Learn more about the New in Town Aboriginal Welcome Service
by watching this short introduction video. Enjoy!

Welcome! Tansi!

The New in Town Aboriginal Welcome Service is a first point of contact for anyone moving to Edmonton for the first time or returning to the city. The friendly and experienced New in Town team provides a broad spectrum of culturally-driven and community-based services to help Aboriginal newcomers reach their potential and feel at home in Edmonton. New in Town is a project by Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society, a non-profit organization that provides unique programs and services to Edmonton’s urban Aboriginal population

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Would you like to know more about community events or specific aboriginal gatherings? We have the experience and knowledge to connect you. There are plenty of theatre, art, music, children’s events, and festivals in Edmonton throughout the year. See Edmonton Events for a listing. There are also many Aboriginal events and opportunities – sweat lodges, round dances, soup and bannock nights, and so much more. Visit What2DoInEdm for more information.


“New in Town was very helpful and supportive through my time of need. When I came here I was very scared and lost. New in Town has assisted my family with connecting us to cultural events to stay connected to our culture.” – Joy Cardinal, Mother of 7

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