Welcome to USAY

By nurturing self-empowerment, and fostering healthy collaboration and communication the Urban Society for Aboriginal Youth (USAY) strives to enrich the lives of all urban Aboriginal youth to ensure healthy future generations. USAY will ensure we meet our vision and mission by developing programs in three main areas; education, traditional languages, and arts based programs.

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Closed for the Holidays
USAY will close this afternoon for holidays and we will re-open our office January 4th 2016. USAY wishes all of our families, youth, and volunteers a very merry Christmas! See you all next year!      


2nd Annual Aboriginal Christmas Gathering Celebration-FULL TO CAPACITY
*WE ARE FULL TO CAPACITY, THANKS TO ALL THOSE WHO REGISTERED AND WE APOLOGIZE TO ALL THOSE WHO COULD NOT, THANK YOU!* The 2nd Annual Aboriginal Christmas Gathering Celebration: • Free Event • Turkey Dinner • A Visit from Santa Claus – One Present Per Child • Children Activities When: Wednesday, December 16, 2015 Time: […]

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    New Tribe Magazine: June 2014

    New Tribe Magazine

    UPDATE: USAY received funding for New Tribe Magazine from the federal government until March 31, 2014 when the funding stream was changed.

    New Tribe Magazine was a monthly publication that was distributed for free throughout the city of Calgary. The goal of New Tribe was to promote community and culture within Calgary, and to encourage youth to express themselves through various forms of media.

    Watch the evolution of New Tribe Magazine click here

    New Tribe Magazine

    Services & Programs

    Check out USAY’s online services and programs. We have resources to help you obtain employment, build a career-path, and manage your finances. We also have an online Aboriginal Awareness course to help non-Aboriginal employers learn how to recruit and retain Aboriginal employees.

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    Special Thanks to our Community Partners & Funders:
    Government of Canada Alberta Lottery Fund

    This website was produced with financial assistance provided by Western Economic diversification of Canada.