TREATY 8 FIRST NATION OF ALBERTA EDUCATION

ALBERTA EDUCATION | WWW.EDUCATION.ALBERTA.CA

Alberta Education is a direct partner with the Education Commission. This includes working together to meet the needs of all Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta students on and off reserve. The Education Commission advocates on behalf of the First Nations of Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta to Alberta Education. This partnership is on-going and both entities are mutual in their dedication to the education of all children.

ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS AND NORTHERN DEVELOPMENT CANADA (AANDC) |WWW.AADNC-AANDC.GC.CA

In general, AANDC has primary, but not exclusive, responsibility for meeting the federal government’s constitutional, Treaty, political and legal responsibilities to First Nations, Inuit and Northerners. To fulfill this mandate, AANDC must work collaboratively with First Nations, Inuit and Northerners, as well as with other federal departments and agencies, provinces and territories. Increasingly, AANDC’s role has become one of facilitating change and bringing together the partners and interests needed to implement Gathering Strength – Canada’s Aboriginal Action Plan.

ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS (AFN) | WWW.AFN.CA

The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is the national representative organization of the First Nations in Canada. There are over 630 First Nation’s communities in Canada. The AFN Secretariat, is designed to present the views of the various First Nations through their leaders in areas such as: Aboriginal and Treaty Rights, Economic Development, Education, Languages and Literacy, Health, Housing, Social Development, Justice, Taxation, Land Claims, Environment and a whole array of issues that are of common concern which arises from time to time.

ALBERTA TEACHERS ASSOCIATION | WWW.TEACHERS.AB.CA

The Alberta Teacher Association is a partner with the Education Commission. The Treaty 8 Education Commission and the Alberta Teacher Association have common philosophies regarding educational objectives. Both organizations strongly believe that it is imperative to promote and advance education in Alberta and to improve the teaching profession.

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3rd annual Treaty 8 Writing Contest – Results

April 4, 2016April 4, 2016
Dear Principals,
I am very happy to report that the 3rd annual Treaty 8 Writing Contest was very successful with over 110 student entries and 6 schools participating. Every student entry will receive a certificate of participation.  Each Division Winner will receive a $100.00 gift card and the runner ups will receive a $50.00 gift card. I am pleased to announce the winners and runner ups for each division.
Division One:
  • Winner- Deshaye Coleman from Driftpile School with his report on Polar Bears
  • Runner Up- Latisha Alook from Chief Tallcree with her report on Eagles
  • Runner Up- Denzel Chalifoux from Driftple School with his report on Eagles
  • Division Two:
  • Winner- Kiana Auger from Clarence Jaycox School with her report on Elephants Runner Up- Shenoa Auger from Clarence Jaycox School with her report on Octopus
  •   Division Three:
  • Winner – Lesleigh Madison Noskey from Clarence Jaycox School with her report on Lacrosse
  • Runner Up- Kayla Alook from Jean Baptise Sewepagaham School with her report on Fingerpull
  • Division Four:
  • Winner- Naokan Adams from Jean Baptise Sewepagaham School with her report on Rebellion.
  •   Writing begins in Kindergarten and to encourage these students to get writing the two kindergarten classes that participated in the writing contest will each receive a class award of a $50.00 gift card. The two K5 classes are from Driftpile School and Fox Lake Elementary School.
    Thank you to all of the schools, teachers and students who were encouraged to write.
    Christina Jervah-
    Literacy and Numeracy Specialist for Treaty 8 First Nations  of Alberta

    SWAN RIVER FN HOLDS A CULTURAL CAMP TO RAISE AWARENESS

    December 16, 2015December 16, 2015
    Date: August 25, 2015 Another First Nation within Treaty No. 8 is holding a cultural camp to raise awareness on a "broken First Nation consultation policy". Swan River First Nation, along with Driftpile Cree Nation, is the second community in recent months to set up a cultural camp to highlight the unabated development activity happening on their traditional territory... Read the full Press Release here

    TREATY 8 CHIEFS OPTIMISTIC AFTER MEETING WITH PREMIER

    December 16, 2015
    Date: October 21, 2015 Yesterday, the Treaty 8 Chiefs met with Premier Notley at a meeting between the provincial government and the Chiefs of Treaty No. 8.  This meeting was composed of the Premier, Ministers, and the Chiefs from across northern Alberta.  The Chiefs have expressed their cautious optimism after the meeting... Read the full Press Release here