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Lowering the Flag: Dr. L. James Dempsey – The Quad

The University of Alberta banner is flying at half-mast from April 25–26, 2022 in remembrance of Dr. L. James Dempsey. The University of Alberta banner is flying at half-mast from April 25–26, 2022 in remembrance of Dr. L. James Dempsey (Kii’tsimoni), Associate Professor and Former Director, School of Native Studies, Faculty of Native Studies. It […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 202225 Views

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Trailblazer’ Cree country artist Shane Yellowbird dead at 42 – CBC

Apr 26, 2022 Friends call singer-songerwriter an inspiration to aspiring Indigenous country artists Cree country singer and songwriter Shane Yellowbird died unexpectedly on Monday, family members have confirmed to CBC News. The 42-year-old from Maskwacis, about 100 kilometres south of Edmonton, became an award-winning artist after a stuttering condition led him into music. A statement from family […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 202231 Views

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Statement by Grand Chief George Arcand Jr. on the discovery of potential graves at former Grouard Mission Site

March 2, 2022 (Amiskwacîwâskahikan – Treaty No. 6 Territory) The Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations is deeply saddened to learn of the unmarked graves at the former Grouard Mission Site. On behalf of the Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations we would like to extend our prayers to the community of Kapawe’no First Nation, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 202239 Views

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IAAW: Comments on the Finding of Remains near St. Bernard’s (Grouard) Indian Residential School Site

March 1, 2022 EDMONTON –  IAAW wishes to issue the following statement on the graves discovered at the former St. Bernard’s (Grouard) Indian Residential School site in northern Alberta. It has been nine months since the remains of over 200 children was discovered on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School in British […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202237 Views

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3 people, including 6-year-old boy, killed in Siksika Nation house fire – Global News

February 7, 2022 A First Nations community east of Calgary is in mourning following a fatal house fire early Saturday morning. Three people, including a six-year-old boy, were killed when a fire destroyed a home on Siksika Nation around 5 a.m. Family members confirmed six-year-old Pierson Scalplock was killed in the fire, along with Paisley […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 202248 Views

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Siksika Nation loses three Nation members in devastating house fire

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by ahnationtalk on February 8, 202247 Views

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3 dead in Siksika Nation house fire – CTV News

February 7, 2022 Three members of the Siksika Nation are dead following a devastating house fire on the nation east of Calgary. Siksika Nation chief and council confirm the fire broke out in the early morning hours of Feb. 5 and, despite the efforts of emergency crews, the blaze claimed three lives. “Leadership commends the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 202241 Views

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Siksika Nation Chief and Council Tribute to Tsuut’ina Nation Councillor Stanley Jr. Big Plume

January 18, 2022 The Office of Siksika Nation Chief and Council, staff and members of Siksika Nation offer our sincere condolences and pay tribute to an extraordinary individual, Tsuut’ina Nation Councillor Stanley Jr. Big Plume (McMaster) – also known as Saahsi saako’maapi in Siksika and Dzazi Chu in Tsuut’ina. Councillor Big Plume was a member […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202249 Views

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Condolences to Morris Monias’s Family and the Heart Lake First Nation

Our Sincere Condolences go out to the Heart Lake First Nation and Morris Monias’s Family It is with great sadness to learn the passing of Morris Monias from the Heart Lake First Nation on December 31st, 2021. On behalf of the Chiefs of Treaty Six First Nations we wish to express our deepest condolences to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 2022184 Views

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Isstowiiso’po – Chief Earl Old Person, Amskapi’Piikani (April 13, 1929 – October 13, 2021)

October 14, 2021 Siksika sends our deepest condolences to Amskapi’Piikani and the family of Isstowiiso’po (Cold Wind), also known as honored Chief Earl Old Person. The Blackfoot Confederacy lost a great leader, mentor, elder, knowledge keeper and promoter of our Blackfoot ways. Isstowiiso’po leaves a lasting legacy as the longest serving elected tribal official in the United States […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 2021183 Views

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