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Workshops

ESSO Imperial Oil FoundationThank you to Imperial Oil Foundation for their generous contributions in supporting the Stardale Model program in the community. The model embodies a holistic view of the woman from the perspective of gender, education, health, literacy, justice, community, and social inclusion with an encouragement towards self-sufficiency.

There are a variety of workshops tailored to the needs of the community:

  • The Stardale Model curriculum (deals with abuse/violence, co-dependency, grieving)
  • Gender roles and demystifying the media's depiction of females
  • Violence and trauma - how it affects learning
  • Proposal writing
  • Assessments to design and to deliver projects in your community
  • Networking and capacity building

The Stardale Model - For the Enlightenment of Women

The Stardale Model has been written into a curriculum format. The manual contains all the detailed information for the setup of the education/healing environment, in conjunction with the activities and lesson plans.

The model is a 14 week/5 day per week extensive self-development tool. This is to be implemented as a multi-disciplinary approach to healing, education, culture, community development, and prior learning.

Contact us for further information.


Couture And Culture @ Way Out West Fest 2019

Way Out West Fest

Click here to view the full schedule for the Way Out West Fest!

Stardale would like to thank all the wonderful individuals who supported the event which included:

  • The City Of Calgary
  • Cody & Sioux
  • The Steel River Group
  • Coloring it Forward
  • Chantal Chagnon
  • Delree Dumont
  • Autumn Whiteway
  • Rachael Meckling
  • The La Belle Sister - Pow Wow Dancers
  • Hillberg & Berk
  • MC College
  • Franciscan and Friends Music Project
  • Armin Hammer - DJ Services
  • Rocky Mountain Symphony
  • Way Out West Fest


Missing Women's Conference

Missing Sisters: An alarming trend, the disappearance or death of Aboriginal women, is emerging across Canada. Specific evidence includes the Picton pig farm killings, the missing women on Highway 16, the Native Women's Association of Canada's Sisters In the Street campaign, the creation by the Saskatchewan RCMP of a department to investigate missing women, Amnesty International's STOP Violence Against Women Campaign which focuses on Aboriginal women, and lastly, Aboriginal director Christine Welsh's movie Finding Dawn, which tells the stories of missing women from Vancouver to Regina.

In August 2008, the Missing Indigenous Women's Conference was held in Regina, Saskatchewan at the First Nations University, Luther College, and the Conexus Arts Centre. The three day conference had women attending from Canada, the United States and Mexico. Stardale was actively involved in the pre-conference and the conference delivery. It was here that the comic book, "Life As You Don't Know It," was first launched.

Further articles:


Stardale Participation in the Missing Women's Gathering of 2010

Stardale participation in the Missing Women’s gathering of 2010
Helen McPhaden, Executive Director of Stardale, and Angie Bear, Family Violence Coordinator for Prince Albert Grand Council Women's Commission/Holistic Wellness Centre
Stardale participation in the Missing Women’s gathering of 2010
Helen McPhaden and Det/Cst Susan Snell, Prince Albert Police Service

Stardale participation in the Missing Women’s gathering of 2010
Helen McPhaden and Sandra La Chance, Big River Health Department

Stardale participation in the Missing Women’s gathering of 2010
Helen McPhaden at the Stardale display table at the 2010 Prince Albert Grand Council Women's Commission "Honouring Our Sisters & Brothers" Memorial Walk
Stardale participation in the Missing Women’s gathering of 2010
People in attendance at the Senator Allen Bird Gymnasium for the 2010 Memorial Walk
Stardale participation in the Missing Women’s gathering of 2010
Remembering family members who have gone missing...

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