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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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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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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Community update on the work taking place at the former Crowfoot School location

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 3, 2021 Work taking place at the former Crowfoot School location Clean up and renovations will begin this week at the former Chief Crowfoot School location that will include a thorough clean-up of the site, demolition of old buildings and the construction of a much-needed community centre. The work will begin August 3rd under the lead of Siksika Resource Developments Ltd and will include several phases. The first phase is primarily demolition work and will include asbestos clean-up areas,…

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Blackfoot Construction Contracting sponsors chuck wagon tarp at Strathmore Stampede

In memory of Kristian Ayoungman, Blackfoot Construction Contracting is proud to sponsor a chuck wagon tarp in his name for Cody Ridsdale and the Ridsdale Racing Team this weekend at the Strathmore Stampede. Kristian was a young and promising heavy equipment operator with Blackfoot Construction when he was sadly taken from us. Thank you to the Ayoungman family for including Kristian’s logos on the tarp design. On behalf of Blackfoot Construction Contracting and SRDL, we hope that this small gesture will honor the legacy of Kristian and provide his family, friends and Siksika Nation with pride at this weekend’s chuckwagon…

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Gleichen RCMP seeking public assistance in child luring incident

July 29, 2021 Gleichen RCMP seeking public assistance in child luring incident Gleichen, Alta. – On July 28, 2021, at approximately 11:15 a.m., Gleichen RCMP responded to a report of child luring on Main Street in Gleichen. Preliminary investigation has revealed that an unknown middle-aged Caucasian male approached a 13-year-old male and offered to pay him money in exchange for sex. Investigators have been unable to locate the suspect in who is described as: • Male approximately in his 50’s• Grey hair• Blue eyes• Wearing glasses• Wearing a blue white plaid shirt, dark jeans and a hat The suspect was…

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Siksika Nation Entrepreneur COVID-19 Relief Now Available

Apply for the Siksika Nation Entrepreneur COVID-19 Relief here: Siksika Nation members who own a business can now apply for Siksika Nation Entrepreneur COVID-19 Relief. INSTRUCTIONS: Download form Fill it out and email to: treasuryboardea@siksikanation.com Deadline: July 28, 2021 at midnight, NO EXCEPTIONS AFTER DEADLINE.  For more information, please contact Siksika Treasury.

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