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Ribbon Skirt Sewing Circle
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ribbon Skirt Sewing Circle Every Thursday from 7:00pm – 9:00pm beginning March 24, 2022 at the Fort Chipewyan Community High School. Open to all FCCHS students All materials will be provided For more information: kanesa.shwetz@mikisewcree.ca   , ...
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Water Day and Soccer Baseball
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join us on Saturday August 6th at the beach front from 10:30am-1:00pm to enjoy slip and slides, and a water balloon fight. From 1:00pm-3:00pm we will be hosting a fun game of soccer baseball for youth at the ball diamond. Please bring a towel and a change of clothes if you want to join us for soccer baseball after , ...
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Soaring Eagles Indigenous Youth Camp
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For more information on the Soaring Eagles Indigenous Youth Camp, click here. , ...
Rock Painting and Ball Hockey
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Join us on Sunday, August 7th from 10:00am-1:30pm for a day of rock painting and ball hockey at the Arbour in Doghead! Please bring your own ball hockey stick. , ...
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Soaring Eagles Indigenous Youth Camp
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Soaring Eagles Indigenous Youth Camp
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For more information on the Soaring Eagles Indigenous Youth Camp, click here. , ...
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Soaring Eagles Indigenous Youth Camp
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Soaring Eagles Indigenous Youth Camp
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For more information on the Soaring Eagles Indigenous Youth Camp, click here. , ...
Alberta Indigenous Games
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Ribbon Skirt Sewing Circle
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ribbon Skirt Sewing Circle Every Thursday from 7:00pm – 9:00pm beginning March 24, 2022 at the Fort Chipewyan Community High School. Open to all FCCHS students All materials will be provided For more information: kanesa.shwetz@mikisewcree.ca   , ...
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Soaring Eagles Indigenous Youth Camp
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Alberta Indigenous Games
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Alberta Indigenous Games
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Ribbon Skirt Sewing Circle
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ribbon Skirt Sewing Circle Every Thursday from 7:00pm – 9:00pm beginning March 24, 2022 at the Fort Chipewyan Community High School. Open to all FCCHS students All materials will be provided For more information: kanesa.shwetz@mikisewcree.ca   , ...
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Fort McMurray MCFN Members BBQ
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Mighty Buffalo Youth Camp
All Day
For more information on the Mighty Buffalo Youth Camp, click here. , ...
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Mighty Buffalo Youth Camp
All Day
For more information on the Mighty Buffalo Youth Camp, click here. , ...
2nd Fort Chip Truth Scanning Information Gathering
View Event Schedule here Mikisew Cree First Nation is seeking any urban residential school survivors whom are interested in attending the 2nd Truth Scanning Gathering. The gathering will be taking place in Fort Chipewyan on August 22nd and 23rd. Travel to and from the gathering will be supported and meals will be a , ...
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Mighty Buffalo Youth Camp
All Day
For more information on the Mighty Buffalo Youth Camp, click here. , ...
2nd Fort Chip Truth Scanning Information Gathering
View Event Schedule here Mikisew Cree First Nation is seeking any urban residential school survivors whom are interested in attending the 2nd Truth Scanning Gathering. The gathering will be taking place in Fort Chipewyan on August 22nd and 23rd. Travel to and from the gathering will be supported and meals will be a , ...
Edmonton MCFN Members BBQ
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Mighty Buffalo Youth Camp
All Day
For more information on the Mighty Buffalo Youth Camp, click here. , ...
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Mighty Buffalo Youth Camp
All Day
For more information on the Mighty Buffalo Youth Camp, click here. , ...
Ribbon Skirt Sewing Circle
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ribbon Skirt Sewing Circle Every Thursday from 7:00pm – 9:00pm beginning March 24, 2022 at the Fort Chipewyan Community High School. Open to all FCCHS students All materials will be provided For more information: kanesa.shwetz@mikisewcree.ca   , ...
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Mighty Buffalo Youth Camp
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For more information on the Mighty Buffalo Youth Camp, click here. , ...
High Level MCFN Members BBQ
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Fort Smith MCFN Members BBQ
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Rita Marten
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Melanie Dene
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Shawn Simpson
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Lloyd Antoine
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Joe Gibot
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Joe is a successful heavy-duty mechanic who gained Red Seal certification in 1976 - something of which he is very proud. Since then, Joe has always been employed or apprenticing and, like many successful Mikisew members, able to make a living near his home.

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