JUNE 1st Yes, the next Indspire Application Deadline Date is just around the corner. If you have not done so already, you better get busy and fill out your application today. The next Indspire deadline is fast approaching and the Saddle Lake Post Secondary Staff highly recommend that all our Post Secondary Students apply online… Continue reading When is the Next Indspire Application Deadline?
Aboriginal Student Discovery Day FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2015 Aboriginal Student Discovery Day is a full day event where student will have an opportunity to: Learn about the U of A Undergraduate Programs, Admission Requirements, Housing, Student Services, International Opportunities, as well as next steps for applying. Discuss University life with current undergraduate students. Speak with… Continue reading University of Alberta
We would like to thank all the Saddle Lake Post Secondary Students who attended our Annual Student Orientation in St. Paul last month. We hope that you were able to absorb and take away information that you found useful and look forward to assisting you during the coming months. The following are the winners of this years… Continue reading Student Orientation Scavenger Hunt Winners
Have heard about our Facebook page, Alberta Aboriginal Training and Jobs (www.facebook.aboriginaltrainingjobs.com) we will be launching a Transitional Theme series beginning on August 20th. The series will last for 4 weeks (August 20th – September 14th). Every (work)day we will be making a few posts that will let our fans know about resources that can… Continue reading Alberta Aboriginal Training and Jobs: Transitional Themes
newo-isîhcikewina mâmawikapesiwin Four Ceremonies Gathering Cultural Camp May 28 – June 1, 2012 newo-isîhcikewina mâmawikapesiwin provides a collective experience in a natural land-based setting. We bring generations together to nurture & celebrate the spirit of the family. Participants access social & spiritual opportunities to empower communities to break the abuse cycle & continue the healing… Continue reading newo-isîhcikewina mâmawikapesiwin ~ Four Ceremonies Gathering Cultural Camp
Want some free money? Is there more month than there is cheque? Does band funding or student loan not quite cover all the bills? Don’t think you are eligible? Apply for a scholarship, or a bursary, or a grant, and you might just qualify for additional monies that you did not expect! Here at the University… Continue reading Scholarship Opportunities
Digital technologies are the new life-savers for languages on the verge of extinction, linguists said Friday as they announced eight new dictionaries at a major science conference in Vancouver.
“We’re turning the digital divide into a digital opportunity,” said David Harrison, a National Geographic Fellow at Swarthmore College near Philadelphia.
More than half of some 7,000 languages alive today were considered on the verge of extinction within a century, “threatened by cultural changes, ethnic shame, government repression and other factors,” the scientists said in a paper.
But use of technologies, even by peoples without written languages, “is a heartening trend,” said Harrison. “Language extinction is not an inevitability.”…click here to read more