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07/17/17

Team Saskatchewan ready to compete at North American Indigenous Games

First Nations, Inuit and Métis athletes from all over the continent are ready to compete in 14 sporting events at the North American Indigenous Games. Team Saskatchewan was sent off in style with a pep rally at Whitecap Dakota First… +Read More
06/26/17

Regina’s new Sacred Heart School highlights indigenous culture

The grand opening of Regina’s new Sacred Heart School started with a prayer from a priest and an elder. They blessed the school with holy water and sacred medicine. The vision is to maintain cultural and religious duality within the… +Read More
06/22/17

Reconciliation walk ‘should have always been happening’ to mark National Aboriginal Day

Wearing a full-length skirt as she drummed and sang, Teedly Linklater and her family led more than 2,000 people through downtown Saskatoon during the city’s second Rock Your Roots Walk for Reconciliation. “All my ancestors, my grandparents I wish they… +Read More
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
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06/21/17

John Lake students play host to i2P team by highlighting Aboriginal history lesson

Students at John Lake School in Saskatoon recently played host to a group of six young international ambassadors who are part of Ray Zahab’s impossible2Possible organization that is involved in an ambitious cross-Canada tour. I2P is an international non-profit organization… +Read More
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06/14/17

Aboriginal youth entrepreneurial program has exceeded expectations

It has frequently been suggested by a variety of folks that one of the most significant challenges for Aboriginal youth in contemplating their future is that all too often they have little or no opportunity to become involved in the… +Read More
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