Albertine Rodh Memorial Award


This award was established to honour Albertine Rodh, a well-respected Metis Elder of the Dehcho. Albertine was born in Fort Providence in 1931 and was raised in the Dehcho Territory. She was raised in a French speaking household and later became fluent in Dene Zhatie and English. Albertine was very active in many political organizations and aboriginal leadership in the Northwest Territories. In recognition of her achievements and contributions, she was awarded the Metis Nation’s Order of the Shawl and the Wise Women Award for the Dehcho Region. She valued education and equality for everyone in order for future success and security for all.

$3,000 each will be awarded annually to two Dehcho Dene post-secondary students pursuing studies in Native Studies, Women/Gender Studies, Political Science and/or Education. Dene Traditional Knowledge.


$3,000 x 2

Application Deadline Information

June 30th annually.

Failure to submit a complete application package will result in a delay of the application process.

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