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Yoko Ono’s Siksika collaborator creates a waterbed for Alberta premier to lie in

Yoko Ono’s Siksika collaborator creates a waterbed for Alberta premier to lie in

In 1971 Ono, political activist, artist and wife of now late John Lennon of Beatles fame, held her first museum exhibition in which she invited more than 120 participants to produce a water sculpture. 
Rock Your Mocs, St. Albert

Rock Your Mocs, St. Albert

International campaign promotes Indigenous identity
First Nations councillor dresses down Alberta minister after police carding announcement

First Nations councillor dresses down Alberta minister after police carding announcement

Police carding has long come under scrutiny for targeting Indigenous and Black people at a disproportionate rate. Carding is when people are stopped by the police for no particular offence to gather personal information.
Forum will focus on making Indigenous land-based/STEM programming a mainstay in education

Forum will focus on making Indigenous land-based/STEM programming a mainstay in education

Science, technology, engineering and math fields are commonly referred to as STEM. 
Saddle Lake begins two-week shutdown, Hinshaw continues to plead with Albertans

Saddle Lake begins two-week shutdown, Hinshaw continues to plead with Albertans

Hinshaw says she's disappointed in those who look for loopholes
Siksika Nation gaining new water wells

Siksika Nation gaining new water wells

A total of eight new water infrastructure projects across Alberta – including Siksika Nation – were announced on Oct. 26
Métis meaning in a modern world

Métis meaning in a modern world

UCalgary celebrates Métis Week with series of virtual events through Nov. 19
Driftpile Cree Nation accepts apologies and lifts the boycott they had placed on the Town of Slave Lake

Driftpile Cree Nation accepts apologies and lifts the boycott they had placed on the Town of Slave Lake

Earlier in the month, neighbouring chiefs stood together in expressing profound disappointment after Slave Lake Coun. Joy McGregor suggested the community needs to “stop feeding” homeless people from surrounding Indigenous communities.
Celebrating Métis spirit, and culture

Celebrating Métis spirit, and culture

Metis or not, share the pride and culture this week, with virtual happenings.
Residential-school survivors call on Ottawa and provinces for monuments

Residential-school survivors call on Ottawa and provinces for monuments

Ottawa and provincial and territorial governments must build monuments in capital cities across Canada to honour residential-school survivors and their families, says the director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation.