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Stoney Nakoda elder blesses RCMP members and newly erected teepee

Stoney Nakoda elder blesses RCMP members and newly erected teepee

“I want the young people to change, to become one of the RCMP. That’s my dream.”
Future of Métis National Council uncertain as Manitoba Federation gets mandate to pull out

Future of Métis National Council uncertain as Manitoba Federation gets mandate to pull out

The MNC has been embroiled in infighting for the past several years over MNO’s membership which MNC insists includes Métis that do not fit the MNC definition.
Work to discover unmarked graves underway

Work to discover unmarked graves underway

Crowfoot said he expects scans, excavations, research and other associated work to continue over a long term due to the scale of the project and amount of land that will have to be looked at.
Alberta funds Indigenous-led approach to mental health for Indian residential school trauma

Alberta funds Indigenous-led approach to mental health for Indian residential school trauma

The funding announced today brings the province’s commitment to support Indigenous-led efforts in mental health care to nearly $8 million.
Îethka: Stoney Language in Stoney Country helping celebrate the Stoney language

Îethka: Stoney Language in Stoney Country helping celebrate the Stoney language

“It’s entirely their Nation— These illustrations are all from the Nation, so is the photography, the stories and the knowledge,” Shyba said. “It’s a cultural jewel.”
Stoney Nakoda First Nation eligible for provincial unmarked grave funding

Stoney Nakoda First Nation eligible for provincial unmarked grave funding

“With this support, we can begin to find a way forward, so that our community has an opportunity to find hope and healing,” Young said. “It is a sad truth that the individual and communal harm that occurred in these schools affects Indigenous families and communities today through direct and intergenerational trauma.”
Stoney Nakoda Canada Day walk mourns victims of Residential School system

Stoney Nakoda Canada Day walk mourns victims of Residential School system

“It was for the support and acknowledgment of our Residential School survivors and to honour our ancestors who didn’t make it home,” Holloway said. “We’ve been silenced for too long.”
Canada Day vigil honours children lost to Residential Schools

Canada Day vigil honours children lost to Residential Schools

“We still have to move forward— We have to continue this work,” Snow said. 
Camilla student wins provincial award for Métis spirit

Camilla student wins provincial award for Métis spirit

Allie Parry teaches others about Métis culture
Local artist creates dreamcatcher for Kamloops tribute

Local artist creates dreamcatcher for Kamloops tribute

Locally-crafted tribute piece to travel to BC to honour 215 children