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New Initiative Promises Community-led Research on Indigenous Law and Governance – U of AB

February 6, 2019 The Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta are launching a new initiative to support Indigenous law and governance, through research that is led by the Indigenous community. The Wahkohtowin Law and Governance Lodge is funded by the Alberta Law Foundation through a two-year grant. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 20199 Views

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Indigenous-led truck convoy rolls through northern Alberta to support pro-pipeline movement – CBC

Feb 10, 2019 Dozens of truckers joined rally Sunday in community 200 km north of Edmonton Indigenous truck drivers staged a pro-pipeline rally in the small community of Lac La Biche, Alta, Sunday as laid-off oil and gas workers struggle to make ends meet. Sunday’s rally, about 200 kilometres northeast of Edmonton, was billed as the first […]

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Ottawa’s Wood Buffalo plan ‘not good enough’: First Nations – The Narwhal

Canada’s largest national park is at risk of losing its status as a World Heritage site due to the impacts of dams, oil development and climate change Feb 7, 2019 The federal government is promising to create artificial ice jams, strategically release water from BC Hydro dams and assess cumulative impacts on northern Alberta’s Peace-Athabasca […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 201916 Views

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Alberta contributes $3.3M for huge solar farm in remote Fort Chipewyan – National Observer

February 8th 2019 Alberta will work with Indigenous groups in the province’s remote northeast corner on what the government says will be Canada’s largest off-the-grid solar power project. The plan is for 7,500 solar panels to be erected at the power plant near the airport at Fort Chipewyan. It’s expected the solar farm will be […]

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North of 60′ actor Dakota House says he’s running in upcoming Alberta election – CBC

Feb 07, 2019 House, 44, to represent Alberta Party in Peace River constituency Actor Dakota House, best known for his role on the CBC television series North of 60, is taking the leap into Alberta politics. House, who is 44, is to represent the Alberta Party in the Peace River constituency. In a video posted on […]

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Federal government can do more to promote mental health awareness – Gauntlet

February 6 2019 The recent Bell Let’s Talk Day to promote awareness for mental health issues across Canada raises questions on whether the federal government does enough in their own mental health initiatives. The Mental Health Commission of Canada, a relatively young offshoot branch of Health Canada, was founded in 2007 with the mission to “create the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 201919 Views

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New high school for Tsuut’ina Nation will have strong focus on culture and curriculum – CBC

Chief Lee Crowchild says school will help create new generation of Tsuut’ina leaders Feb 07, 2019 Construction is starting on a new high school for the Tsuut’ina Nation, west of Calgary, Alta. The new 43,000-square-foot school is the latest in a string of big development pieces for the First Nation, including the Grey Eagle Casino and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 201916 Views

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How architecture transforms communities and promotes healing – UCalgary Today

Sierra Bainbridge, inspiring principal of MASS Design Group, opens Design Matters Lecture Series Architecture can heal, or it can hurt. This is the bold statement used by Sierra Bainbridge to begin her Design Matters talk. On Jan. 16, the Faculty of Environmental Design welcomed Bainbridge, senior principal from MASS Design Group, to open the 2019 […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 201919 Views

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First Nation teams with researchers to find graves of missing children from former residential school – Folio

Archeologists help pinpoint locations for commemorative site as part of project to turn Muskowekwan Residential School building into a museum. By JORDAN MAE COOK A Métis archeologist at the University of Alberta working with the Muskowekwan First Nation in Saskatchewan may have discovered graves of missing children from the nearby residential school that closed in […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 201920 Views

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First Nations want Calgary to be renamed “Elbow Town” – rdnewsnow.com

February 5, 2019 CALGARY – If a group of First Nations get their wish, Calgary will be renamed “Wichispa Oyade” — Stoney Nakoda terms that roughly translate to mean elbow town. The Stoney Nakoda have applied to have a long list of well-known places across southern Alberta changed to reflect traditional names given by their people. […]

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