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McMurray Métis remembers ‘well respected’ Elder Violet Hansen – The Kingston Whig-Standard

October 29, 2020 It felt like nothing would ever slow down Violet Hansen. As the eldest of nine children, Hansen was always moving. As a child, she helped raise her siblings. In spring, she could be found on a trapline with her family, spending weeks hunting, foraging and trapping. When she was 14, she led […]

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 20204 Views

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In Memory of Cliff Supernault

It is with utmost sadness the family of Cifford Supernault of Stony Plain, Alberta announced his passing on October 13, 2020 at 76 years old. Cliff will be greatly missed by many and may his memory live on forever. Cliff was a proud member of the Métis Nation of Alberta and very dedicated to his […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 202020 Views

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Edmonton Public Schools: Remembering School Namesake and Indigenous Women’s Rights Advocate

FIGHTING FOR INDIGENOUS RIGHTS FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN Nellie Carlson lost her rights as a Cree woman after marrying her Métis husband Elmer Carlson in 1947. She dedicated several years to speaking out against the rules in the Indian Act that stripped women of their treaty status if they married non-status men. Nellie was one […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202033 Views

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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, 2020119 Views

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Siksika elder and well-known activist for Indigenous communities dies – Calgary Herald

10 hours ago A former Siksika chief and elder is being remembered for his activism for Indigenous communities. Roy Little Chief died Thursday at age 81. For more than 50 years, Little Chief worked to promote the rights of Indigenous communities across Canada, according to a news release from Siksika Nation on behalf of Little Chief’s […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 202076 Views

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Condolences to the families of Jake Sansom and Morris Cardinal from the Métis Nation of Alberta.

Like so many in our community, we were devastated to hear of the deaths of Jacob Sansom and Morris Cardinal last weekend. Jacob and his uncle Morris were loving, generous men and the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) mourns with the families they leave behind. Our deepest condolences to Jacob’s wife Sarah and their three […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 202092 Views

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Passing of Jason Goodstriker: Minister Wilson

Minister of Indigenous Relations Rick Wilson issued the following statement on the passing of Jason Goodstriker: “We have lost an extraordinary person in Jason Goodstriker. “He was the sort of person who left a strong impression on me and others around him with his generosity, sharp mind and easy laugh. “These were the tools he […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 2020109 Views

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The passing of Jason Goodstriker: Premier Kenney

Premier Jason Kenney issued the following statement on the passing of Jason Goodstriker: “I am shocked at the terribly sad news of the untimely death of my friend Jason Goodstriker. “Jason was a proud member of the Kainai band of the Blackfoot people. He served as band councillor, and was elected as Alberta Regional Chief […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 2020119 Views

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Blackfoot elder remembered as ‘truly a cowboy,’ Indigenous advocate – CBC

From rodeo rider and roughneck, Pete Standing Alone grew into beloved, respected Blood Tribe leader Dec 08, 2018 Pete Standing Alone bred horses, competed in the rodeo, featured in more than a dozen films and painted the face of Prime Minister Stephen Harper. As a young oil roughneck and cowboy, he felt alienated from his […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 2018197 Views

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MNA: Marlene Lanz Celebration of Life

August 28, 2018 Please join us this Saturday at 1 p.m. to celebrate Marlene Lanz. The celebration of life will take place at the Executive Royal Hotel, 2828 23 St. NE, Calgary. A Celebration of Life for Marlene Lanz PLease join us as we gather and pay tribute to Marlene Lanz Marlene served as Region 3 […]

by pmnationtalk on August 29, 2018234 Views

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