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Sihtoskâtowin ᓯᐦᑐᐢᑲᑐᐃᐧᐣ Circle- Sisters in Spirit Day

Sisters in Spirit Day honours the memories of the more than 1,200 missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls across Canada. On October 4, vigils and events are also held across the country to support family members and loved ones.  The Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered… Read More »Sihtoskâtowin ᓯᐦᑐᐢᑲᑐᐃᐧᐣ Circle- Sisters in Spirit Day

September 30th

September 30th marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The day honors the children who never returned home, the Survivors of Indian Residential Schools, as well as their families and communities. Public commemoration of the tragic and painful history and ongoing impacts of residential schools is a vital component… Read More »September 30th

Digital Divide -practitioner resources and tools

A new season of adult foundational learning is upon us. After more than two years of major changes and challenges due to public health restrictions, programs are facing myriad decisions. Among them: Will programming return to in-person delivery? Will some programming be online? Would a mix of online and in-person… Read More »Digital Divide -practitioner resources and tools

  Sihtoskâtowin ᓯᐦᑐᐢᑲᑐᐃᐧᐣ Circle –  The First Peoples Principles of Learning

The First Peoples Principles of Learning were put together by Indigenous Elders, scholars and knowledge keepers to guide the development of the curriculum and teaching of the English First Peoples course created by the BC Ministry of Education and First Nations Education Steering Committee in 2006/2007. They represent an attempt… Read More »  Sihtoskâtowin ᓯᐦᑐᐢᑲᑐᐃᐧᐣ Circle –  The First Peoples Principles of Learning

Sihtoskâtowin ᓯᐦᑐᐢᑲᑐᐃᐧᐣ Circle – All Indigenous People are Equal Participants in Calgary’s Future

On August 10th, two staff from Calgary Learns were blessed with the opportunity to visit and learn on the land at the Brown Bear Woman Cutural Centre at Tsuutʼina  First Nation. The Enough for All Indigenous Advisory Committee and VCC put together this Indigenous learning opportunity. Below is a reflection of… Read More »Sihtoskâtowin ᓯᐦᑐᐢᑲᑐᐃᐧᐣ Circle – All Indigenous People are Equal Participants in Calgary’s Future

Tips From the Field

In Support of Frontline Staff Delivering In-Person or Blended Programs This Fall It has been two years since Covid restrictions required us to switch to online program delivery. Terms like “meeting learners where they are at” and “learner-driven delivery” took on a whole new meaning. Frontline program staff learned to deliver… Read More »Tips From the Field

opâskahopîsim-June

June The egg hatching moon or month ᐅᐹᐢᑲᐦᐅᐲᓯᒼ (Online Cree Dictionary) I will be busy this month attending local events, ceremonies, and hosting PD sessions in honor of Indigenous Awareness month! I hope you are able to commit to do so as well! I remember summer times with my Kokum… Read More »opâskahopîsim-June