5 years after devastating flood, Siksika tourism lodge owner opens for business again



A man from the Siksika Nation has pushed through some major obstacles to preserving his culture.

The community sits east of Calgary.

In 2013, Dion Red Gun lost his tourism lodge in a massive flood.

With a lot of determination and some help from a local university, his lodge is back and running.

Video Journalist / Calgary

Tamara is Métis from Winnipeg, Manitoba. She received a diploma in interactive media arts at Assiniboine Community College in Brandon and has worked as a videographer for CBC in Winnipeg and Iqaluit. Tamara was hired by APTN in 2016 as a camera/editor and is now a video journalist in our Calgary bureau.

6 thoughts on “5 years after devastating flood, Siksika tourism lodge owner opens for business again

  1. Keep moving forward is my motto no matter what. Everyday above ground a blessing. Aho and Miigwetch for your story!

  2. Keep moving forward is my motto no matter what. Everyday above ground a blessing. Aho and Miigwetch for your story!

  3. Soo ka pii…niis ka nii.
    Keep up the good work and may the Creator continue to give you strength.Hoka Hey!!

  4. Soo ka pii…niis ka nii.
    Keep up the good work and may the Creator continue to give you strength.Hoka Hey!!

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