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Officials with the Poundmaker Cree Nation are working to reclaim the stories and artifacts of their founder, Chief Poundmaker.
Officials with the Poundmaker Cree Nation are working to reclaim the stories and artifacts of their founder, Chief Poundmaker. (foreground) Library and Archives Canada, (background) Bryan Eneas

Cree Nation making progress reclaiming Poundmaker’s legacy

By Taylor MacPherson
January 11, 2018 - 2:00pm

The legacy of Cree Chief Poundmaker, tainted by his conviction for treason, is closer to being restored than ever before according to officials with the Cree Nation that bears his name.

FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron said a new funding agreement between the federal government and Indigenous communities should be dictated by chief and councils.
FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron said a new funding agreement between the federal government and Indigenous communities should be dictated by chief and councils. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

New funding agreement should be dictated by chiefs: FSIN Chief

By Bryan Eneas
January 11, 2018 - 2:00pm

A recently announced funding agreement between the federal government and Indigenous communities should be constructed with the guidance of local chiefs according to the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN).

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