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Remembering Métis Matriarch, Laura McLaughlin

On behalf of the Métis Nation of Alberta, it is with great sadness that I announce the passing of Laura McLaughlin on Monday April 5th 2021.  She was not only a great friend, but a Métis Matriarch, a lady who gave so much to the Nation.  Mere words cannot express how much she meant to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 20215 Views

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The Confederacy of Treaty No. 6 Chiefs extend their condolences to Her Royal Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the passing of Prince Phillip

The Confederacy of Treaty No. 6 Chiefs express their deep sorrow and extend their condolences to Her Majesty, the Queen and the Royal Family on the passing of Prince Phillip, the Duke of Edinburgh. The Chiefs of Treaty No. 6 Confederacy recognizes the unique role the Prince played as husband and consort of Queen Elizabeth […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 20213 Views

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Remembering George Quintal

Loss of a former Métis Nation of Alberta Provincial Council Member, President of MNA Region 1 and Champion of the Métis Community: George Quintal The Métis Nation of Alberta was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of George Quintal on January 25t, 2021. George was a champion for Métis rights and a valued member […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 202149 Views

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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, 202045 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, 202059 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, 202070 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, 2020162 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, 2020108 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, 2020134 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, 2020138 Views

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