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Stoney Nakoda First Nation member calls Pope's apology incomplete

Stoney Nakoda First Nation member calls Pope's apology incomplete

Wildman said she believes the apology was incomplete in more ways than one and that Stoney Nakoda First Nation wasn’t represented without mention of the United Church, or any of the other many denominations of Christianity responsible for their role in residential schools and colonization.
Morley students create clothing company to highlight Stoney language and culture

Morley students create clothing company to highlight Stoney language and culture

A group of Morley Community School students are putting Stoney expressions to create an original clothing line that doubles as a point of cultural pride.
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.