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Fort Chipewyan opens solar farm designed to provide 25 per cent of community's power

Fort Chipewyan opens solar farm designed to provide 25 per cent of community's power

The solar farm project was completed on time and under budget, with funding backed by federal and provincial grants totalling $7.8 million.
Ottawa Allocates More Covid Relief Funding For Alberta And Saskatchewan First Nations

Ottawa Allocates More Covid Relief Funding For Alberta And Saskatchewan First Nations

 The Ministers mentioned that Indigenous people living in urban areas within Manitoba were reported to have had showed high rates of COVID, as well as a disproportionate number of First Nations individuals in hospital and intensive-care units.
Yoko Ono’s Siksika collaborator creates a waterbed for Alberta premier to lie in

Yoko Ono’s Siksika collaborator creates a waterbed for Alberta premier to lie in

In 1971 Ono, political activist, artist and wife of now late John Lennon of Beatles fame, held her first museum exhibition in which she invited more than 120 participants to produce a water sculpture. 
Rock Your Mocs, St. Albert

Rock Your Mocs, St. Albert

International campaign promotes Indigenous identity
First Nations councillor dresses down Alberta minister after police carding announcement

First Nations councillor dresses down Alberta minister after police carding announcement

Police carding has long come under scrutiny for targeting Indigenous and Black people at a disproportionate rate. Carding is when people are stopped by the police for no particular offence to gather personal information.
Forum will focus on making Indigenous land-based/STEM programming a mainstay in education

Forum will focus on making Indigenous land-based/STEM programming a mainstay in education

Science, technology, engineering and math fields are commonly referred to as STEM. 
Saddle Lake begins two-week shutdown, Hinshaw continues to plead with Albertans

Saddle Lake begins two-week shutdown, Hinshaw continues to plead with Albertans

Hinshaw says she's disappointed in those who look for loopholes
Siksika Nation gaining new water wells

Siksika Nation gaining new water wells

A total of eight new water infrastructure projects across Alberta – including Siksika Nation – were announced on Oct. 26
Métis meaning in a modern world

Métis meaning in a modern world

UCalgary celebrates Métis Week with series of virtual events through Nov. 19
Driftpile Cree Nation accepts apologies and lifts the boycott they had placed on the Town of Slave Lake

Driftpile Cree Nation accepts apologies and lifts the boycott they had placed on the Town of Slave Lake

Earlier in the month, neighbouring chiefs stood together in expressing profound disappointment after Slave Lake Coun. Joy McGregor suggested the community needs to “stop feeding” homeless people from surrounding Indigenous communities.