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RCMP Youth Advisory Committee seeking members in Montreal Lake Cree Nation – paNOW

Local RCMP are looking to build the relationship between themselves and youth in Saskatchewan with their new Youth Advisory Committee (YAC). They are currently looking for members from Montreal Lake Cree Nation in advance of its kickoff in May. “A number of YACs have been established in the past year across Saskatchewan, creating important opportunities […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 2021111 Views

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Advocate for Children and Youth Tables 2020 Annual Report

SASKATOON – The Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth, Lisa Broda, tabled her annual report with the Legislative Assembly today. In her report, Broda outlines the challenges faced by Saskatchewan children and youth in 2020, and the associated difficulties for child-serving systems and the community who care for our province’s most vulnerable. During most of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 28, 202184 Views

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Sask. sisters using new podcast to help Indigenous youth connect with their culture – CTV News

January 20, 2021 REGINA — A new Regina-based podcast is aiming to connect Indigenous youth with their culture by sharing the success stories of other First Nations people. The Comeback Podcast was founded by two sisters, Alicia Morrow and Lexie Obey. It highlights Indigenous excellence in hopes of showing young listeners that they can accomplish […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202159 Views

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Sask. researchers plan to work with Indigenous youth to fight bullying – CBC

‘This is such an important, important issue,’ researcher says Nov 18, 2020 Bullying and violence among young people can have serious consequences, including depression and anxiety, with both the victim and the bully at risk of suicide, according to the University of Regina. Now researchers involved in a new project want to study bullying and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 202081 Views

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Project seeks bullying, violence solutions through Indigenous youth input – Regina Leader-Post

“I just have this sense that when we listen to youth, when we provide them with the resources needed to share their stories, to come together and brainstorm about their community needs and wants, that they can really teach us a lot.” By listening to youth in Saskatchewan’s northern communities, Raven Sinclair believes the interconnected […]

by pmnationtalk on November 13, 202076 Views

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Léost empowers Indigenous youth to ‘get up and rise’ through advocacy – Regina Leader-Post

Tracie Léost, 21, has launched a non-profit organization to empower youth and has picked up national awards — and she’s not done yet. All her life, Tracie Léost has been running through barriers, and she vows to never stop. She won’t stop after succeeding in university or after launching a non-profit organization or after winning […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 2020110 Views

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Our youth matters’: Chiefs speak up to support teepee protest – Regina Leader-Post

A delegation of 25 travelled all the way from Fond Du Lac to Regina, carrying reminders of loved ones lost to suicide. Victor McDonald handed over a treasured picture on Tuesday, after travelling more than 1,000 kilometres to get from Fond Du Lac to Regina. It was a picture of his son, Vick, who died […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 2020193 Views

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MN-S Housing Ministry – Métis Youth Internship Opportunities

July 20, 2020 – Métis Nation – Saskatchewan Housing Ministry has created opportunities for Métis youth and is seeking eligible candidates.  The Métis Youth Internship has been created to provide a Métis Youth with skills and training to kick off their career in Housing and Support Services. Reporting to the Director of Housing, the intern […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 2020113 Views

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Two men walking across Saskatchewan to raise awareness of Indigenous suicide – CBC

One man says he will start a hunger strike once he gets to Regina in solidarity with Indigenous youth Jul 06, 2020 Two Buffalo Narrows men are walking across Saskatchewan in response to the government’s denial of a suicide prevention bill. Tristen Durocher and Chris Merasty left Air Ronge on Thursday, and they plan to walk 635 kilometres to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 6, 2020143 Views

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Indigenous slam poetry event aims to empower northern youth – Saskatoon StarPhoenix

The Saskatoon Indigenous Poets Society is using the challenges of COVID-19 as an opportunity to share the art form online with youth beyond Treaty 6. The Indigenous poetry community has been growing in the past few years. The society’s founder, Kevin Wesaquate, said he’s discovering just how passionate the poets are. “I thought it would […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 2020146 Views

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