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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta DID YOU KNOW? Special reduced senior citizen and youth fares available on Air Canada, CP Air and Time Air. Also new reduced fares to Europe available August 10th; when you plan to travel call BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE Phone 328-3201 328-6858 PERSONALIZED SERVICE-NO EXTRA COST The Lethbndge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Thursday, August 6, 1970 PAGES 9 TO 18 A. E. CROSS See the new Instamatlc Cameras with Flash that does not need batteries Flash failure a thing of the past. CANADA'S FIRST TRAINED INDIAN COUNSELLOR Community College's Indian Counsellor Aide program graduated its first class Wednesday in the first course of its type in Canada. Receiving diplomas after completing two summer sessions at the LCC are left to right, Frank Kaquitts, Morley; Alice Makokis, St. Paul; Georgette Fox, Cardston; Violet Calgary. Bock row, left to right, Ed Ryan, co-ordinator of the LCC program, Mal'hew Many Guns, St. Paul; Lawrence Wild- cat, Hobberria; Roy Whitney, Calgary and Lethbridge Mayor Andy Anderson. Missing are Richard Archand and Oliver Yellow Knee. Counsellor Aide Grads Told Education, Culture Inseparable Says Promise Of BA Degree Retracted U of L Tigeon-Hole System' Claims Student Of Ceramics By RICK SWIHART Staff Writer Education is a cultural phe- nomenon as viewed by an an Homeowner Grants Arrive Homeowner grants totalling were received at city hall Wednesday. The amount represents only a small portion of the first batch of grant applications sent to the provincial government several weeks ago. The grants are now being pro- cessed. Homeowners whose tax- es were paid in full, as is done when they are paid by mort- gage companies, should be re- ceiving the grants soon. Those who left a balance owing on their taxes will have the grant applied as a rebate. The amount of grant for pen- sioners is thropologist and this is per haps the more realistic way o said Leroy Littl Bear.speaking at the gradua Bon exercises for Canada's firs Indian Counsellor-Aide course. "Education is a' method c passing on information from the past which gives a con tinuity to the culture of th community of people bein; he said. "This is why trying to edu cate Indian children in therta government prohibit any organizations but those incor- wrated hi the dominion char er to use the name of pen- sioners and senior citizens. Housing Board Set Up A three-man board to deal with applications by local builders for" low'- cost experi- mental housing projects in Lethbridge was set up at a spe- cial meeting of city council Tuesday Representatives will be Ald- erman C. W. Chichesler, chair- man of the housing committee, B. R. Orysiuk, executive di- rector of the Alberta Housing and Urban Renewal Corpora- tion, and C. L. Kenwood man- ager of the Lethbridge loans office of Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation. The latter two may be repre- sented by their delegates. It is hoped that construction of the first unite in the housing project will start in September. A spokesman for Nu Mode Homes Ltd., one of the firtns Involved in the scheme, says plans are nearly complete and the company should be ready to start very soon. By JOAN BOWMAN Staff Writer A fourth-year University Lethbridge student, who has had five ceramic works ac- cepted in an international art competition in Italy, has charged the U of L with bein "pigeon-hole system." John Ikeda of Lethbridge, 21 said the university promisee him a BA after completion two courses this summer, bu has since retracted the promis because he did not have the de- sired combination of major an elective subjects. He said he will have com pleted 10 elcctives and 20 ma jors by the end of the sum mer, but the university woul allow no deviation from its re- quirement of 15 electives "I have found my interes If I'm forced ti take electives to broaden m mind, as they say, it will hint er concentration in my area. Mr. Ikeda said he had bee accepted for graduate studi work at the University of Colo rado and California Institute Arts and Crafts. However neither institution will accep him without a degree. He said the secretary in Dr James Penton's office (form erly assistant to the dean the arts- and science faculty fo student affairs) had indieatec any two courses taken this summer would fill the bill fo a degree. He is currently taking tw courses in art, his major, bu the university rejected them A petition submitted in late spring, with ah attached rec ommendation by art depart ment chairman Herbert Hicks had "carried no weight." The review committee of !he faculty of arts and science sail giving Mr. Ikeda bis degree "would set a he said. "The U of L talks about freedom of the individual, but it's obvious that it really doesn't care. "It's even worse when they said I was going to get a de- gree and then dumped it. I'll have to come back next year to take another five subjects (not in art) to make me a 'well-rounded person.' But no- thing makes a person as well- rounded as art.'" Mr. Ikeda had five of six ceramic works accepted into the 28th International Competi- tion of Artistic Ceramics, cur- rently on display to Oct. 4, at. Faenza, Italy. His work will be eligible for awards, chosen by a panel of seven distinguished artists. "This university has it fig- ured out that art is making Official Of ASTA Resigns Dr. Donald A. Girtird, execu- ive director of the Alberta school Trustees' Association las resigned his position, ef- fective Aug. l. R. Dick Gruenwald, presi- dent of the association said im- mediate steps will be taken to ind a successor to the key educational post. ugly or pretty. little things. They think it's a playtime ac- tivity. "The university's a system, just like it was in high school. I had to take subjects I hated to matriculate. Of my high school courses, I've studied only English since I left. "No one is at my level here. I've gone as far as I can go and I think the art department backs me. "All I want to do is get my degree and get out." U of L Ceramics Student John Iked a Low Bid Given By Glen Little The low bid for constructio of an addition to the city ha engineering department has been submitted by Glen Litt Construction Ltd. of Leth nidge. The bid, was the low est of the three bids, all sub- mitted by local firms. The otters were: Henry lardy Construction. Ltd., 147 and Gillett Constructio Ltd., The architects, Eobins Mitch 11 Watson, are examining th tenders and will make a rec mmendation to E. A. 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