Still I Rise

ᓰᐱᐦᑭᓯᐤ Still I Rise is a free, 2-part virtual event focused around positive mental health and well-being for students. Content areas include Elders, Arts & Culture, Physical Activity and Land-based Learning.

Part 1: Empower and Inspire  |  November 24, 2021
Part 2: Celebrate and Share  |  May 26, 2022

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Frequently Asked Questions

Still I Rise is for all grade 6-12 youth in Alberta and beyond.

This event serves as an excellent opportunity to support Indigenous and non-Indigenous students alike in walking together towards reconciliation.

Still I Rise will celebrate Indigenous stories, foster resilience for Indigenous youth and encourage reconciliation for all in attendance.

Part 1 (November 24, 2021) will feature speakers from Treaties 6, 7 and 7. Presentations will focus on the areas of Elders, Arts & Culture, Physical Activity and Land-based Learning, with positive mental health and well-being emphasized across all content.

Take a look at the agenda from last year for an idea what the event could feature.

Part 2 (May 26, 2022) will be a student leadership event built on the learnings from Part 1.

Still I Rise will be a two-part virtual event taking place over Zoom on November 24, 2021 and May 26, 2022. Students can join from wherever they are currently learning: home, their classroom, or somewhere else.

Still I Rise is a free event. Registration is required to join.

  • Presenters and participants are encouraged (but not required) to share their pronouns in their Zoom name.
  • Presenters will be provided with tips to make their presentation as accessible as possible for all participants.
  • Ever Active Schools will implement live captions on all presentations.
  • More considerations are in place, but if you have any specific requests or questions, please reach out.


Thank you to our event partners, without whom this event would not be possible:

Curriculum Connections: Outcome Mapping

This document is intended to support teachers in connecting and assessing learning outcomes that are addressed through Still I Rise ᓰᐱᐦᑭᓯᐤ event sessions.

If you are looking to support high school students in earning 1 CTS credit for their participation, reach out for support from the Ever Active Schools team!