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Most of our programs will be restarting October 2020 Virtually! Please stay tuned to this page or our Facebook page for more information as we get things up and running.

Hiy Hiy

Virtual Cree Classes in Partnership with Edmonton Public Library- Starting October 19, 2020

Facilitated by Leslie Skinner

Running Mondays and Wednesdays 6:00pm-8:00pm. 

Whether you want to reconnect to your ancestral language or learn a language from the territory, this is the class for you. This class is offered in partnership with the Canadian Native Friendship Centre and is suitable for beginners and those with previous language knowledge. This is a free registered, online class where you will also connect with community members and make new friends through shared passion for language revitalization. To receive a link and passcode to the online class via, please register with name and email address and instructions will be sent to you on the day of the session.

Registration for classes on Monday's:

Registration for classes on Wednesday's:

We are happy to announce that we are running the Christmas Bureau/ Santas Anonymous Program again this year!

If you would like to apply please call or email Marissa at 780-761-1900, OR follow the instructions below.

Christmas Bureau Poster





Our Vision

The vision of the Canadian Native Friendship Centre is toward an integrated, self-reliant Aboriginal community who participates as urban citizens taking responsibility for their shared condition in a spirit of health, cooperation and wellness within a strong cultural base.

Mission Statement

The mandate of the Canadian Native Friendship Centre is to improve the quality of life of Aboriginal people in an urban environment by supporting self-determined activities, encouraging equal access to and participation in Canadian society while respecting Aboriginal cultural distinctiveness.








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