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Ajuinnata: Entering the New Year with Governor General Mary Simon

Ajuinnata: Entering the New Year with Governor General Mary Simon

Indigenous Governor General reflects on 2021 and talks about the year ahead.
Take A Stand Against Domestic Violence – Moose Hide Campaign Day Is Feb. 10

Take A Stand Against Domestic Violence – Moose Hide Campaign Day Is Feb. 10

Anti-violence campaign against Indigenous women and children a month away.
Artwork seeks to build reconciliation

Artwork seeks to build reconciliation

Stoney Nakoda artist Andrew Holloway is hopeful his new artwork on display in the Canmore Civic Centre will continue to build a positive relationship with the Town.
NDP ready for 2022 byelection as Notley blasts UCP's handling of COVID-19

NDP ready for 2022 byelection as Notley blasts UCP's handling of COVID-19

Notley talks UCP failings in year-end interview.
Parties set to discuss details of Indigenous child welfare settlement

Parties set to discuss details of Indigenous child welfare settlement

OTTAWA — Child welfare compensation agreement in principle announcement to be announced today.
Poverty Report charts path out of COVID for marginalized groups

Poverty Report charts path out of COVID for marginalized groups

“For too long deeply rooted racial, cultural and economic injustice have allowed poverty to persist for far too many. As we move through the ongoing global pandemic, we have an opportunity to choose equity, dignity and justice,” MacAfee said. 
IT training will help Indigenous populations bridge the skills gap

IT training will help Indigenous populations bridge the skills gap

As part of a commitment to help bridge the skills gap, Google Canada announced a $600,000 grant on Dec. 15 to support Indigenous job seekers by providing them with free digital skills training.
Incarceration Rates For Canadians Drop While Indigenous Incarceration Rates Rise

Incarceration Rates For Canadians Drop While Indigenous Incarceration Rates Rise

“Over-representation of Indigenous people in correctional settings remains one of Canada’s most pressing human rights issues, and is evidence of public policy failures over successive decades as no government has been able to stop or reverse this trend,” said the Correctional Investigator.
Stoney speakers preserve 14K words in educational resources

Stoney speakers preserve 14K words in educational resources

A partnership between Stoney Nakoda First Nation and The Language Conservancy (TLC) aims to preserve and restore the Stoney language for current and future generations of speakers through the creation of new educational resources.
Siksika Nation Approves $1.3-Billion Settlement With The Feds

Siksika Nation Approves $1.3-Billion Settlement With The Feds

In addition to the compensation, there is an option for band members to apply for up to 115,000 acres of land purchased by the nation to be added to the reserve from anywhere in Alberta. 
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