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First Nation says 54 potential graves at former Saskatchewan residential schools

First Nation says 54 potential graves at former Saskatchewan residential schools

Graves have been discovered on the grounds of St. Philip's Residential School and the Fort Pelly Residential School say members of the Keeseekoose First Nation.
Indigenous delegation will be meeting the Pope in March

Indigenous delegation will be meeting the Pope in March

After postponing a trip to the Vatican in December due to COVID concerns, an Indigenous delegation will meet wth the Pope next month.
Bearspaw First Nation acquires Clearwave Broadband

Bearspaw First Nation acquires Clearwave Broadband

Bearspaw First Nation takes over Edmonton-based Clearwave Broadband Networks.
Indigenous directors named to oversee Catholic Church fundraising efforts

Indigenous directors named to oversee Catholic Church fundraising efforts

The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops says it wants to be transparent about fundraising to support reconciliation efforts and has named Indigenous directors to oversee the money.
B.C. First Nation finds 93 possible burial sites at former residential school

B.C. First Nation finds 93 possible burial sites at former residential school

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — A First Nation in British Columbia says a preliminary geophysical investigation has identified 93 "reflections" that could indicate the number of children buried around the site of a former residential school.
Indigenous non-profit looks to acquire ownership of Trans Mountain Pipeline

Indigenous non-profit looks to acquire ownership of Trans Mountain Pipeline

CALGARY — A new Indigenous non-profit organization is seeking an ownership stake in the Trans Mountain Pipeline, saying its aim is to make sure communities along the pipeline's route receive its benefits directly.
Ottawa inks deal to share more residential school records with reconciliation centre

Ottawa inks deal to share more residential school records with reconciliation centre

OTTAWA — Canada's Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Marc Miller announced Thursday Ottawa has entered into an agreement with the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation to hand over thousands more records on residential schools that the federa
New corporation gives Métis settlements ‘bigger bang for the buck’ in pursuit of economic opportunities

New corporation gives Métis settlements ‘bigger bang for the buck’ in pursuit of economic opportunities

Métis Settlements Development Corporation is tasked with forming the Métis Settlements Limited Partnership (MSLP), which will allow from two to all eight Métis settlements to work together to economically benefit their communities.
Rising star Crystle Lightning is set to tour the U.S. with her hit musical “Bear Grease”

Rising star Crystle Lightning is set to tour the U.S. with her hit musical “Bear Grease”

Maskekosak (Enoch Cree Nation) actress carrying on her family's dynasty.
Siksika Members Flex Their IT Muscles

Siksika Members Flex Their IT Muscles

“The digital divide is very real for First Nations. It’s something we face every day,” ~ David Panther Bone, Siksika Health IT department employee.