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National Indigenous Peoples Day brings children to the circle

National Indigenous Peoples Day brings children to the circle

National Indigenous Peoples Day recognizes and celebrates the history, heritage, resilience and diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis across Canada.
'From their own voices': How Indigenous tourism continues to develop in Jasper National Park

'From their own voices': How Indigenous tourism continues to develop in Jasper National Park

"Indigenous culture is not just a picture of a totem pole or an Indigenous mural; it is the person and the story behind those processes and the practices. Indigenous tourism, when it's done right, allows those voices to speak up and be heard."
UpLift! beautifies Jasper with swath of new murals

UpLift! beautifies Jasper with swath of new murals

The butterfly mural was created by Mackenzie Brown (a.k.a. Kamamak), a First Nations Cree artist from the Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation.
Jasper townsite waiving parking fees for Indigenous peoples

Jasper townsite waiving parking fees for Indigenous peoples

"This decision would extend a privilege enjoyed by Jasper residents to all Indigenous peoples of Canada."
Aseniwuche Winewak letter calls on Parks Canada for negotiations

Aseniwuche Winewak letter calls on Parks Canada for negotiations

One week after two First Nations came together in Jasper National Park for a harvest and hunt, a third band has come forward with its own request for the same consideration.
'Times have changed': Indigenous harvest brings two nations together

'Times have changed': Indigenous harvest brings two nations together

When two First Nations came together last week to rekindle their historic treaty from 1895, much of their talk was about how working together now can create a future that helps heal the pain of the past.
Historic agreement rekindled between two Indigenous nations ahead of upcoming harvest

Historic agreement rekindled between two Indigenous nations ahead of upcoming harvest

The Simpcw First Nation and the Stoney Nation are reawakening the ties of an historic nation-to-nation agreement made in 1895.
Kaila Mitchell elected representative for Jasper House Métis District

Kaila Mitchell elected representative for Jasper House Métis District

The universe unexpectedly opened a door for Kaila Mitchell, and she walked through.
Truth and Reconciliation Day a time ‘to grieve and heal’

Truth and Reconciliation Day a time ‘to grieve and heal’

Canada's tragic legacy of the Indian residential school system and the Sixties Scoop affects thousands of people every day.
Massive cedar monument honouring residential school victims passes through Banff

Massive cedar monument honouring residential school victims passes through Banff

It’s taken an army, the coast guard, the Navy and members of RCMP to help carry the weight of Kwakiutl First Nation master carver Stan Hunt’s 18-foot sacred monument made to commemorate victims and survivors of residential schools, across the country.