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Ceremony held in honour of residential school victims and survivors

Ceremony held in honour of residential school victims and survivors

Kehewin Cree Nation hosted an Honouring Residential School Victims and Survivors Ceremony on Friday, June 4
‘Battle Against Drugs Walk’ planned on Stoney Nakoda, petition to ban drug dealers gains local support

‘Battle Against Drugs Walk’ planned on Stoney Nakoda, petition to ban drug dealers gains local support

“We want a bylaw that will show drug dealers aren’t allowed on the reserve."
Pop-up memorial honouring the victims of a Kamloops residential school disappears

Pop-up memorial honouring the victims of a Kamloops residential school disappears

Barrhead resident and daughter and granddaughter of residential school survivors Tiara Yiu disheartened that someone would remove the memorial she started
Lac La Biche Mission site is part of residential school legacy

Lac La Biche Mission site is part of residential school legacy

Lac La Biche Mission plans to display residential school history
Indigenous duo nominated for 2021 Juno Award

Indigenous duo nominated for 2021 Juno Award

Lightning strikes twice for singer-songwriter Jason Burnstick.
Indigenous guardians vital to Canada’s conservation goals, environment minister says

Indigenous guardians vital to Canada’s conservation goals, environment minister says

The federal government invested a historic $4.1 billion in the last budget towards nature recovery across Canada
Albertans call for name changes of public sites that honour the architects of the Indian Residential School System

Albertans call for name changes of public sites that honour the architects of the Indian Residential School System

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has described the potential name changes to cancel-culture.
Confederacy of Treaty Six Nations dissolves historic protocol agreement with Alberta

Confederacy of Treaty Six Nations dissolves historic protocol agreement with Alberta

Last week the remains of 215 First Nation children were found in a mass grave at a former residential school in Kamloops, BC.
'Our people need healing': We Wai Kai elder on children's residential school grave site

'Our people need healing': We Wai Kai elder on children's residential school grave site

More than 130 government-funded, church-run residential schools were established to sever children from their families, and assimilate and shame them for their culture, language and spirituality. 
MPs across Canada on the remains of 215 children found at Kamloops residential school

MPs across Canada on the remains of 215 children found at Kamloops residential school

More than 150,000 Indigenous children were forced to attend church-run residential schools across Canada between the 1870s and 1996, when the last school closed.