amiskwacîwâskahikan

Beaver Hills House Park

Did you know that the traditional Cree name of Edmonton is amiskwacîwâskahikan? It translates to Beaver Hills House. Amiskwacîwâskahikan is a place that has been home to Indigenous peoples for millennia. It is a traditional meeting ground of the Cree, Dene, Saulteaux, Nakota Sioux, Blackfoot and Métis. In 1876, amiskwacîwâskahikan became part of Treaty 6 […]

Continue reading


National Indigenous Awareness

National Indigenous Awareness Month

This year, National Indigenous History Month is dedicated to the missing children, the families left behind and the survivors of residential schools. Edmonton has the largest number of Indigenous residents in Alberta, with about 83,750 people in 2016 – 32.4% of the total Indigenous population in the province. Start your learning journey here to help […]

Continue reading