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Get an Indigenous experience at Edmonton airport’s new retail centre at Gate 64

Get an Indigenous experience at Edmonton airport’s new retail centre at Gate 64

“It’s something that has been in the works here at the airport for quite a long time,” explained Chelsey Quirk, manager of Indigenous and stakeholder relations at YEG.
More than 40 people take part in Barrhead Truth and Reconciliation Day event

More than 40 people take part in Barrhead Truth and Reconciliation Day event

Organizer of Barrhead’s Truth and Reconciliation Day march shares her part of her story of self-healing
Edmonton artisan donates hand crafted Metis cultural items to kids in care

Edmonton artisan donates hand crafted Metis cultural items to kids in care

Stewart told ANNews she decided to make her donation, which is part of a project dubbed “A Bridge Back Home,” because as a descendant of residential school survivors, and the spouse of one, she understands what it’s like to be deprived of your culture.
TRC head questions why Catholic Church didn't sell property to compensate victims

TRC head questions why Catholic Church didn't sell property to compensate victims

OTTAWA — The former head of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission says the argument Ottawa made in 2015 that the Catholic Church was unlikely to raise the money it promised to residential school survivors is "blatantly dishonest.
National chief says Canada's reconciliation actions taking long road; 40 years away

National chief says Canada's reconciliation actions taking long road; 40 years away

VICTORIA — The road to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples in Canada remains a long one, says Assembly of First Nations National Chief RoseAnne Archibald, who estimates it will take 40 years at the current pace to achieve the more than 90 calls to
Canadians reflect about residential schools on Truth and Reconciliation Day

Canadians reflect about residential schools on Truth and Reconciliation Day

TORONTO — Ceremonies, marches and other gatherings are taking place across the country today as communities mark the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.
Historical first for Frog Lake First Nation library

Historical first for Frog Lake First Nation library

Access to Indigenous knowledge is growing across Alberta, from libraries to online book reviews.
The Story Of Tee Pee Treats Indigenous Cuisine: A journey of perseverance and love

The Story Of Tee Pee Treats Indigenous Cuisine: A journey of perseverance and love

Originally from Whitefish Lake First Nation, Curtis Cardinal is the owner and founder of Tee Pee Treats Indigenous Cuisine located in Edmonton.
Saddle Lake celebrates Health and Harvest Fair

Saddle Lake celebrates Health and Harvest Fair

For the first time in two years, Saddle Lake held its annual Health and Harvest Fair on Sept. 22, in celebration of the end of summer and the start of autumn.
Stoney Nakoda First Nation member calls Pope's apology incomplete

Stoney Nakoda First Nation member calls Pope's apology incomplete

Wildman said she believes the apology was incomplete in more ways than one and that Stoney Nakoda First Nation wasn’t represented without mention of the United Church, or any of the other many denominations of Christianity responsible for their role in residential schools and colonization.