Yellowhead Tribal College

MARCH 2023

Aba Washded! Ahneen! Tansi! Welcome!

Keep up to date with what is happening in our college!

We are glad you are checking out our monthly newsletter for upcoming events, activities and programs. Yellowhead Tribal College would like to extend our warmest welcome to you and we send you good wishes for your journey!

If you are interested in learning more about Yellowhead Tribal College, please visit our website and social media pages for more information. Please feel free to also call us at 780-484-0303. We are happy to answer any inquiries you may have, looking forward to connecting to you!

YTC's Statements of Vision, Mission, and Mandate

Our Vision

Visionary Leaders in First Nations Education.

Our Mission

To achieve academic excellence and student success by providing culturally foundational academic programs and services.

Our Mandate

To promote and protect our First Nations traditions, culture, and language to meet the needs of our students, our communities, and our future.

March Plans

YTC is planning upcoming activities for you to enjoy, please join us if you can, take advantage of our student support services while attending the college. We hope to see you!

This month of March we want to encourage our Students, Staff, Elders and Friends of YTC to practice Nutrition. Ryan Taje our Student Services Coordinator is planning some wonderful activities based around food and wellness, look out for more information as he will connect will you through your email.

Here are a few fun links and articles to check out:

Benefits of Eating Healthy

The Importance of Good Nutrition

Health Benefits of Eating Well

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- Upcoming Events -

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You are welcome to join and attend Yoga classes!

Who can attend? All YTC Students and Staff, its free for you!

When? Every Tuesday & Thursday

Where? Room 271 on the 2nd floor in the college

Time? Doors will be unlocked at 12:00pm, Yoga will start at 12:10- 12:45pm.

What do I bring? Your own water bottle & dress comfortably, we will supply the yoga mats.

Who is teaching Yoga? Certified Yoga Instructor Nicole Oort

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Monthly Elders Schedule

Our Elders are on site as scheduled in the calendar above. Our Elders are accessible to our students and staff on a daily basis to provide guidance and support. Please connect with our receptionist Leila BIgchild at the front desk in the library or email to make arrangements to work with our Elders. Leila will schedule time that works best for you to access Elder support. Our Elders are fluent speakers of our Indigenous Languages (Cree, Nakota/Stoney & Anishnaabe) They can provide further support and guidance for your programming. Again, we encourage our students to connect with Leila to schedule time to access Elder support, she will coordinate time that works best for both you and your selected Elder(s). This is also continuous on-going support, we look forward to you inquiring to work with our Elders.

Ribbon skirt making with Diane Beaverbones on March 10th and the 23rd, 2023 in the Elder's Room. Please sign up with

Green Bannock Day

Friday, March 17th, 12-4pm

10045 156 Street Northwest

Edmonton, AB

Staff will be making green bannock for students for St. Patrick's Day. Students can come by to the library to pick up some yummy green bannock to enjoy!

Lunch & Learn with our YTC Dietician

Friday, March 24th, 12pm

10045 156 Street Northwest

Edmonton, AB

Please join us for a lunch and learn presentation with our YTC Dietician, she will provide you with beneficial information all pertaining to nutrition. This event will take place in room 230 and online. Ryan Taje will email you the google meet invitation to join closer to the date.

Green Smoothies

Friday, March 31st, 12-2pm

10045 156 Street Northwest

Edmonton, AB

EAT YOUR GREENS! We will be providing delicious green smoothies to promote nutrition to our students. You can pick up your green smoothie in the library before heading to your afternoon class!

Check out our YTC Dietician Lauren Renlund‘s Facebook page for great information on Nutrition

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Yellowhead Tribal College Staff are so pleased to work with you. Please feel free to email us anytime for questions or inquiries, we will help you in anyway we can. Thank you

Message from our Library

Library Services : Winter 2023

It's so good to see new and returning students this term. I hope you have a successful winter semester.

Library Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
Phone: (780) 784-7835

Online Help Guides

For answers to common questions, check out these online guides:

Library Help:

IT Help:

Microsoft Office Suite
You can sign up for Microsoft Office for free using your email using this link: Office 365 Students

Library Databases
A list of our online resources can be found here: Library Database List
Some databases require a password. Please contact Library staff for more information.

Student ID Card

  • If you are a new student who has not yet received a Student ID card, please drop by the Library anytime to have your photo taken.
  • For any other questions related to Student IDs please email
I am here to help you succeed in your studies, feel free to reach out to me anytime.


How to Balance School and Work: 5 Strategies for Academic Success

Short video: 5 Strategies for Success

Preparation and dedication are key to achieving success. Have them both, and you will reach your goals. Best of luck to you!

You are getting closer to your dreams each day. Keep up the hard work, and you will get the best results. I wish you a great future because you deserve it.

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International Women's Day is March 8, 2023

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Nurture by Grow

The Orange Hub has a cafeteria downstairs open to the public. See the link for website to browse the services, menu, business hours, etc.

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