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  • February 17, 2001
  • Sweetgrass Staff

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An educational program once operated through the Edmonton-based Metis Child and Family Services is back on track thanks to the diligent efforts of the Riel Institute for Education and Learning, a branch society of Zone 1V of the Metis Nation of Alberta.

The family intervention/ youth support training program, offered from 1993 to 1998, now falls under the social work…

  • February 17, 2001
  • Sweetgrass Staff

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Roman Bittman, a Metis born in Fort Vermilion, was granted his award in the field of Media and Communications. Bittman's long list of credits include a stint at CBC news where he became producer of the science show The Nature of Things. He's made 100 films and been an advisor to the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network. He has also been president of the Nova Scotia Film…

  • February 17, 2001
  • Sweetgrass Staff

Page 2

Roman Bittman, a Metis born in Fort Vermilion, was granted his award in the field of Media and Communications. Bittman's long list of credits include a stint at CBC news where he became producer of the science show The Nature of Things. He's made 100 films and been an advisor to the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network. He has also been president of the Nova Scotia Film…