Alberta Indigenous Games sees record number of volleyball teams
"I feel incredibly proud that there is something available like this for the youth that wasn't around when I was young enough playing around here." - Waylon Auger, head coach of Wabasca Bigstone Eagles Senior girls volleyball team
Athabasca Tribal Council 2022 Cultural Festival returns in September after two-year hiatus
"We started with an idea that cultural revitalization really starts with our artists, with our culture and our language. And the culture festival 'break', the two year hiatus because of COVID-19, we really missed it as community members." - Elena Gould, director of education, culture and language at ATC
Sacheen Littlefeather receives formal apology for mistreatment at 1973 Oscars
"In addition to the abuse she suffered that night, Littlefeather's status as a Native American was called into question as well, as vicious rumors circulated about her identity for years"
Edmonton's Gondola Has Been Put On Pause
Council voted 12 - 1 in favor of passing on the downtown to Old Strathcona gondola project.
Ground penetrating radar research underway at former Blue Quills residential school site
"Indian residential school has done enough to try and tear us apart, and destroy our languages, our families, our cultures and our ceremonies. And our hope is the work we're doing, and doing through ceremony, through education is going to pull us back together." - Sherri Chisan, preident of president of University nuhelot'įne thaiyots'į nistameyimâkanak Blue Quills
Ground-penetrating radar search begins at Blue Quills University
Phase 1 began Tuesday and will start the very long process of searching for unmarked burial sites.
Cambridge Bay wrestler wins 1st ever medal — gold — for Nunavut at Canada Summer Games
Avalak dedicated his fight to his late brother, Joanasie, whose birthday was five days ago. "I know you're watching over me and I love you brother," he said.
Musicians come together to raise awareness of Manitoba’s missing, murdered
This year’s No Stone Unturned Concert in Honour of Manitoba’s Missing & Murdered event will take place on Saturday Aug. 13 at St. John’s Park
Applications for the 2022-23 Aboriginal Business Investment Fund are now open
The Aboriginal Business Investment Fund helps Indigenous community-owned businesses capitalize on business development opportunities to improve socio-economic outcomes.
Winnipeg artist shares stories of Indigenous elders with his books
Gerald Kuehl was in Winnipeg taking photo's at Manito Ahbee for his visions of sharing Indigenous culture and stories through his pencil drawings
Pope Francis apologizes for the Catholic Church's involvement in the residential school system
If you are a former residential school student in distress, or have been affected by the residential school system and need help, you can contact the 24-hour Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line at 1-866-925-4419, or the Indian Residential School Survivors Society toll free line at 1-800-721-0066.
Kendra Fequet hopes to share culture and knowledge with new dreamcatcher business
With hopes of re-connecting with her Indigenous background, Kendra has started to create Dreamcatchers.
Moccasins for Markers Campaign Underway
Bonnie McGilvery Pasqua is the creator of the group and would like to tell her story through Moccasins