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RMWB: It’s Time to Read Book Club exploring essential guide to the Indian Act

(Fort McMurray, AB – May 17, 2022) – Join the It’s Time to Read Book Club in June as it commemorates National Indigenous History Month by reading 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act by Bob Joseph. This essential guide is written by a leading cultural sensitivity trainer and is a key […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 202232 Views

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International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia: Associate Minister Issik

May 17, 2022 Associate Minister of Status of Women Whitney Issik issued this statement on International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia: “Today we reaffirm our stance against homophobic, transphobic and biphobic attitudes and behaviours wherever they exist in Alberta. Such actions and attitudes harm the people they are directed at and our society as […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202211 Views

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MNA: Notice of Special Assembly

May 15, 2022 Whereas the Métis Nation within Alberta (MNA) has the inherent right to self-determination and self-government; Whereas the Métis Nation of Alberta Association was incorporated out of necessity to receive funding and deliver programs and services, but is not and has never been a true or full reflection of our Métis tradition of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 202244 Views

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Red Dress Day: Statement from Minister Wilson

May 05, 2022 Minister of Indigenous Relations Rick Wilson issued the following statement to honour the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous people: “In solidarity with family members and loved ones, people across North America hang red dresses in private and public spaces to raise awareness of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ […]

by ahnationtalk on May 5, 202219 Views

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Government of Siksika Nation: The Ma’tapiiks Trust Agreement Finalized

Siksika Nation Chief and Council passed a Band Council Resolution (BCR) today executing the Ma’tapiiks Trust Agreement. The trust is designed to address the needs and wants of the Nation. The trust agreement outlines the distribution of assets to Siksika Nation members on both an immediate and long-term basis. This collaborative process included information sessions […]

by ahnationtalk on May 5, 202217 Views

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Lieutenant Governor of Alberta: Red Dress Day 2022

On this National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People, we remember those tragically lost to senseless violence and recognize the ongoing pain experienced by their family and loved ones. The red dresses and ribbons that appear on this special day honour their lives and remind us of the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 5, 202215 Views

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UNDRIP is an ‘interpretive aid only’ say feds in legal battle over Alberta First Nation’s election delay – APTN News

May 03, 2022 ‘It’s disappointing, on that level, to see kind of an impoverished interpretation of what the new legislation implementing UNDRIP means in practice,’ says lawyer The Canadian government claims the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) is an “interpretative aid only” that can’t be used to strike down federal laws […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 2022116 Views

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Red River Current Newsletter – May 2022 – Fort Mckay FN

Below is a link to the May 2022 edition of the Red River Current. We hope you enjoy the read. If you have any interesting photos, stories, or ideas for the Red River Current, please contact the Communications Department by email: [email protected] Read More: https://www.fortmckay.com/news/red-river-current-newsletter-may-2022/

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 202229 Views

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Indigenous leaders question intentions behind new public safety advisory group – CTV News

April 30, 2022 Alberta Justice is in the process of creating an Indigenous advisory group that will lend voice to policing matters, including on peace officers, victims’ services, restorative justice and crime prevention. “I think it’s a good concept and I support it in principle,” said Cameron Alexis, CEO for Tribal Chiefs Venture Inc. and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 2022116 Views

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Edmonton City Council Hears MMIW Call To Action – ANNews

April 22, 2022 (ANNews) – In late March 2022, the city of Edmonton heard calls to action from Indigenous people and advocates regarding the crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) in Canada. Alberta Native News reporter Chevi Rabbit was present at the city hall meeting and made headlines when she spoke about the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 202236 Views

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