TREATY 8 FIRST NATION OF ALBERTA EDUCATION

TREATY 8 OFFERS FREE ON-LINE STUDY GUIDES FOR THEIR STUDENTS!

The Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta Executive Board of Chiefs are pleased to announce a free resource for Treaty 8 [Alberta] First Nations children who attend provincial schools.  This resource is already available to all the students attending any of the Treaty 8 First Nations schools.  The Chiefs feel this resource will greatly assist students, both on and off reserve, as this resource is based on the Alberta Curriculum and Standards in the areas of Math, Science, and English Language Arts.

This on-line resource is called SOLARO, a Castle Roack Research Corporation (CRRC) product and is provided to students from the twenty-four Treaty 8 affiliated First Nations communities who attend grades 3-12.  This opportunity is made possible through a partnership between Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta and CRRC.

View full announcement here!

Treaty 8 education have it’s dedicated Dropbox account to store various important shareable files from various specialist, directors and many more interested party. Are you an education employee and need to store files to Education’s Dropbox? Are you looking for a file which was stored in education’s Dropbox?

Either way, please fill out the form and identify yourself. After the authentication, the file will be shared to your Dropbox account.

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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