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Commemorating National Indigenous History Month

Commemorating National Indigenous History Month

National Indigenous History Month in Canada features events and celebrations. Check your local area for what's planned.
Barrhead now flies the Treaty 6 flag

Barrhead now flies the Treaty 6 flag

Relationship between Town of Barrhead and Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation strengthened during acknowledgement ceremony
'Always hope': Remains of Cree woman sent home to Alberta decades after disappearance

'Always hope': Remains of Cree woman sent home to Alberta decades after disappearance

Violet Soosay's search for her missing aunt began four decades ago. The pursuit took her to parts of Alberta and B.C. and down paths of uncertainty as weeks, months and years passed without word of Shirley Ann Soosay.
Fawn Wood and Brett Kissel win big at Junos

Fawn Wood and Brett Kissel win big at Junos

For Northern Alberta singer, Fawn Wood, attending her first Juno Awards event was nothing short of surreal.
Investigation work moves ahead at former Blue Quills Sacred Heart site

Investigation work moves ahead at former Blue Quills Sacred Heart site

Records point to at least 212 students dying at a residential school that operated from 1898-1931 in Saddle Lake, in Northern Alberta, according to those leading an investigation.
Siksika delegation builds relationships in the UK as repatriation of cultural, sacred items begins

Siksika delegation builds relationships in the UK as repatriation of cultural, sacred items begins

After a “very emotional day” of ceremony on May 19 at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery in Exeter, England, regalia from Chief Crowfoot is on its way home to the Siksika Nation.
Pope to visit Edmonton this summer to meet with Indigenous people

Pope to visit Edmonton this summer to meet with Indigenous people

The announcement comes a little more than a month after a delegation of 30 Canadians, including St. Albert’s Gary Gagnon, visited Francis in Vatican City.
Calgary Stampede First Nations Princess crowned

Calgary Stampede First Nations Princess crowned

A Siksika Nation woman has been crowned the Calgary Stampede’s First Nation’s Princess for 2022.
Cochrane group planning Indigenous Centre holding talking circle this Thursday

Cochrane group planning Indigenous Centre holding talking circle this Thursday

If you are Indigenous and live in Cochrane, on the Stoney Nakoda Nation or the surrounding areas, there is a talking circle this Thursday to get ideas for an Indigenous Innovation Centre.
Breakfast is a work of art at Cold Lake energy camp

Breakfast is a work of art at Cold Lake energy camp

“It was supposed to be just a hobby actually. I was just doing basic plating at first, like swirls and dots,” explained Gladue. “I started creating Aboriginal designs after that and the clients, oh my gosh, they look forward to coming for breakfast every morning just to see what I make every night.”