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AWA joins Kainai, Siksika Nations call for federal impact assessment on Tent mine

AWA joins Kainai, Siksika Nations call for federal impact assessment on Tent mine

The Alberta Wilderness Association has joined southern Alberta’s two largest First Nations’ call for the federal government to step in and halt coal mining in the Rockies. 
Multimedia artist Cheyenne Ozînjâ θîhâ Reclaims the Art of Tattooing

Multimedia artist Cheyenne Ozînjâ θîhâ Reclaims the Art of Tattooing

Talking skin with Bearspaw Cheyenne Ozînjâ θîhâ
Alberta must retract Forest Act before it becomes law: Treaty 8 grand chief

Alberta must retract Forest Act before it becomes law: Treaty 8 grand chief

"We expect the province to suspend the new Forest Act immediately," Arthur Noskey of Treaty 8 First Nations said Thursday. "We are asking (the government) to pull this back and consult with us."
COVID study reveals that more mental health supports are needed on First Nations

COVID study reveals that more mental health supports are needed on First Nations

A new report by a committee of MPs — who spent the past year studying the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on Indigenous populations in Canada — has revealed that the reservations, many of which have very limited access to resources, need
EPS Officer Nathan Kennedy: On becoming the calm

EPS Officer Nathan Kennedy: On becoming the calm

We are inundated with “against all odds” stories that fill our social media and cable channels. Usually sensationalized and dramatized, they are a far cry from reality. Cst.
New documentary features the journey of skateboarder Joe Buffalo from Maskwacis Cree Nation

New documentary features the journey of skateboarder Joe Buffalo from Maskwacis Cree Nation

Joe Buffalo is a professional skateboarder from Maskwacis Cree Nation and the star of a new short documentary by Syrian-Canadian filmmaker, Amar Chebib. The film, titled Joe Buffalo, chronicles the life of Buffalo and his turbulent come-up.
NIFC is launching fire safety education courses on First Nations in Canada

NIFC is launching fire safety education courses on First Nations in Canada

A new study by Statistics Canada, commissioned by the National Indigenous Fire Safety Council Project (NIFSC) and funded by Indigenous Services Canada, has revealed that Indigenous People are over five times more likely to die in a fire compared to t
Siksika Nation and the Calgary Flames partner to build a new ice rink

Siksika Nation and the Calgary Flames partner to build a new ice rink

The Siksika Nation has announced that they are going to be building a brand-new ice rinkthrough a partnership between Siksika Health Services and the Calgary Flames Foundation.
ACFN demands apology for historical mistreatment within Wood Buffalo National Park

ACFN demands apology for historical mistreatment within Wood Buffalo National Park

Chief Allan Adam of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) is asking for an official apology for the historical mistreatment of Indigenous Peoples within Wood Buffalo National Park.
FMPSD's first land-based learning camp for Indigenous students a success

FMPSD's first land-based learning camp for Indigenous students a success

After a year of planning, Indigenous students in the Fort McMurray Public School District (FMPSD) were off to learn about hunting, trapping and survival from an experienced trapper in Anzac.