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Longest serving elected chief in Canada retires after 4 decades – CBC

Marie-Anne Daywalker-Pelletier was first elected as Okanese First Nation chief in 1981 Oct 29, 2020 Marie-Anne Daywalker-Pelletier, who led Okanese First Nation in Saskatchewan for almost 40 years making her the longest serving elected chief in Canada, retired last week. First elected in 1981, Daywalker-Pelletier is still surprised by the length of time she spent in office. “My thoughts at […]

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the results of the provincial election in Saskatchewan

October 27, 2020 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the results of the provincial election in Saskatchewan: “On behalf of the Government of Canada, I congratulate Scott Moe and the Saskatchewan Party on their re-election. “I look forward to continue working with Premier Moe and the Government of Saskatchewan as […]

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Cuthand: Political parties need to show the ‘guts’ to deal with racism in Saskatchewan – Saskatoon StarPhoenix

We are reaching a point where racism is financially unsustainable. The provincial election has been a snooze fest in Indian country. There is a lack of policies for change from either of the main political parties. We have both the NDP and Saskatchewan Party tinkering around the edges, basically preserving the status quo, and 20 […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 202019 Views

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Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation to allow in-person polls – Saskatoon StarPhoenix

The decision reinstates most of the First Nation’s election day polling stations. Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation (PBCN) will allow in-person election day polls after cancelling them over COVID-19 concerns. The decision reinstates most of the First Nation’s election day polling stations on Kinasoo First Nation, Sandy Bay, Sturgeon Landing, Deschambault Lake and Pelican Narrows First […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 202023 Views

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Indigenous candidates running for Sask. Party and NDP in northern constituencies – CBC

Northerners say it’s important that Indigenous people represent area Oct 22, 2020 The majority of residents in Saskatchewan’s two biggest constituencies are of Indigenous ancestry, and so are the candidates running for the Sask. Party and NDP in Athabasca and Cumberland. The space of the two northern constituencies together covers about half of Saskatchewan’s land area, […]

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As Saskatchewan heads to the polls next week, is Scott Moe popular with First Nations voters? – APTN News

Oct 20, 2020 When Prescott Demas looks back on his Justice for our Stolen Children camp he remembers a minor but telling detail. “They didn’t want to sit in the teepee,” he says of government representatives sent to meet with him. The camp, which at its height held 14 teepees, stood for nearly 200 days […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 202032 Views

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Saskatchewan Indigenous communities hoping more diverse MLAs will help address issues – Globalnews.ca

October 15 2020 As parties continue to campaign across Saskatchewan, some Indigenous communities say they don’t feel like candidates are paying much attention to them. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/7398911/saskatchewan-indigenous-communities-hoping-more-diverse-mlas-will-help-address-issues/

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 202044 Views

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First Nations grappling with suicides want to be consulted on provincial plan – Globalnews.ca

First Nations leaders in Saskatchewan are calling for more consultation with government when it comes to suicide prevention in their communities. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/7398432/first-nations-grappling-with-suicides-want-to-be-consulted-on-provincial-plan

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 202032 Views

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COVID-19, Indigenous issues headline Sask. leaders’ debate – CTV News

October 14, 2020 REGINA — The leaders of the Saskatchewan Party and the Saskatchewan NDP covered several issues key to the province in the Saskatchewan election 2020 leaders’ debate on Wednesday. Scott Moe and Ryan Meili fielded several questions relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, Indigenous issues, the economy and education, among other topics. THE COVID-19 […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 202031 Views

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FSIN on issues facing Indigenous peoples ahead of provincial election – Globalnews.ca

October 14 2020 FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron joins Global News Morning to discuss some of the top election issues facing Indigenous peoples in Saskatchewan, leading up to the provincial election. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/7396358/fsin-on-issues-facing-indigenous-peoples-ahead-of-provincial-election

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 202028 Views

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