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Family, friends celebrate life of Colton Crowshoe

Posted on 06 August 2014 by Editor | Comments Off

Family and friends remember Colton Crowshoe as a friendly young man who loved to make people smile. A candlelight vigil was held Thursday at Piikani Nation Community Centre in Brocket for the 18-year-old Crowshoe, who was murdered in Calgary. “He was a good kid,” Colton’s father Jimmy Crowshoe said. “To me, he’s an angel.” More…Continue Reading

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Thieves steal Piikani princess’s headdress

Posted on 15 April 2014 by Editor | Comments Off

The headdress of a Piikani Nation princess was stolen from her home on Thursday. Piikani Nation RCMP are investigating a…Continue Reading

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New Fort Macleod series explores history of the Blackfoot Winter Count

Posted on 05 February 2014 by Editor | Comments Off

Major events in the history of the Blackfoot people will be revealed during a series of presentations in Fort Macleod.…Continue Reading

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Piikani Nation woman killed by piece of wood

Posted on 29 May 2013 by Contributor | Comments Off

GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR – BRYAN PASSIFUME A woman killed May 17 on Highway 3 on the Piikani Nation died as a…Continue Reading

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Piikani Nation School hosts Trickster Theatre

Posted on 18 December 2012 by Contributor | Comments (2)

GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR – CONNIE LASSITER Oh what a show! Trickster Theatre Company led a one-week artist-in-residency program at Piikani Nation…Continue Reading

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Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump interpretive centre celebrates milestone anniversary

Posted on 01 August 2012 by Editor | Comments Off

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump interpretive centre for a quarter of a century has shared the stories of the plains people with the world. The UNESCO world heritage site’s contributions to preserving the buffalo jump and sharing those stories were honoured Wednesday. Hundreds of people turned out for the 25th anniversary celebration on the pavilion. Dignitaries and…Continue Reading

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Aboriginal affairs minister joins Piikani chieftanship

Posted on 18 July 2012 by Editor | Comments Off

Canada’s aboriginal affairs minister is the newest member of the Piikani Nation honourary chieftanship. John Duncan received a ceremonial headdress and Blackfoot name White Buffalo on Wednesday during a ceremony in the new Piikani Nation arbour. “I am deeply grateful for the honour bestowed upon me today,” Duncan said. “It is an experience I will…Continue Reading

RCMP Deputy Commissioner Dale McGowan and federal Minister of State, Finance Ted Menzies inspect the troops Friday during the grand opening of Fort Macleod's new RCMP detachment.

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RCMP has new home in its first community

Posted on 28 March 2012 by Editor | Comments Off

Canada’s oldest, continuously operating RCMP detachment on Friday officially opened its new $2.5-million home. A 90-minute ceremony involving federal, provincial and local officials marked the latest chapter in the story of the Fort Macleod detachment. “This place represents something that is truly part of us,” RCMP Deputy Commissioner and K Division commanding officer Dale McGowan…Continue Reading

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‘Education is power,’ actor tells young people

Posted on 28 February 2012 by Editor | Comments Off

Actor Colin Van Loon urged young people Thursday to find their passion in life, and then pursue it hard. That’s what happened for the 26-year-old Van Loon, whose credits include Dreamkeeper, Hank Williams First Nation and Arctic Air. “This was something I wanted,” Van Loon said of a career as an actor. “Once I figured…Continue Reading

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"NWMP-RCMP: 140 Years of Tradition" was the theme of the 33rd annual Fort Macleod Santa Claus Parade. Here are some images. 30 Photos

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