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06/22/17

‘We aren’t Indians’: Indigenous teens say words matter

Nineteen-year-old Kassidy Harper feels only one emotion when she hears the word “Indian.” “Anger,” Harper said. “We aren’t Indians.” The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations, the Saskatchewan Indigenous Cultural Centre and other bodies have recently purged “Indian” from their names. Harper… +Read More
06/14/17

City of Regina, FSIN sign pledge to fight racism

Mayor Michael Fougere has pledged to fight racism in Regina. On Tuesday, Fougere signed a memorandum of understanding with Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Chief Bobby Cameron. The document asks the City of Regina to offer classes for all staff… +Read More
05/30/17

Papal residential school apology should happen in Saskatchewan according to FSIN

If Pope Francis plans to apologize for the Catholic Church’s role in Canada’s residential school system, the gesture should happen on Saskatchewan soil, according to a First Nations leader. On Monday, Justin Trudeau met with the Pope in Vatican City… +Read More
05/25/17

Smith encourages STF members to maintain strong tradition with CTF

In her presentation to the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Annual Meeting of Council, Canadian Teachers’ Federation President Heather Smith went out of her way to underscore the historic relationship that has existed between the STF and the national body. However, that… +Read More
05/09/17

Opinion: Saskatchewan parents and students unified by school choice

A unifying force is sweeping Saskatchewan and bringing together left and right; rural and urban; First Nations communities and Hutterite colonies; and, of course, Catholics and protestants. Saskatchewanians are united in the conviction that parents and students have the right… +Read More
05/04/17

Buffalo, symbol of strength and perseverance, highlights new art at Regina cancer centre

A new art piece will be on display at the Allan Blair Cancer Centre in Regina, courtesy of high school students from the Ochapowace First Nation. On Tuesday, a three-panel canvas piece was unveiled which was painted by the students. It depicts a… +Read More
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