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Indigenous-Led Program To Help Women Transition Back Into Their Community

October 7, 2022 Today, the ministries of Corrections, Policing and Public Safety, Justice and Attorney General, and Health announced their partnership with the Saskatoon Tribal Council (STC) to collaboratively design and deliver the Īkwēskīcik  iskwēwak transition program in Saskatchewan. “Community-based reintegration initiatives such as Īkwēskīcik  iskwēwak help ensure supports are in place for individuals transitioning […]

by pmnationtalk on October 7, 2022138 Views

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Elders assaulted, houses burned, cars torched: Gang problem – SaskToday.ca

FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron calls for First Nations to have its own police force similar to RCMP. SASKATOON – Elders are being attacked, houses burned, and vehicles torched as gang violence escalates out of control, said Chief Norma Catarat of Buffalo River Dene Nation. Catarat reinstated the Nation’s state of emergency that was initially enacted […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 202224 Views

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Saskatchewan RCMP Commanding Officer provides update on the James Smith Cree Nation Investigation

October 6, 2022 Good afternoon, I’m here today to provide an update on the ongoing investigation of the mass casualties that occurred on the James Smith Cree Nation and Weldon communities in September. I know how difficult it is for family members and the communities to revisit this tragedy. I’ve seen the impact of this […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 202227 Views

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A State Of Emergency On A Northern Sask. First Nation – GX94 Radio

Oct 6, 2022 The northern First Nation of Buffalo River Dene Nation has reissued its state of emergency following incidents of gang violence against its Elders and the rise of crystal meth in the community. FSIN Vice Chief Heather Bear says there is no addictions or mental health support, even though it has been requested […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 202231 Views

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Inquest Into The Death Of Curtis Mckenzie

A public inquest into the death of Curtis McKenzie will be held October 31 to November 4, 2022, at the Coronet Hotel at 3551 – 2nd Avenue West in Prince Albert. The first day of the inquest is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Subsequent start times will be determined by the presiding coroner. McKenzie, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 2022114 Views

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‘It keeps dragging on and on’: Family of Megan Gallagher attends Saskatoon court for ’35th time’ – APTN News

Sep 15, 2022 One of four accused in Gallagher death remains in custody-case adjourned again. There was another court appearance and yet another adjournment this morning for one of the accused in the death of Megan Gallagher, a Métis woman living in Saskatoon. Gallagher’s disappearance in the fall of 2020 was declared a homicide in […]

by pmnationtalk on September 16, 202247 Views

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Saskatchewan RCMP Commanding Officer Statement regarding ongoing investigation on James Smith Cree Nation and in Weldon, SK

September 15, 2022 As Saskatchewan’s provincial police service, it is important the people we serve have as much information as possible about what occurred in our province last week. As it has been a week since I last spoke with the media, I would like to provide an update and address some questions we have […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 2022104 Views

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Fort Qu’Appelle RCMP: Requesting public assistance to help locate 13-year-old female, Shawne Strongquill

Fort Qu’Appelle RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance to help locate 13-year-old Shawne Strongquill. Shawne is described as being 4’11” and weighing approximately 90 lbs. She has medium-length hair, which is brown with a tinge of green and brown eyes. She was last known to be wearing a red Champion hoodie, camo shorts with red sweatpants in her pocket, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 202233 Views

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Trust fund set up for James Smith Cree Nation survivors – CTV

Sept. 8, 2022 A trust fund has been established for those looking to donate to victims of the mass stabbing on the James Smith Cree Nation. “This trust is going to be developed through the community,” Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations communications director Tina Pelletier said during a press conference held in the community on […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 2022131 Views

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Here to forgive’: Victims’ families, Indigenous leaders gather after mass stabbing – CP24

September 9, 2022 A man whose sister was killed in the stabbing rampage in Saskatchewan says forgiveness has been important to Indigenous people since long before colonization. Darryl Burns says — quote — “They tried to force it out of us, but they couldn’t.” He made the comments at a gathering on the James Smith […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 202242 Views

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