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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
May 30, 2016. Those residing in units operated by Wood Buffalo Housing and Development Corp. or in homes still standing in the neighbourhoods of Waterways, Abasand and Beacon Hill will not be returning to Fort McMurray as originally scheduled. “...
By Shari Narine Sweetgrass Contributing Editor EDMONTON
June 1, 2016. Métis have a proud heritage in Waterways and Dan Stuckless wants that tradition to continue as Fort McMurray rebuilds. “The Métis people should be front and centre when this rebuilding effort is going on because it was the Métis people...
Compiled by Shari Narine
June 20, 2016. The Louis Bull First Nation officially began the first phase of its solar project this spring and expects to complete work by summer. Phase 2 to follow will see solar panels go up on the administration building, community health...
By Shari Narine Sweetgrass Contributing Editor EDMONTON
June 6, 2016. Recent moves by both the federal and provincial governments to address affordable housing are “something for the toolbox” in the battle against homelessness. But affordable housing is only one element in the incredibly complex...
By Shari Narine Sweetgrass Contributing Editor EDMONTON
June 16, 2016. Muriel Stanley Venne says men – especially offenders – need to play a prominent role in the upcoming national inquiry into murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls. Stanley Venne, who is president and founder for the Institute...
Compiled by Shari Narine
Award-winning actor Carmen Moore gets direction from Ron E. Scott, creator of Blackstone. The series about life on the fictional reserve completed a successful five-season run last December. (Photo: Dan Power)   June 6, 2016. Actor Carmen Moore...
Compiled by Shari Narine
  June 1, 2016. Work by Sandra Laronde, artistic director for The Banff Centre, has received international recognition. Backbone, the newest work by Laronde’s Indigenous performance company Red Sky, was recently selected from a competitive pool...
By Shari Narine Sweetgrass Contributing Editor ENOCH CREE NATION
Crowned Mrs. North America Globe Classic last year, Lisa Ground is using her position to speak out against domestic violence and abuse. (File photo)     June 7, 2016. When Lisa Ground was seeking refuge from an abusive relationship there...
Compiled by Shari Narine
Blood Tribe Police Service and the Blood Tribe Prescription Drug Project went house-to-house to collect unused or expired prescriptions in Moses Lake, Lavern and Standoff. (Photo: Blood Tribe Police Service)   Prescription drug collection a...
By Shari Narine Sweetgrass Contributing Editor EDMONTON
June 16, 2016. Muriel Stanley Venne says men – especially offenders – need to play a prominent role in the upcoming national inquiry into murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls. Stanley Venne, who is president and founder for the Institute...

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