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Fort McKay First Nation Creates Room to Grow through Reserve Additions

Fort McKay First Nation is proud to announce the addition of eleven parcels of land to its reserve holdings following a multi-year process with the Federal Government. The parcels of land, totaling 114 acres, include land set aside for the Nation during the 2003 Treaty Land Entitlement process, as well as land located within the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 202282 Views

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Why a Southern Alberta First Nation turned off the tap to hundreds of area farmers – Global News

April 30, 2022 Troy Bischler started to panic. The Granum, Alta., area farmer was in the middle of calving season with 180 cow-calf pairs and he was running out of water. “We maybe have a week left in the dugout. After that there is really no Plan B,” Bischler told Global News on April 27. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 202225 Views

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Western Canada: Supreme Court ruling on Alberta land claims case makes it easier for First Nations to fund legal challenges – The Globe and Mail

Mar 23, 2022 Good morning. It’s James Keller in Calgary. A Supreme Court of Canada ruling involving an Alberta First Nation has made it easier for Indigenous communities to obtain court-ordered subsidies to pay for legal challenges against the government. The court ruled 9-0 that even though the Beaver Lake Cree Nation has millions of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 202235 Views

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Landrex, Fort McKay First Nation partner on $176M Urban Village in St. Albert – St. Albert Gazette

Project to be located on a 12.85-acre parcel of land east of St. Albert Trail and north of Coal Mine Road. Developer Landrex and Fort McKay First Nation will be 50/50 partners for a new $176-million Urban Village in the City of St. Albert. Located on a 12.85-acre parcel of land east of St. Albert Trail and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 202234 Views

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Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo and Siksika Nation sign Historic Partnership

February 22, 2022 22 FEBRUARY 2022 (Calgary, AB) — At a ceremony held this morning at the zoo, the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo and the Siksika Nation Tribal Administration (“Siksika Nation”) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with the goal of developing a respectful, strong, and equitable relationship related to supporting reconciliation and creating opportunities for the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 202245 Views

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Siksika Nation to receive $1.3B in land claim settlement – CTV News

Dec. 20, 2021 The Siksika Nation has voted to accept a $1.3 billion one-time settlement payment from the federal government over a wrongful land surrender that dates back to 1910. About 77 per cent of nation members voted in favour of the referendum last week, with 70 per cent of eligible voter turnout, according to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 202178 Views

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Siksika Nation members accept the Global Settlement Agreement

Siksika Nation members vote in favour of the Siksika Nation Global Settlement Agreement that will include a one-time payment of 1.3 Billion dollars and will discontinue all filed court actions relating to the settlement. Approximatley 70% of eligible voters turned out to the polls on December 16th and 17th, 2021 in Siksika and Calgary as […]

by ahnationtalk on December 20, 2021143 Views

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Information Letter: Provincial landowner notification requirements and considerations on First Nation lands

Original January 2020, updated November 2021 to include Liability Reduction Program. BackgroundIndustry is required to engage with landowners at various stages of oil and gas development, typically by way of personal consultation or written notification, sometimes in order to satisfy provincial licencing requirements (provincial landowner notification). This includes activities such as licence amendments and cancellations, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 202168 Views

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We encourage people to do the research’: A look at developing land acknowledgments – New West Record

When Lance Cardinal was approached by the Edmonton Oilers to act as an Indigenous consultant, the Cree artist and designer knew the first thing he wanted to do was create a land acknowledgment. Cardinal worked with the National Hockey League team and Chief Wilton Littlechild, a former commissioner for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 202173 Views

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Fort Saskatchewan RCMP make Indigenous land acknowledgement – Spruce Grove Examiner

On Thursday, Oct. 14 the Fort Saskatchewan RCMP and the City of Fort Saskatchewan hosted honoured guests Elder Kookum Doreen Wabesca and Carol Cardinal at the local detachment for a blessing ceremony and an acknowledgement of our presence on Indigenous Treaty Six territory. “It was a great honour to be part of the ceremony,” said […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 202164 Views

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