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Atikameg moves forward on its healing path - A conversation with Chief Albert Thunder

Atikameg moves forward on its healing path - A conversation with Chief Albert Thunder

The Chief expects the Women’s Shelter to be finished by April as a community hall with similar square footage and structure was built within that time frame. The facility will have six units and be able to house at least 20 people.
Record-breaking number of deaths in Alberta’s Child Services

Record-breaking number of deaths in Alberta’s Child Services

First Nations, Metis, and Inuit children are disproportionally represented in Alberta’s child welfare system, making up 64 per cent of the overall provincial caseload.
Banff special event in works to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day

Banff special event in works to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day

“We would seek input and direction from indigenous peoples within Banff, within Banff National Park and neighbouring communities to program an event that would be celebratory in nature.”
Kristopher Buffalo Takes His Family Legacy In Canadian Rodeo To New Heights

Kristopher Buffalo Takes His Family Legacy In Canadian Rodeo To New Heights

(ANNews) – Kristopher Buffalo, a professional bullfighter raised in a Cree rodeo family, has reached new heights in the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association.
Ontario Academic Looks At History Of Forced Sterilization Of Indigenous Women

Ontario Academic Looks At History Of Forced Sterilization Of Indigenous Women

Sterilization is just one of many forms of violence used by settler society against Indigenous women, she added.
Indigenous Tourism Alberta Hosts 3rd Annual Summit

Indigenous Tourism Alberta Hosts 3rd Annual Summit

“There’s culinary experiences, there’s accommodation experiences, there’s heritage sites — so there is a real wide variety. There’s drummers and dancers,” Holder, a Métis woman who operates Indigenous tour business Mahikan Trails, told the CBC.
AFN announces the names of the delegates that will meet with Pope Francis

AFN announces the names of the delegates that will meet with Pope Francis

On November 25, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) released the names and titles of the 13 First Nation delegates chosen to travel to Vatican City from Dec 14 to Dec 21 to meet with Pope Francis on behalf of the organization.
Haul truck program run by Keyano and Athabasca Tribal Council a success

Haul truck program run by Keyano and Athabasca Tribal Council a success

When Roberta Cortez moved to Fort McMurray 11 years ago, she had a dream of becoming a heavy haul truck driver.
Ashley Callingbull signs prestigious contract with Next Models

Ashley Callingbull signs prestigious contract with Next Models

Alberta’s very own Cree beauty from Enoch Cree Nation is leading the way in representing Cree women in Canadian fashion.
TikTok Program Helps Aspiring Indigenous Influencers

TikTok Program Helps Aspiring Indigenous Influencers

TikTok is offering a program for Indigenous creators across Turtle Island to learn all the best practices for going viral on the app.