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National Indigenous Peoples Month- Banff Centre
Get Tickets: June 16 Cikwes Live at Maclab Bistro $25.00
June 21st, National Indigenous Peoples Day Eekwol Indigenous Hip Hop Concert – Jenny Belzberg Theatre tickets $25.00
FREE activities include storytelling, a dance workshop, online film screenings, an online marketplace and more!
New Certification Training Dates – Edu-Therapy
CERTIFICATION TRAINING DATES
Winnipeg, MB………….June 9-12, 2023
Virtual ………………..June 19-22, 2023
Saskatoon, SK……… August 11-14, 2023
Edmonton, AB……September 8-11,2023
Toll Free: 1-855-423-9263
Decolonizing the Narrative Online Conversation Series: Cowboy Smithx
Presentation of Work
Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Time: 4:30pm – 5:30pm MT
Q&A Session and Conversation
Date: Thursday, May 18, 2023
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. MT
Cowboy Smithx will present the “Avatriix (ah-vay-tree) Methodology,” a philosophical approach to all things composition and creativity.
Cowboy will also introduce the world to “Aeontagonism” an original philosophical practice in career-long multidisciplinary universe building that challenges antiquated story-structures from the “old world.”
Register in advance – GotoInfo.ca/Decolonizing
Call for Indigenous Artisans
Indigenous Virtual Market for Vendors – Applications are open until May 21st 2023
As part of the Banff Centre’s celebrations in June for National Indigenous Peoples’ Day, we will be hosting an Indigenous Virtual Marketplace. The Marketplace will open on June 1st at noon and remain open for the entire month of June. Community members can engage with Indigenous vendors and make purchases directly on vendor’s websites.
Submitting your application is free! – All Indigenous artisans are encouraged to apply. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis so submit early!
Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions
For details or to apply: GotoInfo.ca/Banff-Artisans
Toll Free: 1-866-935-6904
Indigenous Youth Internship Program (IYIP)
Internships will begin on September 11, 2023, and end on August 31, 2024.
Internships may be located in Vancouver, Victoria, or multiple communities around the Province of BC, depending on positions and operational requirements.
Find out more about the program, its people and successes, and submit your application before May 31, 2023. You will learn many aspects of public service and provincial government processes, participate in workshops across the province, develop your leadership and professional skills and create a path for your future education and career development.
The Indigenous Youth Internship Program (IYIP) will launch its 17th year in the public service this September. The one-year opportunity – led by the BC Public Service Agency – welcomes exceptional Indigenous youth ages 19-29 and supports you through:
• Nine months of work in a ministry.
• Three months of work at an Indigenous organization in BC.
Edu-Therapy Spring Training Programs
Virtual – SOLD OUT – April 24-27, 2023
Saskatoon, SK ……… May 5-8, 2023
Winnipeg, MB ……… June 9-12, 2023
Virtual ……………… June 19-23, 2023
Toll Free: 1-855-423-9263
FDM North American Tech Talks
FDM’s hugely popular tech workshops are back – tune in this April for North America Tech Talks!
Check out the full Tech Talks program and register now!
For more information or to register, we invite you to visit: GotoRegister.ca/NA-Tech-Talks
Emergencies Happen – Be Prepared!
Emergencies can happen at any time, be prepared
WHAT do you have?
WHERE can you learn more?
Let’s GO then!
Construction Bootcamp – Currently offered in Calgary – 4 Weeks
Courses & Skills
• Basic safety certifications
(CSTS, WHMIS, First Aid & CPR, Fall Protection, etc.)
• Hands-on skills training
• Blueprint reading
• Workplace culture and financial literacy
• Interview & resume workshops to support employment
• Ongoing mentorship and support through alumni advisors
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS – What you need to apply:
• Must be an Albertan resident
• A class 5 drivers’ license (recommended)
We do not require a high school diploma for this program; however, applicants will take an assessment for basic math, science, and reading skills and will need to meet a minimum score.
Applicants will also need to complete a variety of steps as part of their application.
• Tuition for this program is sponsored by the Government of Alberta
• Additional funding and awards may be available to support living expenses while in the program.
Our next course starts July 4, 2023 with an application deadline of May 7, 2023 in Calgary.
To learn more, we invite you to visit: GotoInfo.ca/BootCamp
Indigenous History & Heritage Gathering
NAME OF EVENT: Indigenous History & Heritage Gathering
DATES: June 5-7, 2023
LOCATION: Shaw Centre, Ottawa, Ontario
Register by March 31st and save: http://bit.ly/3ySrFKb
The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) and the First Nations Confederacy of Cultural Education Centres (FNCCEC) are proud to host the Indigenous History and Heritage Gathering (IHHG). This gathering, presented through the gracious support of Know History, is one of the many important events held during Indigenous History Month.
The Indigenous History and Heritage Gathering will attract Indigenous community members developing history and heritage projects, and anyone working in the field of Indigenous History, including museum professionals, historians, legal counsel, engagement specialists, and culture and language professionals.
Speakers include keynotes by Tanya Talaga, Author, Journalist, and President of Makwa Creative and Kim Murray, Special Interlocutor on Missing Children and Unmarked Burials. We invite all interested in amplifying the distinct stories of Indigenous Peoples across Turtle Island to register now.
The program will centre around four main themes:
Historic Claims – Realizing Indigenous truths in institutions, justice, and archiving
- Residential and Day Schools – Researching, commemoration, and honouring data sovereignty
- Language and Culture – Research for revitalization and practices for inclusive storytelling in institutions
- Place and Naming – Mapping and reclaiming places and names