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Rush continue to honour Indigenous tradition with new ceremony this season – TSN

Lacrosse and Indigenous peoples. A blanket ceremony and land acknowledgement. Respect and reconciliation. These star-crossed connections can be found at every Saskatchewan Rush home game this season. “Being part of an organization like the Rush that shows respect and a move towards reconciliation with First Nations and Indigenous peoples is great,” says Rush forward Marshall […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 202313 Views

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Annual bison roundup ‘an honour,’ say Tsuut’ina Nation members – CBC

Federal government delivered a herd of plains bison to the First Nation in 1980 Nov 24, 2022 It’s hard to miss the sounds of the Tsuut’ina Nation annual buffalo roundup, just southwest of Calgary. Thunderous clangs pierce the air as the giant animals rattle their way through the corral — a system of roofless, metal chutes […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 202221 Views

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TikTok program strives to grow reach of Indigenous voices – CBC

Calgary-based advocate one of 40 creators chosen for TikTok’s accelerator program for Indigenous creators Nov 17, 2022 Michelle Robinson has been using her podcast, Native Calgarian, and other social media platforms for years, spreading the word about important Indigenous issues in her backyard and across the country. Michelle Robinson, who is Sahtu – Dene hosts a podcast called […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 202227 Views

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Siksika Nation and Closer To Home Community Services Forge a Historic and Meaningful Partnership through a Memorandum of Understanding to benefit our Community.

October 20, 2022 Siksika Nation and Closer To Home Community Services Forge a Historic and Meaningful Partnership through a Memorandum of Understanding to benefit our Community. (Calgary, AB) – Siksika Nation Chief and Council and Closer to Home Community Services (Closer to Home) have forged a historic and meaningful partnership for the benefit of our […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 2022114 Views

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Edmonton will soon get a permanent Indigenous ceremonial site – Broadview Magazine

August 22, 2022 Next month, construction will finish on a permanent, urban Indigenous ceremonial site in Edmonton. Called kihciy askiy — Cree for sacred land —sweat lodges, pipe ceremonies, traditional teachings and land-based learning will happen here. The first project of its kind in the country, the site includes four sweat lodges, tipis, a pavilion […]

by ahnationtalk on August 22, 202266 Views

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Alberta Culture Days sponsored events announced

Aug 05, 2022 This September, the province’s month-long celebration of arts, heritage, diversity and community spirit will offer more than 100 free activities across Alberta. Alberta Day will kick off Culture Days. Alberta became a province on Sept. 1, 1905, and the government has designated Sept. 1 as Alberta Day to recognize the anniversary and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 202276 Views

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Governments of Canada and Alberta officially accept nomination of the Alberta section of the North Saskatchewan River as a Canadian Heritage River

From: Parks Canada The river can now be considered for full designation in the Canadian Heritage Rivers System August 3, 2022 Heritage places reflect the rich and varied stories of Canada and provide an opportunity for Canadians to learn more about our diverse history. Today, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 202265 Views

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Parks Canada and Indigenous partners celebrate ceremonial opening for Waterton Lakes National Park’s new visitor centre

From: Parks Canada July 19, 2022 Parks Canada provides visitors with high-quality and meaningful experiences across the country. Developing new and innovative programs and services enables more Canadians, including youth and newcomers, to experience the outdoors and learn about the natural environment and history. Today, Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 202267 Views

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Indigenous culture recognized at Kainai Powwow and Celebration in Standoff – Lethbridge News Now

Jul 18, 2022 STANDOFF, AB – After a two-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kainai Nation hosted its Powwow and Celebration in Standoff over the weekend. The event took place Friday, July 15 through to Sunday, July 17, 2022 at Red Crow Park. It featured the powwow, traditional dances, a rodeo, stick-games, drumming, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 202259 Views

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Media advisory: Parks Canada, project partners and stakeholders gather for the ceremonial opening of Waterton Lakes National Park’s visitor centre

From: Parks Canada July 15, 2022 Parks Canada and the Kainai and Piikani Nations will host an event at Waterton Lakes National Park, celebrating the opening of Parks Canada’s new visitor centre. While the centre opened to the public in February, this will be a ceremonial opening honouring the collaborative effort of bringing this project […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 2022137 Views

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