Maskwachees Cultural College
Quick Facts:
Tuition: $4,000.00  Students: 200
P.O. Box 360
Maskwacis, AB      T0C 1N0
(780) 585-3925

Maskwachees Cultural College

Maskwachees Cultural College was established in 1974 as a Cultural Centre by the Cultural/Educational Centres Program of Indian Affairs Canada. It was formally created by the Four Bands of Hobbema, and it focused more on maintaining the historical record of Plains Cree culture and history. Maskwachees also became a support centre for the Cree Language development and teaching in the community.

Its mission is to “to share traditional human development and knowledge by following Elders’ teachings,” and use Native Indian philosophy and culture as part of their lives. The Native Indian values that they advocate are: Identity, Language, ... ... continued below

About Maskwachees Cultural College

... Traditions, History, Living Values, Family, Spirituality, Life Long learning, Learning How to Learn, Assisting Each Other, Expanding Learning Opportunities, Developing Independence as Learners, Counselling and Personal Growth, and Community.

Campus: Facilities, Residence and Location

The College is located in Hobbema, Alberta, and its facilities include: Audio-visual Production Services, Conference and Workshop Development, Curriculum Development, Cultural Development, Research and Development Office, Student Canteen, 2 Computer labs (Windows Platform), and Library (Video Library, Archives, and History & Culture).

Academic Programs

The College offers the following programs to students: Universities Studies Program (Diploma leading to Bachelor of Education, Diploma leading to Bachelor of Arts, First Nations Management Diploma, and Indigenous Social Work Diploma); College Track Program (Educational Assistant (Special Needs), Maskwachees Administrative Assistant, and Cree Language Instructor Training Diploma); and Upgrading Program (Program Information)

Maskwacis Information

Hobbema is a hamlet in central Alberta, Canada located near Red Dear. Red Deer is a city in central Alberta, Canada. It is located near the midpoint of the Calgary-Edmonton Corridor, and is Alberta's third most populous city - after Calgary and Edmonton.

A growing manufacturing industry, a strong retail and wholesale service industry, agriculture, tourism, oil and petrochemical industries help ensure a diversified economy. The City's first class health and education facilities, beautiful parks and trails, abundant amenities and safe community make Red Deer a wonderful place to live or visit.

Red Deer enjoys a moderate climate with warm summers and blue-sky winters. July has an average high of 23°C and an average low of 9°C. January has an average high of -7°C and an average low of -18°C.


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