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MCFN pushes for Fort Chipewyan-based environmental monitoring institute

MCFN pushes for Fort Chipewyan-based environmental monitoring institute

Fort Chipewyan is home to the Peace-Athabasca Delta, the largest freshwater inland river delta in North America.
First Nations leaders say they’ve been kept out of the loop on COVID vaccine roll out in Alberta

First Nations leaders say they’ve been kept out of the loop on COVID vaccine roll out in Alberta

A news release issued last night by Indigenous Relations Minister Rick Wilson confirmed Maskwacis received a “limited number of doses” as they “are currently experiencing a serious rise in cases.”
Indigenous business coalition leader says Keystone XL denial will hurt communities

Indigenous business coalition leader says Keystone XL denial will hurt communities

CALGARY — The cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline by U.S.
Saddle Lake woman to compete in Miss Canada Petite Pageant

Saddle Lake woman to compete in Miss Canada Petite Pageant

When asked about where she sees herself in five years, Laramey said, “hopefully nursing.”
Chief Tony Alexis criticizes Alberta's vaccine roll out

Chief Tony Alexis criticizes Alberta's vaccine roll out

On January 19, Chief of Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation Tony Alexis, condemned the Alberta Government for its handling and distribution of its COVID vaccines. 
Keystone Pipeline cancellation impacts its First Nation investors in Alberta

Keystone Pipeline cancellation impacts its First Nation investors in Alberta

While it’s clear that Biden has thrown a wrench into the Federal and Provincial Government’s plans, they are not the only ones affected as First Nations from Alberta and Saskatchewan have also promised to invest money into the Keystone pipeline.
Author, playwright Maria Campbell says conciliation begins with self

Author, playwright Maria Campbell says conciliation begins with self

Campbell is a much-credentialed scholar, the recipient of honourary doctorates, a published author and playwright, fluent in four languages, and Officer of the Order of Canada.
COVID vaccinations begin on Alberta First Nations amid rising numbers and states of emergencies

COVID vaccinations begin on Alberta First Nations amid rising numbers and states of emergencies

Alberta Health says individuals on First Nations reserves aged 65 and up are currently prioritized in Phase 1B of the province’s vaccination schedule slated for February.
COVID-19 vaccination underway in Siksika

COVID-19 vaccination underway in Siksika

“Aikimmotsiiyika in Blackfoot means take care of each other and we will do just that by getting immunized,”
Cochrane man using donations to help furnish Wesley First Nation homes

Cochrane man using donations to help furnish Wesley First Nation homes

“I’ve got too much, I don’t even know where to put it all, that’s the trouble. But I know there’s a need so I’m not going to say ‘well these people are good.’”