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Ann Thomas Callahan, trailblazing Indigenous nurse, made ‘lasting impact’ on health care – CBC

Jan 18, 2023 Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre named building in her honour in 2007 Ann Thomas Callahan, one of the first Indigenous nurses in Manitoba and a much-loved Cree elder, died Monday at the age of 87. Callahan, from Peepeekisis Cree Nation in Saskatchewan, was a residential school survivor who went on to a career in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202311 Views

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Manitoba Métis fiddler Clint Dutiaume remembered as musician who ‘blazed a huge trail’ – CBC

Jan 16, 2023 Dutiaume, who died Saturday at age 59, was Manitoba Country Music Association Hall of Fame inductee The family and friends of an influential Métis fiddle player in Manitoba who died this past weekend say he will be remembered as a legend and an inspiration in music circles. Clint Dutiaume, who was 59, “left a […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202313 Views

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SCO Expresses Support for the Star Blanket Cree Nation

Content warning: The following information may be triggering for some of our readers. Please note the Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line is available 24-hours a day for any Survivors or their families who are experiencing pain or distress. Call: 1-800-721-0066 or visit the website of the Indian Residential School Survivors Society here. The Southern Chiefs’ […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202370 Views

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Statement on the identification of remains at Lebret residential school

January 12 2023 TRIGGER WARNING: The acknowledgement below contains sensitive and distressing information. The National Residential School Crisis Line is available for Survivors and those who need it at 1-866-925-4419. Today, our hearts are heavy as we acknowledge the devastating findings on the grounds of the former Lebret Indian Industrial School (also known as Qu’Appelle […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202314 Views

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MKO Statement on the Evidence of Unmarked Graves Found by Star Blanket Cree Nation

January 12, 2023 Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) is issuing this statement in response to the announcement that evidence of unmarked graves has been found at the site of a Saskatchewan residential school. Earlier today, the Star Blanket Cree Nation announced that they have found evidence of unmarked graves in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202310 Views

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AMC Sends Prayers and Condolences to Star Blanket Cree Nation Following Announcement of Ground Penetrating Radar Search Results

January 12th, 2023 Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) extend prayers for Chief Michael Starr and Star Blanket Cree Nation in response to their announcement that a ground-penetrating radar (GPR) search at the former Lebret Indian Industrial School revealed more than 2,000 anomalies and a physical search found what was […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 20239 Views

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AMC and AFN Express Condolences for Four First Nations Women Whose Lives Were Lost to Violence

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) and Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Regional Office is saddened by the announcement that accused serial killer Jeremy Skibicki is being charged for the murder of two more First Nations women and one yet unidentified woman. In May 2022, the body of Rebecca Contois […]

by pmnationtalk on December 2, 2022112 Views

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SCO Expresses Condolences to Family and Friends of Women Lost to Violence

December 1, 2022 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is expressing condolences to the family, friends, and Nations of the four women whose lives have been lost due to the actions of a serial killer in Treaty One territory. “I am extremely distressed to hear the news that a serial […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 202222 Views

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Honouring Elder Charles Nelson

November 28, 2022 The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) shares condolences with all those who loved Elder Charles Weston Nelson. Charlie was an Elder involved with SCO’s Child and Family Services Program and gifted our process of developing First Nation family laws with the name “Waakaabit,” which means working within the circle to make good decisions […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 202226 Views

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MKO Sends Condolences to the Loved Ones of Delany Nora Desmarais

November 16, 2022 Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is issuing this statement regarding the homicide of 23-year-old Delany Nora Desmarais of Duck Bay, MB. Grand Chief Garrison Settee states: “On behalf of Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak, I express condolences to the family, friends, and loved ones of the late Delany […]

by pmnationtalk on November 18, 202233 Views

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