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FIRE Grant Recipient Announcement
FIRE (Funding Indigenous Resurgence in Edmonton) program staff and leadership at the Edmonton Heritage Council are pleased to announce the 2021 recipients of FIRE Grants! Learn more about the successful projects Lighting the Qulliq, Resurging 2S Pride, Crowdcasting Project, Pei Pei Chei Ow, and Thicker Than Blood at this link. Follow the FIRE webpage and Facebook page to stay up to date on further opportunities and initiatives.
Ring Houses Advocacy
If you value the endangered Ring Houses on the U of A’s main campus, please contact University President Bill Flanagan by August 15 requesting a one-year moratorium on demolition or removal. Related materials: Template Letter to President Flanagan, Conceptual Proposal for Adaptive Reuse, Ring Houses Fact Sheet, Friends of U of A Ring Houses Facebook Group.
ECAMP Podcast Is Back!
The Edmonton City as Museum Project’s ECAMP Podcast is back on various podcast platforms and, thanks to a new partnership with CJSR FM 88.5, on the airwaves. Subscribe on your app of choice to hear new episodes every Saturday, followed by a weekly broadcast presentation the following Friday at 6:00 PM. Catch up on archived episodes from the new season.
The Edmonton Heritage Council has undertaken a number of initiatives that explore Edmonton’s past and present, and look toward the city’s future with the goal of providing Edmontonians a deeper understanding of who they are.
The Edmonton Heritage Council’s reports include strategic plans, foundational statements, annual reports and other research, undertaken in an effort to develop and promote informtaiont about Edmonton’s heritage to its citizens.
Our blog is where we keep the public and EHC members up to date on what’s happening around the Edmonton Heritage Council office, ideas we’re interested in, upcoming events and new initiatives we’re working on.