Siksika Nation COVID-19 Update for May 6th, 2021

Siksika Nation COVID-19 Update for May 6th, 2021 provided by Chief Ouray Crowfoot “At this time Siksika Nation Chief and Council have supported the recommendation from Siksika Health Services to move temporarily to a Red High Risk level effective May 6th from its previous Yellow status.” Chief Ouray Crowfoot Siksikawa should refrain from both indoor and outdoor gatherings with people from outside their household, including both informal social gatherings, and formal gatherings. If gatherings are essential, they should take place outdoors, and be restricted to 10 people or fewer. Essential outdoor gatherings of 10 people or fewer should only be permitted…

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New Signage in Siksika

Siksika Nation Chief and Council continue to promote safety in our community. The Public Safety Taskforce has launched a safety campaign in our community to fight the war on drugs. Signage has been placed throughout the Nation with information to report suspected drug trafficking. “This is an ongoing community effort; we need to stay vigilant and ensure our children and elders are protected.” explains Public Safety Taskforce Chair Councillor Carlin Black Rabbit. Residents of Siksika can call the following numbers to report: Local Detachment 403-734-3056 Crime Stoppers: 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at: www.P3Tips.com In addition to ensuring public safety in our…

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Report suspicious vehicles in Siksika

In regards to the recent reports made by Nation members of suspicious vehicles seen parked in residential communities in Siksika, Siksika Nation Chief and Council have met with the Gleichen RCMP this morning to develop a process to report suspicious vehicles in Siksika. Siksika Nation Chief and Council Public Safety Taskforce is working closely with Gleichen RCMP who have identified the following steps Nation members can take to report suspicious vehicles in Siksika: Step 1: Call the Gleichen RCMP at 403-734-3056 to report the suspicious vehicle. RCMP will dispatch an officer to follow up with the report. Include a description…

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Post Secondary Funding Announcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESiksika Nation Post-Secondary Funding Announcement (Siksika Nation – April 6, 2021) In an announcement made to Siksika Nation’s post-secondary students March 4th in a virtual info-session by Old Sun Community College staff to students, Siksika Nation Chief Ouray Crowfoot announced upcoming changes to post-secondary funding for Siksika Nation members which will allow more access to post-secondary education beyond K-12. Download press release to read entire announcement:

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Siksika Nation Women’s Day Celebration

Deatrice BlackhorseLeanne SleighCheryl SolwayDr Pearl Yellow Old WomanSharon Calf RobeFlora SleighKaren Running RabbitSusan Spring ChiefTrina Wolf LegOlivia Good RiderMandy Prairie ChickenDebbie LeatherLinda BackfatMarilyn Melting TallowJoan Poor EagleBetty Poor EagleNatasha Calf Robe/AyoungmanDr. Latisha Hewton-BackfatLenora Rabbit CarrierDr. Vivian AyoungmanAstokomi SmithNatasha Whiteman (Waterchief)Pauline YellowflyDelia McMasterLydia BrassMildred Three SunsRuth ScalplockAlvina Weasel Child Barbara BlackhorseLydia McHughTansy Pretty YoungmanTheresa BigeyeCarlene Bear ChiefTeshawna Running RabbitCassia AyoungmanKelsey SolwayKaren Waterchief *Names of nominees will be added to the list as we announce them daily on Facebook. Congratulations to all nominees and thank you to all who helped make this celebration a success.Siksika Nation Chief & Council

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Billboard in Siksika honours the MMIW

Siksika Nation Chief and Council purchased a billboard off of highway 901 that runs through Siksika as a way to shed light on the issue of Missing & Murdered Indigenous Persons including our very own members. The billboard offers a message of prayer, ‘Nataisksohpawatsi’moihka’ translated to ‘I am always praying for you.’ “It’s so important that we openly acknowledge this issue here at home; sometimes we don’t realize that these issues are in our own backyards. By bringing awareness and talking openly about those missing or those murdered we are saying that injustices are not acceptable in our community; that…

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