First Nations

FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron says he has invited Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to attend the FSIN assembly, where he hopes chiefs from Saskatchewan can share their concerns.
FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron says he has invited Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to attend the FSIN assembly, where he hopes chiefs from Saskatchewan can share their concerns. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

FSIN calls for Prime Minister to dedicate more time to Sask. chiefs following leaked video

By Bryan Eneas
September 17, 2018 - 12:00pm

Following an online video of a meeting last week in which Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is seen berating First Nations chiefs from across Saskatchewan for their time management, the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) is calling for him to do better.

Raielle Martell and Kahlil Mistickokat travelled from Waterhen to Toronto to learn how to shoot videos using drones, 360 cameras and other high tech equipment during the last week of August.
Raielle Martell and Kahlil Mistickokat travelled from Waterhen to Toronto to learn how to shoot videos using drones, 360 cameras and other high tech equipment during the last week of August. submitted photo/Dustin Ross Fiddler

Waterhen teens learn life skills at multimedia gathering

By Bryan Eneas
September 5, 2018 - 9:00am

Youth from Waterhen participated in an educational multimedia gathering in Toronto last week are now passing along the knowledge they gained to their community.

Andrew Bear speaks to attendees about some facts on suicide.
Andrew Bear speaks to attendees about some facts on suicide. Kathy Gallant/meadowlakeNOW Staff

Suicide prevention workshop opens dialogue on Flying Dust FN

By Kathy Gallant
August 29, 2018 - 5:10pm

Suicide isn’t an easy topic to discuss, but a three-day workshop on the Flying Dust First Nation near Meadow Lake is bringing the discussion to the forefront and giving community members tools on how to support each other.

Shoreline Clean-up Assessment Teams are back on the James Smith Cree Nation, which include dogs trained to detect Husky Energy oil.
Shoreline Clean-up Assessment Teams are back on the James Smith Cree Nation, which include dogs trained to detect Husky Energy oil. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Clean-up efforts continue on James Smith First Nation

By Bryan Eneas
August 28, 2018 - 4:56pm

Two years after the Husky Oil spill and just over one month after the community filed for legal action against the company, crews were back out in the James Smith Cree Nation searching for remnants of the spill.

E Naad Maa Get and Niibin are trekking across Canada to raise awareness about Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. The duo is conducting their journey through a variety of personal loans, donations and reliance on the good-will of those who drive past them.
E Naad Maa Get and Niibin are trekking across Canada to raise awareness about Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. The duo is conducting their journey through a variety of personal loans, donations and reliance on the good-will of those who drive past them. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Prayer walk honours Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

By Bryan Eneas
August 28, 2018 - 10:29am

Youths on a trek across the country raising awareness about Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls stopped into the Gateway to the North on their journey.

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