Castle Mountain Signage Unveiling

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 June 15, 2022 Castle Mountain Signage Unveiling Siksika Nation will participate in a signage unveiling at Castle Mountain on June 17th, 2022 that will include the Siksika language. The unveiling will begin at 11:00 AM with a blessing and remarks from representatives from both Siksika and Parks Canada as well as the official unveiling of the new signs. “The Blackfoot have been in this area since time immemorial. This statement is not…

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Major historical claim settlement with Siksika Nation

Release For immediate release Major historical claim settlement with Siksika Nation June 2, 2022 Siksika, Alberta Prime Minister’s Office Today, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and Chief Ouray Crowfoot of Siksika Nation, took part in a ceremony at Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park in Alberta to announce the signing of a historic $1.3 billion land claim settlement – one of the largest agreements of its kind reached in Canada. This settlement aims to right past wrongs dating back over a century when the Government of Canada broke its Blackfoot Treaty (Treaty 7) promise and wrongfully took almost half of Siksika Nation’s…

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Crowfoot Regalia to be handed over to Siksika Nation delegation during ceremony in Exeter

Crowfoot Regalia to be handed over to Siksika Nation delegation during ceremony in Exeter Chief Ouray Crowfoot and a delegation from the Siksika Nation in Canada will take possession of sacred regalia in a handover event in Exeter on 19 May 2022. The regalia and other belongings which has been housed in the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery in Exeter since 1878, include a buckskin shirt, pair of leggings, a knife with feather bundle, two beaded bags and a horsewhip. These objects once belonged to Chief Crowfoot, an important late nineteenth-century Blackfoot leader. Following a blessing at the…

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1910 Global Settlement Distribution Notice

INSTRUCTIONS: Siksika Nation members who reside in Canada can fill out the required forms for the upcoming distribution online or in-person. Siksika Membership is encouraging members to sign up for direct deposit. Please include all information including banking information and identification. NOTE: All out of country Nation members please email membership@siksikanation.com to make arrangements to receive your distribution. ONLINE: Print off form, fill it out and send to membership in person at the Siksika Membership office or by email with a copy of your ID. IN-PERSON: Siksika Membership will be set up at various locations in the coming weeks for…

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