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Indigenous artists selling goods at online market

Indigenous artists selling goods at online market

"I feel like having a full-time Indigenous arts presence has made a big impact for the Indigenous arts community."
Town hosting National Indigenous People’s Day events June 21

Town hosting National Indigenous People’s Day events June 21

Several displays performances in town and online
Jarret Twoyoungmen: Stoney Nakoda’s next generation of artists, leaders and change makers

Jarret Twoyoungmen: Stoney Nakoda’s next generation of artists, leaders and change makers

“We’ve actually been getting disrespected so many times from the non-Native people and we want respect. That’s how we want it actually with our films, our arts, and with our music.”
Celebrations mostly online for National Indigenous Peoples Day

Celebrations mostly online for National Indigenous Peoples Day

In light of the Kamloops discovery, today – National Indigenous Peoples Day – may take on a different meaning for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people who choose to honour it this year.
Stoney Nakoda First Nation top COVID-19 hotspot in Alberta

Stoney Nakoda First Nation top COVID-19 hotspot in Alberta

Stoney Nakoda has 103 active COVID cases, with neighbouring Canmore sitting at one active case and Banff with two cases.
Indigenous men march 40 km to residential school site near Okotoks

Indigenous men march 40 km to residential school site near Okotoks

"The whole journey is a march for awareness, and our own little sacrifice for our people as well,” said Dan Boudreau, a Métis father of three .
'It robbed me of my childhood. It robbed me of having a regular family life with my mom.'

'It robbed me of my childhood. It robbed me of having a regular family life with my mom.'

Two survivors of St. Albert residential schools share their stories.
Kehewin Chief chosen as Grand Chief of the Confederacy of Treaty No. 6 First Nations

Kehewin Chief chosen as Grand Chief of the Confederacy of Treaty No. 6 First Nations

Kehewin Cree Nation Chief Vernon Watchmaker is the Grand Chief of the Confederacy of Treaty No. 6 First Nations
Metis Nation leaders vow to continue fight for residential school answers

Metis Nation leaders vow to continue fight for residential school answers

“The real objective of residential schools was to beat the Indian out of the child,” MNA Vice President Dan Cardinal
Cochrane memorial launched to honour children found at Kamloops Residential School

Cochrane memorial launched to honour children found at Kamloops Residential School

“It’s a collective gasp across the country because it’s actual proof that these atrocities were committed,” Snow said. “[The proof] it’s in the bones and it’s in the blood memories. You can’t deny it.”