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Book By Indigenous Women Offers Insight Into Canadian Street Gangs

Book By Indigenous Women Offers Insight Into Canadian Street Gangs

Many non-Indigenous Canadians will not understand what it’s like to be an Indigenous woman born into poverty within a country that systematically discriminates against them based on the colour of their skin tone, socioeconomic background, cultural identity, or ethnic background.
Indigenous hide tanning workshop a success, organizers hope to hold more classes next year

Indigenous hide tanning workshop a success, organizers hope to hold more classes next year

Marina Nokohoo learned from her parents how to tan animal hides into leather. It is a lengthy process that can take her 12 days to finish if she works alone. But as a traditional knowledge keeper with the Chipewyan Prairie Dene First Nation, she is more
Indigenous centre in Cochrane would create visibility

Indigenous centre in Cochrane would create visibility

'I can't see anything that represents my people in Cochrane,' Stoney Nakoda First Nations elder says ahead of fundraising event
Cochrane club is raising funds for new Indigenous centre

Cochrane club is raising funds for new Indigenous centre

The Cochrane Rotary Club is hosting Tom Jackson's Huron Carole Special online Dec. 19
ICC Turns Down Lawyers’ Request To Investigate Residential Schools

ICC Turns Down Lawyers’ Request To Investigate Residential Schools

A Red Deer-based lawyer who helped bring forward a request for the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate the Government of Canada and Catholic Church’s roles in the residential school system says the court has turned it down. Andrew
Historical missing persons case from 1967 highlighted in national initiative

Historical missing persons case from 1967 highlighted in national initiative

More than half a century later, Bonnvyille RCMP are revisiting a missing persons case involving a Bonnyville woman, Margaret Mildred Batoche, who was reported missing by her family in 1967.
Beaver Lake Cree Nation actress wins international awards for Monkey Beach

Beaver Lake Cree Nation actress wins international awards for Monkey Beach

Beaver Lake Cree Nation’s Tina Lameman receives long-awaited Red Nation Award
Teepee raising in Olds an important step in reconciliation

Teepee raising in Olds an important step in reconciliation

About 55 people attended the event at Lions Campground
Youth program offers free tutoring to Stoney Nakoda students

Youth program offers free tutoring to Stoney Nakoda students

Stoney Nakoda students can tap into a free virtual tutoring program offered for the Nation for the second-year running.
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.