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Education

  • New K-12 high school (opened 2004)
  • School offers courses such as Drama, Industrial Arts, Art Computers and Photography (provincial academic curriculum)
  • School can accommodate 300 students and is presently half full
  • 14 Teachers
  • School has a culture camp for both First Nations and non-First Nations community members
  • Cowessess First Nation wishes to enter into a reciprocal agreement which would encourage non-Band members to attend the school
  • Adult Education
  • Life skills Education
  • Seniors come to school and speak with students
  • Cowessess funds post-secondary students according to what annual budget allows
  • Technical training is provided as needed, based on demand in the community.

Skills in the Community

 Health
  • Registered nurses
  • Licensed practical nurses
  • Cultural healers
  • Veterinary nurse
  • Doctor
  • Mental health therapist
Professional
  • Accountants
  • Teachers
  • Lawyers
  • Bankers
  • Managers
  • Dentists (off-reserve)
  • Funeral director (off-reserve)
  • Consultants
  • Leadership
  • Doctors (off-reserve)
  • RCMP (off-reserve)
  • Certified aboriginal financial managers
  • Entrepreneurs
Food Industry
  • Farmers
  • Ranchers Slaughterhouse workers
  • Fishers
  • Hunters
  • Gatherers
  • Gardeners
 Athletics
  • Football
  • Badminton
  • Boxers
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Golfers
  • Coaching certification
  • Hockey
  • Cross-country runners
  • Track and field
  • Baseball
  • Snowmobilers
  • Hikers
  • Martial arts
  • Curlers
  • Skiers
  • Basketball
Art
  • Musicians
  • Drawers
  • Oil painters
  • Sculptors
  • Wood workers
  • Ceramics
  • Singers
  • Drummers
  • Dancers
  • Creative writters
  • Sewers
  • Beaders
  • Crocheters
  • Quilters
  • Carvers
 Trades
  • Construction
  • Woodworkers
  • Plumbers
  • Cabinet makers
  • Carpenters
  • Welders
  • Truckers
  • Miners
  • Water plant operators
  • Heavy equipment operators
  • Mechanics
  • Building technicians
  • Contractors
Services
  • Casino workers
  • Golf course technicians
  • sing language interpreters
  • Fire fighters
  • Outfitters
  • Peacekeepers
  • Certified bus drivers
  • Emergency services
  • Retail clerks and gas attendants
Traditional
  • Storytellers
  • Pipe carriers
  • Hunters and trappers
  • Traditional healers
  • People who can perform traditional ceremonies
  • Pow Wow dancers, singers and drummers
  • Artists

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