First Nations articles

Daughter of the Vote

A local young woman from the Blood Tribe recently travelled to Ottawa to sit in the House of Commons as an invited guest on behalf of an initiative called Daughters of the Vote. During the first week of March, Tiana Weasel Moccasin was chosen by an organization called Equal Voice which is focused on electing

Powerline technician training

The Saamis Aboriginal Employment and Training Association is partnering with Lethbridge College to offer training programs for Indigenous students in Southern Alberta. The program begins in April and is funded by Alberta Labour, Community Futures Treaty Seven and Rupertsland Institute Metis Centre of Excellence.

Marin Goodstriker a new employee of the Kainai Marketplace located on the Blood Tribe poses for a picture while working at the deli on Oct 8.

New marketplace, new era

Marin Goodstriker a new employee of the Kainai Marketplace located on the Blood Tribe poses for a picture while working at the deli on Oct. 8. A new grocery store is now providing the Blood Tribe with fresh produce and products to which the community has been without for years. The Kainai Marketplace is a

Workers at the construction site in Piikani Nation.

Piikani Nation anticipates new ice rink

After over a decade since Piikani Nation has had an ice rink, construction for a new one is well on its way. Community members are excited for the ways this arena will help to bring its residents together. Lowell Yellow Horn, a Councillor member on the Piikani Nation says that community wellness has a huge

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