UAlberta, researchers receive funding for Indigenous-related initiatives

January 17, 2022
The University of Alberta has received funding for two Indigenous initiatives. $12M will be provided by the BHP Foundation over five years for the Supporting Indigenous Language Revitalization (SILR) project. This project will support Indigenous and community-led language revitalization initiatives for future generations and will support Indigenous sovereignty over language preservation and revitalization. UAlberta academics are also part of the Ărramăt Project, which has received $24M in federal funding and will examine the relationship between loss of biodiversity and Indigenous health decline that has received $24M in federal funding. 12 UAlberta academics are involved in the project, which aims to halt biodiversity decline and improve Indigenous wellbeing around the world. UAlberta | Edmonton Journal (AB)