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Pondering Pehonan

Rob Houle

In amiskwaciwaskahikan (Edmonton), when you examine the current state of Indigenous relations, initiatives and heritage, one cannot help but be…

The “Grand Lady of the Métis:” Dr. Anne Anderson’s mission to preserve the Cree language

Bruce Cinnamon

mikâwê (mother)[1] When Dr. Anne Anderson was born on a river lot farm east of St. Albert in 1906, she was…

Rev. Robert Rundle: The Missionary and his Cat

Neil Cramer

The history of missionaries as they relate to the development of post-contact Canada is long, complicated, and often very emotional,…

Nellie Carlson and the Indian Rights for Indian Women movement

Bruce Cinnamon

Disclaimer: Due to the importance around the legal designation of Indian status, this article sometimes uses the term “Indian” to…

Reconciling Edmonton

Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail

Too often Edmonton’s story is presented as one of pioneers, homesteaders and settlement where Indigenous Peoples are relegated to the…