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Statement of Solidarity: September 25, 2020 – The Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations stand in solidarity with the Mi’Kmaq as they assert and exercise their Treaty and Inherent Rights to hunt, fish and harvest

The Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations applaud the Sipekne’katik First Nation in their efforts to assert and establish a Mi’kmaq-regulated, lobster fishery. This direct action of exercising Indigenous nationhood and sovereignty has been inspiring and motivating for First Nations across Turtle Island. Our Rights as Indigenous Peoples are given by the Creator and are […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 202064 Views

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Why we wear orange on Sept. 30 – UCalgary

A day of programming for Orange Shirt Day sheds light on history of residential school system In 1973, six-year-old Phyllis Webstad of the Dog Creek reserve near Williams Lake, B.C., set out for her first day at St. Joseph Mission Residential School in a brand-new orange shirt her grandmother bought for her. When she arrived, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 202026 Views

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UAlberta – Alumni Week(end): Virtual Book Club Launch

Book-lovers unite! (Online, that is.) Join us for our UAlberta Virtual Book Club launch, featuring author Jesse Thistle and Faculty of Native Studies Assistant Professor, Paul Gareau, discussing Jesse’s memoir, From the Ashes. Connect with an online community to read and discuss a variety of engaging books of genres ranging from novels to memoirs, social […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 202031 Views

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We Matter Seeking Director, Operations & Outreach

We Matter Seeking Director, Operations & Outreach September 22nd, 2020- The We Matter team and Board of Directors would like to announce their search for a permanent Co-Director due to the resignation of Director, Operations & Outreach Frances Elizabeth Moore. Frances Elizabeth has played an integral role on the We Matter Team, supporting our operations […]

by pmnationtalk on September 24, 202043 Views

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Murals help artist reconcile a difficult past – The Catholic Register

September 24, 2020 Through a commission to paint murals at three Catholic schools, Indigenous artist Ryan Willert has been able to find his own healing and reconciliation with the Catholic community. The 36-year-old Blackfoot from the Siksika Nation is well-known in Alberta. Based in Red Deer, he has painted murals at several colleges, universities and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 202024 Views

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Athabasca Minerals Voting Results from 2020 Annual and Special Meeting

September 23, 2020 Calgary, Alberta. Athabasca Minerals Inc. (“Athabasca” or the “Corporation”) (TSXV:AMI) is pleased to announce the voting results of the Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders of the Corporation that was held on September 22, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta. The total number of votes represented at the Meeting was 8,899,333, being 18% of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 202020 Views

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Capitalizing on Alberta’s mineral potential

Alberta’s government has struck an expert panel to help the province diversify its economy and become a world leader in mineral resource production. The five-member Mineral Advisory Council will help government unlock Alberta’s vast, untapped geological potential for various minerals that are in increasing global demand. These minerals include lithium, vanadium, uranium, rare earth elements, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202030 Views

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Researchers ask: Are Canada’s threatened caribou at risk of chronic wasting disease? – UCalgary

As cases of an infectious disease that kills members of the deer family continue to rise in Alberta, a new study sheds light on the risk of chronic wasting disease (CWD) to Canadian caribou — a species officially listed as threatened. CWD is one of a group of infectious illnesses called prion diseases. They occur when […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202031 Views

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City of Lethbridge: Celebrating Reconciliation Week 2020

Reconciliation Week is celebrated in Lethbridge during the week of September 22nd which is the anniversary of the signing of Treaty 7 in 1877.  Treaty 7 is an agreement between Canadian Crown and First Nations in Southern Alberta.  Reconciliation is about creating shared understanding and building strong-relationships and respect between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. Reconciliation Week […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202019 Views

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Edmonton Public Schools becomes first jurisdiction in Alberta to commit to collecting race-based data – Edmonton Journal

Sep 23, 2020 Edmonton Public Schools will develop a model to collect race-based data in an effort to dismantle systemic racism and racial discrimination, making it the first school jurisdiction in the province to commit to doing so. Trustees voted unanimously during a board meeting on Tuesday to pass the recommendation to collect the race-based […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202023 Views

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