Talk to Newcomers

Here’s a short clip from a video Sam Nammoura took of my speech at Central Library as part of Immigrants Legacy, hosted by Centre for Newcomers and Calgary Public Library. …

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HOPE

This is why I chose to run once again as Xakiji…. How are we going to change the world today? LINK HERE for MORE DETAILS  

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What our Work Has Done

This article by Dave Klepacki from the Springbank Community website shows what our work has done. “Why our grandchildren will thank the Tsuu T’ina Have you ever stopped to give …

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Education

Today’s ramblings….. I am not really fan of education as it is presented. Here is why…. When we say they “took our  horses”. What it means, for those that grew …

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Why the Hat?

Since the day I I became Xakiji (Chief) I have worn a cowboy hat. It has become my trademark and I am seldom seen without it. So why the hat? Quite simply, …

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Rally and Day of Action in Ottawa

The White Paper 2.0 Needs to be Stopped Say Indigenous Leaders May 27th  – Amber Bernard APTN News Indigenous leaders and allies gathered on Parliament Hill Monday to express concerns over …

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Chief Poundmaker Exonerated

A nice day at Poundmakers. Riding horses like we did in the old days. Carrie LaFramboise-Dessmann said:  “A Historic Day Today The Exoneration For my Great Great Grandfather Chief Poundmaker🦅 At …

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Personalizing Treaty

My talk at the Assembly of First Nations in Edmonton, May 2019. I was speaking as part of a panel titled “International Treaties and the Inherent Right to Self-Government”. I …

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Dancing with Kinship

The new direction meant many long days sitting in meeting after meeting. Sometimes they were worthwhile and some days it just seemed like it was just enough to get through …

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Winter is Ending

After many years Wakinyan Duuta found himself in a similar spot. His thoughts took him away from the tracks of the elk he was following most of the past hour. …

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Visions of Reality

The smell of coffee the way his wife made it always made him smile and greet the day. He slept in this particular morning and the house was empty. He …

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New Bee Packages Are Here

Happy day for the Tsuut’ina Beekeepers. We successfully installed 45 new packages that came all the way from Aotearoa. Everyone is excited about this year. Thanks to Sharon Deschamps for …

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Beekeepers Workshop

Here’s what Kevin Lance Littlelight said about our Beekeepers workshop (Feb. 26, 2019) “I hosted the Tsuut’ina Beekeepers workshop last week. I learned that Tsuut’ina honey is premium honey, I …

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At Sevengen2019

I sat in at the SevenGen2019 workshop/conference at the Grey Eagle Hotel at the end of January. The voice of the younger adults is a strong voice and they have …

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Winter’s Wind

The winds of a storm blow outside my Tahansi Jim’s trailer. He has long gone to sleep but I am up listening to the house creak and talk to me …

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Fire-Keeper

The dancers had long gone to sleep after a day of dancing under the hot Sun. It was the time of ceremony and they had given much of themselves that …

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Video from Nihisgaka Ogha Dinner

Dalton Dodginghorse created this video of highlights from The Nihisgaka Ogha Dinner Series, three immersive and experiential dinners held on Tsuut’ina lands in Spring of 2018. Each evening, 104 guests …

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