 4 Avenue S.E.
Calgary AB T2G 4X3
t | 403-292-6714
e | ab_nwt@phac-aspc.gc.ca

Services Provided:

  • Aboriginal youth program development;
  • assist agencies through partnership and community events to promote Aboriginal youth issues;
  • Advocacy for Aboriginal youth;
  • Lobby for the issues of concern to Aboriginal youth;
  • Aboriginal youth training, development and leadership.

Urban Society for Aboriginal Youth (USAY)

USAY OFFICE:
615 Macleod Trail SE Ste: #1109
Calgary AB T2G 4T8
t | 403-233-8225
e | info@usay.ca
w | www.usay.ca

Services Provided:

  • 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

Aboriginal Services
731-13 Avenue N.E.
Calgary AB T2E 1C8
t | 403-276-9981
w |         www.calgaryboysandgirlsclub.ca

Services Provided:

  • 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

Suite #164
3359 - 27th Street NE
t | 403-270-9351
Website

Services Provided:

  • 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
Calgary, AB
t | 403-240-4642
w | www.mcfs.ca

Services Provided:

  • 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
Website

Services Provided:

  • Cultural spiritual and academic advising
  • Counselling, Tutoring
  • Resource room, Computer lab

Bow Valley College – Aboriginal Center

332 – 6 Ave SE
Calgary AB
t | 403-4101786
Website: www.bowvalleycollege.ca

Services Provided:

  • Supports for Aboriginal Students
  • Elder Sessions
  • Provides advocacy for Metis and First Nations band funding

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