Siksika Nation

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The Siksika Nation is a First Nation in southern Alberta, Canada.wikipedia
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Blackfoot Confederacy

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When European explorers travelled west, they most likely met the Siksiká first and assumed all Niitsítapi of the Blackfoot Confederacy were Blackfoot, which is incorrect.
Today, three First Nation band governments (the Siksika Nation, Kainai Nation, and Piikani Nation) reside in Canada in the provinces of Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia, and the Blackfeet Tribe of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation is a federally recognized Native American tribe in Montana, United States.

Kainai Nation

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The four Niitsítapi nations of the Blackfoot Confederacy are the Siksiká, Káínaa (Kainai or Blood), Aapátohsipikáni (Northern Peigan), and Aamsskáápipikani (South Peigan or Montana Blackfoot).
The Kainai speak a language of the Algonquian linguistic group; their dialect is closely related to those of the Siksika and Peigan.

Piegan Blackfeet

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The four Niitsítapi nations of the Blackfoot Confederacy are the Siksiká, Káínaa (Kainai or Blood), Aapátohsipikáni (Northern Peigan), and Aamsskáápipikani (South Peigan or Montana Blackfoot).
They were the largest of three Blackfoot-speaking groups that made up the Blackfoot Confederacy; the Siksika and Kainai were the others.

Calgary

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The Siksika Nation reserve, Siksika 146 is located approximately 95 km east of Calgary, and 3 km south of the Trans Canada Highway (Highway 1).
The area has been inhabited by the Niitsitapi (Blackfoot Confederacy; Siksika, Kainai, Piikani), îyârhe Nakoda, the Tsuut'ina First Nations peoples and Métis Nation, Region 3.

Piikani Nation

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The four Niitsítapi nations of the Blackfoot Confederacy are the Siksiká, Káínaa (Kainai or Blood), Aapátohsipikáni (Northern Peigan), and Aamsskáápipikani (South Peigan or Montana Blackfoot).
The other members of the Confederacy are the Blackfoot-speaking Káínaa or Blood and the Siksiká or Blackfoot, as well as the Tsuu T'ina or Sarcee who only became allied later and spoke an unrelated language.

Gleichen, Alberta

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Its administrative and business district is located adjacent to the community of Gleichen.
It is located adjacent to the Siksika Nation at the intersection of Highway 1 and Highway 547, approximately 40 km southeast of Strathmore.

Siksika 146

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The Siksika Nation reserve, Siksika 146 is located approximately 95 km east of Calgary, and 3 km south of the Trans Canada Highway (Highway 1).
It is located 87 km southeast of Calgary and is inhabited by members of the Siksika Nation.

Crowfoot

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Crowfoot (1830 – 25 April 1890) or Isapo-Muxika (Blackfoot Issapóómahksika, "Crow-big-foot" ) was a chief of the Siksika First Nation.

Blackfoot language

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The name Siksiká comes from the Blackfoot words sik (black) and iká (foot), with a connector s between the two words.

Robin Big Snake

These tribes are mainly part of the Siksika nation that reside in Alberta.

Aatsista-Mahkan

Aatsista-Mahkan or Running Rabbit (c. 1833 – probably 24 January 1911) was a chief of the Siksika First Nation.

Treaty 7

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The agreement was signed at the Blackfoot Crossing of the Bow River, at the present-day Siksika Nation reserve, approximately 100 km east of Calgary, Alberta.

Gerald McMaster

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Gerald Raymond McMaster, O.C. (born 9 March 1953, in North Battleford) is a curator, artist, and author and a Plains Cree member of the Siksika Nation.

Rilee Many Bears

Rilee Many Bears is a Canadian-born First Nations runner from Siksika Nation, Alberta, a part of the Blackfoot Confederacy.

Armond Duck Chief

A member of the Siksika Nation from Alberta, he released his debut album Country Groove in 2011.

First Nations

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The Siksika Nation is a First Nation in southern Alberta, Canada.

Alberta

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The Siksika Nation is a First Nation in southern Alberta, Canada.

Algonquian languages

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The Siksikáwa are the northernmost of the Niitsítapi (Original People), all of whom speak dialects of Blackfoot, an Algonquian language.

Medical cannabis

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The Siksika government applied for a licence to produce Medical Marijuana in April 2016.

Trans-Canada Highway

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The Siksika Nation reserve, Siksika 146 is located approximately 95 km east of Calgary, and 3 km south of the Trans Canada Highway (Highway 1).

Alberta Highway 1

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The Siksika Nation reserve, Siksika 146 is located approximately 95 km east of Calgary, and 3 km south of the Trans Canada Highway (Highway 1).

Government of Canada

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The Siksika Nation has had a longstanding land claim dispute with the Government of Canada over events dating back to 1910.

Canadian Pacific Railway

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The cession included 5067.6 ha of reserve lands to be transferred to the Canadian Pacific Railway, for construction of the Bassano Dam.