The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Treaty 7

Indigenous youth shared their experiences growing up at a storytelling showcase Saturday, Nov. 23. The youth explored their identity through songs, multimedia creations and dance.

Powwow competitors gathered for music and dancing at the Siksika Nation annual powwow and fair at the Piiksapi Memorial Arbour over the weekend.  The weekend festivities were from August 9-11 east of Calgary.

You would think having your kids taken away from you would be the wake-up call needed to kick an addiction. For Sarah Rene, this was not the case. When her drug use got so bad that her two daughters and son were taken from her, things only got worse.

The word two-spirit has had many meanings throughout generations: a spiritual healer, a leader. However, in modern days, it is seen through a more negative lens.