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Hundreds of Saskatchewan teachers welcomed into Indigenous communities
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Hundreds of Saskatchewan teachers welcomed into Indigenous communities

Over 320 teachers and staff members from the Northeast School Division visited neighboring Indigenous communities Friday to learn about how they can take reconciliation into the classroom. Sharon Meyer, one of the organizers of the event works as the First Nation and Metis consultant in the Northeast School Division. She wanted to give teachers the chance to become students on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Read more: Saskatchewan marks 2nd annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Read More Saskatchewan marks 2nd annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation “I thought what better way to create relationships and experiences,” Meyer sa...
Creator’s Stone meteorite to be returned to original site in Alberta
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Creator’s Stone meteorite to be returned to original site in Alberta

The Alberta government has signed an agreement with a First Nations group to return an ancient meteorite to its original location. Manitou Asiniy, also known as the Creator’s Stone or Manitou Stone, is a 145-kilogram iron meteorite that landed in the Iron Creek area, close to the Alberta-Saskatchewan boundary, billions of years ago.The stone held spiritual significance to Indigenous people across the Prairies and was thought to protect buffalo herds.It was moved to Toronto in the late 1800s and later went to the Royal Alberta Museum in Edmonton. Trending Stories Story continues below advertisement Consultations between the museum and Indigenous groups about the fate of the stone started in 2002.Elder Leonard Bastien says the return o...