Siksika Nation has released its Ohkinniinaa & Ninaaks Midterm Report for the 2022 - 2025 term.

According to staff with the nation the report showcases the achievements and progress made by council members and Siksika Nation members.

The nation recently announced a new Recovery Centre as construction has now begun on the 76-bed facility which will provide culturally relevant programming featuring Indigenous traditions and languages. As well as providing healing practices and modern addiction treatment. The building comes in at a cost of $35 million.

Siksika Nation is governed by one Chief and twelve councillors who are elected every three years.

According to the report, Siksika Nation has a population of more than 8,000 people.

The report says that Siksika Nation is in the process of establishing its own independent police service. The Public Safety Task Force is working with the provincial and federal governments to talk about policing arrangements and establishing a headquarter office on the east side of the reserve. The goal is for construction to start in 2025.

Earlier in June the Siksika Police Commission was sworn in.

For the full report you can visit here.