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First Nations Drinking Water Settlement

The Claims period is open. You can submit a claim form online or on paper for compensation under the First Nations drinking water settlement. The deadline to submit is March 7, 2023. The deadline to submit is a band council acceptance resolution is extended to March 7, 2023. Please visit the website : https://firstnationsdrinkingwater.ca for more info.

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Siksika Nation Announce Creation of By-Law Prosecutor’s Office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 27, 2022 Siksika Nation Announce Creation of By-Law Prosecutor’s Office Siksika Nation has hired the Calgary-area law firm Mincher Koeman, LLP to act as their By-Law Prosecutor – a first of its kind in Canada. September 27, 2022 — Siksika Nation, the second largest First Nation in Canada, and member of the Blackfoot Confederacy has announced the creation of Canada’s first ever First Nation By-Law Prosecutor’s Office.  Calgary area law firm, Mincher Koeman LLP is contracted to enforce the by-laws of the Siksika Nation. The primary role of a Prosecutor is to prosecute and help enforce…

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Siksika Nation Honouring 2022 Indian National Finals Rodeo Champion Steer Wrestler Jim Stevens!

Friday October 28th, 2022, at Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park (BCHP) Theatre Photo Opportunity with World Champion Jim Stevens at 10:15 a.m. Traditional honouring ceremony at 11:00 a.m. Directions: From Calgary, Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park is located 100 kilometers east on Highway 1 (Trans Canada Highway) and 7 kilometers south on Highway 842, past the town of Cluny. BCHP is located on the SIksika Nation. Traditional meals will be served after. Everyone is welcome to attend and congratulate Jim Stevens! Event sponsored by: Siksika Nation Chief and Council Siksika Health Services Pomeroy Lodging LP

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Siksika Nation and Closer To Home Community Services Forge a Historic and Meaningful Partnership through a Memorandum of Understanding to benefit our Community.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 20, 2022 Siksika Nation and Closer To Home Community Services Forge a Historic and Meaningful Partnership through a Memorandum of Understanding to benefit our Community. (Calgary, AB – October 20, 2022) – Siksika Nation Chief and Council and Closer to Home Community Services (Closer to Home) have forged a historic and meaningful partnership for the benefit of our community. The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) took place, October 19, 2022, at the Siksika Calgary Office. Siksika Nation is the second largest First Nation within Canada, with approximately 7,800+ members and many residing within the…

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New Housing emergency call system coming!

We are excited to announce that in partnership with public safety, we are launching a new emergency on-call system to take-on you important housing requests. When will this start? The new call centre will handle calls for housing beginning Monday October 31st. How does it work?  The call centre is located on Siksika Nation, so rest assured your calls will be handled by people from our community.  Simply call in, tell us what the emergency is, and we will respond Can I email or text in my request? For emergencies, it’s important to phone in immediately. You may continue to…

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