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Sloan becomes first Indigenous strongman to earn pro card

Sloan becomes first Indigenous strongman to earn pro card

From picking rocks to becoming a strongman competitor, Colten Sloan is working hard and crushing goals.
Sisters in Spirit Walk honours MMIWG

Sisters in Spirit Walk honours MMIWG

Local family taking part in documentary
Vigil remembers MMIW and stolen children

Vigil remembers MMIW and stolen children

From across Lakeland, guests arrived at Bonnyville’s C2 facility to honour and remember the lives of murdered and missing Indigenous women and the stolen children of the residential school system.
Rocky View Schools unveils Indigenous art installation

Rocky View Schools unveils Indigenous art installation

In honour of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Rocky View Schools (RVS) unveiled a temporary outdoor art installation in partnership with Blackfoot artists at the public school division’s Education Centre in Airdrie on Oct. 5.
Stoney Nakoda member hopes Nation and Cochrane can ‘build a stronger bridge’

Stoney Nakoda member hopes Nation and Cochrane can ‘build a stronger bridge’

“We just want the world to know how we feel about today and about the Residential Schools,” said Stoney Nakoda First Nation member Jennice Clarke. “I hope we can build a stronger bridge with the surrounding areas — Cochrane, Canmore, wherever. It hits very deep, especially to the survivors and us as children of the survivors. It does cycle its way back to us.”
Bonnyville Legion unveils monument for children who attended residential schools

Bonnyville Legion unveils monument for children who attended residential schools

On a gloomy afternoon a crowd formed to watch the unveiling of a monument dedicated to every student that was forced to attend one of Canada’s 139 Indian Residential Schools.
Calling Lake honours lost children and survivors of residential schools

Calling Lake honours lost children and survivors of residential schools

Student walk the previous day was ruined by man hurling racial slurs
PHOTOS: Hundreds attend National Day for Truth and Reconciliation walk

PHOTOS: Hundreds attend National Day for Truth and Reconciliation walk

PHOTOS: Hundreds attend National Day for Truth and Reconciliation walk
Young Spirit engages students at Notre Dame High School for Orange Shirt Day

Young Spirit engages students at Notre Dame High School for Orange Shirt Day

Students at École Notre Dame High School celebrated Orange Shirt Day a day early.
Sept 30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Walk

Sept 30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Walk