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Orange "Every Child Matters" banners hang in Lethbridge College's Centre Core.

Lethbridge College recognizes Truth and Reconciliation Week with community events

Lethbridge College recognizes Truth and Reconciliation Week as an important time for both the college and the country to pause, learn, mourn and recognize the history of Indigenous people in Canada and the lasting harmful legacy of the residential school system. In recognition of the week, Lethbridge College has planned two major events, along with several other initiatives.

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Lethbridge College Blackfoot Grandmother Betty Ann Little Wolf (left) and Metis Grandmother Louise Saloff (right).

Tradition meets technology for Indigenous Services

Lethbridge College’s Indigenous Services department has combined new technology with traditional teachings to provide supports to students. Twice a week, the college’s students can meet online with the college’s Elders and Grandparents over Zoom for fireside chats as part of the Cultural Support program.

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Torry Eagle Speaker and Punky Daniels dance on the coulees at Lethbridge College in September 2020.

Stone Pipe Days kick-off at Lethbridge College

A virtual celebration recognizing the pride, history and knowledge of Lethbridge College’s Indigenous community kicked-off Stone Pipe Days at Lethbridge College on Tuesday. Stone Pipe Days is the college’s annual celebration of its Indigenous community. Tuesday’s kick-off event launched three days of cultural sessions meant to raise awareness and promote discussion of the college’s role in Indigenous education.

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The movie poster for nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up, which will be screened virtually by Lethbridge College.

Lethbridge College to host virtual Colten Boushie documentary screening and panel

Lethbridge College Indigenous Services will host a virtual screening of nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up, an award-winning documentary about Colten Boushie’s life and death, Gerald Stanley’s trial, and its aftermath. Following the screening, the college will host a very special panel discussion with the filmmaker Tasha Hubbard and Colten’s sister/cousin Jade Tootoosis.