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Haul truck program run by Keyano and Athabasca Tribal Council a success

Haul truck program run by Keyano and Athabasca Tribal Council a success

When Roberta Cortez moved to Fort McMurray 11 years ago, she had a dream of becoming a heavy haul truck driver.
Ashley Callingbull signs prestigious contract with Next Models

Ashley Callingbull signs prestigious contract with Next Models

Alberta’s very own Cree beauty from Enoch Cree Nation is leading the way in representing Cree women in Canadian fashion.
TikTok Program Helps Aspiring Indigenous Influencers

TikTok Program Helps Aspiring Indigenous Influencers

TikTok is offering a program for Indigenous creators across Turtle Island to learn all the best practices for going viral on the app.
Online Resource Allows Users To View Blackfoot Items Held In British Museums

Online Resource Allows Users To View Blackfoot Items Held In British Museums

A group of Blackfoot researchers have put together a website where people can view Blackfoot artifacts that were taken from Turtle Island and put in British museums, where they remain today.
New collection of stories by Richard Wagamese is a majestic send off for one of Canada's most beloved writers

New collection of stories by Richard Wagamese is a majestic send off for one of Canada's most beloved writers

“Inhabit what you read. Allow it to fill you. Let the intent of the spirit of the story take you where it will. Stories and books are tools of understanding on the journey of coming to know,” writes Richard Wagamese in What Comes From Spirit.
Book By Indigenous Women Offers Insight Into Canadian Street Gangs

Book By Indigenous Women Offers Insight Into Canadian Street Gangs

Many non-Indigenous Canadians will not understand what it’s like to be an Indigenous woman born into poverty within a country that systematically discriminates against them based on the colour of their skin tone, socioeconomic background, cultural identity, or ethnic background.
Indigenous hide tanning workshop a success, organizers hope to hold more classes next year

Indigenous hide tanning workshop a success, organizers hope to hold more classes next year

Marina Nokohoo learned from her parents how to tan animal hides into leather. It is a lengthy process that can take her 12 days to finish if she works alone. But as a traditional knowledge keeper with the Chipewyan Prairie Dene First Nation, she is more
Indigenous centre in Cochrane would create visibility

Indigenous centre in Cochrane would create visibility

'I can't see anything that represents my people in Cochrane,' Stoney Nakoda First Nations elder says ahead of fundraising event
Cochrane club is raising funds for new Indigenous centre

Cochrane club is raising funds for new Indigenous centre

The Cochrane Rotary Club is hosting Tom Jackson's Huron Carole Special online Dec. 19
ICC Turns Down Lawyers’ Request To Investigate Residential Schools

ICC Turns Down Lawyers’ Request To Investigate Residential Schools

A Red Deer-based lawyer who helped bring forward a request for the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate the Government of Canada and Catholic Church’s roles in the residential school system says the court has turned it down. Andrew
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