Métis Finger Weaving Posted on October 7, 2015

Scheduled for: Monday October 26th, 2015 @ 12:45 PM

Learn about the history of the Métis Sash and finger weave a (very small) version of your own!

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Augustana Tipi Raising Posted on August 11, 2015

Scheduled for: Wednesday September 9th, 2015 @ 10:30 AM

Please join us Wednesday, September 9/15 at 10:30 AM outside the main entrance to the Faith & Life Centre to celebrate the raising of the Augustana Tipi. All are welcome! Tea and bannock will be served.

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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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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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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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TRC Live Streaming and Teach-in Posted on March 16, 2014

Scheduled for: Friday March 28th, 2014 @ 8:30 AM

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada will be holding the last of its National Events in Edmonton from March 27 to 30, 2014, around the theme of “wisdom.” Students, staff, faculty, and members of the community who cannot attend the events in Edmonton but still wish to take part in the process are invited to gather at the U of A’s Augustana Campus on Friday, March 28, 2014 to watch a live stream of the event and participate in a teach-in.

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October 22 Meeting and Updates Posted on October 31, 2013

The AEC has met so that we could update each other on our activities – lots of exciting projects! The minutes can be found below.

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The first meeting for the 2013-14 year Posted on September 3, 2013

The AEC met to prepare for the upcoming school year. This semester we are moving ahead with initiatives such as the development of a space where Aboriginal students can gather and interact with other students on campus, and with the development of a territorial acknowledgement statement. We are also looking for an additional student member; …

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Aboriginal Students Library Tour Posted on August 29, 2013

Scheduled for: Monday September 16th, 2013 @ 1:00 PM

Join the Aboriginal Students Office for a private tour of the library and learn your way around the most important and popular spot on campus!

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Aboriginal Student Welcome & Orientation Posted on July 25, 2013

Scheduled for: Monday September 9th, 2013 @ 5:00 PM

All new and returning Aboriginal students are invited to an evening of fun and food! Join us for dinner, games and the chance to discover what students feel are the Top 10 “Need To Know” Things About Augustana.

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Discussions launched for space for Aboriginal students to gather Posted on April 11, 2013

On Tuesday, April 9, a group of students and members of the Aboriginal Engagement Committee, along with our colleagues from the North Campus’ Aboriginal Student Services, met with planners to begin a discussion about creating a space at the Augustana campus where Aboriginal students may gather. This space would be created through a re-organizing of …

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REDress Art Installation at Augustana Posted on February 29, 2012

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 7th, 2012 @ 3:30 PM

From March 5 – 9, 2012, Augustana will feature a REDress Art Installation on campus. Join artist Jaime Black at Augustana on March 7 to learn more about this installation which aims to draws people’s attention to the more than 600 cases of missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada.

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University of Alberta Annual Round Dance Posted on December 9, 2011

Scheduled for: Friday January 27th, 2012 @ 5:30 PM

Join us at the U of A’s Annual Round Dance, January 27th, 2012! This year will mark the Aboriginal Student Services Centre’s first memorial Round Dance to honour Elder Marge Friedel. Everyone is invited and welcome to join the circle!

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Presentation on the Interconnections Between Cree Language and Culture Posted on November 10, 2011

Scheduled for: Monday November 21st, 2011 @ 3:15 PM

Join Bruce Cutknife, Head of Cree Language Studies at Maskwacis Cultural College in Hobbema, Alberta, for a discussion on the “Interconnections Between Cree Language and Culture”.

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