Indigenization at Calgary Public Library

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A Glimpse at Indigenization at Calgary… A Glimpse at Indigenization at Calgary…

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Calgary Public Library welcomed its first Indigenous Service Design Lead, Teneya Gwin, in 2017. This new role focuses on Indigenous…
Calgary Public Library welcomed its first Indigenous Service Design Lead, Teneya Gwin, in 2017. This new role focuses on Indigenous…
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LARC Dialogues: Decolonization & Ways... LARC Dialogues: Decolonization & Ways...

Mar 14th | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Memorial Park Library
Larissa Lai (University of Calgary), Leroy Little Bear (University of Lethbridge), and Walter Mignolo (Duke University) will explore the...
Larissa Lai (University of Calgary), Leroy Little Bear (University of Lethbridge), and Walter Mignolo (Duke University) will explore the...
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Indigenous Events at the Library Indigenous Events at the Library

Learn more about the Indigenous events, exhibits, and programs we've hosted at the Library.
Learn more about the Indigenous events, exhibits, and programs we've hosted at the Library.
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Igniting the Fire: Storying the Urban… Igniting the Fire: Storying the Urban…

Designed by St. Mary's University, this program focuses on Indigenous teachings and storytelling through Indigenous literacies and arts....
Designed by St. Mary's University, this program focuses on Indigenous teachings and storytelling through Indigenous literacies and arts....
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The True Spirit and Original Intent of…

Learn about the history of Treaty 7 from interviews spanning decades with nearly 90 elders from Treaty 7 First Nations.
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Canadian Geographic on Flipster Canadian Geographic on Flipster

In Canadian Geographic's Indigenous issue, learn about the Indigenous languages of Canada, the tribal canoe journey, and much more.
In Canadian Geographic's Indigenous issue, learn about the Indigenous languages of Canada, the tribal canoe journey, and much more.
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Creation Lodge Gives Voice to Missing… Creation Lodge Gives Voice to Missing…

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Over four frigid days in December, people gathered in the John Dutton Theatre at Central Library for Creation Lodge, listening as Elders…
Over four frigid days in December, people gathered in the John Dutton Theatre at Central Library for Creation Lodge, listening as Elders…
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Indigenous Content on Kanopy Indigenous Content on Kanopy

Find documentaries on a variety of topics including Indigenous rights, art, architecture and more.
Find documentaries on a variety of topics including Indigenous rights, art, architecture and more.
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KAIROS Blanket Exercise KAIROS Blanket Exercise

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In fall of 2017, Calgary Public Library staff had the opportunity to participate in the KAIROS Blanket Exercise. The interactive learning…
In fall of 2017, Calgary Public Library staff had the opportunity to participate in the KAIROS Blanket Exercise. The interactive learning…
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GlobalFest Human Rights Forum 2017 GlobalFest Human Rights Forum 2017

On August 8-12, GlobalFest and the Calgary Public Library present a lecture series featuring speakers from local, provincial, national, and…
On August 8-12, GlobalFest and the Calgary Public Library present a lecture series featuring speakers from local, provincial, national, and…

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calgarylibrary Talk back, and let us know: what could the Library do to better meet the needs of Indigenous peoples or to bring awareness and education of…
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Treaty 7 Treaty 7

Find a copy of Treaty 7 in the Local History Room at Central Library.
Find a copy of Treaty 7 in the Local History Room at Central Library.

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calgarylibrary Get inspired to undertake your own act of reconciliation: discover stories of Indigenous youth at our Under an Umbrella We Met exhibit at…
Online Resource

Frontier Life: borderlands, settlement… Frontier Life: borderlands, settlement…

Discover digitized documents from 1650–1920 relating to Indigenous peoples and settlers from 1650-1920. Includes postcards, images and…
Discover digitized documents from 1650–1920 relating to Indigenous peoples and settlers from 1650-1920. Includes postcards, images and…
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Turtle Island Turtle Island

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As we mark Canada's 150th, it's a great time to study and reflect on the thousands of years of aboriginal culture preceeding European contac…
As we mark Canada's 150th, it's a great time to study and reflect on the thousands of years of aboriginal culture preceeding European…
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