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A woman's jingle dress dancer during the 5th annual James Smith Cree Nation Traditional Powwow. The jingles on the dress are traditionally made of tobacco tin lids.
A woman's jingle dress dancer during the 5th annual James Smith Cree Nation Traditional Powwow. The jingles on the dress are traditionally made of tobacco tin lids. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

J.S.C.N traditional powwow honours youth

By Bryan Eneas
July 9, 2016 - 8:41am

In the early 1900s there was a major push to put an outright ban on powwow gatherings across Canada, and in the mid-50s that ban was lifted allowing First Nations to gather where and when they wanted.

Six-week-old Nikosis Jace Cantre died after being taken to hospital with injuries on July 3, 2016.
Six-week-old Nikosis Jace Cantre died after being taken to hospital with injuries on July 3, 2016. submitted/Andrea Bird

Six-week-old Nikosis Jace Cantre who was killed Sunday has his funeral this weekend

By CKOM News Staff
July 8, 2016 - 7:57pm

The funeral for Nikosis Jace Cantre is this weekend.
 
He was the six week old boy found beaten in his playpen.

Police reported officers found Cantre with injuries after responding to a call at a home on Waterloo Crescent around 7 a.m. on July 3.

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