Camp at Métis Crossing ⛺

April 13th, 2021 | Sandra Sutter

Camping Reservations Now Open! Métis Crossing is offering MNA citizens first dibs on campsite bookings, one week ahead of the general public! Bookings for the Summer 2021 season are available from Friday, May 21st – Monday, September 6th. MNA Citizen Bookings: Reservations open Monday, April 12, 2021 General Public Bookings: Reservations open Monday, April 19, 2021 To … Continue reading Camp at Métis Crossing ⛺

Understanding Treaties Is Essential to Understanding

April 2nd, 2021 | Sandra Sutter

Indigenous Peoples agreed to share the land — with conditions. It’s important that we learn and talk about what that means. Join Patricia Makokis as she explains in her article for the University of Alberta’s New Trail Alumni Magazine: https://www.ualberta.ca/newtrail/ideas/understanding-treaties-is-essential-to-understanding.html

Interview with Annie Korver

March 26th, 2021 | Sandra Sutter

This interview is part of CFAR’s monthly interview series. Rise Consulting is led by the graceful strength of Annie Korver, who is a cherished volunteer and member of CFAR.   Her consultancy was created in 2013 coming out of her Executive MBA program experience at the Haskayne School or Business at the University of Calgary.  Rise, … Continue reading Interview with Annie Korver

Interview with CFAR Member Anne Harding

February 8th, 2021 | Sandra Sutter

On November 12, 2020, Luticia Miller had the deep pleasure of interviewing one of CFARs newer members, Anne Harding.  Having worked 15 years in Indigenous Relations Anne runs the consulting firm Forum Community Relations, where her focus is on ‘catalyzing better communities, one human at a time.’  In addition, she sits on the board of … Continue reading Interview with CFAR Member Anne Harding

Featured Organization: Cando

January 28th, 2021 | Sandra Sutter

www.edo.ca Cando is a national Indigenous organization involved in community economic development. They build capacity which strengthens Indigenous economies by providing programs and services to Economic Development Officers. Economic Development Officers (EDOs) need to be thoroughly trained, highly skilled and committed to building economic capacity in order to provide professional support and technical advice to … Continue reading Featured Organization: Cando

Métis Nation of Alberta – Youth & Seniors Gathering 2021

January 28th, 2021 | Sandra Sutter

Saturday & Sunday, February 20 & 21 from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm on Facebook Live @abmetis or albertametis.com/events! For Métis Youth aged 12-29 & Seniors aged 60+, but everyone is welcome to watch! Register by February 5 to receive your event package*! Telling stories is how we pass down knowledge to our younger generations and this year, we … Continue reading Métis Nation of Alberta – Youth & Seniors Gathering 2021

New Certificate and Citation Programs in Community-Industry Relations and Engagement

January 3rd, 2021 | Sandra Sutter

Check out the new partnership between Yellowhead Tribal College (YTC) and the University of Alberta! The partnership offers both certificate and citation programs in Community-Industry Relations and Community Engagement. https://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/collaboration-on-indigenous-industry-relations-program-a-step-toward-reconciliation-yellowhead-tribal-college-and-u-of-a More information available on the Yellowhead Tribal College website: https://ytced.ab.ca/programs-courses/programs/indigenous-community-industry-relations-certificate-icir/

September Update

September 28th, 2020 | Sandra Sutter

CFAR September Update Tansi to you, our Members and Friends. Thank you to all who were able to attend our first-ever virtual AGM on September 16 via Zoom, to provide your continuing support for CFAR. Your presence and contributions are very much appreciated. We would like to welcome our newest Board Members: Craig Van Dongen … Continue reading September Update

“The humble voice. That’s where the value is.” Lorne Ternes interview by Luticia Miller

July 31st, 2020 | Sandra Sutter

July 16, 2020 Lorne Ternes is a practicing Lawyer admitted to the Law Society of Alberta.  He has a rich history in land and resource development law, negotiations for First Nation Commercial and Industrial projects, dispute resolution, and has served as a Constitutional and Aboriginal Law expert legal officer for the Government of Alberta.  He … Continue reading “The humble voice. That’s where the value is.” Lorne Ternes interview by Luticia Miller

Getting to know CFAR – Sandra Sutter – Executive Director – by Luticia Miller

July 26th, 2020 | Sandra Sutter

Interview:  Sandra Sutter June 18, 2020 I’ve had the pleasure, and honour, to spend time with Sandra Sutter, CFAR’s Executive Director: getting to know who she is, what drives her, and the power behind her motivational work for CFAR and Indigenous relations.  While her presence and reputation is spread undeniably wide, allow me to share … Continue reading Getting to know CFAR – Sandra Sutter – Executive Director – by Luticia Miller