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Indigenous alumni game a ‘symbolic moment’ that goes beyond hockey

Indigenous alumni game a ‘symbolic moment’ that goes beyond hockey

The Clancy Richard Arena was graced with an evening of fun and action on Saturday when the St. Paul Canadiens Alumni hosted the NHL Indigenous Alumni.
Ceremony to be held for child's partial remains found at residential school site

Ceremony to be held for child's partial remains found at residential school site

STAR BLANKET CREE NATION — A First Nation in southeastern Saskatchewan is preparing a proper burial after a fragment of a child's jawbone was found in an unmarked grave during a search of a local residential school site.
Nightrise showcases Stoney Nakoda ways of life in new light

Nightrise showcases Stoney Nakoda ways of life in new light

Nightrise, a collaborative, immersive digital art experience between Pursuit, Montreal-based Moment Factory and the Îyârhe Nakoda, is back at the Banff Gondola to highlight the First Nation's language and culture through sight and sound, beginning with an evening ride up the mountain.
Radar shows 2,000 areas of interest at former residential school site in Saskatchewan

Radar shows 2,000 areas of interest at former residential school site in Saskatchewan

STAR BLANKET CREE NATION — The Star Blanket Cree Nation in Saskatchewan says ground-penetrating radar has discovered more than 2,000 areas of interest and a child's bone at the site of one of the longest-running residential schools in the country.
'I think it's time they do': Stoney Nakoda calls for land acknowledgement at Flames games

'I think it's time they do': Stoney Nakoda calls for land acknowledgement at Flames games

“If they haven’t done it yet or started discussing it, it kind of brings the question as to why hasn’t it happened yet?” said Jordie Mark, a Chiniki First Nation councillor on Îyârhe (Stoney) Nakoda First Nation's tribal council.
Rights group releases scathing report on Canada's violations of Indigenous rights

Rights group releases scathing report on Canada's violations of Indigenous rights

NEW YORK — A leading human rights group says Canada is failing to address long-standing abuses, delivering a scathing rebuke of what it calls the federal government’s inadequate climate policy and violations of the rights of Indigenous people and imm
Canadian Olympic sport talent identification program adds Indigenous component

Canadian Olympic sport talent identification program adds Indigenous component

Recruitment of Indigenous athletes with Olympic dreams has been added to a Canadian talent identification program for 2023. In its eighth year, Training Ground is a joint project of the Canadian Olympic Committee and sponsor RBC.
Stoney Nakoda Nation deliberating anti-drug bylaws

Stoney Nakoda Nation deliberating anti-drug bylaws

“It’s like hot potato – the community wants to talk about it but they also don’t because it’s such a touchy subject. It makes everybody uncomfortable.”
Man who shot and killed two Métis men sentenced to life in prison

Man who shot and killed two Métis men sentenced to life in prison

The family of Maurice (Morris) Cardinal and Jake Sansom left an Edmonton court room in tears after a Court of King’s Bench Justice sentenced Anthony Bilodeau to life in prison for their deaths.
Brazil will have first Indigenous woman chief for key post

Brazil will have first Indigenous woman chief for key post

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva announced Thursday that Sônia Guajajara will head up a new Ministry of Indigenous Peoples, with a mandate to oversee policies ranging from land demarcation to health care.