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Historic agreement for Blackfoot Confederacy, Alberta

Posted on 29 March 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Historic agreement for Blackfoot Confederacy, Alberta

Blackfoot leaders and the Alberta government have created a new protocol for collaboration. The Alberta–Blackfoot Confederacy Protocol Agreement was signed Friday during a ceremony at the McDougall Centre in Calgary. “We live in a time when our relationship with First Nations people is made richer and clearer by monumental documents as the final report of…Continue Reading

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Blood Tribe adopts trespassing by-law

Posted on 29 March 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Blood Tribe adopts trespassing by-law

Blood Tribe Council has implemented a trespassing by-law to block drug dealers from the community. Effective April 13, Blood Tribe…Continue Reading

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Chinook Regional Hospital adds ceremony room for indigenous patients

Posted on 08 February 2017 by Contributor | Comments Off on Chinook Regional Hospital adds ceremony room for indigenous patients

The convergence of western methods with indigenous ways of healing has taken on new meaning. The indigenous patient journey now…Continue Reading

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Julian Black Antelope explores bored immortals in ‘A Trickster Tale’

Posted on 25 January 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Julian Black Antelope explores bored immortals in ‘A Trickster Tale’

Julian Black Antelope for a long time wondered what might happen if an immortal being got bored. Now Black Antelope,…Continue Reading

A crane was used to load the roasting pit, encased in plaster, burlap and foil, onto a truck for transport to the Royal Alberta Museum.

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Unopened roasting pit from Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump forms new museum display

Posted on 12 October 2016 by admin | Comments Off on Unopened roasting pit from Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump forms new museum display

The end of a successful hunt thousands of years ago was cause for celebration by the Blackfoot people at the base of Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump. As people laboured to process the meat, children laughed and played and the women prepared a feast. For one family 1,600 years ago, dinner was interrupted. Archeologists last week excavated…Continue Reading

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First Nations students receive eagle feather blessing

Posted on 29 June 2016 by Editor | Comments Off on First Nations students receive eagle feather blessing

On the day when Canada was celebrating First Nations culture, a special Blackfoot ceremony was held in Fort Macleod to…Continue Reading

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Province to work with indigenous communities to ensure return of sacred ceremonial objects

Posted on 01 June 2016 by staff | Comments Off on Province to work with indigenous communities to ensure return of sacred ceremonial objects

The Alberta government has begun conversations about Bill 22 with indigenous communities across the province and will be continuing this…Continue Reading

Traditional drumming and singing accompanied the grand entry.

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Medicine wheel is focus of Piikani parent conference

Posted on 25 May 2016 by admin | Comments Off on Medicine wheel is focus of Piikani parent conference

Parents and grandparents went to school Friday on the Piikani Nation. They were taking part in the 2016 parent conference at Piikani Nation Secondary School. The conference had the theme “Healthy Minds, Healthy Communities, Healthy Families and Healthy Schools.” “The theme of this year’s conference is focusing on the medicine wheel,” principal Crystal Good Rider…Continue Reading

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Piikani Youth Education Foundation presents awards

Posted on 30 December 2015 by staff | Comments Off on Piikani Youth Education Foundation presents awards

The Piikani Youth Education Foundation recently held its annual awards night. A large crowd of community members turned out at…Continue Reading

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Piikani Nation Secondary School's travel club held a fund-raising bullarama April 22 in Fort Macleod. Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured some of the action.

Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured some of the action at the 15th annual STARS Charity Co-ed Volleyball Tournament April 7-9 in Fort Macleod.

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