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What is Treaty 7?

Treaty 7 was signed on Sept. 21, 1877 between the Blackfoot Confederacy, Tsuut’ina Nation, Stoney-Nakoda Nation and Her Majesty Queen Victoria. Legally, the treaty, called iniitsii in Blackfoot, meant that Indigenous people would relinquish their traditional territory and allow European settlers to... well, settle.

There were nearly 900 million websites in the world in 2015, according to Internet Live Stats.

Fast-forward to now, and the number balloons to just over 1 billion.

If you want to visit World War I memorials, go in August where the grass is at its greenest.

It provides a stark contrast to the grey headstones of buried soldiers. Visit it the early afternoon, preferably when it is raining. The overcast skies and the pattering of the rain against the leaves and muddy ground create a background sound to otherwise entirely silent surroundings.

It was early in the morning and the room was still dark as Joy Thunder found herself head down, crying into a mattress.