Synonyms for siksika_nation or Related words with siksika_nation

siksika              peigan              piikani_nation              piapot              blackfoot_confederacy              saulteaux              tsuu_ina              piikani              kainai              lac_la_ronge              nakoda              tahltan              teslin_tlingit_council              wikwemikong              dene_tha              chipewyan              ermineskin              mathias_colomb              piegan              aandc_profile              tsuu_ina_nation              sarcee              kainai_nation              blackfoot              chippewa_ojibwe              danezaa              kluane              assiniboine              animbiigoo              pincher_creek              kanesatake              gros_ventre              bigstone_cree_nation              musqueam              anishinabe              tsuut_ina              kispiox              tyendinaga_mohawk_territory              sawridge              dunneza              bearspaw              keeseekoowenin              ktunaxa              muskoday              mikisew_cree              amisk              fort_chipewyan              ahtahkakoop              poundmaker              gitxsan             



Examples of "siksika_nation"
"Siksika" means literally Blackfoot, being named after the Siksika Nation.
The district was named after the town of Gleichen Alberta, that is situated north of Siksika Nation.
Klein was made an honorary member of the Blackfoot Siksika Nation, one of only two to be honoured as such.
The district's major communities, Vulcan, Coalhurst, the Siksika Nation, Arrowwood, Picture Butte and Mossleigh provide service centres for area's agricultural and oil & gas industries.
Old Sun Community College is a community college owned and operated by First Nations that provides post-secondary education and training in Siksika 146, Alberta, Canada to members of the Siksika Nation.
Gleichen is a hamlet in southeast Alberta, Canada within Wheatland County. It is located adjacent to the Siksika Nation at the intersection of Highway 1 and Highway 547, approximately southeast of Strathmore. It has an elevation of .
The Siksika Nation reserve, Siksika 146 is located approximately east of Calgary, and south of the Trans Canada Highway (Highway 1). Its administrative and business district is located adjacent to the community of Gleichen.
The Albertan government granted the Siksika nation $93M to rebuild their communities; $10M of this grant will be used to train and upgrade the vocational skills needed to perform construction repairs.
Blackfoot Trail is a road in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It is named for the Blackfoot Confederacy, and more specifically the Siksika Nation, located east of Calgary. The road runs from 17 Avenue SE in the north, where Blackfoot Trail meets Deerfoot Trail (Highway 2), to Southland Drive in the south.
Treaty 7 (1877) involved the Blackfoot in what is today the southern portion of Alberta. It was concluded on September 22, 1877. The agreement was signed at the Blackfoot Crossing of the Bow River, at the present-day Siksika Nation reserve, approximately 100 km east of Calgary. Chief Crowfoot was one of the signatories to Treaty 7.
During the autumn of 1871, chief Many Swans, the chief of the Biters band of the Siksika nation and brother of Running Rabbit, died resulting in Running Rabbit being appointed as chief of the biters. During his career as a band chief he was noted for his kindness, generosity and intelligence.
The Siksika Nation is a First Nation in southern Alberta, Canada. The name "Siksiká" comes from the Blackfoot words "sik" (black) and "iká" (foot), with a connector "s" between the two words. The plural form of "Siksiká" is "Siksikáwa". The "Siksikáwa" are the northernmost of the "Niitsítapi" (Original People), all of whom speak dialects of Blackfoot, an Algonquian language.
In 1892 after the death of head chief No-okska-stumik (Three Bulls), Running Rabbit was appointed as one of the two head chiefs of the Siksika nation alongside fellow chief Old Sun. He remained known for his wisdom, kindness and progressiveness. In 1898 he had made enough money harvesting hay to buy a high top buggy. Running Rabbit died in 1911.
When European explorers travelled west, they most likely met the "Siksiká" first and assumed all "Niitsítapi" of the Blackfoot Confederacy were Blackfoot, which is incorrect. The four "Niitsítapi" nations of the Blackfoot Confederacy are the "Siksiká", "Káínaa" (Kainai or Blood), "Aapátohsipikáni" (Northern Peigan), and "Aamsskáápipikani" (South Peigan or Montana Blackfoot). The approximate population of the Siksika Nation, as of 2009, is 6,000 people.
Running Rabbit signed Treaty No.7 with the Canadian government alongside other Siksika nation chiefs including Crowfoot and Old Sun. The treaty promised the Blackfoot Confederacy reserve lands, hunting rights, trapping rights, and annual provisions/and or payments from the Queen in exchange for all of the traditional territory of the confederacy with the exception of lands set aside for reservations. Running Rabbit was recognized as a minor Siksika chief and was listed as having 90 followers. Running Rabbit and his band continued to live a traditional nomadic lifestyle until the last bison herds within the area were destroyed in 1881, resulting in his band and others of the Siksika nation settling on their previously set aside reserve 60 miles east of Calgary Alberta. On the reservation Running Rabbit was noted for trying to adapt to a new lifestyle which was forced upon them, becoming a noted farmer in 1887.
Very few other former residential schools have transitioned into independently-operated community schools for Aboriginal children. White Calf Collegiate in Lebret, Saskatchewan was run by the Star Blanket Cree Nation from 1973 until its closure in 1998, after being run by the Oblates from 1884 to 1969. Old Sun Community College is run by the Siksika Nation in Alberta, in a building that operated as a residential school from 1929 to 1971, first run by the Anglicans and taken over by the federal government in the 1969. After the Albertan government chose to bus children to nearby public schools, it was converted into adult learning and stood as a campus of Mount Royal College from 1971 to 1976. In 1976, the Siksika Nation took over operations and in 1988, the Old Sun College Act was passed in the Alberta Legislature.
Robin Leslie Big Snake was born on April 10, 1984. His mother Lisa is Cree, being one of the largest groups of first nation or aboriginal people and his father Carlon is Blackfoot, another large group of aboriginal people. Mainly these tribes are apart of the Siksika nation that reside in Alberta. The nation of Siksika is found to have around 6896 people. about 3783 people living on the reserve and 3086 living off the reserve.
Born in Calgary, Alberta, Sobat spent her early years in Southern Alberta, living in Drumheller, then Shouldice, and on the Blackfoot Indian Reservation, now Siksika Nation, near the hamlet of Gleichen. She attended kindergarten at the Old Sun Residential School. Her father’s work with Indian Affairs brought her in contact with many First Nations people and childhood playmates, including those she met while living in St. Paul, near the Saddle Lake Cree Nation.
Treaty 7 was an agreement between Queen Victoria and several, mainly Blackfoot, First Nation band governments in what is today the southern portion of Alberta. It was concluded on September 22, 1877. The agreement was signed at the Blackfoot Crossing of the Bow River, at the present-day Siksika Nation reserve, approximately east of Calgary. Chief Crowfoot was one of the signatories to Treaty 7.
Preceded by Highway 22X in the west, Highway 901 begins at Highway 24, approximately northwest of the Hamlet of Carseland and south of the Hamlet of Cheadle. After intersecting Highway 817, the highway enters the Siksika I.R. No. 146, an Indian reserve of the Siksika Nation, intersecting Highway 547 south of the Hamlet of Gleichen. A short distance later, the highway leaves the Indian reserve and ends at the Trans-Canada Highway, east of Gleichen.