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Family member searching for remains of long time Bigstone Cree Nation chief on site used by ‘Indian hospital’ – APTN News

Oct 21, 2021 Travis Gladue-Beauregard found his great grandfather’s death certificate at the Alberta archives three years ago. He had been looking for the location of where Maxime Beauregard’s body was buried. “When I found the death records, it said the Old Winterburn Cemetary,” Gladue-Beauregard told APTN News. “So I started looking and there were […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 202115 Views

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Indigenous victims of violence and injustice honoured in unique Edmonton art exhibit – CBC

Oct 11, 2021 Creators hope it will also educate and inform The Missing and Murdered Indigenous People art installation and awareness project is striking to the eye, and that’s the intention. The exhibit, which opened at the Parkdale Cromdale Community League rink on Tuesday, is bathed in red light and features sounds, symbols and a ceremonial […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 202123 Views

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A situation where it calls for action’: Vigil held for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls – CTV News

LETHBRIDGE – Hundreds gathered in front of Lethbridge city hall Monday evening before marching to Galt Gardens for the Sisters in Spirit vigil. The event honours the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG) and supports families who have dealt with the loss of loved ones due to violence. Organizers and participants […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 202124 Views

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AB Government: Slow down for Walk for Justice

A walk to commemorate and raise awareness of missing and murdered Indigenous people will occur on Highways 2 and 3 from Oct. 1-4. Drivers are advised to be aware of this event and use caution when passing the walkers. RCMP will follow the walkers in a marked vehicle with lights flashing to ensure their safety. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 202114 Views

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Finding David Lightning: The decades-long quest to locate an unmarked grave – Macleans.ca

September 27, 2021 In 1987, a Cree elder went looking for his brother’s final resting place. His quest is now a beacon in the search for residential school graves. The short, elderly man walked into the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery. Instead of turning left into the exhibit galleries, he veered right, into the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 202123 Views

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Birth alerts follow you ‘for the rest of your life’ says Indigenous mom who had newborn taken – APTN News

Eight years after her son was apprehended at a Calgary hospital, this mom says she lives with severe anxiety, nightmares, intense flashbacks and questions about why her family was separated instead of supported. Snow fell through the darkness as Cora gave birth to Connor in the middle of the night at Rockyview General Hospital in Calgary. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202128 Views

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Indigenous siblings missing from Muskoday First Nation in Treaty 6 – CFWE

September 7th, 2021 Mounties say a missing pair of siblings from a Treaty 6 First Nation have ties to Edmonton and have asked for the public’s help finding them. Alex McGillivary, 20, and Kathryn Cusveller, 24, have been missing for two weeks. They were last seen on Muskoday First Nation, of which they are members, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 202136 Views

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Cultural genocide’: the shameful history of Canada’s residential schools – mapped – The Guardian

Mon 6 Sep 2021 In May, Canadians were shocked at the discovery of the remains of 215 children at the site of a former school in British Columbia. The bodies belonged to Indigenous children, some believed to be as young as three years old, who went through Canada’s state-sponsored “residential school” system. The schools, scattered […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 2021138 Views

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Statement: Guilty Verdict of Officer an Opportunity for Reform, Healing

August 31st 2021 (Edmonton, AB) – On Thursday August 26th, an Alberta provincial court judge released his ruling convicting Const. Michael Partington of assault. In August 2019 the constable violently assaulted an Indigenous man over a bylaw related to having a bell on his bicycle. The incident was caught on camera by a bystander, with […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 2021120 Views

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RMWB: Acts of vandalism and racism toward residential school memorial strongly condemned

Municipality, Athabasca Tribal Council and McMurray Métis strongly condemn acts of vandalism and racism toward residential school memorial (Fort McMurray, AB ) –  Over the weekend, it was discovered that the residential school memorial at the front of the Jubilee Centre in downtown Fort McMurray was vandalized. This memorial consists of hundreds of pairs of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 202148 Views

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