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Brother describes 66-year-old veteran killed in Saskatchewan stabbings as ‘always smiling’ – CBC

Sep 14, 2022 Family of Earl Burns held a wake Tuesday night to remember the man they lost Orlen Burns picks up a photo of his late brother, Earl Burns. There are several on the table, but this one is Orlen’s favourite of the bunch. It shows a young Earl about to compete at a […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202217 Views

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Saskatoon Tribal Council: The Sister and Nephew of Tribal Chief Remembered for Laughter and Commitment

During an emotional and heartbreaking press conference, Saskatoon Tribal Council  Tribal Chief Mark Arcand announced that his sister Bonnie and nephew Gregory were two of the victims of the James Smith Cree Nation tragedy. Flanked by Bonnie’s husband Brian and Bonnie’s father Chuck, Arcand described in detail how he heard about the tragedy. “Right outside […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 202215 Views

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Wake held for Frank Young at Saskatchewan First Nation – Global News

July 14, 2022 Community members of Red Earth Cree Nation and Shoal Lake Cree Nation gathered on Wednesday to say goodbye to five-year-old Frank Young. The boy went missing nearly three months ago on April 19, prompting searches by land, air and water to find him. Frank’s body was found in Carrot River not far […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 202244 Views

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Celebrated Indigenous educator Cecil King dies at 90 – APTN News

A funeral was held in Saskatoon yesterday for a well-known and celebrated Indigenous educator. Cecil King died last Wednesday at the age of 90 . King founded the Indian Teacher Education Program at the University of Saskatchewan. Read More: https://www.aptnnews.ca/videos/celebrated-indigenous-educator-cecil-king-dies-at-90/

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202253 Views

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Métis Community Mourns the loss of Taya Sinclair

March 18, 2022– Métis Nation–Saskatchewan (MN–S) mourns the loss of Taya Sinclair, a young Saskatoon Métis woman and mother with roots in the community of Green Lake in northwestern Saskatchewan. “On behalf of Métis Nation–Saskatchewan, we express our heartfelt condolences to the Sinclair and Aubichon families for the loss of Taya, their beloved mother, daughter, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 202277 Views

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First Nation ‘devastated’ after elder dies in crash with train – CBC

Mar 09, 2022 Community is fundraising for family of injured grandchildren Every morning when the school doors opened at Ochapowace Nation, Albert Isaac was there in his wheelchair with his smudge bowl, greeting people. The 65-year-old would go from class to class to pray and smudge with the students of Kakiswiew School, said Nicole Bear, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 202281 Views

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In Memoriam: Harold R. Johnson

Prince Albert Grand Council’s Executive, Senators, Women’s Commission, management and staff would like to extend their condolences to the family and friends of the late Harold R. Johnson who passed away at the age of 68-years-old on Wednesday, February 11th, 2022. A band member of Montreal Lake Cree Nation, Harold Johnson was a graduate of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 202298 Views

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Indigenous author Harold R. Johnson dead after battle with cancer – Global News

February 10, 2022 A prominent Saskatchewan Indigenous author has died. The family of Harold R. Johnson said he died Wednesday in Toronto surrounded by loved ones after a battle with cancer. He was 68. “The storyteller, trapper, father, brother, husband, uncle Harold R. Johnson took his final breath today and will continue the rest of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 202296 Views

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PAGC Remembers Senator Simon Robillard

(Treaty 5, 6, 8 & 10 Territories)– The Prince Albert Grand Council’s Executive, Senators, Women’s Commission, management and staff would like to extend their condolences to the family and friends of the late Senator Simon Robillard, who passed away at the age of 92-years-old on Wednesday, September 15th, 2021. “Senator Simon Robillard was a highly-respected […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 2021103 Views

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Remembering the lives lost: Vigil held for those buried on Cowessess First Nation – Global News

Saturday night’s vigil on Cowessess First Nation in Saskatchewan was a chance to remember, reflect and to honour the lives lost while attending Marieval Indian Residential School. Smudge and prayers in the tipi began at 7:30 p.m. followed by a moment of silence at 7:51 p.m. for the estimated 751 unmarked graves recently discovered. About 150 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 2021137 Views

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