Siksika

Siksika

(sĭk`səkə): see BlackfootBlackfoot,
Native North Americans of the Algonquian branch of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock (see Native American languages). They occupied in the early 19th cent.
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The Blackfoot (Niitsitapi) People live in Northern Montana and Southern Alberta and are made up of four principal bands: Siksika (Alberta), Kainai (Alberta), Northern Piikuni (Alberta) and Southern Piikuni (Browning, Montana).
This year, as many as 1,970 students have started the school year in one of the six new schools in First Nations communities, including O'Chiese (AB), Pikangikum (ON), Fort Severn (ON), Poplar Hill (ON), Siksika (AB), and Kwakiutl (BC).
At the official opening of the new Chief Crowfoot Elementary School at Siksika Nation this afternoon, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Carolyn Bennett announced that $286.
Caption: Jay Waterchief, a youth delegate from the Siksika Nation, diocese of Calgary
A partnership between Siksika First Nation, the province, and the Indian Business Corporation, will see the distribution of $2.
As for the men's division, Alberta's Siksika Rebels won their third straight national championship.
Lacey Little Bird lives at the Siksika First Nation reserve in Alberta and loves spending time with her grandmother, Kahasi.
This World Heritage Site sits in the picturesque valley of the Bow River, where the Siksika (Blackfoot tribe) and the Crown signed the historic Treaty Seven in 1877, securing the land.
In addition to appointing lawyers to represent clients in need, Legal Aid Alberta has a number of specialized programs to help people and regions where legal needs are most acute: the Family Law Offices, Youth Criminal Defence Offices, Central Alberta Law Office, Immigration Services, and an office at Siksika Nation run in partnership with the Nation.
For example, at the outbreak of the Riel Rebellion in 1885, an influential Siksika chief named Big Plume went to the lodge of his chief, Crowfoot, and presented him with a small bundle containing tobacco, sweetgrass, and bullets.
on the Siksika Nation, is built on 2,000 acres of prairie grassland overlooking the Bow River.
Though he's a newcomer to the OHL, Big Snake, who is from Alberta's Siksika First Nation, is no stranger to junior hockey.