Grassroots Blockade In Siksika Nation: Enough Is Enough

The strongest platforms for indigenous people are the ones we create ourselves. Since the beginning of November, Siksika Nation’s spiritual… Read more »

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The election of 2015 will be remembered for the large number of Aboriginal voters who turned up at the polls… Read more »

Victorious! Historical 2015 Victory for Ten Indigenous MP's

Blackfoot Runner Wins Gold For Canada

This past October, 20-year-old Rilee Many Bears of the Siksika Nation won a gold medal for Canada at the 2015… Read more »

Rilee Many Bears of the Siksika Nation won a gold medal for Canada at the 2015 World Indigenous Games in Palmas, Brazil.

REDx Talks 2015: Finding The Ability To Be

To be, or not to be? This is a question we constantly face within this society that surrounds us. Living… Read more »

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Day Scholar Survivors Will Have Their Day In Court

In 2012, Chief Shane Gottfriedson of the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc and Chief Glenn Feschuk of the shíshálh Nation launched the… Read more »

Chief Garry Feschuk holds the Statement of Claim filed on August 15, 2012.

Remembering Henry Louie Norwest

By Randy Richardson It is with a tear in my eye and the pride of my community, Fort Saskatchewan, AB,… Read more »

Henry Louie “Ducky” Norwest 1881-1918

Education for Reconciliation: BCTF Launches Project Of The Heart, New Resource on Residential School History in BC

With the release this fall of a new learning resource on the history and legacy of residential schools in British… Read more »

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Blood Tribe Jingle Dress Dancer Wins 2016 Calgary Stampede Indian Princess Title

First Nations Drum would like to congratulate Vanessa Stiffarm from the Blood Tribe, the 2016 Calgary Stampede Indian Princess. Vanessa’s… Read more »

Winner: Vanessa Stiffarm from Blood Tribe (centre). Also pictured, Alicia Maguire from Siksika Nation, Jasmine Crowchief from Siksika/Piikani Nations, Savanna Sparvier from Siksika Nation, and Shay-Lynn Strikes with a Gun from Piikani Nation.

SFFA Helps Support Foster Families

The Saskatchewan Foster Families Association exists to support and encourage foster families through education and advocacy, helping create healthy homes… Read more »

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4 Million Canadians Will Be Diagnosed With Diabetes By 2020

It is estimated that 3 million Canadians have been diagnosed with diabetes, and that figure may climb in the next… Read more »