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Shocking and heartbreaking’: Saskatoon voices support in wake of Star Blanket Cree Nation announcement – CTV News

Saskatoon organizations and community groups are expressing their condolences to Star Blanket Cree Nation after 2,000 anomalies were discovered with a radar search of a former residential school. Saskatoon Public Schools issued a statement acknowledging the difficult news. “While the investigation at Star Blanket Cree Nation continues, much is still unknown. However, the intergenerational trauma […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 202321 Views

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Sask. First Nation finds over 2,000 anomalies after GPR search – CTV News

Jan. 12, 2023 Star Blanket Cree Nation said it has located over 2,000 anomalies after completing phase one of a ground-penetrating radar (GPR) search at the site of the former Qu’Appelle Indian Residential School. “Our hearts are heavy today, this has been a very emotional journey for all of us,” Star Blanket Cree Nation Chief […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 202312 Views

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Star Blanket Cree Nation in Sask. to make announcement after ground radar searches at residential school site – CBC

Jan 12, 2023 Chief Michael Starr has previously said the nation is looking for relatives that never came home Star Blanket Cree Nation is set to make a “major announcement” in connection with ground penetrating radar searches conducted at the site of the former Lebret Indian Industrial School. Chief Michael Starr will be joined by […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 202314 Views

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Sask Rivers board planning meeting with local First Nations – SaskToday.ca

Jan 11, 2023 According to the 2020-21 Sask. Rivers annual report, the division has 4,653 self-identified Indigenous students. PRINCE ALBERT – The Saskatchewan Rivers School Division school board will begin meetings representatives from nearby First Nations later this year. The board already meets with local rural municipalities, and education director Robert Bratvold said these meetings […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 202326 Views

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Unexpected storm’: Emails detail Regina police response to James Smith rampage – CTV News

Jan. 11, 2023 A report of a suspect vehicle in Saskatchewan’s capital hours after a stabbing rampage on a First Nation some 300 kilometres away suddenly pulled city officers into the investigation and kept residents on edge for days. The sighting “swiftly brought us into the unexpected storm,” Regina police Chief Evan Bray would later […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 202312 Views

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Dealing with Sask. First Act one of treaty commissioner’s top priorities for 2023 – CBC

Jan 11, 2023 Treaty Commissioner Mary Culbertson says bill offends inherent and treaty rights Last year, Treaty Commissioner of Saskatchewan Mary Culbertson was critical of the proposed Saskatchewan First Act and now, in 2023, she is questioning the basis, accuracy and respect of treaty rights of the bill. The provincial government introduced the Saskatchewan First Act […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 202312 Views

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Order of Canada nomination leaves P.A. judge at a loss for words – SaskToday.ca

January 10, 2023 Gerald Morin helped pave the way for the Cree-speaking provincial court system during his years as a judge. PRINCE ALBERT – Prince Albert judge Gerald Morin was at a loss for words when he received the call from the Governor General’s office, and learning that he was named an officer of the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 202361 Views

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DTI Collaborates on a ‘Wild’ New Partnership – Gabriel Dumont Institute

Jan 9, 2023 While many of you have seen wild rice being served in some of the fancier farm-to-table, organic, and specialty restaurants in Saskatchewan, very few of you may have realized what it takes to get wild rice from water to plate. From the harvesting, processing, and distribution of rice, there are as many […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 202310 Views

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Indigenous prof says UBC’s silence on Turpel-Lafond controversy casts ‘shadow’ on institution – CBC

Jan 10, 2023 Internal university email says the university wanted to avoid doing ‘damage control’ Daniel Justice says he was met with silence by the University of British Columbia (UBC) for more than two months, despite his best efforts to raise concerns about how the institution was handling the controversy around former UBC professor Mary […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 202311 Views

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Indigenous communities across Canada working to provide internet access for underserved – paNOW

Jan 8, 2023 There’s a significant disparity when it comes to internet access in Canada. Roughly 98 per cent of homes in urban areas have internet access that meets the standard of the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC). That number falls to just 45.6 per cent for rural homes and 34.8 per cent for […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 202314 Views

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