Greg Poelzer and Ken Coates are launching their latest book, “From Treaty Peoples to Treaty Nation: A Road Map For All Canadians” on Monday, November 30, 2015 at 7:00 pm at McNally Robinson Books located at 3130 8th St. E., Saskatoon, SK.
Authors Greg Poelzer and Ken S. Coates are launching their book, From Treaty Peoples to Treaty Nation: A Road Map For All Canadians on Monday, November 30, 2015. This event takes place at 7:00 pm at McNally Robinson Books, 3130 8th St. E., Saskatoon, SK.
Ernie Louttit, a member of the Missanabie Cree First Nation and retired 26 year veteran of the Saskatoon Police Service, has written a second book, “More Indian Ernie: Insights From The Streets” and will be signing it on Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 2:00 pm at McNally Robinson Books located at 3130-8th St. E., Saskatoon, SK.
A survey conducted by indigenous researchers with the First Nation Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) interviewed more than 21,000 people of all ages from 250 First Nations communities. Initial findings of the First Nations Regional Early Childhood Education and Employment Survey (FNREEES) support more funding for First Nations education with all the data expected to be released by March 2016.
CBC News Posted: Nov 20, 2015
The Saskatchewan Indian Culture Centre (SICC) is presenting the 10th annual SICC First Nations Language Keepers Conference on November 25 & 26, 2015. The conference takes place at the Saskatoon Inn & Conference Centre.
Recently, Inuit leaders stated that the announcement by Indigenous and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett regarding the Liberal government’s implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) is good news. Language, culture and economic growth are some of the reasons cited.
By Sima Sahar Zerehi, CBC News Posted: Nov 20, 2015
The Indigenous Leadership Development Institute Inc., is pleased to be hosting the 7th World Indigenous Business Forum which is taking place August 23-25, 2016. The conference takes place in Saskatoon, SK with over 1,200 participants expected from around the world. Previous events have been held in New York City, and Sydney, Australia recently.
On November 16, 2015, Carolyn Bennett Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs issued a statement to commemorate the 130th anniversary of the execution of Louis Riel. “…On behalf of the Government of Canada, I am looking forward to working with Métis people, communities, and organizations in order to ensure a renewed, Nation-to-Nation relationship between Canada and the Métis Nation.”
The Tsawwassen First Nation is considering building a terminal south of Vancouver to export liquefied natural gas. The proposal calls for five or six tankers per month to load up with LNG at Roberts Bank. Members of the First Nation are scheduled to vote on the proposal on December 16.
The Globe and Mail, Nov. 16, 2015