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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.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | Law | National
Nez Perce Tribe stands up for treaty rights in megaload case (09/26)
Members and leaders of the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho are defending their treaty rights in a lawsuit against megaload shipments.

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