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Indigenous strongwoman claims third in national competition

Indigenous strongwoman claims third in national competition

Angie Houle is making a name for herself as a strongwoman.
Indigenous Manitoba woman carries the weight of residential schools on walk to Kamloops

Indigenous Manitoba woman carries the weight of residential schools on walk to Kamloops

Stoney Nakoda Nation was just one of many stops on Jazz Lavallee's journey which began Sept. 1, walking from Winnipeg to the memorial site for 215 Indigenous children in Kamloops that were found in an unmarked grave at a former residential school early last summer.
Sloan becomes first Indigenous strongman to earn pro card

Sloan becomes first Indigenous strongman to earn pro card

From picking rocks to becoming a strongman competitor, Colten Sloan is working hard and crushing goals.
Eden Valley school competing in Virtual Indigenous School Games

Eden Valley school competing in Virtual Indigenous School Games

Chief Jacob Bearspaw School in Eden Valley is participating in the Indigenous Sport Council of Alberta’s (ISCA) inaugural 2021 Fall Virtual Indigenous School Games. On Oct.
Edmonton-area business makes it to finals at Pow Wow Pitch

Edmonton-area business makes it to finals at Pow Wow Pitch

Annual pitch-event for Indigenous entrepreneurs offers cash prizes and mentorship opportunities for finalists
Public art brightens Black Diamond

Public art brightens Black Diamond

Artist Bruno Canadien has gifted a mural to Black Diamond with the help of some high school art students and the support of the community and organizations.
Sisters in Spirit Walk honours MMIWG

Sisters in Spirit Walk honours MMIWG

Local family taking part in documentary
Vigil remembers MMIW and stolen children

Vigil remembers MMIW and stolen children

From across Lakeland, guests arrived at Bonnyville’s C2 facility to honour and remember the lives of murdered and missing Indigenous women and the stolen children of the residential school system.
Rocky View Schools unveils Indigenous art installation

Rocky View Schools unveils Indigenous art installation

In honour of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Rocky View Schools (RVS) unveiled a temporary outdoor art installation in partnership with Blackfoot artists at the public school division’s Education Centre in Airdrie on Oct. 5.
Stoney Nakoda member hopes Nation and Cochrane can ‘build a stronger bridge’

Stoney Nakoda member hopes Nation and Cochrane can ‘build a stronger bridge’

“We just want the world to know how we feel about today and about the Residential Schools,” said Stoney Nakoda First Nation member Jennice Clarke. “I hope we can build a stronger bridge with the surrounding areas — Cochrane, Canmore, wherever. It hits very deep, especially to the survivors and us as children of the survivors. It does cycle its way back to us.”