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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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Piikani Nation approved for grizzly study funding

Posted on 12 July 2017 by staff | Comments Off on Piikani Nation approved for grizzly study funding

Environment and Climate Change Canada has approved the Piikani Nation for $30,390 under the Aboriginal Fund for Species at Risk.…Continue Reading

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Area residents named to advisory panel

Posted on 07 June 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Area residents named to advisory panel

Area residents Dr. Leroy Little Bear, Reg Crowshoe and Harley Bastien were named last week to an environmental panel. The Indigenous Wisdom Advisory Panel will advise Fred Wrona, Alberta’s chief scientist, about how to incorporate Indigenous perspectives and traditional ecological knowledge into environmental monitoring. “Indigenous wisdom is fundamental to measuring, assessing and informing on the…Continue Reading

A mentor and instructor of students and an esteemed advisor on aboriginal matters at the local, provincial, national and international level, Dr. Leroy Little Bear was a founder of the university's Department of Native American Studies. Photo courtesy of Alberta Order of Excellence

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University of Lethbridge to honour Dr. Leroy Little Bear

Posted on 01 June 2017 by staff | Comments Off on University of Lethbridge to honour Dr. Leroy Little Bear

Renowned as an international scholar, speaker and leader, Dr. Leroy Little Bear is a pioneer in the advancement of Indigenous…Continue Reading

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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

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The Fort Macleod Co-ed Slowpitch League held its postseason tournament on Aug. 26. Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured some of the action.

Glenwood Days offered plenty of fun on Aug. 26. Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured some of the action.

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