2018 Nominations

Nominations are now being accepted! If you would like to recognize an outstanding Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) role model who has positively contributed to the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, please fill out a nomination form and submit it by the deadline – January 10, 2018.

What is RARA?

The Regional Aboriginal Recognition Awards recognizes individuals who have made positive contributions to the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, including the communities of Fort McMurray, Fort Chipewyan, Anzac, Janvier, Fort MacKay, Conklin and Gregoire Lake in Alberta.

Vision Statement

To bestow appreciation for the achievement of Aboriginal People in, or from, this region by recognizing excellence in specific fields; by doing this in such a way that more and more people and institutions participate in ensuring that the Regional Aboriginal Recognition Awards (R.A.R.A.) make a positive impact on the lives of all people.