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New micro-course offers ‘Indigenous Studies 101’ for learners worldwide

Indigenous Peoples and Canada is a shorter, more accessible version of one of the most popular online courses in the country.

Verna Yiu, the U of A’s Interim Provost and Vice-President (Academic) and Billy Joe Laboucan, Grand Chief of Education for the Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta, shake hands after signing the historic agreement. (Photo credit: Treaty 8 First Nations)
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Historic agreement between Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta and U of A aims to enhance public education opportunities for students

New courses will allow students to earn high school and post-secondary credit as they discover their career passions.

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“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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