Spring Soiree: A Report to the Community Posted on March 25, 2015

Scheduled for: Thursday April 30th, 2015 @ 6:00 PM

Celebrating Community Augustana is committed to building a vibrant community. As our friend and neighbour, we invite you to join Dean Allen Berger as he shares and celebrates student achievement and community partnerships. Thursday, April 30 at 6pm Cargill Theatre, Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre Business Casual RSVP to debra.olafson@ualberta.ca or 780-679-1626

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Augustana celebrates #WellnessWeek Posted on March 23, 2015

With over 50 events planned, #WellnessWeek is taking Augustana by storm!

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Native Studies shared online between schools Posted on March 18, 2015

A Teagle Foundation grant to COPLAC has allowed the international association of schools to offer collaborative Native Studies courses online.

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Smudge Ceremony Posted on March 18, 2015

Scheduled for: Friday March 27th, 2015 @ 9:00 AM

Friday, March 27 at 9 am Multi-Faith Prayer Room

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ASO Board Games Night Posted on March 4, 2015

Scheduled for: Friday March 13th, 2015 @ 6:30 PM

Friday, March 13 at 6:30 pm – Forum Lower Level

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Moccasin Making Class Deadline Posted on February 18, 2015

Scheduled for: Tuesday March 3rd, 2015 @ 4:00 PM

Have you always wanted to learn how to make moccasins? Here’s your chance! Due to popular demand, Mrs. Myrna Yellowbird from the Samson Cree Nation’s Department of Arts & Crafts will be back on campus next month to teach interested participants the art of moccasin making. Moccasin Making Class Tuesday, March 10, 17 & 24, …

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Free ride to uAlberta Annual Round Dance Posted on January 27, 2015

This Saturday, Augustana students are welcome to a seat on the bus to uAlberta’s Annual Round Dance.

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U of A Round Dance Road Trip! Posted on January 15, 2015

Scheduled for: Saturday January 31st, 2015 @ 3:30 PM

This year will mark the U of A’s 3rd memorial Round Dance to honour Elder Marge Friedel. Augustana students who would like to attend are welcome to a free seat on a bus that will be driving to the event. Everyone is invited and welcome to join the circle!

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The Limits of Truth-Telling: Public Lecture Posted on January 7, 2015

Scheduled for: Tuesday January 20th, 2015 @ 6:30 PM

The Limits of Truth-Telling: Inclusion and Exclusion in Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools Tuesday, January 20 6:30 pm Roger Epp Conference Room Between January 18 and 21, Ronald Niezen, professor of anthropology and McGill University, will be discussing the results of his research into the TRC, also published in the book Truth …

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Liberation from the Past: Lecture and Conversation Posted on January 7, 2015

Scheduled for: Tuesday January 20th, 2015 @ 12:30 PM

Liberation from the Past: Victim-Centrism in Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools Tuesday, January 20 12:30 – 2:00 pm Location TBA Between January 18 and 21, Ronald Niezen, professor of anthropology and McGill University, will be discussing the results of his research into the TRC, also published in the book Truth and Indignation: …

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A Space for Aboriginal Students – and for Everyone Posted on December 31, 2014

By Sept 2015, the lower level of the Forum will be entirely transformed. Read about our efforts and student response!

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Multi-Faith Prayer Room at Augustana Posted on December 1, 2014

Students and staff from all faith backgrounds are invited to a safe, quiet space throughout the year for prayer, smudging, meditation, to “just be”.

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Creation of Williston Lake Reservoir and Tse Keh Nay Posted on November 12, 2014

Scheduled for: Tuesday November 25th, 2014 @ 9:30 AM

Daniel Sims is interviewing for a position at Augustana funded by the Office of the Provost to contribute to faculty diversity via the hiring of Aboriginal scholars.  He will be presenting a public talk on 25 November at 9:30am in 2-004, the Dr. Roger Epp Conference Room.

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Spirit of the Land Conference, Nov 7-8 Posted on October 17, 2014

Scheduled for: Friday November 7th, 2014 @ 5:00 PM

In view of the Climate Change marches around the world yesterday and the UN meeting on Tuesday, it may be good to be aware of a local option of looking at some of these big issues: Attached is a poster to our Respecting the Land: Transition to a New Economy conference for Friday night Nov. …

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Men’s Basketball: Vikings vs War Scouts Posted on September 22, 2014

Scheduled for: Friday September 26th, 2014 @ 8:00 PM

Friday, September 26 8 pm, Augustana Gym Admission: $5 at the door  |  Students with ONEcard, Children 12 and under: Free!

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A Statement for all campus members to acknowledge the traditional territory Posted on September 10, 2014

Throughout universities and other institutions, a tradition has developed. At the beginning of public events, organizers and hosts acknowledge that all are gathering on the traditional territory of one or more Indigenous peoples. In 2012, the University of Alberta’s Council on Aboriginal Initiatives had adopted such a statement for the North Campus; the Augustana Campus …

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Excitement is Building at Augustana Posted on September 9, 2014

FAQs about construction projects on campus, including the Performing Arts Centre, Founders’ Hall and downstairs Forum renovations.

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Aboriginal Student Welcome & Orientation Posted on August 18, 2014

Scheduled for: Monday September 8th, 2014 @ 5:30 PM

Please join us in Room 1-315 of the Faith & Life Centre, at 5:30 pm.

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Moving forward on a space where Aboriginal students can gather Posted on July 8, 2014

The last few months have been very busy for the Aboriginal Engagement Committee as work progresses on the design of a space where Aboriginal students can gather in the lower level of the Forum. A university architect has been brought on board. We have held consultations with Elders from Maskwacis and beyond as well as …

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Augustana celebrates community at our Spring Soiree Posted on April 17, 2014

As our friend and neighbour, we invite you to join Dean Allen Berger in conversation on Tuesday, April 22, at 6pm.

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