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 Alberta Sweetgrass September 2015

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

Contributing Editor: Shari Narine

With more than 9,000 copies distributed monthly via Canada Post and on newstands, Alberta Sweetgrass is your most effective means of reaching Alberta's Aboriginal people.


By Shari Narine Sweetgrass Contributing Editor EDMONTON
April 12, 2016. A former Chief, who also ran for the NDP in the 2015 federal election, is coming out against the Leap Manifesto. On the weekend, at a New Democratic Party convention held in Edmonton, membership voted to have the controversial Leap...
By Shari Narine Sweetgrass Contributing Editor PAUL FIRST NATION
April 20, 2016. Paul First Nation Councillor Myrna Rabbit credits the commitment of band members as the reason why only one home has been lost to date due to a wildfire. On Monday evening, RCMP ordered a portion of the First Nation to be evacuated,...
By Shari Narine Sweetgrass Contributing Editor EDMONTON
May 2, 2016. A class action law suit, that claims from 1985 to 2009 the province took thousands of children and then illegally retained them, is a step away from certification. “You can’t take somebody’s child without following the law, whether you’...
Compiled by Shari Narine
Minister of Employment, Workforce and Labour MaryAnn Mihychuk (second from left) meets with (from left) McMurray Métis board member Harvey Sykes, Fort Chipewyan Métis President Fred “Jumbo” Fraser, McMurray Métis President Gail Gallup,  ...
By Shari Narine Sweetgrass Contributing Editor EDMONTON
April 19, 2016. Metis Nation of Alberta President Audrey Poitras says everything is open for discussion as executive and membership move forward on a new governance structure for the MNA. The existing governing structure has been in place since 1984...
Compiled by Shari Narine
Health disparities topic of weekend forum April 27, 2016. The School of Public Health at the University of Alberta will be hosting an international conference entitled Transforming Health Care in Remote Communities, on Friday and Saturday, in...
Compiled by Shari Narine
April 14, 2016. On Thursday evening, the McMurray Métis MNA Local 1935 hosted food, bannock and music at the Nistawoyou Friendship Centre to celebrate the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision which said the federal government has responsibility for...
Compiled by Shari Narine
Missing boy found safely April 13, 2016. A seven-year-old Morley boy reported missing by his mother was found safe Wednesday night. At approximately 7:25 p.m., the boy’s mother reported that sometime after 5:30 p.m. her son had gone...
Compiled by Shari Narine
Indigenous artists headline new exhibit at AGA April 28, 2016. An exhibition of new works by two internationally known Indigenous artists opens in the Art Gallery of Alberta, in Edmonton, on Saturday. A Parallel Excavation: Duane Linklater &...
Compiled by Shari Narine
Province begins partial coverage of specialized baby formula May 2, 2016. As of Sunday, government-sponsored benefit programs began providing partial coverage for Neocate infant formula, needed by an infant because of a complex food allergy or a...

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