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Julian Black Antelope followed a winding path in career

Posted on 12 February 2019 by Editor | Comments (1)

Julian Black Antelope once walked the halls of F.P. Walshe school as a teenager trying to find his place in…Continue Reading

Leroy Little Bear

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Little Bear joins Order of Canada

Posted on 02 January 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Little Bear joins Order of Canada

A Blood Tribe man is one of 15 new officers of the Order of Canada. Leroy Little Bear was among the appointments announced last week by Governor General Julie Payette. Little Bear was honoured “For his advocacy of Indigenous rights and self-governance, and for his work to promote access to education for Indigenous peoples globally.”…Continue Reading

dolly and lucille

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Long-time friends collaborate on books

Posted on 02 January 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Long-time friends collaborate on books

Two longtime friends have teamed up to publish a pair of children’s books. Writer Lucille Provost and artist Dolly Yellow…Continue Reading

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Pete Standing Alone was a respected elder

Posted on 11 December 2018 by staff | Comments Off on Pete Standing Alone was a respected elder

The family of Dr. Pete Standing Alone and the people of the Kainai Nation are mourning the loss of a…Continue Reading

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Hand drums help make family centre welcoming

Posted on 02 October 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Hand drums help make family centre welcoming

An object that is sacred to the Blackfoot people has a place of prominence at Fort Macleod Kids First Family…Continue Reading

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Kenow fire uncovered Waterton archaeology sites

Posted on 11 September 2018 by staff | Comments Off on Kenow fire uncovered Waterton archaeology sites

Last summer’s Kenow Wildfire destroyed more than 19,000 hectares in Waterton Lakes National Park and the resulting loss of vegetation has revealed archaeological sites that were previously hidden in the underbrush. Working alongside Parks Canada archaeologist Bill Perry, Rachel Lindemann, Alanna Shockley, Kevin Black Plume and Tatyanna Ewald, a graduate student from the University of…Continue Reading

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Man uses knowledge shared by elders to create buffalo hunting bow

Posted on 07 August 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Man uses knowledge shared by elders to create buffalo hunting bow

Jani Red Gun used traditional knowledge shared by Blackfoot elders to fashion a weapon similar to ones used by Plains people on the buffalo hunt. The 24-year-old Red Gun, who is from the Siksika Nation, made and donated a 32-inch “push” bow to The Fort — Museum of the North West Mounted Police. “They don’t…Continue Reading

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Tacey Rabbit receives Honouring Spirit award

Posted on 01 May 2018 by Michael McTighe | Comments Off on Tacey Rabbit receives Honouring Spirit award

Tacey Rabbit was awarded with the Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Award on Friday during W.A. Day school’s Leadership Day. The Honouring Spirit award recognizes First Nations, Metis and Inuit (FNMI) students who model strength and commitment in pursuit of their education, while embracing and celebrating their heritage. The recipient of the award must show perseverance…Continue Reading

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Julian Black Antelope film airs Thursday

Posted on 25 April 2018 by staff | Comments Off on Julian Black Antelope film airs Thursday

Julian Black Antelope and 775 Media Corp bring a timely story about Indian residential school to the television screen this…Continue Reading

Photo Albums – what’s new

Kevin Costner and Diane Lane were in town to film scenes from the movie ‘Let Him Go.’ Here are some images

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