Isstowiiso’po – Chief Earl Old Person, Amskapi’Piikani (April 13, 1929 – October 13, 2021)

Office of Chief and Council Government of Siksika Nation P.O. Box 1100 Siksika, AB T0J 3W0 | (403) 734-5109 | Toll Free 1-800-551-5724 | www.siksikanation.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 14, 2021 Isstowiiso’po – Chief Earl Old Person, Amskapi’Piikani (April 13, 1929 – October 13, 2021) Siksika sends our deepest condolences to Amskapi’Piikani and the family of Isstowiiso’po (Cold Wind), also known as honored Chief Earl Old Person. The Blackfoot Confederacy lost a great leader, mentor, elder, knowledge keeper and promoter of our Blackfoot ways. Isstowiiso’po leaves a lasting legacy as the longest serving elected tribal official in the United States and respected leader of the Blackfeet…

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Siksika Lands & Resources host session for development of Land Use Plan

Siksika Nation Chief and Council and Siksika Lands & Resources are reaching out to the Siksika Nation people for their participation in developing a Land Use Plan. The plan will preserve and protect our land and ensure it continues to benefit present and future generations.  You are invited to participate in the following session:Date: October 14, 2021Time: 9am to 3pmAddress: Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre 1316 33st NE Calgary, AB Lunch provided.  For more information contact: Paul Melting Tallow at paulmt@siksikanation.com

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Community Engagement Policing Business Case Questionnaire

Office of Chief and Council Government of Siksika P.O. Box 1100 Siksika, AB T0J 3W0 | (403) 734-5109 | Toll Free 1-800-551-5724 | www.siksikanation.com Community Engagement Policing Business Case Questionnaire “Your inputs matters to Siksika Nation.” Siksika Nation is developing a business case for a “Police Service for the Nation.” Your input is valuable to this process as we begin this journey for Siksika Nation. Siksika Nation members are invited to share their ideas on this proposed service by completing a short questionnaire. The questionnaire can be completed one of three ways:  Member(s) can fill it out online here. Member(s) can fill it out in-person at…

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You are invited to the Nato’sa’pi Commemoration in Siksika

Commemoration to honour Nato’sa’pi in Siksika (September 21, 2021 – Siksika Nation) Siksika Nation Chief and Council is hosting the Nato’sa’pi Commemoration ceremony on September 22nd, 2021 at 10:30am in Siksika to honour Nato’sa’pi (1819-1897) and bring awareness of the final resting place of respected Chief of the Blackfoot, famously known as Chief Old Sun.  Nato’sa’pi was well-known as a Head Chief of the Siksika people and a signatory for Treaty Number 7, representing the North Blackfoot in 1877. His name and legacy still live on in the community including in the names of two schools in Siksika; Old Sun…

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Info Session on Geographical survey of Indian Residential Schools (IRS) in Siksika

Info Session on Geographical survey of Indian Residential Schools (IRS) in Siksika (September 15 – Siksika Nation) Siksika Nation Chief and Council organized an info session on the geographical survey of Indian Residential School (IRS) sites in Siksika on September 15th, 2021. Due to the increase of COVID-19 cases in the province, a virtual Info session was chosen as the safest way to provide an update to Siksika Nation members.  The info session began with an opening prayer, remarks from Chief Ouray Crowfoot, Councillor Kent Ayoungman and Siksika Nation Indian Residential School Services Coordinator Leanne Sleigh. A presentation from the University…

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Upcoming Geographical survey of Indian Residential Schools (IRS) in Siksika Info Sessions

Upcoming Geographical survey of Indian Residential Schools (IRS) in Siksika Info Sessions Siksika Nation is hosting an info session on the geographical survey of Indian Residential School (IRS) sites in Siksika. Due to the increase of COVID-19 cases in the province, a virtual Info session has been organized for Siksika Nation members. Please note this is an info session for Siksika Nation members only. Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: INFO SESSION:Date: September 15, 2021 Time: 5:00 pmLocation: Virtual Info Session Join Zoom Meeting (Click on link below):https://us02web.zoom.us/ Enter meeting ID and you will be brought…

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