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First Blackfoot candidate runs for Calgary city council – APTN News

While all eyes are on the federal election, history is being made in Calgary’s municipal election. Marilyn North Peigan is the first Blackfoot woman to run for council in the city surrounded by Blackfoot communities. “We need leadership that reflects our community,” North Peigan said adding she represents more than the Indigenous community. North Peigan […]

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Suncor partners with Indigenous communities to buy stake in Northern Courier Pipeline – CTV News

September 16, 2021 Suncor Energy said on Thursday it had partnered with eight Indigenous communities to buy all of TC Energy’s 15% stake in the Northern Courier Pipeline Limited Partnership. Suncor, three First Nations and five Métis communities will own a 15% stake in this pipeline asset with a value of about $1.3 billion. Oil […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 20217 Views

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First Nations women sue Ottawa alleging systemic racism against Indigenous public servants – APTN News

Sep 14, 2021 Former and current public servants seeking $25 million in punitive damages A former and current public servant, who are both First Nations women, are suing the Canadian government alleging widespread systemic racism in the federal Indigenous agencies and departments. Yvette Zentner and Letitia Wells are the lead plaintiffs in a proposed class-action […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 20219 Views

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Indigenous Writers Circle connects creators with mentors – CFWE

September 15th, 2021 The workshop will have 15 Indigenous writers from across the country working with mentors The Audible Indigenous Writers Circle has begun with 15 Indigenous participants from across the country workshopping their writing with five mentors over the coming months. Two of the five mentors are Edmonton-based – Inuk writer and academic Norma […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202118 Views

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Alberta reports 4,740 new cases of COVID-19 over 3 days as province launches $100 vaccine incentive – CBC

Sep 13, 2021 Number of patients in ICU with COVID-19 reaches new high Alberta reported 4,740 new cases of COVID-19 and 18 new deaths as the province released three days of data on Monday. The new cases were detected from Friday to Sunday: Sept 10: 1,659 new cases (14,574 tests, 11.60 per cent positivity) Sept […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202115 Views

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St. Albert to permanently display Treaty 6 and Metis Nation flags in front of city hall – CTV News

Sept. 12, 2021 EDMONTON – Two new flags will be permanently displayed at St. Albert Place to help better reflect the diverse residents of the municipality. Treaty 6 and Metis Nation flags were raised Sunday after a dedication ceremony as part of the city’s commitment to reconciliation. The flags mark the newest additions to the building’s […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 202114 Views

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Indigenous group invites Edmontonians to Enoch Cree Nation’s first unmarked gravesite – Edmonton Journal

Sep 12, 2021 A ceremonial fire pit at Enoch Cree Nation’s first known unmarked gravesite represents the latest effort from a local Indigenous group to raise awareness of residential schools and the former Charles Camsell Indian Hospital. The gravesite at 7301 199 St. NW, in a field at the end of Garnett Point, is the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 202115 Views

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Online resource helps K-12 teachers bring Indigenous storytelling into the classroom – UCalgary News

Interactive website project sought broad input from a diverse team of educators and members of Indigenous communities Calgary, AB – A University of Calgary online database will help teachers build the foundational knowledge and competencies they require for integrating Indigenous knowledge and perspectives into K-12 classrooms. Initiated by Werklund School of Education’s Aubrey Hanson, PhD, associate […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 202135 Views

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David Staples: Canada can no longer do the big, important things. Can Erin O’Toole change that? – Edmonton Journal

Sep 08, 2021 It’s what we fear that largely propels how we will vote on election day. For this reason, political leaders are constantly mashing on the fear button. It’s why Justin Trudeau brings up abortion, gun control and unruly mobs of angry white voters. He hopes to drum up fear about Erin O’Toole and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 202122 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, 202118 Views

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