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2014-04-04 20:21:56

Latest Technology Improving Health Delivery to Siksika Nation SIKSIKA FIRST NATION, AB, April 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Minister Ambrose toured the Siksika Health Centre to see first-hand the innovations and the latest technologies being used to improve the health and well-being of First Nations. The Centre, which opened in 2007, is one of the most technologically advanced First Nations health centres. It was built and operates as a partnership between the Siksika Nation, the...

2013-08-09 23:17:09

"The Blackfeet Tribal Council can stop poisonous fracking to their lands" explains Pauline Matt who is conducting a peaceful protest of Blackfeet Reservation Lands being destroyed by Hydraulic Fracturing. At all other sites, fracking has poisoned land, crops, waters, livestock and reduced Real Estate values to nothing as explored on Dr. Carol Francis Talk Radio Show Today at...

2012-08-14 23:00:46

The Blackfeet Tribal Council can stop poisonous fracking to their lands. Pauline Matt is conducting a peaceful protest of Blackfeet Reservation Lands being destroyed by Hydraulic Fracturing this August 5-12. Lands could easily be saved and kept healthy if the Tribal Council prohibits fracking from occurring, All other sites of fracking have poisoned land, crops, waters, livestock and reduced Real Estate values to nothing. Join Dr. Carol Francis Talk Radio Show and help Blackfeet people...

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2010-08-09 12:44:58

Archaeologists say they have discovered a former hunting complex where bison were stampeded over a cliff at least 1,000 years ago on the Blackfeet Indian reservation in northwestern Montana. The researchers said the 9-mile-long area contains a well-preserved "drive line" system that funnels bison to their deaths, along with bison bones and the remnants of campsites with hundreds of tepee rings. The dig site is on a remote plateau that overlooks the Two Medicine River.  The scientists...

2007-11-08 06:00:42

By Burnett, Kristin This essay looks at the evolution of institutional structures of western health care in First Nations communities in southern Alberta from 1880 to 1930. During the 1890s various churches and their missionary organizations built cottage hospitals, school infirmaries, and dispensaries in Blackfoot, Peigan, Blood, Stoney, and Tsuu T'ina communities. In order to pay for these facilities churches formed a partnership with the federal government, similar to the existing one...

2005-09-14 08:52:50

By Adam Tanner BROWNING, Montana (Reuters) - When Elouise Cobell became treasurer of the Blackfeet Tribe in 1976, she began to investigate U.S. government payments to Native Americans for the rights to mine, farm and graze on Indian land. Three decades later the banker is in her ninth year of a $27.5 billion lawsuit against the U.S. government, alleging that officials have cheated Indians for more than a century. The complex dispute dates back to 1887, when the United States...


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Glacier National Park (US)
2013-03-19 14:40:11

Glacier National Park is located in the American state of Montana, south of the Canadian borders of British Columbia and Alberta. The park contains one million acres of varying landscape with a wide range of plant and animal life. It holds two mountain ranges, over 130 discovered and named lakes, and 16,000 square miles of protected unspoiled ecosystem known as the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem. The history of human presence in the Glacier National Park area is thought to begin about...

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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