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Special statement from President David Chartrand on the passing of Kai Madsen

October 6, 2021 Winnipeg, MB, in the National Homeland of the Red River Métis – Today, Winnipeg lost one of its beacons of cheer and hope with the passing of Kai Madsen, who worked tirelessly on behalf of the Christmas Cheer Board for over 50 years. Kai’s family has lost a wonderful man and Winnipeg has lost its Santa Claus. The MMF family and the Red River Métis of Manitoba extend love […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 202183 Views

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MFNERC: The Passing of Chief Orville Smoke

It is with great sadness that MFNERC management and staff send condolences to the family and community of Itancan (Chief) Orville Smoke of Dakota Plains Wahpeton Oyate. Chief Smoke was a highly respected leader who dedicated his life for the self-determination and autonomy for the people of Dakota Plains Wahpeton Oyate. Having served his community […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 202116 Views

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Message of Condolence from the Long Plain Chief & Council to the Dakota Plains Oyate

On behalf of the Long Plain people we offer our condolences to our relations, the Smoke family, to his life partner Rosalind Merrick and to the Dakota Plains Oyate on the passing of Chief Orville Smoke. Chief Orville Smoke served his people faithfully and diligently for well over 27 years and will be remembered for […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 202113 Views

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City of Brandon Lowering Flags For Unmarked Graves Found Near Former Kuper Island Industrial School

July 14, 2021 Brandon, MB – Earlier this week, the Penelakut Tribe announced the confirmation of 160+ undocumented and unmarked graves at the former Kuper Island Industrial School. Located near Chemainus, British Columbia, the school operated from 1889 until 1975. All City of Brandon flags will fly at half-mast for four days and four nights […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 202145 Views

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MKO Statement on 160+ Unmarked Graves Found by the Penelakut Tribe in British Columbia

Treaty Five Territory, Thompson, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) is issuing this statement in response to an announcement that more unmarked graves have been found at the site of a residential school in Canada. The Penelakut Tribe in British Columbia has found more than 160 undocumented and unmarked graves in the area that was […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 202136 Views

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SCO responds to more Unmarked Graves at Former Residential School Site

ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is sending its condolences and prayers to members of the Ktunaxa Nation, who announced the discovery of 182 unmarked graves at the site of St. Eugene’s Mission School, a former residential school, in what is now British Columbia. “We knew this kind of news […]

by ahnationtalk on July 4, 202133 Views

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NCTR: Honouring 751 innocent lives by showing the full picture of residential schools across Canada

Today, the NCTR is centering residential school Survivors and calling for additional supports for Survivors and their families, as we mourn and honour the lives of those lost to Canada’s residential school system. The Cowessess First Nation announced that 751 individuals, mostly children, have been found in unmarked graves on the former site of the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 202138 Views

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Joint Statement from SCO and MKO: Reflections on Residential Schools in Manitoba following lates Discovery of Children Buried at Residential School Site

ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — The Grand Chiefs of the Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) and Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) came together today to share their thoughts on residential schools and to reflect on ceremonies that were held recently on the grounds of the Brandon residential school. In a shared display of sorrow and solidarity, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 202138 Views

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Métis elder remembered for touching students’ lives, creating cultural connections – CBC

Jun 15, 2021 ‘Champion of Indigenous languages,’ residential school survivor led sweat lodges and gave spirit names A Métis elder is being remembered for touching the lives of college students and helping people in his community connect with their culture. Jules Lavallee was the elder in residence at Red River College and the Aboriginal Peoples […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 202152 Views

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