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Lethbridge College takes further steps toward cultural equality

Lethbridge College takes further steps toward cultural equality

The Lethbridge College Board of Governors took an important step toward bridging a long-standing cultural divide, by appointing an representative from a previously marginalized group. Travis Plaited Hair was named the first indigenous BOG member in the past 10 years, according to College records. “It tells you how far we’ve come in this community, not

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A new name for Lethbridge College

The Lethbridge College was presented with a traditional Blackfoot name for its dedication to indigenous education. The name “Stone Pipe” or “Ohkotoki’aahkkoiyiiniimaan” was given to the college by Elder Peter Weasel Moccasin saying the stone pipes are used in scared ceremonies and keeps the Blackfoot people at peace. The Stone Pipe is created from the

Daughter of the Vote

A local young woman from the Blood Tribe recently travelled to Ottawa to sit in the House of Commons as an invited guest on behalf of an initiative called Daughters of the Vote. During the first week of March, Tiana Weasel Moccasin was chosen by an organization called Equal Voice which is focused on electing

Powerline technician training

The Saamis Aboriginal Employment and Training Association is partnering with Lethbridge College to offer training programs for Indigenous students in Southern Alberta. The program begins in April and is funded by Alberta Labour, Community Futures Treaty Seven and Rupertsland Institute Metis Centre of Excellence.

Marin Goodstriker a new employee of the Kainai Marketplace located on the Blood Tribe poses for a picture while working at the deli on Oct 8.

New marketplace, new era

Marin Goodstriker a new employee of the Kainai Marketplace located on the Blood Tribe poses for a picture while working at the deli on Oct. 8. A new grocery store is now providing the Blood Tribe with fresh produce and products to which the community has been without for years. The Kainai Marketplace is a

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