2022 Chief and Council Powwow Breakfast August 14, 2022 | 8 – 10:30 a.m. | West side of Piiksa’pi Memorial Arbour, Siksika Nation, Alberta
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 27, 2022 Statement regarding Siksika Nation Policing Siksika Nation Chief and Council met with the Minister of Public Safety Canada, Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, to strengthen their relationship and to support Siksika Nation Members, Alberta, and Canada equitably. The next step will be to sign a contribution agreement between Canada, and Alberta with Siksika Nation in the fall of this year. Siksika Nation is one of the largest First Nations reserves in Canada based on land. Establishing Siksika’s police force would ensure security, and safety for the community, surrounding communities, and Albertans. The police force would ensure that…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 22, 2022 Statement regarding Alberta Papal Tour Siksika Nation – At this time, the Siksika Nation Chief and Council have no comment and will not be taking inquiries from the media about the upcoming Alberta Papal tour. We are understanding of the visit from Pope Francis, his opportunity to connect with the Indigenous communities, and the pilgrimage at Lac Ste. Anne. We hope that this is a learning and healing opportunity for those involved. We are also supportive of our Nation’s Catholic community members and encourage those to visit Central/Northern Alberta to experience an opportunity of…
Siksika Nation and the Minister of Justice, Tyler Shandro, took steps to strengthen Alberta’s relationship with the Nation and officially sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The signing ceremony occurred in the Siksika Nation administrative building council chambers, with several members of the Chief and Council and from the Justice Minister’s office. This MOU is one of the pivotal steps to ensuring funding will be available to assist with the establishment and security of the police force and sustain the relationship provincially and, soon, federally. Siksika Nation is one of the largest First Nations reserves in Canada based on land….
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.
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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Siksika, AB T0J 3W0
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