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Community gathering and walk set for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Fort McMurray – CFWE

September 23rd, 2022 “I encourage everyone across the region to pause and reflect on the legacy of the residential school system and the impact it has on Indigenous Peoples and communities, including right here in this region,” said Mayor Sandy Bowman. “It’s important we recognize and acknowledge this on September 30, while remaining committed to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202225 Views

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Christian Unity and Reconciliation is Happening on “Church Street” Edmonton – Archdiocesan News

22 September 2022 There is something exciting happening on the historical “Church Street” of Edmonton, Alberta. Sacred Heart Church of the First Peoples hosted an event called Church Street: Hope and Healing Encounter, an opportunity to share faith and help those in need. The event took place on 96 Street in downtown Edmonton, also known […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202214 Views

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NAIT raises teepee, celebrates Indigenous identity with Aboriginal Culture Day – Edmonton Journal

About 50 people watched the teepee take shape, and several observers joined in the construction process while elder Francis Whiskeyjack imparted traditional knowledge. Sep 22, 2022 The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) raised a teepee in its main campus quad in Edmonton on Thursday in honour of Aboriginal Culture Day, an annual celebration of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202211 Views

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Royal Albert Museum returns Treaty 8 Medallion to Fort Chipewyan First Nation – CFWE

September 22nd, 2022 A medallion given to the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation after the signing of Treaty 8 has made its way home. The treaty medallion was delivered personally to the Fort Chipewyan-area First Nation by Alberta culture minister Ron Orr on Sept. 6, after it had been in the Royal Alberta Museum (RAM) since […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202212 Views

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A dream come true’: Indigenous advocates grateful for retreat for MMIWG – CTV News

Sept. 20, 2022 A special retreat for family members of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls is being called a success. The retreat was held in May at YWCA’s Camp Yowochas near Wabamun Lake. “The opportunity to pray together, to share together, to cry together, to laugh together. That’s all medicine,” said retreat leader […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202210 Views

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VIDEO: Celebration of Indigenous culture draws hundreds of singers, dancers, and drummers to Langley powwow – langleyadvancetime

Sep. 19, 2022 For three days from Friday to Sunday, Sept. 16 to 18, singers, dancers, and drummers from B.C., Alberta, and the U.S. filled the Langley Events Centre for the first annual Stɑl̓əw̓ powwow cultural event. Organized by the Stɑl̓əw̓ Arts and Cultural Society, which is based on Kwantlen First Nation land in Fort […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 202221 Views

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Opinion: When are UCP leadership candidates finally going to discuss Indigenous issues? – Calgary Herald

Sep 19, 2022 I have been following the race for the leadership of Alberta’s United Conservative Party, and one thing is clear: Indigenous communities are not on the candidates’ radars. Since May, the seven candidates for the UCP leadership have been participating in debates and campaigning across the province. Last week, most of them were […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 202214 Views

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Where you buy your orange shirt matters — here’s why – CBC

Sep 19, 2022 Proceeds from shirts sold by Indigenous groups and businesses go back to the community directly On Sept. 30, the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, many people wear an orange shirt as an act of solidarity. It’s an acknowledgment of the ongoing harms of residential schools to Indigenous peoples as they continue […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 202216 Views

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Local Indigenous businesses compete on reality show Bear’s Lair – Edmonton Journal

Edmonton’s Mallory Yawnghwe with Indigenous Box and Matricia Bauer’s new venture Indigenous Bitters are two of 18 pitches vying for $180,000 When Matricia Bauer found out about the new APTN business competition show Bear’s Lair she was ready to go. “I’ve been in business for 20 years,” says the Jasper-based Cree entrepreneur who owns both […]

by pmnationtalk on September 16, 202223 Views

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Access to residential school records an ongoing challenge, people tell unmarked burials gathering – CBC

Sep 14, 2022 ‘The current systems and structures are failing us,’ says special interlocutor Kimberly Murray Accessing records is one of the biggest challenges in locating unmarked burials and identifying missing children from residential schools, survivors and experts say. “The current systems and structures are failing us,” said Kimberly Murray, special interlocutor for missing children […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202220 Views

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