Nominations Now Being Accepted

Would you like to nominate someone for a RARA? Nomination forms are being accepted until January 13, 2017.

2017 Event Announced

The 29th annual Regional Aboriginal Recognition Awards are taking place on February 25, 2017 at Shell Place MacDonald Island. Stay tuned for an announcement about speakers and entertainment.

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.