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 Alberta Sweetgrass September 2015

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

Contributing Editor: Shari Narine

 


Compiled by Shari Narine
September 7, 2016. Joel Ground and Ashley Callingbull are among the three finalists in this season’s The Amazing Race Canada. On Tuesday night, they placed second, securing themselves a spot in next week’s finale. Winning would earn them $250,000....
By Shari Narine Sweetgrass Contributing Editor STONEY NAKODA NATION
August 25, 2016. After years of talking, Argintina Hailey has joined forces with others in her First Nation’s community to host Morley Pride this weekend. “You can say, in some terms, it’s our ‘coming-out,” said Hailey. It’s not a coming-out for...
By Shari Narine Sweetgrass Contributing Editor LOUIS BULL TRIBE
September 7, 2016. The environmental stewardship that the NDP government has embraced as policy is an opportunity for Indigenous people to lead. “We have that ancestral connection as environmentalists to take care of Mother Earth, to look after...
By Shari Narine Sweetgrass Contributing Editor EDMONTON
September 16, 2016. Photographs that focus on Indigenous causes are part of a new three-person show documenting activism. “All three artists are political and make art to change people’s lives. All three artists accept that there is a social...
By Shari Narine Sweetgrass Contributing Editor EDMONTON
September 15, 2016. Two days after Joel Ground wrapped up his final appearance on The Amazing Race Canada, he says without hesitation that the experience was “life-changing.” Ground and step-daughter Ashley Callingbull finished third. The final...
By Shari Narine Sweetgrass Contributing Editor FORT McKAY FIRST NATION
September 21, 2016. A 257-page report is being lauded by First Nation leadership, the province and industry as an example of how partnership can result in changes. On Wednesday morning, a report on longstanding air quality and odour issues was...
By Shari Narine Sweetgrass Contributing Editor ALEXANDER FIRST NATION
September 14, 2016. The spokeswoman for the Alexander Women Warriors hopes that the silent majority will join in tomorrow when the group takes to the streets in an attempt to force the resignation of Alexander First Nation Chief Kurt Burnstick. “We’...
Compiled by Shari Narine
August 29, 2016. Students from NorQuest College’s third annual First Nation, Métis and Inuit Summer Youth Leadership Program celebrated successful completion on Aug. 26. Thirty-six youth earned high school credits through the program. This year’s...

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