Regular Member – Sacred Speech & Allyship 101



12:00 – 1:30 pm, Thursday, March 28th – Virtual

The session training in this series will consult the nationally-consulted Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report and subsequent Calls to Action. Which will empower participants to leave the session with direct action-items to work toward peace, friendship and balance, which are necessary for all ecosystem functions. As well as what was written in the original treaties of Canada, represented by two canoes travelling beside one another down the same river. This participatory-session will include learning about historic & current events adversely impacting the First Peoples, generating ideas for reconciliation and positive impacts using the TRC recommendations, 7 Sacred Teachings informed by Indigenous animalia. And will finish with drafting individual Land Acknowledgments with statements for action.

After registering, participants will receive meeting details and required materials via email.

PO BOX 4990
Edmonton AB
T6E 5G8

Rooted in Wisdom: Deer Aging Techniques

Embark on a journey of precision and insight with the Lethbridge College Wildlife Analytics Lab (WAL) at the ACTWS Conference in Jasper! Join our workshop, ‘Rooted in Wisdom: Deer Aging Techniques‘, to explore the secrets hidden within wildlife teeth. Explore both the field technique of ‘tooth eruption and wear’ and the laboratory marvel of ‘cementum analysis’ – both dedicated to unraveling the mysteries of ungulate ages. Delve into the heart of these techniques, comparing their accuracy and precision, with a revelation of the superior accuracy of cementum analysis. Learn the art of tooth extraction and witness the seamless process of submitting your own wildlife teeth to the WAL for aging through cementum analysis. Elevate your understanding of deer populations and contribute to the advancement of wildlife knowledge and bolster your resume with applied experience. Participants will gain hands-on familiarity with the field technique of jaw aging, and the lab process of tooth extraction, inspection, preparation, and cementum analysis. Join us in Jasper for a transformative experience at the intersection of field expertise and cutting-edge laboratory analysis!

Facilitated by the Wildlife Analytics Lab, Lethbridge College

Cost: $15

Professional refers to someone who works with wildlife and/or their habitats in a professional setting.

In this context, it is not in reference to a legal professional designation.