Crowfoot Regalia to be handed over to Siksika Nation delegation during ceremony in Exeter

Crowfoot Regalia to be handed over to Siksika Nation delegation during ceremony in Exeter Chief Ouray Crowfoot and a delegation from the Siksika Nation in Canada will take possession of sacred regalia in a handover event in Exeter on 19 May 2022. The regalia and other belongings which has been housed in the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery in Exeter since 1878, include a buckskin shirt, pair of leggings, a knife with feather bundle, two beaded bags and a horsewhip. These objects once belonged to Chief Crowfoot, an important late nineteenth-century Blackfoot leader. Following a blessing at the…

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1910 Global Settlement Distribution Notice

INSTRUCTIONS: Siksika Nation members who reside in Canada can fill out the required forms for the upcoming distribution online or in-person. Siksika Membership is encouraging members to sign up for direct deposit. Please include all information including banking information and identification. NOTE: All out of country Nation members please email membership@siksikanation.com to make arrangements to receive your distribution. ONLINE: Print off form, fill it out and send to membership in person at the Siksika Membership office or by email with a copy of your ID. IN-PERSON: Siksika Membership will be set up at various locations in the coming weeks for…

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Have you say: Siksika Nation Community Centre Survey

Hello,   Siksika Nation Chief and Council would like to hear from you about the proposed Siksika Nation Community Centre. Please complete this quick survey to share your ideas and select your preferred design option: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PZBGTNW  The survey will be open until May 13, 2022.   If you have any trouble accessing the survey or would like to learn more, please contact: Talina Cyr-Steenkamp at Talina.cyr-steenkamp@stantec.com or Tom Many Heads at tommh@siksikanation.com Thank you for participating.

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The Ma’tapiiks Trust Agreement Finalized

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 May 4th, 2022 The Ma’tapiiks Trust Agreement Finalized Siksika Nation Chief and Council passed a Band Council Resolution (BCR) today executing the Ma’tapiiks Trust Agreement. The trust is designed to address the needs and wants of the Nation. The trust agreement outlines the distribution of assets to Siksika Nation members on both an immediate and long-term basis.  This collaborative process included information sessions organized by leadership to present the initial draft of the agreement to…

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Siksika Nation Chief and Council meet with the U.S. Consul General

Siksika Nation Chief and Council meet with the U.S. Consul General On May 2nd, 2022, Siksika Chief and Council met with U.S. Consul General in Calgary Holly Waeger Monster and staff. This event was an official meeting between representatives of the United States government and Siksika Nation. Discussion centered around issues that affect our Nation members living on both sides of the border and how the United States can recognize the unique status of Siksika and honor our historical rights. It was a productive and positive dialogue between two Nations that ended with a commitment to start a dialogue that…

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Siksika Nation Chief and Council meet with the Calgary Metropolitan Region Board (CMRB)

Siksika Nation Chief and Council meet with the Calgary Metropolitan Region Board (CMRB) On April 29, 2022, members of Siksika Chief and Council gathered with the Calgary Metropolitan Region Board (CMRB) to learn and better understand one another. The meeting was held at Mount Royal University, and the purpose was to engage in preliminary discussions with respect to potentially establishing a Memorandum of Understanding between the parties. Much of the conversation focused on an understanding of Siksika’s history, current and future opportunities, and Siksika’s political environment. The parties are interested in creating a relationship that will mutually benefit residents within…

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SIKSIKA FAMILY SERVICES CORPORATION RAPID HOUSING INITIATIVE – AFFORDABLE/TRANSITIONAL HOUSING

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 April 19, 2022 SIKSIKA FAMILY SERVICES CORPORATION RAPID HOUSING INITIATIVE – AFFORDABLE/TRANSITIONAL HOUSING Siksika Nation Chief and Council are excited to announce the development of the Rapid Housing Initiative – Affordable/Transitional Housing for High-Risk Families. On April 25th, 2022 at 11 AM Siksika Family Services, SORAH and Crawford Construction will gather for a ground-breaking ceremony that will acknowledge and announce Siksika’s first affordable/transitional housing initiative/project for our high-risk children and families. This…

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