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Isstowiiso’po – Chief Earl Old Person, Amskapi’Piikani (April 13, 1929 – October 13, 2021)

Office of Chief and Council Government of Siksika Nation P.O. Box 1100 Siksika, AB T0J 3W0 | (403) 734-5109 | Toll Free 1-800-551-5724 | www.siksikanation.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 14, 2021 Isstowiiso’po – Chief Earl Old Person, Amskapi’Piikani (April 13, 1929 – October 13, 2021) Siksika sends our deepest condolences to Amskapi’Piikani and the family of Isstowiiso’po (Cold Wind), also known as honored Chief Earl Old Person. The Blackfoot Confederacy lost a great leader, mentor, elder, knowledge keeper and promoter of our Blackfoot ways. Isstowiiso’po leaves a lasting legacy as the longest serving elected tribal official in the United States and respected leader of the Blackfeet…

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Siksika Lands & Resources host session for development of Land Use Plan

Siksika Nation Chief and Council and Siksika Lands & Resources are reaching out to the Siksika Nation people for their participation in developing a Land Use Plan. The plan will preserve and protect our land and ensure it continues to benefit present and future generations.  You are invited to participate in the following session:Date: October 14, 2021Time: 9am to 3pmAddress: Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre 1316 33st NE Calgary, AB Lunch provided.  For more information contact: Paul Melting Tallow at paulmt@siksikanation.com

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You are invited to the Nato’sa’pi Commemoration in Siksika

Commemoration to honour Nato’sa’pi in Siksika (September 21, 2021 – Siksika Nation) Siksika Nation Chief and Council is hosting the Nato’sa’pi Commemoration ceremony on September 22nd, 2021 at 10:30am in Siksika to honour Nato’sa’pi (1819-1897) and bring awareness of the final resting place of respected Chief of the Blackfoot, famously known as Chief Old Sun.  Nato’sa’pi was well-known as a Head Chief of the Siksika people and a signatory for Treaty Number 7, representing the North Blackfoot in 1877. His name and legacy still live on in the community including in the names of two schools in Siksika; Old Sun…

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