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Video: Learning on Sacred Land

Summer courses at the new kihcihkaw askî space in Edmonton give teachers a chance to experience foundational Indigenous knowledge they can bring into their classrooms.

Luwana Listener (right) and Sue Ross gathered strategies for aging well from Indigenous women in Maskwacîs through sharing circles. “Every single one of them has their own expertise and gifts to share with the community,” says Listener. (Photo: Supplied)
Research, Health And Wellness

‘Fire keepers’: Women elders share advice for healthy aging

Physical, mental, emotional and spiritual balance is essential to wellness for Indigenous women, say Maskwacîs participants in sharing circle research.

“The Sweetgrass Bear,” a granite sculpture by Cree artist Stewart Steinhauer, was installed on the U of A's North Campus quad in 2016 as a marker of Treaty 6 territory and a symbol of the university's efforts toward respectful, meaningful reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples. (Photo: Richard Siemens)
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U of A releases report outlining progress on Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action

Community report and dashboard sets a benchmark for ongoing efforts in responding to Calls to Action for post-secondary institutions.

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Michael Houghton Awarded 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

University of Alberta virologist awarded Nobel Prize

Michael Houghton wins Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine along with Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice for the discovery of the hepatitis C (HCV) virus.

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U of A Nobel winner’s impact extends from personal to global

Research, Science and Technology

COVID-19 has ‘created a new paradigm for developing vaccines,’ says U of A Nobel winner

Research, Health And Wellness

Michael Houghton reacts to receiving Nobel Prize