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The Métis are a distinct cultural group in Saskatchewan and Western Canada – Assiniboia Times

August 7, 2020 Those who belong to the Historic Métis Nation are defined as the descendants of the Aboriginal people with a mixture of (mostly French) European ancestry from Manitoba’s Red River Valley. Each of the prairie provinces and British Columbia have Métis association offices. Association offices throughout Western Canada follow distinct guidelines based on […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 2020140 Views

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MLTC calls to establish First Nation emergency response team – larongeNOW

Local search and recovery teams are calling on provincial and federal governments for better equipped first responders and search and recovery teams. The plea comes as northern Saskatchewan families and communities have reported lengthy wait times for emergency responses. The most recent emergency response in the area was to recover the body of six-year-old Lian […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 2020134 Views

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Mayoral candidates Clark, Norris both say they oppose defunding Saskatoon police – CBC

But the mayoral candidates come at the question in distinct ways The Saskatoon mayoral race has only just begun, but its two lone candidates (so far) have already staked similar ground on one issue. They’re both against defunding the police. Rob Norris, a former Sask. Party cabinet minister, was the first to address the controversial issue, […]

by mmnationtalk on July 31, 2020237 Views

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Changes to Métis Nation–Saskatchewan Cabinet

Tanisi citizens, friends and partners of the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan: Our people have fought for over a century for recognition, respect and our rightful place as a self-determining people. Over the past three years, we have made substantial progress towards realizing the visions of Louis Riel and Gabriel Dumont. From signing the Métis Government Recognition and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 2020143 Views

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Ropes tied around John A. Macdonald statue in Regina during demonstration – CBC

Police stopped by the rally after ropes were tied around the statue but left after talking to demonstrators Demonstrators attached eight ropes to the John A. Macdonald statue on Sunday. One demonstrator says the eight ropes are symbolic of the eight Cree warriors Macdonald ordered to be hanged at Battleford in 1885. The demonstration was […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 2020134 Views

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Opinion: Buffalo Avenue is a far more fitting name than Dewdney – Regina Leader-Post

Renaming Dewdney Avenue, Buffalo Avenue would honour and uphold values important to Indigenous peoples, write members of Decolonizing Relations. Beneath the tragic shadow of the COVID-19 virus, and in the wake of George Floyd’s death by a Minneapolis police officer, 2020 will also be remembered for the incredible empowered call for justice from Black people […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 2020121 Views

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Saulteaux man recounts racism he faced during 2009 Saskatoon city council election – CBC

Derek Rope says his lawn signs were vandalized and campaigners faced hurtful comments while doorknocking Jul 17, 2020 Derek Rope says he was teaching either Ender’s Game or Romeo and Juliet to his Grade 10 classroom when a student said something he has not forgotten to this day. “My grandma said she’s not going to vote for […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 202086 Views

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Chris Sicotte seeks more diversity on Saskatoon council but says his Indigeneity isn’t ‘be all and end all’ – CBC

Métis candidate for Ward 3 cites a supportive relationship with businesses as a top goal Jul 14, 2020 Chris Sicotte says that shortly after he announced he was running for the Ward 3 seat on Saskatoon city council, neighbours in Fairhaven came to talk to him about their current preoccupations. People are worried they may not […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 202090 Views

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Advocate calls for legislation to address Saskatchewan’s high Indigenous suicide rate – Globalnews.ca

July 13, 2020 Tristen Durocher is walking more than 600 km to call for help. “This is a death march of the departed, grieving spirits who want us, the living, to show them we’re doing everything we can to make sure no more children are joining them,” he said, standing on the side of Highway […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 202065 Views

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It was about the colonial history of Canada:’ 30-year anniversary of the Oka Crisis brings home memories – CTV News

July 12, 2020 REGINA — Peter Gilmer remembers the summer of the Oka Crisis as if it were yesterday. Gilmer, 26 at the time, had just become the president of the Saskatchewan Coalition Against Racism. “Well I certainly remember the siege on Kanesatake took place and almost instantly, there was organizing going on in the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 202065 Views

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