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Record-breaking number of deaths in Alberta’s Child Services

Record-breaking number of deaths in Alberta’s Child Services

First Nations, Metis, and Inuit children are disproportionally represented in Alberta’s child welfare system, making up 64 per cent of the overall provincial caseload.
Banff special event in works to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day

Banff special event in works to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day

“We would seek input and direction from indigenous peoples within Banff, within Banff National Park and neighbouring communities to program an event that would be celebratory in nature.”
Kristopher Buffalo Takes His Family Legacy In Canadian Rodeo To New Heights

Kristopher Buffalo Takes His Family Legacy In Canadian Rodeo To New Heights

(ANNews) – Kristopher Buffalo, a professional bullfighter raised in a Cree rodeo family, has reached new heights in the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association.
Ontario Academic Looks At History Of Forced Sterilization Of Indigenous Women

Ontario Academic Looks At History Of Forced Sterilization Of Indigenous Women

Sterilization is just one of many forms of violence used by settler society against Indigenous women, she added.
Indigenous Tourism Alberta Hosts 3rd Annual Summit

Indigenous Tourism Alberta Hosts 3rd Annual Summit

“There’s culinary experiences, there’s accommodation experiences, there’s heritage sites — so there is a real wide variety. There’s drummers and dancers,” Holder, a Métis woman who operates Indigenous tour business Mahikan Trails, told the CBC.
Haul truck program run by Keyano and Athabasca Tribal Council a success

Haul truck program run by Keyano and Athabasca Tribal Council a success

When Roberta Cortez moved to Fort McMurray 11 years ago, she had a dream of becoming a heavy haul truck driver.
AFN announces the names of the delegates that will meet with Pope Francis

AFN announces the names of the delegates that will meet with Pope Francis

On November 25, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) released the names and titles of the 13 First Nation delegates chosen to travel to Vatican City from Dec 14 to Dec 21 to meet with Pope Francis on behalf of the organization.
Ashley Callingbull signs prestigious contract with Next Models

Ashley Callingbull signs prestigious contract with Next Models

Alberta’s very own Cree beauty from Enoch Cree Nation is leading the way in representing Cree women in Canadian fashion.
TikTok Program Helps Aspiring Indigenous Influencers

TikTok Program Helps Aspiring Indigenous Influencers

TikTok is offering a program for Indigenous creators across Turtle Island to learn all the best practices for going viral on the app.
Online Resource Allows Users To View Blackfoot Items Held In British Museums

Online Resource Allows Users To View Blackfoot Items Held In British Museums

A group of Blackfoot researchers have put together a website where people can view Blackfoot artifacts that were taken from Turtle Island and put in British museums, where they remain today.