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SIGA: Rider Nation Progressive Touchdown Jackpot

One lucky winner hit the Rider Nation Progressive Touchdown Jackpot winning more than $79 thousand over the weekend. November 29, 2021 – Saskatoon, SK – The Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) is pleased to announce the Rider Nation Touchdown Jackpot was won at the Northern Lights Casino in Prince Albert this past Saturday. Micah Daniels […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 20216 Views

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Smoke Signals jackpot winner announced over $1.5 million at Dakota Dunes Casino

One lucky guest at the Dakota Dunes Casino is going home a millionaire today as SIGA announces that the Smoke Signals jackpot was won for more than $1.5 million. November 10, 2021 – Saskatoon, SK – Saskatchewan’s newest millionaire, Lanford Montgrand, hit big on the Smoke Signals jackpot Monday evening, winning a total of $1,573,777.82. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 11, 202125 Views

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Neeched Up Games provides Indigenous culture education through interactive board game – Global News

October 12, 2021 Janelle Pewapsconias loves to educate. Pewapsconias hails from the Little Red First Nation. With the creative mind power of her sister and discussions with her family, Pewaskonias founded Neeched Up Games. “It was formed from this heartwarming moment in the very beginning,” Pewapsconias said. “It’s an interacting experience.” There is a simple goal […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 202130 Views

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Sask. director explores the impact of colonial policies of Indigenous families in new film – CTV News

Oct. 11, 2021 REGINA – Saskatchewan-born writer and director Danis Goulet is exploring colonization through a dystopian science fiction lens in her latest film. “Night Raiders” – which is set in the year 2043 – imagines children are property of the state in a post-civil war North America and follows a Cree mother and her […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 202139 Views

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Popular video game Rainbow Six Siege adds Indigenous character from Saskatchewan – APTN News

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege is one of the most popular video games with millions of players worldwide. It’s designed by the Canadian-based company Ubisoft. The online tactical shooter game has recently added a new character called Thunderbird, and she’s from the Nakoda territories of Saskatchewan. “They said that whichever actress that they chose would […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 202164 Views

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Consultant ‘impressed’ with Sask. Indigenous character featured in Rainbow Six Siege – CTV

July 12, 2021 SASKATOON — Ubisoft recently released a character into its video game Rainbow Six Siege with both Nakoda and Saskatchewan roots – codenamed Thunderbird. “We wanted to create a character that would be very strong, resilient, that would be representing our Nakoda nation. Everything about her, her tattoos, everything was in discussion to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 202169 Views

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SK Government: First Year of Inactive Well Program Strong Success

May 27, 2021 $184 Million To More Than 500 Saskatchewan Companies For Work On Inactive Oil And Gas Sites Saskatchewan’s Accelerated Site Closure Program (ASCP) has seen strong uptake and success during its first year. The ASCP provides funding to Saskatchewan-based oil and gas service companies to conduct abandonment (clean-up) and reclamation work of inactive oil and gas […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2021148 Views

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Indigenous helmed shows mark ‘significant moment’ in television history says Cree actor – APTN News

May 04, 2021 Three decades into his acting career, Michael Greyeyes believes we’ve arrived at a landmark moment for Indigenous people on the screen and behind the scenes. The actor known for his roles on Fear The Walking Dead and seminal films like Dance Me Outside recently landed a role on Peacock’s Rutherford Falls. The […]

by ahnationtalk on May 5, 202162 Views

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Amazon Canada and The Walrus Unveil Shortlist for the 45th Annual First Novel Award

The winner of the Amazon Canada First Novel Award will be announced on Thursday, May 27, during a virtual ceremony hosted by Jennifer Hollett, the executive director of The Walrus and will include celebrated Canadian author Lawrence Hill as the special guest speaker The winner of the Youth Author short-fiction category will also be recognized […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 202165 Views

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Indigenous women at the heart of video project called ‘kohkom’ – Saskatoon StarPhoenix

The video series is a combination of discussion, storytelling, and theatre education with Curtis Peeteetuce and three kohkoms. Curtis Peeteetuce described his newest video project as a little mix of the sitcom The Golden Girls and life on the reserve. It’s an apt way to capture the lighthearted, yet powerful conversations featured in the new […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 202098 Views

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