Indigenous Awareness

ASCA Board Vision Path 2025-2028

Destination 4:

  • Destination: In collaboration with local Indigenous advisors, elders and/or knowledge keepers, Alberta School Councils’ Association will advance reconciliation by promoting and encouraging knowledge and understanding of First Nations, Métis and Inuit culture, knowledge, worldview, ways of knowing, being and doing in education.

Committed to advancing reconciliation, the Alberta School Councils’ Association (ASCA) maintains this website area dedicated to Indigenous awareness and resources, for learning and sharing First Nations, Métis and Inuit information.

Increasing safety for Indigenous women and girls

Alberta Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) Roadmap
Alberta’s government is committed to building a future where Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people live in safety and security, free from violence and are treated with dignity and respect.

June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada, a time to recognize the rich history, heritage, resilience and diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis. Learn more...

Gaining foundational knowledge of First Nations, Métis and Inuit beliefs, traditions and practices results in an increased awareness and understanding of First Nations, Métis and Inuit histories and perspectives and supports the process of reconciliation.

September 30th

Truth and Reconciliation

Calls to Action for Education

Treaty Land Acknowledgement

Statement of Apology to former students of Indian Residential Schools

First Peoples and Map of Alberta

Three Simple Actions

Advancing Reconciliation Resource for School Councils

Indigenous Student Awards

Reconciliation Resources

School Council ReconciliACTION

Alberta Native Friendship Centres Association (ANFCA)



Talking to kids about Residential Schools - Video

(9.25 minute VIDEO link courtesy of Calgary Regional Consortium)