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Thomas Snow: Stoney Nakoda’s next generation of artists, leaders and change makers

Thomas Snow: Stoney Nakoda’s next generation of artists, leaders and change makers

“Everything I say, everything I do, everything that I am, it comes from my community and it comes from my family. Any inspiration I have, it’s the community.”
Project Tichachan fostering food security and community connections

Project Tichachan fostering food security and community connections

“It’s super easy. You feed the chickens, you clean up their pen, you show them love, you show the kids how to care for them and they’re happy."
Lita Crawler: Stoney Nakoda’s next generation of artists, leaders and change makers

Lita Crawler: Stoney Nakoda’s next generation of artists, leaders and change makers

“It is challenging, but once you’ve overcome it, you feel proud about yourself. If I don’t ride because I was scared, it bugs me.”
Justice Cheryl Arcand-Kootenay hopes to make a difference on Edmonton's Court of Queen's Bench

Justice Cheryl Arcand-Kootenay hopes to make a difference on Edmonton's Court of Queen's Bench

"I'm hoping that when people come into the courtroom and see an Indigenous judge, they don't feel like an outsider."
Indigenous artists selling goods at online market

Indigenous artists selling goods at online market

"I feel like having a full-time Indigenous arts presence has made a big impact for the Indigenous arts community."
Town hosting National Indigenous People’s Day events June 21

Town hosting National Indigenous People’s Day events June 21

Several displays performances in town and online
Jarret Twoyoungmen: Stoney Nakoda’s next generation of artists, leaders and change makers

Jarret Twoyoungmen: Stoney Nakoda’s next generation of artists, leaders and change makers

“We’ve actually been getting disrespected so many times from the non-Native people and we want respect. That’s how we want it actually with our films, our arts, and with our music.”
Celebrations mostly online for National Indigenous Peoples Day

Celebrations mostly online for National Indigenous Peoples Day

In light of the Kamloops discovery, today – National Indigenous Peoples Day – may take on a different meaning for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people who choose to honour it this year.
Stoney Nakoda First Nation top COVID-19 hotspot in Alberta

Stoney Nakoda First Nation top COVID-19 hotspot in Alberta

Stoney Nakoda has 103 active COVID cases, with neighbouring Canmore sitting at one active case and Banff with two cases.
Indigenous men march 40 km to residential school site near Okotoks

Indigenous men march 40 km to residential school site near Okotoks

"The whole journey is a march for awareness, and our own little sacrifice for our people as well,” said Dan Boudreau, a Métis father of three .