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Alberta First Nation reveals findings of human remains near residential school – CBC

WARNING: This video contains distressing details | An Alberta First Nation is asking for support from the federal government in the search for unmarked graves after revealing members had repeatedly found evidence of remains of children near the site of a former residential school. Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2034145859650

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 202210 Views

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Canada supports Bigstone Health Commission research and commemoration, and fieldwork investigation activities around former Residential School sites

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Taking care: We recognize this news release may contain information that is difficult for many and that our efforts to honour Survivors and families may act as an unwelcome reminder for those who have suffered hardships through generations of government policies that were harmful to Indigenous Peoples. A […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 202221 Views

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Fort Chipewyan Indigenous communities announce residential school site investigation – CFWE

March 2nd, 2022 The united communities are collaborating on the project to uncover the truth of their history and facilitate healing from the resulting trauma. After receiving funding from both the provincial and federal government, Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN), Mikisew Cree First Nation (MCFN) and Fort Chipewyan Métis Association (FCMA) are joining together to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 202236 Views

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Kapawe’no First Nation announces 169 possible unmarked graves – APTN News

Mar 02, 2022 A search using ground-penetrating radar (GPR) at the site of the St. Bernard’s Indian Residential School near Kapawe’no First Nation has turned up 169 possible unmarked graves. The school operated from 1872 to 1961. In October, the Institute of Prairie and Indigenous Archeology from the University of Alberta used GPR and drones […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 202237 Views

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ACFN, MCFN and FCMA partner to seek truth at site of former Holy Angels Residential School

Read More: https://www.acfn.com/single-post/acfn-mcfn-and-fcma-partner-to-seek-truth-at-site-of-former-holy-angels-residential-school NT5

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 202237 Views

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Kapawe’no FN: IRS – Phase 1 Ground-Penetrating Radar Search at Grouard Mission

Before reading further, this summary contains information related to unmarked graves at former Indian Residential Schools. This information is unsettling for most people. If you are experiencing trauma or feeling triggered, help is available 24/7 for survivors and their families through the Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line at 1-866-925-4419. Mental health support for Indigenous peoples […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202234 Views

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Alberta First Nation finds 169 ‘anomalies’ at former residential school site – CityNews

Mar 1, 2022 The Kapawe’no First Nation says a preliminary search finds 169 ‘anomalies’ at former residential school site The next phases of the search will further examine areas of a nearby church and RCMP structures that were in place The First Nation says 54 potential graves were also found; they match previous knowledge of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 2022102 Views

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Non-traditional research into infrastructure for Indigenous communities is 1 of 6 projects to receive federal innovation funding – U Calgary

Civil and environmental engineer receives funding to ‘bring research to community’ A civil and environmental engineer from the Schulich School of Engineering will take a mobile research station to Indigenous communities across Alberta to “foster a collaborative space” and work with the communities to develop sustainable infrastructure solutions. Dr. Kerry Black, PhD, assistant professor in […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202236 Views

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Research project aims to curb decline of biodiversity and improve health of Indigenous peoples worldwide – Folio

January 12, 2022 Indigenous resource management practices key to ending environmental degradation and loss of cultures while improving health, say researchers. When Danika Littlechild was growing up in Maskwacis, Alta., her uncle would pick her up after school and walk her home through the bush to her kôhkom’s (grandmother’s) house. He would show her different […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 202271 Views

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U of L art professor’s research program boosted by Canada Foundation for Innovation funding

A University of Lethbridge project is one of 332 research infrastructure projects to receive support through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF), as announced today by the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry. More than $77 million in funding will go to projects at 50 Canadian universities. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 202196 Views

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