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'A long-awaited moment': Alberta finalizes Moose Lake plan, ending 20 years of negotiations Fort McMurray Today

'A long-awaited moment': Alberta finalizes Moose Lake plan, ending 20 years of negotiations Fort McMurray Today

Talks about preserving Moose Lake and creating a buffer zone began in 2001.
Alberta expands Kitaskino Nuwenëné Wildland area near Wood Buffalo National Park

Alberta expands Kitaskino Nuwenëné Wildland area near Wood Buffalo National Park

The province established the Kitaskino Nuwenëné Wildland in 2019 and covers more than 160,000 hectares.
Fort McKay First Nation, Alberta reach agreement on Moose Lake access management plan

Fort McKay First Nation, Alberta reach agreement on Moose Lake access management plan

The Moose Lake Access Management Plan (AMP), released on Tuesday, prohibits major infrastructure development within that buffer zone.
Calgary Hitmen to play home games in abbreviated season on Tsuut’ina Nation

Calgary Hitmen to play home games in abbreviated season on Tsuut’ina Nation

While the majority of WHL clubs are still awaiting word on when their season might begin, Alberta Health and provincial officials have given approval for the WHL’s five Alberta-based squads to commence an abbreviated 24-game regular season schedule to start Feb. 26.
Chief Bruneau: Papaschase First Nation Should Be Part Of The Edmonton Urban Reserve Discussions

Chief Bruneau: Papaschase First Nation Should Be Part Of The Edmonton Urban Reserve Discussions

In practice, this means that the Papaschase Nation isn’t an officially recognized band, despite having an elected council since 1999.
'A long-awaited moment': Alberta finalizes Moose Lake plan, ending 20 years of negotiations

'A long-awaited moment': Alberta finalizes Moose Lake plan, ending 20 years of negotiations

Community members have used the land as a place for hunting, fishing and trapping activities protected by treaty.
Markers of place and connection

Markers of place and connection

The museum has lined up a series of virtual presentations on cultural tattooing and cultural appropriation.
Documentary on Siksika COVID-19 response released

Documentary on Siksika COVID-19 response released

The documentary was produced to show how Siksika Nation faced one of its greatest challenges
First Nation company assists with facemask donations across Western Treaty 6 Territory

First Nation company assists with facemask donations across Western Treaty 6 Territory

The donations happened in the span of two days – Jan 19 and 22 – and ensured “minimal contact and social distancing” while doing so.
Wood Buffalo's Métis leaders fear some elders are left out of early vaccination efforts

Wood Buffalo's Métis leaders fear some elders are left out of early vaccination efforts

Lack of steady health-care services, crowded housing and a high number of elders has made First Nations and Métis settlements a priority for vaccination efforts.