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Canmore local selected for Indigenous award

Canmore local selected for Indigenous award

Naashkii Soler was selected by St. Michaels University School for its first Indigenous Peoples Within Canada Award.
PHOTOS: Castle Mountain sign unveiled by Siksika Nation, Parks Canada

PHOTOS: Castle Mountain sign unveiled by Siksika Nation, Parks Canada

PHOTOS: Castle Mountain sign unveiled by Siksika Nation, Parks Canada on Friday (June 17).
Banff council endorses interim Indigenous land acknowledgement

Banff council endorses interim Indigenous land acknowledgement

“Adopting and practising a land acknowledgement is a small but important step that the Town of Banff can take in rebuilding relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada and honouring the great treaty agreement in the spirit of peace, friendship and respect.”
PHOTOS: Canmore's Indigenous Peoples events at the Civic Centre

PHOTOS: Canmore's Indigenous Peoples events at the Civic Centre

PHOTOS: Canmore's Indigenous Peoples events at the Civic Centre on Friday (June 17).
Stoney Nakoda residents consider tapping into First Nations Drinking Water Settlement

Stoney Nakoda residents consider tapping into First Nations Drinking Water Settlement

A federal government settlement to provide reparations to First Nation communities who have been under drinking water advisories has seen more than 200 forms distributed by Stoney Health Services.
Commemorating National Indigenous History Month

Commemorating National Indigenous History Month

National Indigenous History Month in Canada features events and celebrations. Check your local area for what's planned.
Barrhead now flies the Treaty 6 flag

Barrhead now flies the Treaty 6 flag

Relationship between Town of Barrhead and Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation strengthened during acknowledgement ceremony
'Always hope': Remains of Cree woman sent home to Alberta decades after disappearance

'Always hope': Remains of Cree woman sent home to Alberta decades after disappearance

Violet Soosay's search for her missing aunt began four decades ago. The pursuit took her to parts of Alberta and B.C. and down paths of uncertainty as weeks, months and years passed without word of Shirley Ann Soosay.
Fawn Wood and Brett Kissel win big at Junos

Fawn Wood and Brett Kissel win big at Junos

For Northern Alberta singer, Fawn Wood, attending her first Juno Awards event was nothing short of surreal.
Investigation work moves ahead at former Blue Quills Sacred Heart site

Investigation work moves ahead at former Blue Quills Sacred Heart site

Records point to at least 212 students dying at a residential school that operated from 1898-1931 in Saddle Lake, in Northern Alberta, according to those leading an investigation.