Services and information
Aboriginal Heritage Section
Working with Indigenous communities to preserve and protect the cultural heritage sites that are an important part of Alberta’s heritage.
Frog Lake historic site
In the mid-1880s, aggressive government attempts to settle First Nations people on reserves set off a violent backlash at Frog Lake.
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump World Heritage Site
A World Heritage Site that preserves and interprets over 6,000 years of Plains Buffalo culture.
Indigenous Arts Individual Project Funding
Supports the development of an individual Indigenous artist, arts administrators, or an ensemble of artists in Alberta.
National Aboriginal Day
On June 21, celebrate the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Métis and Inuit.
Okotoks Erratic – ‘Big Rock’
This prominent southern Alberta geological landmark is a historical site of great spiritual significance to the Blackfoot peoples.
Repatriation of sacred ceremonial objects
Legislation that places ceremonial objects that are vital to the practice of traditional ceremonies back into active use.
Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park
A World Heritage Site that includes Indigenous rock carvings, paintings and one of the largest areas of protected prairie land in Alberta.