First Nations, Métis and Inuit

Land and People Acknowledgement

We acknowledge with respect the history and culture of the peoples with whom Treaty 6 was signed and the land upon which Elk Island Public Schools reside. We also acknowledge the traditional homeland of the Métis Nation.

We recognize our responsibility as Treaty members and honour the heritage and gifts of the First Peoples.

We commit to moving forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in a spirit of collaboration and reconciliation.

First Nations Treaties in Alberta: Treaty 6

Edmonton artist creates online show to teach children about Indigenous culture

Bigstone Cree Nation artist finds a creative way to keep his nieces and nephews busy while they stayed home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Métis Youth Culture Camp

The Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) is hosting its first Métis Youth Culture Camp, July 15-20. The camp is free for a limited number of MNA youth citizens who are between the ages of 13 and 17. Throughout the week, campers sleep in trapper tents, participate in a canoe expedition from Métis Crossing to Victoria Settlement, take part in harvesting and hide-tanning workshops, voyageur games, and of course, learn cultural activities such as finger-weaving, beading and dance. The goal: For youth to build valuable connections and leave the camp with a more positive and whole sense of identity and belonging. The registration deadline is June 15Learn more  Posters  |  Camper registration