Saskatoon Berry Tree Planting Volunteers Needed

We invite members of Siksika Nation to join volunteers from the Calgary Tree Planting team to plant 250-300 Saskatoon berry bushes. Planting will take place south of the Siksika Business plaza on July 16th at 10 AM-2 PM. This is the first step to Siksika Nation’s own saskatoon berry farm that will be utilized and operated by the nation. This farm will provide berries to the community and new economic opportunities for the Nation in years to come. What to bring: spade/shovel, rake and/or wheelbarrow if you have one (if not, don’t worry as we will have extra) Lots or…

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Castle Mountain Signage Unveiling

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 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2022 Castle Mountain Signage Unveiling Siksika Nation will participate in a signage unveiling at Castle Mountain on June 17th, 2022 that will include the Siksika language. The unveiling will begin at 11:00 AM with a blessing and remarks from representatives from both Siksika and Parks Canada as well as the official unveiling of the new signs. “The Blackfoot have been in this area since time immemorial. This statement is not…

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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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