Tags : Blackfoot Confederacy

‘It’s an incredible honour’: University student athlete named as recipient

The University of Lethbridge has a new scholarship and it’s designed to offer more opportunities to Blackfoot student athletes. It’s called the Saokiawakaasi Scholarship and it’s specifically for first year athletes. The director of Pronghorn Athletics explains the specific qualifications they looked for when selecting a recipient. “It was very specific it did need to […]Read More

Blackfoot Confederacy flag raised in Lethbridge in observance of National

The Blackfoot Confederacy flag was raised Monday morning at Lethbridge City Hall to honour National Indigenous Peoples Day. A ceremony at the city centre consisted of speeches from dignitaries, and traditional dancing.  Indigenous Relations Coordinator for the City, Pamela Beebe, describes the meaning of the flag and why it is important that it be raised.  […]Read More

Remembering the victims of the Baker Massacre

Indigenous life has been dark lately as the Residential School history of Canada has reared its ugly face.  A monument was recently dedicated in Cardston. This was not only to honour the children who didn’t make it home, but also to remember the victims of a brutal massacre. Former Cardston High School teacher Kara Baldwin […]Read More