Wellsite Abandonment & Reclamation Training Program – Siksika Nation

Wellsite Abandonment & Reclamation Training Program – Siksika Nation The National Energy Business Centre of Excellence (NEBCE) of the Indian Resource Council is hosting an 8-day Wellsite Abandonment and Reclamation Training Program in your community April/May 2022. The objective of the training to enhance technical skills of men and women who are otherwise unable to access safety ticket and wellsite abandonment and reclamation training. This will provide participants with the necessary safety management practices and employment readiness skills to access employment opportunities through benefits of the Site Reclamation Program.   Please check out the training course outline for more information. Course Outline: Registration…

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Siksika Nation seeking a By-Law Prosecutor (RFP)

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 Announcement of Legal Request for Proposals (RFP) and the Creation of the Siksika Nation By-Law Prosecutor’s Office Siksika Nation Chief and Council proudly announce the creation of the Siksika Nation By-law Prosecutor’s Office. Keeping our Siksika Culture and Values at the forefront, this will be the first time since 1877 that Siksika asserts its inherent sovereign authority through enacting new measures for the establishment of law and order within the borders of the Nation. Please…

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Summary of the Ma’tapiiks Trust Agreement

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 March 22, 2022 Summary of the Ma’tapiiks Trust Agreement Introduction Siksika Nation is establishing the Ma’tapiiks Trust (the “Trust”), to receive the settlement funds from the 2021 Global Settlement Agreement (the “Global Settlement Funds”) with Canada. The Trust will be administered by the Royal Trust Corporation of Canada (the “Trustee”) for the benefit of Siksika Nation. The Nation can also deposit other funds into the Trust in the future. The rules for the administration of the Trust are set out in…

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Ma’tapiiks Trust Agreement Community Member Survey

Ma’tapiiks Trust Agreement Community Member Survey The Ma’tapiiks Trust Agreement Community Member Survey was established to address the needs of the Nation, both on an immediate and long-term basis. The purpose of the survey will be to provide community recommendations as to the needs and wants of the Nation. Siksika Nation members are invited to fill out the survey: Instructions: Members can download the survey, print it off, fill it out and email scan a copy to: sncc@siksikanation.com or fill out online here. The Ma’tapiiks Trust Agreement information sessions have been scheduled for the following dates: March 21, 2022 in…

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Request for Public Comment for Siksika Nation Peace Officer By-law NO. 2022-01

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 Request for Public Comment for Siksika Nation Peace Officer By-law NO. 2022-01 On March 9, 2022, Siksika Nation Chief and Council conducted a third and final reading of the Siksika Nation Peace Officer By-law No. 2022-01. BEING A BY-LAW OF THE SIKSIKA NATION WITH THE PURPOSE OF APPOINTING PEACE OFFICERS ON THE SIKSIKA NATION RESERVE. The Peace Officer By-law has undergone the requisite three separate readings. The by-law has also been reviewed by the Nation’s legal counsel, Fox and Fraser LLP…

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NEW DATES: 22nd Annual Blackfoot Confederacy Conference

UPDATE: 22nd Annual Blackfoot Confederacy Conference: MARCH 29-31, 2022 NEW DATES: Please note the conference dates have been changed from March 28 – 30 to March 29 – 31, 2022. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused our delegates, presenters or vendors. If you are able to join us, we remind you to adjust your travel plans to fit these dates. Siksika Nation is hosting the 22nd Annual Blackfoot Confederacy Conference scheduled for March 29-31, 2022 at the Sheraton Cavalier in Calgary, AB. This year’s theme is “Take Action” or Aaka’kihtsimaan Aakohtsapao’p (We are going to follow through…

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Siksika Nation celebrates International Women’s Day 2022

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 Siksika Nation Chief and Council celebrates International Women’s Day Siksika Nation Chief and Council celebrates International Women’s Day today with all women of Siksika and around the world. This year’s theme “Break The Bias” celebrates a gender equal world, “Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination. A world that’s diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated. Together we can forge women’s equality. Collectively we can all #BreakTheBias.” Siksika Nation Chief…

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RCMP investigate suspicious death of Siksika Nation member

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 RCMP investigate suspicious death of Siksika Nation member In a statement put out March 1, 2022, Gleichen RCMP responded to a 911 report of an unresponsive female at a residence in Siksika on February 27th. An adult female was located deceased in the residence. The initial investigation indicates that the circumstances surrounding the death are suspicious and is ongoing.  Siksika Nation Chief and Council send our deepest condolences to the families of a fellow Nation member and acknowledge the tireless efforts of the…

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