Articles written by Malcolm Mccoll

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 By Malcolm McColl    News

Neechi Gear: More than a winning brand

I came up with the name Neechie Gear for a brand name when I was in university. "It means My Friend in Cree," says Kendal Netmaker, owner of the Neechie Gear, Inc., a store selling... — Updated 8/1/2015

 By Malcolm McColl    News

'Aboriginal Focus School' continues to expand

VANCOUVER, BC—Enrollment doubled going into the second year of the Vancouver School Board’s Aboriginal Choice school on East Hastings, “The plan was to start small and grow slowly,” says Vonnie Hutchingson, principal, “althou... — Updated 11/23/2013

 By Malcolm McColl    News

First Nations flooded in Southern Alberta

CALGARY, AB—In Southern Alberta the recent flooding continues to wreak havoc. On June 24, 2013, it was announced that the Alberta Government approved funding of up to $1 billion t... — Updated 7/27/2013


Suicide is not a crime but it feels like it should be

I am at my nephew’s funeral, but in all this world there is no real trace of him left. A candle burns amongst a circle of vibrant flowers, but he will not find any warmth from it a... — Updated 12/16/2012

 By Malcolm McColl    News

Teaching a treasured and ancient craft in birch bark

SPOKANE, WA—The Bark Canoe Store opened in 2000 in Spokane. Originally it began operating by making birch bark canoes and it expanded to provide birch bark for cabinet and f... — Updated 9/24/2012

 By Malcolm McColl    News

New power makes Douglas First Nation feel connected

VANCOUVER, BC—The Lower St’at’mx First Nations have a world of opportunity at hand as they become part of energy developments that make new opportunities available. Douglas First Nation partnered with Cloudworks Energy to help brin... — Updated 9/23/2012


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