CIRA Grant Recipient

CIRA Grant Recipient

Canadian Internet Registration Authority announces its 2019 Community Development Grant Recipients Mamawapowin Technology Society is excited to be one of 21 recipients of CIRA’s Community Development Program grants. READ THE FULL ARTICLE ON CIRA NEWS SITE...
CIRA Grant Recipient

Building Mamawapowin: Interview with Bruce Buffalo

Bruce Buffalo lives in a small, Indigenous community in Maskwacis, Alberta, Canada where, until recently, there was no WiFi. Bruce knew that without Internet connectivity, he and his neighbors would be cut off from vital educational, employment, and health resources...
Maskwacis Man Making Internet Accessible

Maskwacis Man Making Internet Accessible

Bruce Buffalo said he can’t put food on the tables of people in Maskwacis but he can eliminate the decision on whether to buy food or Internet access.  Two years ago, Buffalo – a member of the Samson Cree Nation — set up a Wi-Fi hot spot in the community and has been...
Tushar Sharma on Building Mamawapowin

Tushar Sharma on Building Mamawapowin

Whether he’s working with a semiconductor company to improve transistor efficiency, launching a telescope-building project in Siksika or helping bring free Wi-Fi to the Maskwacis reserve, the through line in Tushar Sharma’s impressive list of accomplishments is a...