Together we can design the Indigenous Culture and Wellness Centre. 


Community REport Back

Between May - October 2018, we encouraged Edmonton’s Indigenous community to share their voices on the design of an ICWC. This is what we heard…please join us!

November 21 2018, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
EdE4C Gymnasium, Alex Taylor School - 9321 Jasper Avenue

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Due to Grey Cup celebrations, please access Jasper Avenue from the north. Parking is available in the Alex Taylor School parking lot.


Please join us at the Community Conversations for the Indigenous Culture & Wellness Centre. A light meal will be provided. Please register for catering purposes.

July 30, 2018

9:00 am - 11:00 am
Elders Engagement Session
Our Lady of Mercy Parish
Enoch, Alberta

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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
youth engagement session
enoch cree nation council chambers
enoch, alberta

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5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
community engagement session
River Cree Resort and Casino - 300 East lapotac blvd.

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July 18, 2018, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Edmonton Intercultural Centre - 9535 - 107 Avenue
McCauley School

The duo of Stephanie Harpe and Steven Johnson will be on hand to share their music.

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July 19, 2018, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Boyle Street Community Services- 10116 - 105 Avenue

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Past Events

Homeward Trust Gathering

May 17, 2018

Ramada Edmonton Hotel and Conference Centre - 11834 Kingsway Avenue

The annual Indigenous Gathering is a place to come together as a community, strengthen our relationships, share our knowledge and speak to the experiences of Indigenous housing and homelessness. Please join us for the day and dialogue as we reflect on the past year and prepare for tomorrow.

Register online at:


Community Launch

April 12, 2018, 5:00PM to 7:00PM

Canadian Native Friendship Centre: 11728-95 Street, Edmonton AB

The ICWC Steering Committee, EndPovertyEdmonton and the City of Edmonton invite you to join us for the Community Engagement Lunch. 

A light meal will be served

Local media is invited to attend this event.


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March 9 Ceremony for the Indigenous Culture and Wellness Centre

Friday, March 9, 2018, 9:00 am to 11:00 am

E4C Gym (Alex Taylor School) at 9321 Jasper Avenue

Feast to follow.

As part of EndPovertyEdmonton roadmap, the City of Edmonton is undertaking the initial work to develop an Indigenous Culture and Wellness Centre.

The project’s official start will begin with a Ceremony and Feast. Please join us when we take the first step toward this journey.

Guests at the ceremony are encouraged to bring their feast kits and women are encouraged to follow moon ceremony protocol and to wear long skirts. Wraps over pants are also welcomed.

We look forward to seeing you at future community engagements and additional ceremonies if we miss you on March 9th.