Tags : Blood Tribe

Opioid recovery camps to begin June 25th

An advocate from Lethbridge says he has finally brought forth his vision of what he thinks will help out those who are battling addiction in our city. Alvin Mills says recovery camps will be set up on the Blood Tribe on private land. Blackfoot members will have to be four days sober in order to […]Read More

New recovery community site breaks ground

Construction has officially begun on a new recovery site just east of Lethbridge. The city and the province broke ground on the site Wednesday morning which will eventually be a place to help people looking to break their addictions. Angela Stewart has more.  Read More

Crime Stoppers a first for Blood Tribe

The anonymous crime tip line Crime Stoppers has now made its way to the Blood Tribe. Crime Stoppers is a nonprofit agency that allows you to provide confidential tips on crime. If a tip leads to an arrest you can be eligible for a financial reward. The Blood Tribe Crime Stoppers is the first Indigenous-led […]Read More

Indigenous recovery camps planned for healing

The Kindness To Others Renewal and Healing Centre is holding two, 28 day recovery camps for those who are looking to kick addiction in the Blackfoot Confederacy. The camps will include traditional healing ceremonies, which will be held in areas of the Blood Tribe. Alvin Mills, the group’s founder, says this is a great way […]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

Blood Tribe community members voice concerns on drug crisis, detox

A former employee of a Blood Tribe wellness centre is speaking up over ongoing substance-related deaths that have plagued the reserve. Roger Prairie Chicken says that millions of dollars given to the Blood Tribe First Nation for detox beds and supports for those dealing with addiction are not being used for their intended purpose. He […]Read More