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IRT7 - A Year in Review

As the year comes to an end with a new one on the horizon, Indigenous Rising Treaty 7 is an initiative with great hope and great potential building the community of young Indigenous change leaders.

A Youth Explosion (AYE) Year End 2021

"It may feel scary to be vulnerable, but your stories are important and deserve to be heard. You may be able to help others by sharing, and you may be able to help yourself by taking that brave next step and truly knowing your story."

SOS Congo and Canada Bridges Update

"It took some tough and sometimes uncomfortable conversations. At times it felt like the relationship had stalled. Now, looking back it seems that those moments were crucial in building understanding and trust."

Strategic Conversations

"It is more important than ever to push outside of our comfort zones and invite others into the discussion for more diverse perspectives, deeper learning and broader connections."

IRT7 Fall Hike

"After a year without a hangout, hiking the C level Cirque Trail brought us together and conquering our challenges as we paced ourselves through a complex and moderate pathway." Jessena Labelle-Beaver

Support First Nations Representation in Antarctica

Danii Kehler has been selected to be the FIRSTFirst Nations Person to be recruited by renowned polar explorer Robert Swan to join the 2041 ClimateForce Antarctic Expedition. Please donate and help her achieve her dreams!

Meaningful Futures Collaboration

With support from our partners, we’ve been able to continue to develop our unveiling youth potential approach, support youth to be changemakers in their communities, and amplify their voices more broadly. 

Interview with Tyra Cross Child

"I would never have thought I would be able to share my story about anxiety and have it reach so many people. I am proud of myself for overcoming so much. I want to reach people and help them feel not alone." Tyra Cross Child

Three Months Simply Isn't Enough Time: SOS Congo and Bridges Update

We are proud of what we have accomplished thus far, but given more time we are certain that we can create a deeper impact in the community by further developing the budding relationship between our communities.

Welcome to Cory Beaver!

I hope to see more people come together, with more inclusiveness among youth and Indigenous people and the community. Change takes time. Whatever goal I work towards for Indigenous Rising Treaty Seven won't happen overnight, but I'm hoping it’s impactful.

Nakoda Youth Council and Canada Bridges Collaboration

Our vision is to reawaken the spirit in our Stoney Nakoda youth leaders to be impactful in the world. This sense of reawakening is truly impactful and allows us to be leaders in our own lives.

Diversifying Organizational Leadership - Conversation with GlobalFest

Our Executive Director Alyssa spoke on a panel about Diversifying Organizational Leadership this past Fall. The conversation highlights significant learning and growth in our organization and in other organizations around Calgary. Check it out!