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Citizen of the Year Gala an Overwhelming Success

Jan 20, 2023 The Saskatoon Tribal Council hosted the 2022 Citizen of the Year Gala as Tribal Chief Mark Arcand was honoured. Tribal Chief Arcand was nominated for the award following his work toward reconciliation and helping the homeless population in Saskatoon. He is the first First Nations person in the city to be given […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202323 Views

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Media Advisory – Île-à-la-Crosse Survivors Committee provides update on their pursuit of recognition

WHITECAP, SK, Jan. 19, 2023 – The Île-à-la-Crosse Survivors Committee, with support from the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan, will be providing an update to media, Survivors, and their families on an important milestone in their pursuit of recognition and justice for the Survivors of the Île-à-la-Crosse residential school. Speakers will be available to answer questions from the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202369 Views

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Trudeau should have visited First Nation during Saskatchewan stop: Indigenous leaders – The Toronto Star

Jan. 16, 2023 SASKATOON – The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations says it is dismayed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did not visit the First Nation where a child’s bone was found at a former residential school site. The Star Blanket Cree Nation announced last week that a fragment of a child’s jawbone was unearthed and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202318 Views

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Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth Extends Deepest Condolences to Star Blanket Cree Nation

January 12, 2023 SASKATOON – Today Lisa Broda, the Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth, and staff, are saddened to hear of the discovery of an unidentified child’s remains that relate to the time of and on the site of a former residential school on the Star Blanket Cree Nation. The office further acknowledges the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 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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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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Looking back with retired Okanese First Nation Chief Marie-Anne Day Walker-Pelletier – Global News

January 2, 2023 It was a year of reconciliation in 2022. Global News’ Jeanelle Mandes spoke with retired chief from Okanese First Nation Marie-Anne Day Walker-Pelletier. Day Walker-Pelletier was given the Order of Canada in 2018. She was acknowledged on Canada Post stamps and recently, she was the Saskatchewan representative for residential school survivors who […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 202317 Views

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Pelican Lake First Nation to create Saskatoon’s 9th urban reserve – CBC

Dec 15, 2022 Pelican Lake bought into Adams Lumber, a business at the site of the urban reserve Saskatoon and Pelican Lake First Nation signed an agreement to create an urban reserve at a special ceremony in front of a full room of band members at city hall on Wednesday. The urban reserve is located […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202232 Views

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Saskatchewan Introduces Legislation to Further Self-Governance

December 6, 2022 Today, the Government of Saskatchewan introduced two pieces of legislation that lay the groundwork for increased First Nations self-governance. The Summary Offences Procedure Amendment Act, 2022 will provide a legal framework that First Nations communities can use to enforce laws and bylaws on reserve. “The Government of Saskatchewan is proud to take this […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 202272 Views

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