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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
Celebrating Métis spirit, and culture

Celebrating Métis spirit, and culture

Metis or not, share the pride and culture this week, with virtual happenings.
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.
Residential-school survivors call on Ottawa and provinces for monuments

Residential-school survivors call on Ottawa and provinces for monuments

Ottawa and provincial and territorial governments must build monuments in capital cities across Canada to honour residential-school survivors and their families, says the director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation.
Trans Mountain Re-Route Report Submitted To Canada Energy Regulator

Trans Mountain Re-Route Report Submitted To Canada Energy Regulator

The Coldwater First Nation is against the expansion, taking particular issue with the methods used to model the aquifer and arguing the report is not complete enough to move forward to a hearing
New centre dedicated to improving health-care for First Nation, Inuit, and Métis

New centre dedicated to improving health-care for First Nation, Inuit, and Métis

The initiative comes as alarming cases of racism in health settings continue to make headlines
Benefits of Indigenous tourism go well beyond the economics

Benefits of Indigenous tourism go well beyond the economics

“We are telling our story and we have people coming here wanting to learn our story"
First Nation boycott of Slave Lake over homeless comments could cost businesses tens of thousands

First Nation boycott of Slave Lake over homeless comments could cost businesses tens of thousands

Slave Lake is a hub for numerous First Nations in the region