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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Please HELP USAY’s Aboriginal Youth – International Trip
USAY has a group of 12 youth that we have had in our programs for the past four year, thankfully they have all recently graduated from high school and are now transitioning out of our programs; it is time for them to ‘leave the nest’ as one would say. To celebrate their huge accomplishments we […]


10th Annual Aboriginal Youth Hoops during Aboriginal Awareness Week!
Join us on June 2oth 2015 at St. Monica School (235 18Ave SW) for the 10th Annual Aboriginal Youth Hoops 3-on-3 Basketball tournament! Get your friends together and get involved in this fun, outdoor event! This 3-on-3 basketball tournament is open to Aboriginal youth ages 16-30 years old. Maximum four players per team. One player […]

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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.