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 Alberta Sweetgrass September 2015

Alberta Sweetgrass - The Aboriginal Newspaper of Alberta
published monthly since December 1993.

Contributing Editor: Shari Narine

 


By Shari Narine Sweetgrass Contributing Editor EDMONTON
November 7, 2016. An investigative review released last week by the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate into the death of a young boy resulted in no recommendations. But that isn’t an indication of improved circumstances for Indigenous children...
By Shari Narine Sweetgrass Contributing Editor EDMONTON
November 17, 2016. It’s heartbreaking work, but families need to know where their children, who died attending Indian residential schools, are buried. “It’s about bringing closure for families,” said Charles Wood, chair of the Remembering the...
By Shari Narine Sweetgrass Contributing Editor REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF WOOD BUFFALO
November 21, 2016. As on-site archeological work in southern Alberta comes to an end, there is anticipation about possible work in another disaster area in the province. Archeologist Dr. Dan Meyers, with the consulting company Lifeways of Canada, is...
By Shari Narine Sweetgrass Contributing Editor EDMONTON
  November 8, 2016. Indigenous Relations Minister Richard Feehan had high praise for the province’s Indigenous people as he spoke Monday night at the opening ceremony of the second annual Indigenous Innovation Summit. Feehan said in the nine...
By Shari Narine Sweetgrass Contributing Editor EDMONTON
November 29, 2016. Homelessness in Alberta has dropped dramatically since 2008. Preliminary figures released Tuesday by the 7 Cities on Housing and Homelessness show a 31 per cent decrease in 2016 from eight years earlier. “We didn’t know what to...
By Andrea Smith Windspeaker Contributor EDMONTON
Editor’s note: We have been asked by Chevi Rabbit to use gender neutral pronouns for this story, and, to be respectful, we have done that. Chevi Rabbit moved from hate to hope four years ago, after being attacked on the streets of Edmonton. The...
By Shari Narine Sweetgrass Contributing Editor EDMONTON
November 22, 2016. About 50 people gathered outside the Alberta Legislature late Monday afternoon carrying placards and candles protesting the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion to British Columbia. The federal government is to make a decision by Dec...

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