Indigenous Project banner with photo of EFCL staff in front of tipi and sage

Indigenous Project

In May 2018, the EFCL hired an Indigenous Project Lead summer student, Robin Cisek, under the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program to assist with building a greater understanding between community leagues and the Indigenous community in Edmonton.

 

Read Robin's project report.

Treaty 6 Land Acknowledgement

Learn more about Treaty 6 land acknowledgement in the Treaty 6 Acknowledgement Report that was approved by the EFCL Board on June 14, 2018.

 

Download the Treaty 6 Acknowledgement poster.

Medicine Sage Picking Experience

Sage on a red picnic table with a bag and bottle of water

Robin was invited to pick medicine with the Edmonton Aboriginal Seniors Centre and wrote about her experience.

 

Read about Robin's sage picking experience

Enoch Cree Nation Pow Wow on July 14, 2018

Two Indigenous children in pow wow regalia. Photo taken at Enoch Cree Nation Pow Wow July 14, 2018

On Saturday, July 14, Robin attended the Enoch Cree Nation Pow Wow and wrote about her experience.

Thank you to the Edmonton Indigenous Seniors Centre for arranging the transportation with Robin and for the refreshments! Thanks also to the Jewish Seniors Centre for joining in this opportunity. And a big thank you to Canada Safeway Southgate for the donation of water. 

 

Read about Robin's Pow Wow experience

Indigenous Project Resources

Learn more about Indigenous culture and history on the Resources page.

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