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Job Posting: Indigenous Initiatives Lead
DEADLINE JUST EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 28: The EHC is currently recruiting for the Indigenous Initiatives Lead role. The Indigenous Initiatives Lead will support EHC in its goal of supporting Indigenous peoples in revitalizing and participating in cultural practice that connects to their ancestors, the land, and living traditions. They will lead EHC’s newest grant program, Funding Indigenous Resurgence in Edmonton (FIRE), through its second call for submissions. See the full posting in HTML and PDF form.
Heritage Community Investment Program (HCIP) is currently accepting applications to the Operational (deadline: September 24), Research & Planning (deadline: October 1), Project Accelerator (deadline: October 1), Career Development (rolling intake throughout 2021), and Change Capital Project (rolling intake throughout 2021) streams. Anyone interested in the recently-updated Operational grant is encouraged to visit this page and learn more about the new portal system (which is still in testing stages) and the related tutorial video. In addition, EHC congratulates Juliette Champagne, 2021 recipient of the Heritage Writers’ Reserve Award. This prize of $10,000 is to support the publication and distribution of The Beillevaire Letters, the Transition Years: 1880-1937. Local heritage practitioners are encouraged to complete the Heritage Community Survey by September 27 to help EHC develop and support equitable, innovative programming. If you are employed by a heritage organization and have authorization to complete on their behalf, please indicate in your answers that you are filling out the survey as an organization.
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. Catch up on the second season via your app of choice and hear weekly broadcast encore presentations each 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.
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