Request for Public Comment for Siksika Nation Trespass By-law NO. 2021-01

Office of Chief and Council Government of Siksika P.O. Box 1100 Siksika, AB T0J 3W0 (403) 734-5109 Ι Toll Free 1-800-551-5724 www.siksikanation.com September 13, 2021 SIKSIKA NATION TRESPASS BY-LAW NO. 2021-01 On September 9, 2021, Siksika Nation Chief and Council conducted a fourth and final reading of the Siksika Nation Trespass By-law No. 2021-01. BEING A BY-LAW OF THE SIKSIKA NATION WITH A PURPOSE OF ESTABLISHING RULES FOR THE REMOVAL AND PUNISHMENT OF PERSONS TRESPASSING ON THE SIKSIKA NATION RESERVE #146 OR FREQUENTING THE RESERVE FOR PROHIBITED PURPOSES. The Trespass By-law has undergone the requisite three separate readings, plus an additional reading….

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RFP Siksika Nation Branding & Marketing

Request for Proposals Siksika Nation Branding & Marketing Plan and Implementation Invitation to Proponents Siksika Chief and Council are pleased to extend this invitation for Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to larger and more experienced marketing firms to submit proposals for a, ‘Siksika Branding & Marketing Plan and Implementation’.  Issued: September 10, 2021 Submission Deadline: November 10, 2021 (60 days)

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Upcoming Siksika Nation Indian Residential School (IRS) Info Session

Office of Chief and Council Government of Siksika P.O. Box 1100 Siksika, AB T0J 3W0 (403) 734-5109 Ι Toll Free 1-800-551-5724 www.siksikanation.com Siksika Nation Indian Residential School (IRS) Info Session (September 9, 2021 – Siksika Nation) Siksika Nation is working with the University of Alberta to carry out the search for unmarked graves at all mission, boarding and Indian Residential School sites located in Siksika.The scope of the work will focus on the application of remote sensing, ground penetrating radar (GPR), data collection and research (oral history, survivor support, archival research, etc.) A virtual Info session has been organized to inform Siksika…

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Siksika Nation Fair 2021 POSTPONED

Siksika Nation Fair 2021 POSTPONED due to COVID-19 (September 7, 2021 – Siksika Nation) The Siksika Nation Fair 2021 committee has postponed all events until further notice with the exception of the golf tournament still scheduled for September 10th, 2021 at Speargrass Golf Course in Carseland, Alberta.  Due to the increase of COVID-19 cases in Alberta, the committee postponed the following events:  FCA Rodeo: POSTPONED Fastball Tournament: POSTPONED  Slo-Pitch Tournament: POSTPONED  Hand Game: POSTPONED  Pow Wow: POSTPONED The Siksika Nation Fair 2021 committee originally staggered dates to address COVID-19 restrictions throughout the month of September but decided in the last…

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Siksika Nation will host annual Fair & Powwow in September 2021

Siksika Nation Fair 2021 The Siksika Nation Fair 2021 is scheduled for September 2021 in Siksika and will look a little different this year. Due to COVID-19, the committee has staggered the dates of the annual fair. Golf Tournament: September 10 – 12, 2021 Fastball Tournament: September 10 – 12, 2021 FCA Rodeo: September 17 – 19, 2021 Slo-Pitch Tournament: September 17 – 19, 2021 Hand Game: September 24 – 26, 2021 Pow Wow: September 24 – 26, 2021 Master of Ceremonies: Howie Thompson from Carry The Kettle First Nation (SK) and Travis Plaited Hair from Kainai Nation Host Drum:…

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Chief and Council meet with builders & engineers for upcoming projects in Siksika

Chief and Council update on upcoming projects in Siksika (August 26, 2021 – Siksika Nation) Siksika Nation Chief and Council has met with builders and engineers over the summer months for upcoming projects in Siksika including the development of the Siksika Residential School Memorial Park & Centre and a new Public Safety Building which will serve the communities on the east side of Siksika. As part of a multi-phase project that began with an extensive clean-up of the old Crowfoot school and the St. Josephs’ Residential School site, leaders prepare for the next phase which also includes preparing the site…

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Siksika Nation celebrates Langdon Days 2021

Siksika Nation Chief and Council participate in Langdon Days 2021 Parade (August 21, 2021 – Siksika Nation) Siksika Nation Chief and Council were invited to participate in the Langdon Days parade on August 21st, 2021 as Parade Marshals. Chief Ouray Crowfoot and Councillors Kent Ayoungman and Susan Solway represented Siksika Nation along side youth ambassador Miss Teen Siksika Annie McMaster for the annual event that takes place in the neighbouring community of Siksika. “We were invited to lead the Langdon Days parade as the parade marshals, and to provide a blessing this afternoon. The community association recognizes that this is…

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Siksika Nation & Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada come to tentative agreement regarding 1910 Wrongful Surrender claim

Office of Chief and Council Government of Siksika P.O. Box 1100 Siksika, AB T0J 3W0 (403) 734-5109 Ι Toll Free 1-800-551-5724 www.siksikanation.com August 13, 2021 Community Release  Siksika Nation and Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada negotiators have come to a tentative agreement today regarding a negotiated settlement to resolve the 1910 Wrongful Surrender claim. This is a historic moment and represents more than sixty years of efforts by Siksika Nation to seek redress from the Crown.  The next stage of the process is to finalize the technical details of the negotiated settlement and prepare the terms of the arrangement for release…

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Chief and Council meet with Bishop William McGrattan

Office of Chief and Council Government of Siksika P.O. Box 1100 Siksika, AB T0J 3W0 (403) 734-5109 Ι Toll Free 1-800-551-5724 www.siksikanation.com August 11, 2021 Siksika Nation Chief and Council invited Bishop William McGrattan and Delegation from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Calgary to meet on August 9th, 2021 at Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park to establish ways to rectify the relationship between Siksika Nation and the Catholic Church who have a long-standing history together that includes Indian Residential Schools (IRS) as well as a devoted following comprised of Siksika Nation members.  “We want to work together as a Nation and we want…

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