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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

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Medicine wheel key in traditional Blackfoot wellness

Posted on 03 April 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Medicine wheel key in traditional Blackfoot wellness

Fort Macleod residents had a chance March 24 to learn how to use the traditional Blackfoot medicine wheel as a guide to wellness. About 40 people turned out at Trinity United Church hall for the traditional wellness workshop led by Blackfoot elders. Vera Crow Shoe of Alberta Health Services began the session by recognizing the…Continue Reading

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Peter Weasel Moccasin to receive Lethbridge College honourary degree

Posted on 20 March 2018 by Contributor | Comments Off on Peter Weasel Moccasin to receive Lethbridge College honourary degree

Peter Weasel Moccasin will receive an honourary degree at this year’s Lethbridge College convocation ceremony. Weasel Moccasin will receive a Bachelor of Applied Science — Ecosystem Management degree at the ceremony on April 27 at the Enmax Centre in Lethbridge. Weasel Moccasin has worked as the college’s Kainai Kaahsinnoonik (Grandparent) since 2013. His role is…Continue Reading

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Piikani Nation reclaims status over traditional U.S. territory

Posted on 28 February 2018 by staff | Comments Off on Piikani Nation reclaims status over traditional U.S. territory

The Piikani Nation was granted full membership in a U.S. tribal organization. The Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council unanimously approved Piikani Nation’s membership at its annual board meeting at Billings, Mont. Piikani is the first Canadian First Nation given full membership in a major U.S. tribal organization. “We are humbled by this honour,” Piikani Nation…Continue Reading

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ONEHEART forming youth council

Posted on 28 November 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on ONEHEART forming youth council

An area youth program is hosting a healing and unity seminar Thursday, Nov. 30 at the White Calf Hall at Stand Off. ONEHEART is hosting award-winning Horse Medicine facilitator Philip Whiteman from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday. Community members including grandparents and elders are encouraged to attend. “We are excited to announce that funding…Continue Reading

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Fish rescue near Fort Macleod brings cultures together

Posted on 18 October 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Fish rescue near Fort Macleod brings cultures together

The Peigan Friends Along the River fish rescue has become more than a day when volunteers save fish trapped in…Continue Reading

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Head-Smashed-In Buffalo jump hosts Alberta Culture Days event

Posted on 26 September 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Head-Smashed-In Buffalo jump hosts Alberta Culture Days event

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump and other historic sites and museums will host Alberta Culture Days events this week. Alberta Culture Days…Continue Reading

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New federal legislation would preserve, promote Indigenous languages

Posted on 19 September 2017 by staff | Comments (1)

Aging elders and fewer people who are fluent in Indigenous languages has First Nations communities across Canada concerned. That’s one…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Skating Club held its annual carnival March 17 with the theme, ‘Under the Sea.' Here are some images.

Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured some of the action at the Fort Macleod Curling Club's ladies bonspiel.

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