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Treaty 10 Gathering – OTC

Office of the Treaty Commissioner exeutive director, Harry Lafond, sent a dispatch from the second annual Treaty 10 Gathering from English River First Nation’s La Plonge reserve near Beauval. For the second year in a row, I trekked north to the beautiful landscape of La Plonge in late July and early August. Treaty 10 Gathering […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 20181 Views

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Number of visible minorities on Saskatoon Police Service grows – StarPhoenix

The Saskatoon Police Service has seen steady growth in the number of visible minorities it employed in the last decade. August 20, 2018 When Staff Sgt. A.J. Chevli first joined the Saskatoon Police Service in the 1990s, the ranks were already diversifying. Chevli, who now heads up the economic crimes unit, saw visible minorities and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 20183 Views

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First Nations compensation forms now available for those taken away during Sixties Scoop – MBC Network Radio

Aug 20, 2018 Claims are now being accepted from people who qualify for the Sixties Scoop settlement recently approved by the federal government. The settlement covers status Indians and Inuit people taken from their families during a 40-year period from 1951 to 1991. The settlement will see about $750 million directed to survivors, $50 million […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 20184 Views

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Feds fund initiatives for Indigenous women – Journal Of Commerce

August 20, 2018 SASKATOON, SASK. — The Government of Canada has announced it will put $4.3 million towards projects that advance the economic prosperity and security of Indigenous women. The Aboriginal Friendship Centres of Saskatchewan has been awarded $304,950 for a project to develop an Indigenous women’s economic framework by connecting local businesses and economic […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 20185 Views

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Indigenous slo-pitch team reports racist comments at tournament – StarPhoenix

An Indigenous slo-pitch team is preparing to make a human rights complaint after being the brunt of racist comments at a Perdue tournament. August 20, 2018 A Saskatchewan slo-pitch team made up of Indigenous players says some of its members are “traumatized” after they were barraged by racist comments at a tournament in the Village […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 20183 Views

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Encanto Potash and Muskowekwan First Nation Engage Golder for Environmental Studies – Potash Works

Encanto Potash Corp. (TSXV: EPO) and the Muskowekwan First Nation are very pleased to announce that they have engaged Golder Associates Ltd., a consulting, design and construction services company, as a vital part of the next step in developing a significant potash mine in Saskatchewan. As part of Encanto’s previously stated plan to strive to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 201811 Views

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Editorial: New stat holiday a chance for the country to heal – StarPhoenix

Editorial: The concept of creating a new federal statutory holiday to commemorate the legacy of Canada’s residential schools on Indigenous people is worth supporting August 17, 2018 The concept of creating a new federal statutory holiday to commemorate the legacy of Canada’s residential schools on Indigenous people is well worth supporting. According to reporting by […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 201812 Views

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Coroner’s office starts releasing stats on suicide deaths in Saskatchewan – CBC

More men than women died by suicide, high numbers of young people, statistics show Aug 16, 2018 Nearly 1,900 people in Saskatchewan have lost their lives to suicide in the past 12 years, according to new figures published by the provincial coroner. Posted to the corner’s website, the statistics show how many suicide deaths its […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201812 Views

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People who helped name new bridge endured racism, committee hears – StarPhoenix

August 15, 2018 Naming a new Saskatoon bridge to honour Indigenous heritage heralded a new era for city hall, but the people involved also encountered racism, a city council committee heard. The process for naming the new Chief Mistawasis Bridge entailed an unprecedented level of community engagement and also involved the Indigenous community. The name […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 201815 Views

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Plaque unveiled to honour former students of Regina residential school – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 14, 2018 REGINA _ Students who died while attending a residential school in Saskatchewan more than 100 years ago are being remembered. A plaque has been unveiled at the Regina Indian Industrial School cemetery west of the city. Parks Minister Gene Makowsky says the provincial heritage property designation ensures that the school’s […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201816 Views

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