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Tsuut’ina formalizes SR1 opposition – Airdrie Today

The Tsuut’ina First Nation is the latest voice to formally join the chorus of opposition to the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir (SR1). “Yesterday, with all that knowledge and data before us, and understanding full well the emotions this issue generates, our council took the forceful and final step in our deliberations,” Chief Lee Crowchild said during […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 20191 Views

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Style statements: Edmonton’s Amazing Racers are wearing what they believe – CBC

‘Bringing awareness and perspective in a national platform to people in their living rooms’ Jul 18, 2019 James Makokis and Anthony Johnson’s red skirts flapped and bounced as they ran up the stairs of the Old Strathcona Antique Mall in Tuesday’s episode of Amazing Race Canada. The skirts are a detail that some viewers may […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201914 Views

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Cooking with kokum: McMurray Métis creating cookbook of traditional recipes – CBC

‘It’s traditional recipes that will mostly be in the book. So we are able to keep our culture alive.’ Jul 18, 2019 In an effort to preserve Métis culture and pass recipes on to the next generation, the McMurray Métis are putting together a cookbook full of recipes from elders. Heather Hagerman, with the McMurray […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201917 Views

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Devotion to Indigenous St. Kateri helps bridge cultural divides – Grandin Media

July 15, 2019 Karen Wildcat has a lot in common with St. Kateri Tekakwitha, her favourite saint. They are both devout Catholics. They’re both indigenous. And they both feel caught between the two parts of their identity – between two communities that can sometimes feel at odds. It’s a cultural and faith difference that sometimes […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 201921 Views

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Pow Wow and Indian Relay races run Tuesday and Wednesday in Lethbridge – Lethbridge News Now

Jul 14, 2019 LETHBRIDGE, AB – It is known as the first “extreme sport” and it is coming back to Lethbridge Tuesday and Wednesday July 16th and 17th. The event is being put on in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Sik-Ooh-Kotoki Friendship Society, making it one of the oldest Indigenous groups in the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201924 Views

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New neurotechnology training program takes students to the extremes and invites industry into the classroom – UCalgary

NSERC investment will catapult the growth of neurotechnology innovation in Calgary From sleep apnea to stroke, spinal cord injury or the impact of working in extreme environments, our understanding of brain function and performance is making rapid advancements thanks in part to the large and growing neurotechnology industry. Novel tools such as advanced sub-cellular imaging, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201922 Views

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Student-created website and map shows U of A campus through Indigenous eyes – Folio

July 15 2019 Award-winning site’s creators hope to facilitate community-driven dialogue on campus. A walking map created by an undergraduate student in Native studies is providing an Indigenous lens to the buildings, art and spaces of the University of Alberta. Robin Howse’s map, entitled pîtos-mâmitoneyihtamowin (reimagine) UAlberta, lists a number of prominent sites on campus—including […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201921 Views

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Trappers worried traditions will go up in smoke from Wildfires in Wood Buffalo – APTN News

July 11, 2019 Robert Grandjambe Jr. has 100 beaver pelts to bring to market in Fort Smith, Northwest Territories. He’s following in the footsteps of his ancestors as a full-time trapper. “I have access to roads, trails and corridors that I had only had heard stories of. Living in the community of Fort Chipp [Chippawa] […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201931 Views

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Half of Indigenous children live in poverty, above national rate, study says – rdnewsnow.com

Jul 11, 2019 OTTAWA — The worst child-poverty problem in the country was dropped in the laps of the country’s premiers on Tuesday, as the Assembly of First Nations presented them with new numbers to show about half of Indigenous children live in poverty — just as they did a decade ago. AFN National Chief […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201929 Views

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Opioid-related death statistics released in new Alberta Health study – CTV News

July 9, 2019 A new study from Alberta Health hopes to shed light on the number of opioid-related deaths in the province. The report defines opioid-related deaths as those caused by using drugs such as codeine, morphine, oxycodone, fentanyl, carfentanil and heroin. The latest review looks at 653 deaths across Alberta in 2017. According to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201933 Views

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