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Red Earth and Shoal Lake leaders call on province to mobilize more response to protect ancestral lands against wildfires

(Treaty 5 Territory) – Red Earth Cree Nation and Shoal Lake Cree Nation have issued evacuation orders for its members and residents at highest risk of smoke from wildfires in its region. On Thursday, September 30th, 440 evacuees were evacuated from Shoal Lake Cree Nation to Prince Albert, and, as of today, Red Earth Cree […]

by ahnationtalk on October 5, 2021122 Views

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Peepeekisis Cree Nation celebrates signing of historic land – CTV News

August 11, 2021 PEEPEEKISIS CREE NATION, SASK. — After more than 30 years in federal courts, the Government of Canada and the Peepeekisis Cree Nation gathered together in virtual ceremony to celebrate the signing of an historic land claim settlement. The settlement agreement includes $150 million, offers the ability for Peepeekisis to acquire additional land […]

by ahnationtalk on August 11, 202136 Views

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Canada and the Peepeekisis Cree Nation celebrate settlement of specific claim

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada August 10, 2021 — Peepeekisis Cree Nation, Saskatchewan — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Working collaboratively to renew relationships and to right historical wrongs is key to advancing reconciliation with First Nations in Canada. Today, Chief Francis Dieter and the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 202145 Views

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Network of Sask. farmers, ranchers open land to Indigenous people to practise treaty rights – CBC

‘We’re so used to being persecuted for being on somebody’s land,’ says Fishing Lake First Nation hunter Jul 16, 2021 Farmers, ranchers and Indigenous people circled around Mary Smillie and her husband, Ian McCreary, as the two farmers erected a sign on their property, opening it to Indigenous land users. Their grain and livestock farm […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 202142 Views

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New land-use study aims to trace early movements of Metis – CTV News

April 21, 2021 YORKTON — A traditional land-use study is underway to discover how deep Metis roots run in Southeastern Saskatchewan. Researchers hope to trace the movements of the Metis peoples using interactive maps and storyboards, in partnership with Parks Canada and X-Terra. “This is allowing us to really dig a deep dive into that […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 202161 Views

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Air Ronge resident calls for LLRIB intervention in municipal tree thinning – larongeNOW

Air Ronge resident and Lac La Ronge Indian Band (LLRIB) member Candace Caisse is asking her First Nation leadership for solidarity in a matter that hits close to home. Earlier this month, she drafted a letter to LLRIB Chief Tammy Cook-Searson, as well as local councillors Ann Ratt, Sam Roberts, Michael Bird and Dennis Sanderson, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 202199 Views

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More than a century after their land was taken, First Nation in Saskatchewan considering $127M offer from feds – APTN News

The Mosquito Grizzly Bear’s Head Leanman First Nation in Saskatchewan is considering an offer from the federal government on a multi-million compensation award for land lost more than a century ago. In 1905, the community, located 156 kms northwest of Saskatoon, lost over 5,800 hectares of land to the federal government. The case has been […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202193 Views

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Sask. First Nation votes for $150M federal settlement – Yorkton This Week

Peepeekisis Cree Nation have voted 97 per cent to approve Members of the Peepeekisis Cree Nation have voted 97 per cent to approve and receive a $150-million land settlement from the federal government, the roots of which date back to the late 1800s. Sitting in Treaty 4 territory a little more than an hour’s drive […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 202094 Views

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Cuthand: Treaty Land Entitlement allowed Sask. First Nations to buy farmland as rural population dwindled – Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Dec 14, 2020 Our people see land in a much different way because of our long history within this territory. As an increasing number of farmers across rural Saskatchewan looked to sell their farms over the last three decades, sometimes it was the neighbouring First Nations who allowed them to retire with dignity. The 1992 […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 2020115 Views

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An Overview Of An Act Respecting First Nation, Inuit And Metis Children, Youth And Families – McKercher LLP

In Canada, child welfare (the term used to describe a set of government and private services designed to protect children and encourage family stability) has historically fallen under the control of the provinces and territories. Each province and territory has its own specific Act and regulations that direct specified entities to manage, control, and monitor […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 202090 Views

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