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Honored Cree Chief Joachim Fromhold Passes Away – Todayville.com

Joachim Fromhold 1947-2020 Chief Joachim Fromhold of the Asini Wachi Nehiyawak has joined the Great Circle in the sky. Joachim, aka Joe, was born January 15, 1947 to Mina and Willi Fromhold in Germany. His lineage can be traced to 1650 (Cree Chief Sisip Pimotew), and Chief Louis Joseph Piche in addition to the Carolingian […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 20203 Views

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Six new active COVID-19 cases in RMWB, including on Chipewyan Prairie First Nation – Fort McMurray Today

August 5, 2020 There are five COVID-19 cases in Wood Buffalo’s rural areas, with some of those confirmed to be on the Chipewyan Prairie First Nation (CPFN). The community is adjacent to Janvier. The virus’ presence was confirmed by Matthew Michetti, executive assistant to Chief Vern Janvier of the CPFN, on Wednesday. AHS spokesperson Tom McMillan […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 20205 Views

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Get to know UCalgary’s new Indigenous cultural education and protocol specialist – UCalgary

Last month, ii’ taa’poh’to’p, UCalgary’s Indigenous Strategy, welcomed Elissa Twoyoungmen as the new Indigenous cultural engagement and protocol specialist. In this dynamic role, Twoyoungmen will work closely with faculties and units across the campus community to provide cultural protocol advice, training, and advocacy. She’ll also help to connect people with Traditional Knowledge Keepers to incorporate […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 20209 Views

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After nearly a century, Metis activist James Brady being recognized for his photography – APTN News

Aug 04, 2020 A museum in Calgary is showcasing the photographs of James Brady, a Metis man who is better known for his activism and being the driving forced behind the creation of settlements in Alberta. Brady is well-known to the Indigenous communities he travelled to in Alberta and Saskatchewan because he snapped photos as […]

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Alberta and Ottawa said to agree to cuts in environmental monitoring – RCI

August 5, 2020 In a move certain to anger environmentalists and many First Nations, Alberta and Ottawa have reportedly reached an agreement that makes major cuts to environmental monitoring of the the province’s oilsands. A copy of the plan was obtained by The Canadian Press, which reports the agreement lays out research plans for this […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 20208 Views

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Marginalized Edmontonians in need of masks, advocates say – CBC

‘We’ve done a great job servicing the middle class and we’ve left the marginalized out in the cold’ Aug 04, 2020 Advocates are calling on the city, province and businesses to ensure marginalized Edmontonians have access to face masks. As of Saturday, face masks or coverings are required in all indoor public spaces to help curb […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 20208 Views

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Province ends mask distribution program having given out 40-million – Lethbridge News Now

LETHBRIDGE, AB – The Government of Alberta has given out 40-million non-medical face masks across the province. The government teamed up with 700 A&W, McDonald’s, and Tim Horton’s drive-thrus around Alberta to distribute 26.1-million masks. The rest were given out to First Nations and Metis Settlements, places of worship, and transit services in Calgary, Edmonton, […]

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Indigenous women create augmented reality murals tackling inequalities, showing strength for Calgary – Globalnews.ca

July 30, 2020 Female artists from the Urban Society for Aboriginal Youth have created three augmented reality (AR) murals, chosen for specific Calgary locations. It’s part of the Indigenous Women’s Augmented Mural Series, a yearlong project by 20 women from 15 to 30 years old. The murals — featuring ribbon skirts, hide and a digitally […]

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Virtual pilgrimage draws Indigenous Catholics close in spirit – Grandin Media

July 29, 2020 The screens, small and big, will be turned off as this year’s Lac Ste Anne Pilgrimage comes to a close, but organizers say the spiritual power and connection it has generated remains long afterwards. For the first time in generations, the five-day pilgrimage which attracts thousands of mostly Indigenous people from across […]

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Edmonton Oiler Ethan Bear Honours His Cree Heritage With Special Hockey Jersey – HuffPost Canada

Defenseman Ethan Bear wore it to inspire Indigenous kids who dream of playing in the NHL. Edmonton Oilers defenceman Ethan Bear donned a special jersey that featured his name in Cree syllabics to proudly honour his Indigenous heritage for a Tuesday night game. Bear, 23, is from Ochapowace Nation in southern Saskatchewan and wore the […]

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