NATHAN DENETTE / THE CANADIAN PRESS Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley celebrates her victory Tuesday night after toppling the Progressive Conservative colossus that has dominated the province for more than four decades.
A quote from Rachel Notley’s victory speech last night: “To Alberta’s Indigenous peoples: the trust we have been given tonight is a call to be better neighbours and partners. I’m looking forward to consulting with you and learning from you.”
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Michael Tyas is the managing editor of One River News. He graduated the University of Manitoba with an honours degree in environmental studies, and is a professional videographer and video trainer. He produced the feature length documentary "One River, Many Relations" in Fort Chipewyan. He continues to work with indigenous communities to share their stories around resource extraction, industrial development, and impacts on traditional territories.