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City of Brandon Lowering Flags For Unmarked Graves Found At Former Northern Alberta Residential School

March 14, 2022 Brandon, MB – Earlier this month, Kapawe’no First Nation, located approximately 370 kilometres northwest of Edmonton, announced that 169 potential graves were discovered at the former St. Bernard’s Indian Residential School. All City of Brandon flags will fly at half-mast for four days and four nights. We mourn alongside the Kapawe’no First […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 2022104 Views

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First Nation ‘devastated’ after elder dies in crash with train – CBC

Mar 09, 2022 Community is fundraising for family of injured grandchildren Every morning when the school doors opened at Ochapowace Nation, Albert Isaac was there in his wheelchair with his smudge bowl, greeting people. The 65-year-old would go from class to class to pray and smudge with the students of Kakiswiew School, said Nicole Bear, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 202292 Views

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Statement by Grand Chief George Arcand Jr. on the discovery of potential graves at former Grouard Mission Site

March 2, 2022 (Amiskwacîwâskahikan – Treaty No. 6 Territory) The Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations is deeply saddened to learn of the unmarked graves at the former Grouard Mission Site. On behalf of the Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations we would like to extend our prayers to the community of Kapawe’no First Nation, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 202293 Views

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Impact of residential schools: A flurry of potential burial sites discovered

Kahnawake, March 2, 2022 — Quebec Native Women (QNW) is saddened by the discovery of 169 potential graves on the site of a former residential school in Alberta. QNW supports the Kapawe’no First Nation as well as all those who are also continuing their research on their territory, such as the Williams Lakes Nation in […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 2022106 Views

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IAAW: Comments on the Finding of Remains near St. Bernard’s (Grouard) Indian Residential School Site

March 1, 2022 EDMONTON –  IAAW wishes to issue the following statement on the graves discovered at the former St. Bernard’s (Grouard) Indian Residential School site in northern Alberta. It has been nine months since the remains of over 200 children was discovered on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School in British […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202276 Views

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UBCIC Remembers Kukpi7 Robert Shintah, Former Vice-President, and Honours his Indomitable Spirit and Lifetime of Political Leadership

(Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C. – February 28, 2022) It is with great sadness and much love in our hearts that the Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) marks the passing of Robert Shintah, a courageous and dear friend, leader, Chief, advocate, colleague, and community member from Ts’kw’aylaxw First Nation. Known […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 2022129 Views

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Six Nations Mourns Twenty-Fourth Community Member Lost to COVID-19

On February 18, 2022, Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council (SNGREC) received confirmation from Ohsweken Public Health that a twenty-fourth community member has passed away due to COVID-19. SNGREC are saddened to see another life lost to this latest wave of COVID-19 and send their sincere condolences to the family, friends, and loved […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 202279 Views

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‘My dad knew how to do everything:’ 3 Elders die in Unamen Shipu following COVID-19 outbreak – APTN News

Feb 16, 2022 The Innu community of Unamen Shipu, also known as La Romaine, was recently rocked with a COVID-19 outbreak, leading to the death of three Elders. One of them, Ambroise “Apenuen” Lalo wasn’t able to get the medical attention he required in time, says the family. According to Alexi Lalo, Apenuen’s son, the family worked hard […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 202280 Views

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MKO Statement About Fatal House Fire in Pimicikamak Cree Nation

February 15, 2022 Treaty Five Territory, Thompson, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) Inc. is issuing the following statement in response to a fatal house fire in the Pimicikamak Cree Nation in Northern Manitoba. On February 12, 2022, a home was engulfed in flames in the community. Four residents, ages 36, 36, 20, and 4, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 16, 202276 Views

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Fire claims the lives of toddler, two teens in Cross Lake First Nation – Global News

February 14, 2022 The community of Pimicikamak First Nation, also known as Cross Lake, is grieving after the death of a toddler and two teens in a house fire over the weekend. Mounties near said they received calls to a house fire in the early hours of Saturday, Feb. 12. RCMP say they were unable […]

by ahnationtalk on February 15, 202273 Views

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