Held every two years, the Alberta Historical Resources Foundation Heritage Awards are presented to recognize groups and individuals’ efforts to research, promote or preserve Alberta’s diverse history and heritage.
Last night, 16 different winners received Heritage Awards at a ceremony held at the famed Government House in Edmonton.
This year’s Heritage Awards made a bit of history itself: the first-ever Youth Heritage and Indigenous Heritage awards were handed out, and the new logo for the Alberta Historical Resources Foundation was unveiled.
Youth Heritage Award
- Jordan Born
Heritage Awareness Awards
Heritage Conservation Award
Indigenous Heritage Award
- Mellissa Reis
- Friends of Michel Society, Museé Héritage, Council of the Michel First Nation (Michel Band exhibit)
- Remembering the Children Society (Red Deer Industrial School commemoration)
- Blackfoot Confederacy Nations of Alberta, City of Lethbridge, Arrow Archaeology (Traditional Knowledge and Use Assessment)
Outstanding Achievement Award
Congratulations to all the winners!
If you want to nominate a group or individual for a Heritage Award, check out the award categories and fill out a nomination form.