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Stoney Nakoda First Nation top COVID-19 hotspot in Alberta

Stoney Nakoda First Nation top COVID-19 hotspot in Alberta

Stoney Nakoda has 103 active COVID cases, with neighbouring Canmore sitting at one active case and Banff with two cases.
Indigenous men march 40 km to residential school site near Okotoks

Indigenous men march 40 km to residential school site near Okotoks

"The whole journey is a march for awareness, and our own little sacrifice for our people as well,” said Dan Boudreau, a Métis father of three .
'It robbed me of my childhood. It robbed me of having a regular family life with my mom.'

'It robbed me of my childhood. It robbed me of having a regular family life with my mom.'

Two survivors of St. Albert residential schools share their stories.
Kehewin Chief chosen as Grand Chief of the Confederacy of Treaty No. 6 First Nations

Kehewin Chief chosen as Grand Chief of the Confederacy of Treaty No. 6 First Nations

Kehewin Cree Nation Chief Vernon Watchmaker is the Grand Chief of the Confederacy of Treaty No. 6 First Nations
Metis Nation leaders vow to continue fight for residential school answers

Metis Nation leaders vow to continue fight for residential school answers

“The real objective of residential schools was to beat the Indian out of the child,” MNA Vice President Dan Cardinal
Cochrane memorial launched to honour children found at Kamloops Residential School

Cochrane memorial launched to honour children found at Kamloops Residential School

“It’s a collective gasp across the country because it’s actual proof that these atrocities were committed,” Snow said. “[The proof] it’s in the bones and it’s in the blood memories. You can’t deny it.”
Innisfail flags lowered for forgotten Kamloops children

Innisfail flags lowered for forgotten Kamloops children

Mayor says tragedy ‘knocks the wind out of everybody’
Airdrie City council takes moment of silence for 215 children found buried in Kamloops

Airdrie City council takes moment of silence for 215 children found buried in Kamloops

After hearing the news that 215 children’s remains were unearthed underneath a former residential school, Airdrie Mayor Peter Brown and his fellow councillors took a two-minute moment of silence to start their meeting on June 7.
Treaty Six Contemporary Art Festival invites applications from Indigenous artists: Deadline June 16

Treaty Six Contemporary Art Festival invites applications from Indigenous artists: Deadline June 16

Indigenous artists in Treaty 6 who are working in the fields of visual art/painting, performance art, music, and spoken-word are encouraged to apply — but every artist is welcome.
'We want to find the children'

'We want to find the children'

A rally made its way from the west side of St. Paul to the St. Paul cathedral on Tuesday, remembering the lives lost at residential schools, honouring the survivors, and asking for answers.