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Blue Lake Centre has long been an important cultural landscape. In 2019, the Centre was leased to Yellowhead Tribal College and used as a land-based teaching site for the College's students and Elders.

The vision is to enrich this important site and develop a cultural education centre for the Yellowhead Tribal Council Elders and Youth, to create opportunities through 

Yellowhead Tribal College's vision is to transform the existing Blue Lake Centre to become a fully integrative and supportive place for Indigenous families; to heal, to remember, to learn, and to create a thriving future, for generations to come.

Blue Lake Centre’s indoor spaces and outdoor places, provide solutions based healing through:

- Land-based learning:

• Trapping, Fishing, Plant-Medicines & Berry-picking 

Access to support:

• on-Site Therapists & Psychologists

Traditional and cultural teachings

• Elder’s Teachings, Ceremony, Crafting, Tipi’s & Sweat Lodge’s

Physical activity

• Kayaking, Swimming, Hiking, Skiing & Snowshoeing

Self-sustained teachings & living

• Gardening & Animal Care

Safe environments

• Secure Housing, Meals Provided & House Keeping

Social innovation & enterprise

• Theory, Knowledge Sharing & Innovating

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