The Way Forward Conference, Feb 19-21 Posted on January 25, 2016

Hear from a host of speakers on the future of treaty rights in managing our natural resources.

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Ancient grave in alumnus’ field unearths historical mystery Posted on January 5, 2016

CBC visits Brian Rozmahel (’77, BA ’05) for an insight into early encounters between indigenous people and European settlers

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Susan Aglukark returns to Augustana Posted on November 17, 2015

Ms. Aglukark is touring her new Christmas CD, with a December 5 stop at our new Lougheed Centre.

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New hybrid Indigenous studies courses combine international expertise with on-campus mentorship Posted on November 16, 2015

These interdisciplinary courses have been developed across the COPLAC (Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges) network, and several will offer the opportunity to travel and earn credit for hands-on research.

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Making Peace with the Land Conference, Nov 13-15 Posted on November 3, 2015

The fourth annual community-centered gathering aimed at public discussion of economy and responsibility for natural systems.

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Augustana raises tipi to raise awareness Posted on September 16, 2015

On September 9, Augustana raised a tipi on campus thanks to generous support from anonymous donors.

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Spring Soiree in pictures – and stories! Posted on May 1, 2015

Dean Allen Berger shared some inspirational stories during his Report to the Community: read about them and view a photo gallery here!

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Graduating students run in Alberta election Posted on May 1, 2015

Three Augustana students – who graduate at the end of the month – are running in the May 5 provincial election.

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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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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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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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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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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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Truth & Reconciliation Commission Teach-In Posted on March 25, 2014

Gather in the F&L Chapel on March 28 to watch a live stream of the TRC event and participate in a teach-in.

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Augustana Celebrates Pride Week! Posted on February 23, 2014

Collectively building safe and respectful campus environments for sexual and gender minority (LGBT*Q) and allied students, staff, and faculty.

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Two-Eyed Seeing with Dr. Cheryl Bartlett Posted on February 19, 2014

Augustana’s 2013 Distinguished Alumna discusses integrating Indigenous knowledge and Western science.

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