Yellowhead Tribal College

Yellowhead Tribal College is committed to academic excellence and life-long learning while preserving and promoting First Nations culture, languages, and traditions.

About Yellowhead Tribal College

Yellowhead Tribal College is an inclusive and open learning institution in Treaty 6 territory. We provide accredited programs in a flexible, supportive academic environment that nurtures Indigenous cultures and traditions.

The college was established in 1986 by Yellowhead Tribal Council to meet the educational needs of its member nations (Alexander First Nation, Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation, O'Chiese First Nation, and Sunchild First Nation). We now offer academic upgrading, certificates, diplomas, and post-secondary courses and degrees to all adult learners. For more information about our policies, programs, courses, and history, download our 2021 2022 YTC Academic Calendar

Please visit us in our new home at the Orange Hub (10045 156 St. NW, Edmonton)!

We welcome all students at all stages in their educational journey. Whoever you are, wherever you are from, there is a place for you at YTC!

YTC's Statements of Vision, Mission, and Mandate

Our Vision

Visionary Leaders in First Nations Education

Our Mission

To achieve academic excellence and student success by providing culturally foundational academic programs and services

Our Mandate

To promote and protect our First Nations traditions, culture, and language to meet the needs of our students, our communities, and our future


We are committed to helping you achieve success in learning and in life.

Yellowhead Tribal College provides students with educational opportunities that respond immediately to community needs to help lay the foundation for its graduates to participate fully in 21st-century Canadian society.

We are committed to life-long learning. Whatever your age or the stage of your learning, we can assist in providing the skills and credentials needed to achieve your career goals.

Yellowhead Tribal College is a proud community partner delivering upgrading programs as well as accredited post-secondary courses, certificates, diplomas, and degrees. All our programs are supported by and foster First Nations culture and language.

Indigenous Accreditation

Yellowhead Tribal College is proud to be accredited by the World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium (WINHEC)

Yellowhead Tribal College is also proud to be accredited by the National Indigenous Accreditation Board (NIAB)

YTC Community

We are Edmonton's only First Nations college! We pursue academic excellence while preserving and promoting Indigenous culture, languages, and traditions. 

Our Staff

Visit our website to learn more about the work that we do


Randy Ermineskin

(587) 525-6142 Ext. 508

Jocelyn Verreault
Registrar & Depart. Head of Science & Technology

(587) 525-6150 Ext. 519

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