Welcome to Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary

Welcome all to the Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary. We welcome you to Treaty 7 Territory and the traditional land of Niitsitapi (Blackfoot), Ĩyãħé Nakoda, Tsuu T’ina and the Metis Nation in Region 3. We at the AFCC strive to give the best possible experiences to those that come through our doors and do our best to make sure that all questions are answered with a smile.

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Our Programs

AFCC provides essential Indigenous cultural based programs to a growing Calgary urban Indigenous population.

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Indigenous Hub

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(Place of Conversation)

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Check out AFCC’s calendar for upcoming events.

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Career Opportunities

Volunteering, opportunities at AFCC, and external job postings.

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August 2018

Outreach @ CUPS

August 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until August 28, 2018

CUPS, 1001 10 Ave SW
Calgary, AB T2R 0B7 Canada
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Eagle Spirit Luncheon

August 29 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 29, 2018

Community Wise Resource, 223 12 Ave SW
Calgary, AB T2R 0G9 Canada
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September 2018

Momentum’s Carpenter Program and IT Program

September 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Aboriginal Futures, 6011 - 1 A Street SW
Calgary, AB Canada

Aboriginal Futures will be hosting an Information Session on Momentum’s Carpenter Program and IT Program. Join us at Aboriginal Futures on Thursday, September 6, 2018 to find out about these FREE PROGRAMS offered at Momentum! See poster attached, please post and circulate to your contacts. View Poster Presenter will discuss: Carpenter Program (Starts October 2018 - 6 month program) IT (Information technology) Program (Starts January 2019 – 25 week program) Must have grade 10 or pass an entrance exam. To…

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Cintas Job Fair

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Aboriginal Futures, 6011 - 1 A Street SW
Calgary, AB Canada

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR... A JOB OR A CAREER? Cintas is HIRING and has multiple job openings at their Calgary facility for: Hanger/Sorter Truck Loader Maintenance Technician II Management Trainee Production Lead Service Sales Representative Truck Unloader Washroom Operator Service Supervisor Join us at Aboriginal Futures for an Info Session with Cintas on September 18th to learn more about these career opportunities. Bring your resume and apply When: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Time: 9:00am – 11:00am Where: Aboriginal Futures Address:…

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141 Signing Anniversary of Treaty 7 Event

September 21
AB Canada

Join Mount Royal University students, staff, faculty and community members as we acknowledge the 141 signing anniversary of Treaty 7 with a day long event titled Iinistsi 141. Iinistsi is the Blackfoot word for treaty. On September 22, 1877 the First Nations of Southern Alberta including the Blackfoot: Siksika, Kainai, Piikani; Stoney Nakoda: Bearspaw, Chiniki, Wesley; and Tsuut'ina signed Treaty #7 east of Calgary at Blackfoot Crossing. The territory extends from out west at the Rocky Mountains and goes east…

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Calgary Legal Guidance – Advice-A-Thon

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
City Hall, 800 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary, AB T2P 2M5 Canada

This event will run from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm at City Hall. Attendees have an opportunity to sit with a volunteer lawyer for a free half hour appointment. Legal areas of law that attendee’s can get advice in are: Family, Criminal, Wills & Estates, Immigration and Civil. Anyone interested in meeting with a lawyer can simply show up that day or call 587-349-7997 to pre-book an appointment. CLG will also be running an Identification Clinic for people with no…

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AFCC Strategic Plan

The Friendship Centre Movement has a long history of bringing people together from all areas of Canada and beyond and Calgary is no different, we pride ourselves on bringing indigenous based cultural programs and services to all that wish to come and participate.

The importance of contributing to the continued education of our cultures to the public is a vital piece of what we do, working with our Community partners to continue to make Calgary shine and to always showcase the indigenous peoples of this great city. We at the Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary want everyone to have an amazing experience when you walk through our doors and encourage everyone to come to visit us.

We have many wonderful programs, services and community events; come down and check them out!

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