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The Siksika Nation Partners with the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo

By Emil Tiedemann On February 22, the Siksika Nation Tribal Administration and the WilderInstitute/Calgary Zoo signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that seeks to develop a respectful and equitable relationship related to supporting reconciliation and creating opportunities for the Siksika people. Photo by Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo. “We are proud to partner with the Siksika Nation to integrate recognition of their long presence on these precious lands into our interpretive programs, particularly in the Canadian Wilds, and to create opportunities to advance understanding and reconciliation,” stated ClĂ©ment Lanthier , the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo’s President and CEO. The Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo is the rebranded Calgary Zoo Foundation and is focused on all conservation aspects of the zoo, which dates back to 1929. “Together, we will continue to be a force of nature for making the world a wilder place,” stated the Office of Chief and Council Government of Siksika Nat