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Treaty No. 6

The signing of Treaty No.6 between the Plains and Wood Cree people and the Crown took place on August 23, 1876 at Fort Carlton.

Indigenous veterans honoured

               This message was delivered by Sharon Pasula, Oksapewis/Aboriginal Cultural and Educational Helper, November 16, 2014 at the Standing Stones services at both All Saints Cathedral 9:15 am service and at St. Faith’s 11:00 am service.  The gospel reading for that day was Matthew 25: 14-30.  Follows is the basis […]

The Ohlone Prayer in the Four Directions, shared by Andrew Galvan, Ohlone.

The Ohlone Prayer in the Four Directions The East is the direction from which the new day comes into the world. It is the direction of renewal. It is the place of innocence, guilelessness, spontaneity, joy and the capacity to believe in the unseen. In the East is the rising sun, the dawn of a […]

We have added an Indigenous RSS Feed link to the Homepage.

  We have added an Indigenous RSS Feed link to the Homepage. For those who are not familiar with how to subscribe to a post, it is a short process. Go to the webpage, Scroll down looking at the column on the far right.  Below the Archives box is the box for subscribing to […]

“Something Discovered… Something Missing” Nestooaak Workshop

  We are capable! A Nestooaak workshop held on traditional Cree territory, that is now also home to the parishes of St. Faith and St. Stephen the Martyr, equipped more than 40 Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people from several communities, including Cold Lake, Wetaskiwin and Edmonton, with the capability to become better neighbours. “It wasn’t until […]

Oct 1 2014 St Mary's smudge

Oskapewis Offers Act of Reconciliation

Every Wednesday, St. Mary’s Anglican Church northeast of downtown Edmonton offers a food bank. Sharon Pasula, a Diocese of Edmonton Indigenous ministries team member, was invited to come and offer a smudge to the people who pick up groceries at St. Mary’s.