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NAIT raises teepee, celebrates Indigenous identity with Aboriginal Culture Day – Edmonton Journal

About 50 people watched the teepee take shape, and several observers joined in the construction process while elder Francis Whiskeyjack imparted traditional knowledge. Sep 22, 2022 The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) raised a teepee in its main campus quad in Edmonton on Thursday in honour of Aboriginal Culture Day, an annual celebration of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202211 Views

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Royal Albert Museum returns Treaty 8 Medallion to Fort Chipewyan First Nation – CFWE

September 22nd, 2022 A medallion given to the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation after the signing of Treaty 8 has made its way home. The treaty medallion was delivered personally to the Fort Chipewyan-area First Nation by Alberta culture minister Ron Orr on Sept. 6, after it had been in the Royal Alberta Museum (RAM) since […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202212 Views

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VIDEO: Celebration of Indigenous culture draws hundreds of singers, dancers, and drummers to Langley powwow – langleyadvancetime

Sep. 19, 2022 For three days from Friday to Sunday, Sept. 16 to 18, singers, dancers, and drummers from B.C., Alberta, and the U.S. filled the Langley Events Centre for the first annual Stɑl̓əw̓ powwow cultural event. Organized by the Stɑl̓əw̓ Arts and Cultural Society, which is based on Kwantlen First Nation land in Fort […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 202221 Views

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Fort McKay First Nation Hosts Pow Wow Next Weekend

FORT McKAY, AB — Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is hosting its annual three-day Pow Wow next week beginning Friday, Sept 23. “It is a pleasure to once again welcome everyone to the Fort McKay Annual Pow Wow,” said FMFN Chief Mel Grandjamb. The fourth annual event is being held after a two-year hiatus due […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 202218 Views

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Where you buy your orange shirt matters — here’s why – CBC

Sep 19, 2022 Proceeds from shirts sold by Indigenous groups and businesses go back to the community directly On Sept. 30, the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, many people wear an orange shirt as an act of solidarity. It’s an acknowledgment of the ongoing harms of residential schools to Indigenous peoples as they continue […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 202216 Views

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Fort McKay FN: Information for Competitors: 4th Annual Traditional Pow Wow

Everyone is welcome to the Fort McKay First Nation Arbor Sept. 23-25 (Friday-Sunday) 2022 for the 4th Annual Fort McKay First Nation Traditional Pow Wow. Grand Entries will take place at 6 p.m. Sept. 23, a noon and 6 p.m. Sept. 24, and at noon Sept. 25. There will be food and friendship, dancing and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202222 Views

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Help guide the direction of wayfinding in Wood Buffalo

September 12, 2022 Residents are invited to search for sign prototypes in downtown Fort McMurray Regional wayfinding is headed in the right direction in completing a strategy and downtown and waterfront plan. Public engagement continues after important navigational priorities were gathered earlier this summer including sign materials, terminology, colors, and important destinations. Now it’s time […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202272 Views

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Treaty medallion returned to Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation – CBC

Sep 14, 2022 A special medallion given to the first chief of Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation at the signing of Treaty 8 in 1899 has been repatriated. The treaty medallion was given to the Royal Alberta Museum (RAM) in the 1970s, according to Chief Allan Adam. It was returned to the First Nation last week. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202217 Views

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Coast-to-Coast-to-Coast: Call, Respond, Reflect Drums Across Canada Event Doubles in Size to Close 2022 Celebration of Nations Indigenous Arts Gathering

Coast-to-Coast-to-Coast: Call, Respond, Reflect Drums Across Canada Event Doubles in Size to Close 2022 Celebration of Nations Indigenous Arts Gathering Thursday 1 September 2022 – Drums Across Canada returns at 3:30 p.m. (EDT) on 11 September 2022 as a FREE live and virtual cross-country drum circle broadcast event drawing the Celebration of Nations gathering to […]

by pmnationtalk on September 2, 202234 Views

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‘Sex, drugs, and rock and roll’: Isolated Cree community turns its back on modern life – APTN

Aug 31, 2022 For more than 50 years, the Smallboy Mountain Cree have lived in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta. The isolated camp broke off from the four Cree Nations of Maskwacis in 1968. The community of about 100 followed Chief Robert Smallboy to live off the land about three-and-a-half hours west of Edmonton. Smallboy […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202226 Views

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