First Nations, Métis and Inuit

If you have any questions or comments about First Nations, Metis and Inuit services at Ardrossan Junior/Senior High School please contact:

Métis Memories Virtual Art Mural

Please take a moment and see the Rupertsland Institute’s Virtual Art Unveiling of “Métis Memories of Residential Schools, A Testament to the Strength of the Métis” Mural. A powerful time of honouring Métis residential school survivors and their families.

You can access the Métis Memories Virtual Art Mural online mural at this link:

At this link, you will also have access to:

  • The complete digital PDF of Métis Memories of Residential Schools, A Testament to the Strength of the Métis
  • The complete digital PDF of Métis History and Experience and Residential Schools in Canada
  • Dedications, Educational Questions, Additional Resource Links, and more that go along with each story shared

First Nations, Métis and Inuit Program Links

Métis Nation of Alberta

Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society

Alberta Native Friendship Centre

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line
1-855-242-3310 (Toll Free)

Information about self identifying during registration:
Self Identification

To view the Elder in the Making video please click on the following link:

Elk Island Public Schools - educational resources for schools, groups clubs - local resources coordinated by Edmonton Public Library -National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation – resource page - shares traditional knowledge from Treaty 6 Kohkoms and other Wisdom Keepers - monthly tabloid paper (online as well). Source of Indigenous news and viewpoints

June is Indigenous People's History Month

We thought Ardrossan Students might like to see this video from the folks at Canadian Geographic featuring Elder Wilson Bearhead. 

Wilson has uploaded a video to the Canadian Geographic website were he talks a bit about the drum and sings a few songs with one of his sons and two of his grandsons. Perhaps EIPS students would love to see this: here is a link to the youtube upload