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Travelling art exhibit at Fort Macleod Library features local artists

Posted on 12 May 2021 by Editor | Comments (0)

A pair of southern Alberta Indigenous artists are featured in a travelling exhibit at the Fort Macleod Library. The work of photographers Star Crop Eared Wolf and Marjie Crop Eared Wolf make up the exhibit Aakii isskska’takssin (Woman — thought). The exhibit is on loan from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program.…Continue Reading

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Piikani Nation man honoured by college

Posted on 21 April 2021 by staff | Comments Off on Piikani Nation man honoured by college

A Piikani Nation man is one of four people being honoured by Lethbridge College. Doane Crow Shoe joins Brian Wichers,…Continue Reading

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Lethbridge College launches Niitsitapi strategy

Posted on 24 March 2021 by staff | Comments Off on Lethbridge College launches Niitsitapi strategy

In reaffirming its commitment to making Indigenous education a priority, Lethbridge College launched its newly-developed institutional Niitsitapi strategy. The strategy…Continue Reading

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Project creates digital home for Blackfoot items

Posted on 10 March 2021 by staff | Comments Off on Project creates digital home for Blackfoot items

Mootookakio’ssin, at its simplest description, is a project to create detailed images of historical Blackfoot objects housed in British museums. At its most complex, it is creating a virtual home for Indigenous objects, a place to reactivate the Blackfoot relations within them and transfer that knowledge all the way from Britain back to their peoples…Continue Reading

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Plains bison herd returns to Waterton

Posted on 03 March 2021 by staff | Comments Off on Plains bison herd returns to Waterton

Parks Canada welcomed six plains bison from Elk Island National Park to the Waterton Lakes National Park bison paddock on Feb. 19. Blackfoot Confederacy elders from Kainai Nation, Piikani Nation and Siksika Nation welcomed the bison — known as Iinnii in Blackfoot —  back to the park, blessing the animals and the land in a…Continue Reading

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Black Antelope’s new series gives secret history of Wild West

Posted on 27 January 2021 by staff | Comments Off on Black Antelope’s new series gives secret history of Wild West

Fort Macleod’s Julian Black Antelope portrays the history of the Wild West from an Indigenous perspective in the new television…Continue Reading

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Black Antelope’s new series gives secret history of Wild West

Posted on 20 January 2021 by staff | Comments Off on Black Antelope’s new series gives secret history of Wild West

Fort Macleod’s Julian Black Antelope portrays the history of the Wild West from an Indigenous perspective in the new television…Continue Reading

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Blackfoot Women’s Empowerment project highlights community and collaboration

Posted on 13 January 2021 by staff | Comments Off on Blackfoot Women’s Empowerment project highlights community and collaboration

When Tanya Pace-Crosschild, director of the Opokaa’sin Early Intervention Society, saw a call for proposals from Women and Gender Equality…Continue Reading

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Star Crop Eared Wolf wins reconciliation contest

Posted on 09 December 2020 by staff | Comments Off on Star Crop Eared Wolf wins reconciliation contest

Flowers and plants collected at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump provided inspiration and material for the winning entry in a United Way…Continue Reading