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The Ninastako Cultural Centre has over 50 years of cultural teaching, developing learning resources, classes and camps.

Blackfoot Language RESOURCES

Experience the Blackfoot Legends

As part of the Ninastiko Blackfoot Language Resources, you can download all of our animated legends and accompanying lesson plans and resources.

Introduction to Blackfoot Language

Learn hundreds of Blackfoot words and phrases, with accompanying language games and activities, then test your knowledge with the Blackfoot Challenge.

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NINASTAKO CULTURAL CENTRE

Chief Mountain, or Ninastako, is a prominent geographic feature which encompasses cultural and spiritual significance for the Blackfoot. The proposed First Nations’ cultural centre, named Ninastako Cultural Centre, will preserve the Blackfoot culture and promote cross-cultural awareness by capitalizing on traditional storytelling.
 
The stories will be shared from the pinnacle view of Ninastako, sharing the lives of the Blackfoot in and around southern AB as they roamed the prairies and adapted to the introduction of settlers, horses, firearms, the railway, and eventually, the changes to their lifestyle with the depletion of the buffalo and the introduction of reserves.

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Learn basic Blackfoot through words, phrases and audio. 

FACILITY Progress

1996

Facility Location Proposed

2011

Completed Feasibility Study

2012

Presented to

Chief & Council 

2014

10 Acre Allotment

from Akres Claim

2015

Plans Developed

by ATCO

2020

Development of Cultural Projects

1993

Funding

from CTAC

1988

Funding from Alberta Government

1987

Letter of

Encouragement 

Ninastako 

SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

The Ninastako Scholarships are given to students in Cardston High School and Kainai High School with the highest marks in Blackfoot 30.

Cardston High School

Kainai High School

Shaliya Jamie Tailfeathers

2021 - 2022

Lenaisha Day Chief

2021 - 2022

Adam Joseph Soop

2021 - 2022

Jacob Black Water

2021 - 2022

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