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Robin Daniels from the Mistawasis First Nation stands proudly as his team is honoured at the Canadian Indian Relay Race Championships Saturday in Exhibition park.

Indigenous relays stampede into southern Alberta

Indigenous relays stampede into southern Alberta

Robin Daniels from the Mistawasis First Nation stands proudly as his team is honoured at the Canadian Indian Relay Race Championships Sept. 30 in Exhibition Park. Tradition and teamwork charged into Lethbridge this past weekend on the bare back of a thoroughbred. The sounds of indigenous drums and throat singers radiated through the grounds as

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

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