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The painter with the pen: UCalgary alum claims Métis space in the art world – UCalgary News

Jan. 31, 2023 New Nickle Galleries exhibition highlights David Garneau’s remarkable expression of ideas and history “My people will sleep for one hundred years. When they awake it will be the artists who give them their spirit back.” (quote attributed to Louis Riel, Métis leader) In 1997, a Calgary-based painter was invited to submit a […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 20233 Views

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Alberta First Nation signing child welfare agreement with feds without the province – CTV News

Feb. 1, 2023 MASKWACIS – An Alberta First Nation is to sign an agreement today with Ottawa giving it the autonomy to administer its child welfare. Louis Bull Tribe at Maskwacis, Alta., south of Edmonton, would become the first in the province to do so. The First Nation says it’s a bilateral agreement with the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 20235 Views

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Day 2 of Arctic Winter Games features a number of events – APTN News

Jan 31, 2023 After a five-year absence because of the pandemic, the Wood Buffalo Arctic Winter Games 2023 are in full swing. Here are some of the highlights including the two-foot jump. Here’s Charlotte reviewing the day’s events. Read More: https://www.aptnnews.ca/national-news/day-2-of-arctic-winter-games-features-a-number-of-events/

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 20236 Views

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World Juniors amplifies the Indigenous roots of hockey – The Gateway

Jan 31, 2023 While celebrating Canada’s gold medal win in the 2023 World Junior’s, Canadians are celebrating the captivating MVP hockey stick designs of Indigenous artists. The ice hockey many Canadians know and love today can be sourced from the “ricket” game created by the Mi’kmaq peoples of Nova Scotia. The sport has since been […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 20236 Views

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Daughter keeps promise to mother and cuts braid now that killer is sentenced – APTN News

Jan 31, 2023 Gloria Gladue Weesemat left her braid on her mother’s grave in Alberta The daughter of a Cree woman killed by a former trucker has finally cut off her long, dark braid, marking the end of the criminal phase of the tragedy. Nicole Gladue Weesemat promised to honour her mother, Gloria Gladue of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 20236 Views

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Banff YWCA seeks funding for survivors of sexual violence to get counselling and other services locally – CBC

Jan 31, 2023 Banff sends survivors in need of specialized counselling to bigger centres, like Calgary While there are services for victims of sexual violence and assault in Banff, the local YWCA sends survivors in need of specialized counselling to bigger centres, like Calgary. A trip some choose not to take, and one that Banff […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 20237 Views

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Arctic Winter Games 2023 open with a rockin’ outdoor party at –17 C – CBC

Jan 29, 2023 Athletes and spectators converge on Wood Buffalo, Alta., for week-long event Black night skies spread above brightly lit arches and crowds of spectators on Sunday night as the teams competing in this year’s Arctic Winter Games got their official welcome at the opening ceremony. It was about –17 C Sunday night as […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 202310 Views

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First Nations group in Alberta say program to clean up tarsands is ‘underfunded’ – APTN News

Jan 29, 2023 “If it becomes a toxic wasteland, will we be forced to leave? I don’t know,” asks First Nations woman about tarsands cleanup A program that aims to protect Albertans from the costs of cleaning up contamination from the tarsands is underfunded, say First Nations critics. Alberta is preparing to change how it […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 202310 Views

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First Nations say Alberta’s oilsands mine security reform unlikely to fix problems – National Post

Jan 26, 2023 EDMONTON — Alberta is preparing to change how it ensures oilsands companies are able to pay for the mammoth job of cleaning up their operations, but critics fear a year of consultations hasn’t been enough to avoid repeating past mistakes. “There’s no signal to me from this government that they are going […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202333 Views

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Community, industry and policy leaders call for action to conquer Canada’s Indigenous digital divide – UCalgary News

UCalgary prof Gregory Taylor advises summit on social implications of communications policy It’s a bleak statistic. While 97 per cent of households in Canada’s largest cities enjoy high-speed internet, that number falls to 37 per cent in rural areas, and just 24 per cent in Indigenous communities. “Current spectrum management policies are contributing to Canada’s […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202348 Views

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