Housing After Hours Support

PUBLIC NOTICE FROM SIKSIKA HOUSING Housing provides 24/7 support to the Nation for emergencies in your homes. If you have an emergency and need help with hot water, furnaces, water leaks, or other emergencies please call our after-hours emergency number. Please visit their website for more information: https://www.siksikahousing.com/post/housing-after-hours-support

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Siksika Nation Member Brings Human Rights Complaint in Response to Systemic Anti-Indigenous Discrimination in Alberta’s Healthcare Sector

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 28, 2023 Siksika Nation, AB – A Siksika Nation member has filed a human rights complaint against Alberta Health Services and Strathmore District Health Services in response to systemic, anti-Indigenous discrimination in the healthcare sector.  On August 24, 2023, the Alberta Human Rights Commission accepted a complaint filed by Benedict Crow Chief, whose wife, Myra, passed away in April 2022 after attending at the Strathmore Hospital. The complaint describes how Benedict and Myra were subject to anti-Indigenous discrimination and racism at Strathmore, including negative stereotypes about Indigenous patients.  Discrimination against Indigenous persons in the healthcare sector is becoming…

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Project: Townsite Lagoon Short Term Improvement

August 22, 2023 Project: Townsite Lagoon Short Term ImprovementSiksika Nation Engineering ServicesConsultants: Associated Engineering Notice for Project Start Up: The Townsite Lagoon is under construction for short-term improvements to the facility. The intent ofthis project is to increase the life span of the Townsite Lagoon so that it can provide the necessaryfunctions to service the community. Scope of Work:This project will include dewatering and de-sludging of Cells A1 and A2 of the Townsite Lagoon. Thecells will be completely pumped of all its liquids, so that it can be cleaned. In doing so, this will allowproper access to inspect the Cell’s…

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Deerfoot Inn and Casino donation to Siksika Nation’s Old Sun Community College

On July 11, 2022, members of Chief and Council, both past and present, attended a signing ceremony at the Deerfoot Inn and Casino  The ceremony signified the relationship between the nation and the facility, and to announce that the Deerfoot Inn and Casino will be donating $10,000 to the nation’s post-secondary institution, Old Sun Community College and its students.

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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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