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Watch — ‘Pure bliss’: Canadian model walks the runway at Paris Fashion Week – CBC

Alberta teen hopes to inspire up-and-coming Indigenous models If you could travel one month back in time, where would you be? For Samuel Thomas Lecuyer, he’d be flying across the ocean in order to walk the runway at Paris Fashion Week 2020, one of the most prestigious fashion events on the planet. “It feels crazy […]

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AB-OCYA: Mandatory Reviews: April 1, 2019 – September 30, 2019

March 24, 2020 Child and Youth Advocate releases third mandatory reviews into child deaths Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA) has released reviews into the circumstances of eight young people who passed away between April 1, 2019 and September 30, 2019. 8. 18-Year-Old Rich Rich was 18 years old when he died […]

by aanationtalk on March 25, 202023 Views

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Indigenous Art Mural to be created in HUB entrance – The Gateway Online

The project is part of the Council of Residence Associations plan to improve residence infrastructure An Indigenous art mural will soon greet students on their climb up to HUB. The new mural will be created along the walls of HUB’s main entrance. The project, which aims to be finished this summer, was initiated by the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 202020 Views

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Perspectives on Metis Settlements in Alberta – APTN News

In this series, we look at the founding of the settlements from an elder’s perspective. A look at the fallout from a devastating fire that hit Paddle Prairie Metis Settlement and how people came together to rebuild what was lost. We spend a day in East Prairie with a long time resident to see a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 12, 202030 Views

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Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site Management Plan Tabled in Parliament

From: Parks Canada Plan contributes to preserving our nation’s heritage and connecting Canadians to history in west-central Alberta March 9, 2020                                                          Rocky Mountain House, Alberta                                  Parks Canada Agency The Management Plan for Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site was tabled in Parliament on February 21. Reviewed every 10 years, management plans for Parks […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 202035 Views

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The history of the Metis settlements in Alberta and the ‘Famous Five’ – APTN News

March 9, 2020 Marcel Auger sits in his office with a drawing of Metis leader Louis Riel propped up in a chair beside him. Auger is an Elder and has lived in the East Prairie Metis Settlement in Alberta since he was five years old. He says his family’s first years were tough, but they […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 202029 Views

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Sweetgrass conference rallies area Métis – St. Albert Today

Bruce Gladue, president of the St. Albert/Sturgeon Métis local, said this free event was meant to bring Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities together to promote understanding and social change. Bullies didn’t pick on you for being Métis back in the 1970s, recalls Bruce Gladue. That’s because they didn’t acknowledge that the Métis existed – to the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 4, 202039 Views

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Optimizing Alberta parks

Government is making changes to the province’s parks model in order to find efficiencies and create partnership opportunities for Albertans and non-profits. Changes to the Alberta Parks system will allow government to focus its energy on renowned signature destinations and examine opportunities for other groups to operate smaller parks and day-use areas. “Albertans have expressed […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202042 Views

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P.E.I. Indigenous photographer has ‘amazing experience’ at Banff school – CBC

Feb 27, 2020 ‘That’s what I needed. That’s what I was looking for’ P.E.I. Mik’maq photographer Patricia Bourque feels she’s ready to take the next step forward as an artist after a three-week residence at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Bourque said she applied for the course when online advertising for it caught […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 202056 Views

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Distant star and planet get new Cree names following national contest – Folio

February 26 2020 Winning Canadian entry renames star and exoplanet Nikâwiy and Awasis, translated as “my mother” and “child” in Cree. A giant planet 344 light-years from Earth and the star it orbits have new names in the Cree language, thanks to a national contest. The star HD136418 and its exoplanet HD136418b were renamed Nikâwiy […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202061 Views

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