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.

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.

The federal government and the Athabasca Health Authority are taking part in discussions about resources needed to address concerns raised by Fond du Lac's chief last week.
The federal government and the Athabasca Health Authority are taking part in discussions about resources needed to address concerns raised by Fond du Lac's chief last week. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Discussions underway between Gov’t, Athabasca Health Authority

By Bryan Eneas
August 20, 2018 - 12:00pm

In response to a request for help from the Fond du Lac Denesuline Nation and the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations, the federal government has stated discussions are currently

Tim Barnhart, of the National Indigenous Medical Cannabis Association, and Peter Cardinal, of the Cousins Group of Companies, greet one another at the conference Thursday.
Tim Barnhart, of the National Indigenous Medical Cannabis Association, and Peter Cardinal, of the Cousins Group of Companies, greet one another at the conference Thursday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Conference aims to help First Nations explore medical marijuana production

By Angela Brown
August 16, 2018 - 3:00pm

Members of many First Nations attended a conference in North Battleford Thursday to find out more about the benefits of getting involved in niche markets such as medical marijuana production and how it could create more economic opportunites for Indigenous people

The song by Derek Maurice (pictured) and Dean Gauthier has been criticized for negatively portraying First Nations people and perpetuating "ignorant stereotypes."
The song by Derek Maurice (pictured) and Dean Gauthier has been criticized for negatively portraying First Nations people and perpetuating "ignorant stereotypes." Derek Maurice/Facebook

Métis song draws ire from FSIN

By paNOW Staff
August 10, 2018 - 5:54pm

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) says a song being played on northern Saskatchewan's MBC radio is causing racial division.

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