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Indigenous healthcare workers honoured in FNHMA virtual celebration and new InfoPoint series starts Jan. 14, 2021

Indigenous healthcare workers honoured in FNHMA virtual celebration and new InfoPoint series starts Jan. 14, 2021

A new virtual InfoPoint series  of town hall discussions will be hosted by First Nation Health Managers Association starting January 14, 2021.
New RCMP detachment set to open in Stoney Nakoda First Nation

New RCMP detachment set to open in Stoney Nakoda First Nation

“I’ve been working out here for almost 13 years. I’ve looked after the CTA members as well as the Crime Reduction members for a few years working out in that community,” Savinkoff said. “I certainly look forward to it— The things that I’m looking forward to presenting are some really clear crime reduction initiatives.”
Family seeks justice for 16-year-old homicide victim

Family seeks justice for 16-year-old homicide victim

Zander Jackson identified as homicide victim
National Truth and Reconciliation Day supported by local leader

National Truth and Reconciliation Day supported by local leader

The creation of such a holiday was one of 80 calls to action by the Truth and Reconciliation Committee of Canada.
Festive season in Banff has a new look this year

Festive season in Banff has a new look this year

BANFF – The town of Banff is known for its community Christmas cheer. A slate of events is scheduled every year to help bring people together in celebration of the holiday season.
How two Indigenous philanthropists have adapted to COVID-19's chilling effects this winter

How two Indigenous philanthropists have adapted to COVID-19's chilling effects this winter

Established in 2011, the Circle provides guidance for Indigenous communities and groups interested in obtaining philanthropic resources and grants.
Reconciliation delayed and anti-Indigenous racism rising: TRC commissioners

Reconciliation delayed and anti-Indigenous racism rising: TRC commissioners

The commissioners are also concerned that a National Council for Reconciliation has not been established five years after they called for one
Province appoints Stoney Nakoda First Nation member Cherith Mark to Banff Centre board of governors

Province appoints Stoney Nakoda First Nation member Cherith Mark to Banff Centre board of governors

"I am excited to lend my experience as an artist coming to Banff Centre, and as a member of the local community to this role on the board of governors.”
McMurray Métis sharing Cree language teachings with social media series

McMurray Métis sharing Cree language teachings with social media series

For Walsh, promoting Indigenous languages is part of reconciliation. The municipality’s recent announcement that new traffic signs will include Cree, Dénesųłiné and English are a good way to raise awareness of Indigenous languages.
Indigenous entrepreneurs hope to bridge their culture and Fort McMurray with trading network

Indigenous entrepreneurs hope to bridge their culture and Fort McMurray with trading network

“Trading is just one small piece of the systems we had in place before settler arrival,” said Croucher. “Through trading, we’re hopefully teaching the broader community about how part of Indigenous culture is about including everybody.”