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Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Opinion: Tribute to the late Blackfoot scholar Narcisse Blood (02/16)
There are so many people in Indian country processing the loss of our Blackfoot scholar, philosopher, activist, teacher, ceremonialist, healer, family member and friend, Tatsikiistamik (Middle Bull) Narcisse Blood.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Blood Tribe police form task force in response to drug problems (01/20)
Tribal members believe 10 deaths can be linked to a fake prescription drug.

Filed Under: Canada
First Nations face loss of funds over failure to submit salaries (11/26)
The Onion Lake Cree Nation filed suit to prevent the government from cutting its funds.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Native woman heads to trial for purchasing eagle feathers (11/12)
Rachel CrowSpreadingWings is representing herself and will argue that she has a constitutional right to buy and possess eagle parts.

Filed Under: Canada | Environment | National
Tribes from US and Canada sign historic treaty to protect bison (09/24)
The Buffalo Treaty was signed on the Blackfeet Nation in Montana.

Filed Under: Canada
Canada posts reports of salaries earned by First Nations leaders (08/01)
Chief Ron Giesbrecht of the Kwikwetlem First Nation earned nearly $1 million.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Native mother plans to file suit over son's death in Alberta jail (07/16)
Edward Snowshoe, 24, had been kept in solitary confinement for 162 consecutive days.

Filed Under: Business | Canada
Fort McKay First Nation blames shortfall for lack of per capita (07/11)
At one point, band members were receiving more than $10,000 a year.

Filed Under: Canada | Environment
First Nations prepared for battle over pipeline through territory (06/18)
Energy firm promises to work with Native communities along the route.

Filed Under: Canada
Blood Tribe announces charges from drug busts on the reserve (05/08)
The Blood Tribe of Alberta announced drug and firearms charges against six people.

Filed Under: Canada | Education
Catholic bishops apologize for role in residential school scandal (02/24)
The Catholic Bishops of Alberta and the Northwest Territories apologized for their role in the residential school scandal in Canada.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Native woman in Canada charged for purchasing eagle feathers (02/18)
A Native woman from Alberta, Canada, is set to go to trial for allegedly purchasing eagle feathers for $250.

Filed Under: Canada
Lisa Charleyboy: Native entrepreneur shines on many stages (02/12)
Lisa Charleyboy reports on ICEIS Rain, the alter-ego of Massey Whiteknife, a successful Native entrepreneur in Alberta.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Steve Russell: Neil Young turns out to be the better politician (01/28)
Steve Russell comments on a political dustup involving musician Neil Young, who performed a series of benefit concerts to help the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation in Alberta fight energy development:

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Letter: Blood Tribe working to improve quality of water (01/14)
Joe Healy, the director of public works for the Blood Tribe in Alberta, discusses water concerns.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Canada | Environment
Neil Young to perform benefit shows for First Nation in Alberta (12/11)
Neil Young will perform four benefit shows in January for the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation in Alberta.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Three teens charged for beating of elder man from Blood Tribe (11/19)
Three teens have been charged in connection with the beating of an elderly man from the Blood Tribe of Alberta.

Filed Under: Canada | Education
Blood Tribe welcomes first public library on a reserve in Alberta (11/05)
The Blood Tribe is hosting the first public library on a reserve in Alberta.

Filed Under: Canada | Environment | National
Energy companies not waiting on Keystone XL to ship product (10/31)
Oil companies aren't waiting on the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline to ship their product out of the tar sands of Alberta, Canada.

Filed Under: Canada
Police seek information into beating of elder from Blood Tribe (10/24)
An elder from the Blood Tribe of Alberta was assaulted over the weekend and police on the reserve are wondering whether gangs had anything to do with it.

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