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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

Tips From the Field – Outcome Measurements and Evaluation (OME’s): Why They Matter

Sharing delivery approaches used in CL-funded programs that reflect best practices in adult foundational learning theory. Adult foundational learners return to the classroom in hopes of developing the skills and confidence to fully participate in their lives – whether that be in relationships, employment, community involvement or further learning. Calgary… Read More »Tips From the Field – Outcome Measurements and Evaluation (OME’s): Why They Matter

Sihtoskâtowin ᓯᐦᑐᐢᑲᑐᐃᐧᐣ Circle – Residential School Unmarked Graves -We Are Not Done Yet

Sihtoskâtowin is a Cree principle that is the act of supporting and helping each other as well as looking out for one another; collective support for the wellness, safety, caring and protection of community (Wahkohtowin Law and Governance Lodge) In the last year, there have been many graves that were… Read More »Sihtoskâtowin ᓯᐦᑐᐢᑲᑐᐃᐧᐣ Circle – Residential School Unmarked Graves -We Are Not Done Yet