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Indigenous Events

Concordia University of Edmonton has been fortunate to have Indigenous ceremonies and blessings at the launches of our centres, at campus events and at convocation.

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Upcoming events in 2019/20 include:

Saturday, October 5, 2019:

CUE’s 3rd Annual Round Dance

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Don’t forget to check back to see newly added events.


Past Events and News

March 23, 2019 – 5pm – 11pm – Partnership Celebration and Tea Dance – Tegler Student Centre (Hosted by the Cold Lake First Nations)

You’re invited to join Cold Lake First Nations Chief and Council for a signing ceremony in celebration of the partnership between Concordia University of Edmonton and Cold Lake First Nations.

Complimentary Soup & Bannock Dinner will be provided.

September 22, 2018 – Round Dance

September 21, 2018 – Indigenous Knowledge and Research Centre Grand Opening

September 14, 2018 – the Rupertsland Institute and the Métis Education Foundation announced a significant gift to support Métis student success at Concordia University of Edmonton.

September 7, 2018 – Indigenous Student Welcome Ceremony

May 2018 – Convocation

April 12, 2018 – https://concordia.ab.ca/cue-conference-on-indigenous-people-and-the-christian-faith-a-new-way-forward-4-5-may-2018/

November 30, 2017 – Installation of CUE’s 2nd Chancellor, Stephen Mandel

November 2017 – National Model UN Conference, hosted by Concordia University of Edmonton’s Model UN club in Banff, Alberta

October 20, 2017 – Indigenous Round Dance

October 16, 2017 – News release: https://concordia.ab.ca/cues-indigenous-strategy-lewis-cardinals-role-and-contact-information/

October 10, 2017 – Indigenous Student Council – Paint Night in Tegler

September 22, 2017 – Indigenous Welcome Celebration and Gathering

May 2017 – Convocation

February 19, 2017 – CBC news feature on Indigenous learner initiatives

December 15, 2016 – Groundbreaking for the Centre for Science, Research and Innovation (“CSRI”)

September 29, 2016 – Launch of the Centre for Chinese Studies

September 22, 2016 – Launch of the Edmonton Institute of Community Research (now Centre for Innovation and Applied Research (“CIAR”))

July 2016 –CALM 20 class with Edmonton Public Schools, for Indigenous students