Elder reconciles the past by teaching others

His face may be familiar to you — Sheldon is featured in a public service announcement highlighting Mayor Nenshi’s Three Things for Canada initiative. Through the video, Sheldon shares his desire to teach Blackfoot language, history and culture as his way to give back to Canada. Sheldon comes from the Blood Nation, part of the Blackfoot Confederacy. He is a residential school survivor, an elder and an educator. Sheldon attended St. Paul’s residential school in southern Alberta from the time he was five until he was put into the foster care system at 12. His ...

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One month to go of the RESOLVE Campaign

There is officially only one month left of RESOLVE , a first-of-its-kind collaborative Campaign, with nine social service agencies working together...

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‘Happy-go-lucky’ Lorraine finds home after hardship

Lorraine is warm and friendly with an infectious giggle. She lives at Peter Coyle Place, a one-of-a-kind residence for 70 seniors...

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