Bryan Eneas

Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Chief Peter A. Beatty said reconciliation must be achieved between Indigenous people and Canada's justice system for future generations. Beatty took part in meetings with Premier Scott Moe and Justice Minister Don Morgan on Feb. 12 in Saskatoon to discuss moving forward following the not guilty verdict handed to Gerald Stanley Feb. 9.
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Chief Peter A. Beatty said reconciliation must be achieved between Indigenous people and Canada's justice system for future generations. Beatty took part in meetings with Premier Scott Moe and Justice Minister Don Morgan on Feb. 12 in Saskatoon to discuss moving forward following the not guilty verdict handed to Gerald Stanley Feb. 9. File photo/northeastNOW Staff

Peter Ballantyne chief meets with Premier, Justice Minister

By Bryan Eneas
February 13, 2018 - 2:00pm

The Chief of the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation wants to move towards reconciliation between the province, federal government and Indigenous leaders by addressing concerns in the Canadian justice system.

Lac La Ronge Indian Band Chief Tammy Cook-Searson was joined by two councilors at the Prince Albert Grand Council's rally and candle-light vigil for Colten Boushie.
Lac La Ronge Indian Band Chief Tammy Cook-Searson was joined by two councilors at the Prince Albert Grand Council's rally and candle-light vigil for Colten Boushie. File photo/northeastNOW Staff

Lac La Ronge Indian Band Chief, Councillors weigh in on Stanley verdict

By Bryan Eneas
February 12, 2018 - 5:04pm Updated: February 13, 2018 - 12:11pm

Chiefs from the Prince Albert Grand Council’s executive and the communities they represent are speaking out about the controversial verdict in the trial of Gerald Stanley.

Literacy rates are improving in the North and officials with the Northern Lights School Division attribute it to the work being done by both staff and students.
Literacy rates are improving in the North and officials with the Northern Lights School Division attribute it to the work being done by both staff and students. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Northern literacy rates improving faster than in South

By Bryan Eneas
January 19, 2018 - 12:00pm

Northern schools have long struggled to keep literacy rates on par with the rest of Saskatchewan. But after a concerted effort to better train teachers, implement new programs, and raise expectations, schools are seeing the results.

FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron said Indigenous people need to be a part of the lawmaking processes which impact the Treaty and inherent rights of First Nations people in Canada.
FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron said Indigenous people need to be a part of the lawmaking processes which impact the Treaty and inherent rights of First Nations people in Canada. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

FSIN named intervener in federal court case

By Bryan Eneas
January 15, 2018 - 12:18pm

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations has been named an intervener in a federal court case which could determine the way laws are created and implemented.

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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