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Cochrane, Stoney Nakoda to foster collaboration via CEDI program

Cochrane, Stoney Nakoda to foster collaboration via CEDI program

The Town of Cochrane, Stoney Tribal Administration and Stoney Nakoda First Nation have been selected to participate in Phase 3 of the First Nations-Municipal Community Economic Development Initiative
Cochrane and Stoney Nakoda to foster collaboration via CEDI program

Cochrane and Stoney Nakoda to foster collaboration via CEDI program

The Town of Cochrane, Stoney Tribal Administration and Stoney Nakoda First Nation have been selected to participate in Phase 3 of the First Nations-Municipal Community Economic Development Initiative
Northern Alberta musician nominated for Juno award

Northern Alberta musician nominated for Juno award

"I was in total shock. I was speechless," says Northern Alberta woman nominated for a Juno in the Traditional Indigenous Artist or Group of the Year category.
Preliminary findings reveal 169 possible graves at St. Bernard’s Residential School in northern Alberta

Preliminary findings reveal 169 possible graves at St. Bernard’s Residential School in northern Alberta

Throughout the press conference, Chief Sydney Halcrow, Grand Chief Arthur Noskey and Dr. Kisha Supernant verified the work undertaken, emphasized the tragic circumstances at the institution and committed to carrying the work forward. They jointly reiterated that the discovery of one grave is tragic, but a number of 169 is unfathomable.
Jasper Indigenous Exhibit construction proceeding

Jasper Indigenous Exhibit construction proceeding

Planning a visit to Jasper? By early summer 2022 a new outdoor Indigenous exhibit will be unveiled.
Water testing nears completion in Stoney Nakoda

Water testing nears completion in Stoney Nakoda

Water samples have been taken from homes across the reserve since August 2021.
First Nation says 54 potential graves at former Saskatchewan residential schools

First Nation says 54 potential graves at former Saskatchewan residential schools

Graves have been discovered on the grounds of St. Philip's Residential School and the Fort Pelly Residential School say members of the Keeseekoose First Nation.
Indigenous delegation will be meeting the Pope in March

Indigenous delegation will be meeting the Pope in March

After postponing a trip to the Vatican in December due to COVID concerns, an Indigenous delegation will meet wth the Pope next month.
Bearspaw First Nation acquires Clearwave Broadband

Bearspaw First Nation acquires Clearwave Broadband

Bearspaw First Nation takes over Edmonton-based Clearwave Broadband Networks.
Indigenous directors named to oversee Catholic Church fundraising efforts

Indigenous directors named to oversee Catholic Church fundraising efforts

The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops says it wants to be transparent about fundraising to support reconciliation efforts and has named Indigenous directors to oversee the money.