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 COMMUNITY

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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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Current Events

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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Past Events

March 2019

LANGUAGE COURSES

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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LANGUAGE COURSES BLACKFOOT Language 10am-2pm See afccalgary.org for location

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April 2019

Employment Open House on April 25th

April 25 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wood’s Homes, 805 37 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta Canada
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Wood’s Homes, a nonprofit children’s mental health center based in Calgary (www.woodshomes.ca).   We are hosting an Employment Open House on April 25th   Click here for more details:  

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May 2019

May 2019 Events

May 4 @ 12:00 am - May 31 @ 12:00 am
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May 2019 Events  

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Couture & Culture

May 31 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lantern Community Church, 1401 10 Avenue Southeast
Calgary, AB T2G 0X1 Canada
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We invite you to embrace an authentic West through an afternoon of empowerment, leadership and art at the Stardale Women’s Group Showcase, "Couture & Culture". We have a fantastic roster of entertainment.  Bring your family, bring your friends, and bring your office colleagues.  

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June 2019

AFCC Calendar JUNE 2019

June 5 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
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The Joy of Jigging Workshop with Jeanette Kotowich

June 8 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Métis Inspired Movement and Social Dance Workshop June 8th 5:30 PM Evergreen Theatre Community Spaces, Maple Studio $15 $12 CADA/WEST, ADA, Metis Nation Youth are Free   An introduction to Métis dance; participants will learn the basic steps & fancy steps of Métis jigging. With a focus on integrating the various rhythms into the body, we will explore the relationship between Métis dance and the fiddle music. Participants will learn a collection of social and square dances.Taking a lighthearted approach…

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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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