Moccasin Making Class – Registration Deadline Posted on January 5, 2016

Scheduled for: Friday January 15th, 2016 @ 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 later this month to teach interested participants the art of moccasin making. Moccasin Making Class Wednesday January 20, 27 & …

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Metis Finger Weaving Session Posted on November 18, 2015

Scheduled for: Monday November 23rd, 2015 @ 12:45 PM

12:45 – 2:15 pm  |  Monday, November 23 Wahkohtowin Lodge

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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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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 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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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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Livestream Event: TRC Residential Schools Report Posted on May 27, 2015

Scheduled for: Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 @ 8:45 AM

TRC Findings on Indian Residential Schools Over the last six years, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada on Indian Residential Schools (TRC) has been collecting statements from survivors and leading a public dialogue. It seeks to bring together the groups who took part in the Residential Schools, as well as the peoples living in …

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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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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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