Recently, there was a ceremony to mark the official opening of Chief Whitecap School. The facility is located in Saskatoon’s Stonebridge community and serves the K-8 population of Stonebridge and Grades 5-8 from Whitecap Dakota First Nation.
The Community Legal Assistance Services for Saskatoon Inner City Inc (CLASSIC) is hosting a Free ID Clinic. This event will be held on Friday, October 13, 2017, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Station 20 West, 1120-20th St. W., Saskatoon, SK.
Gordon Tootoosis Nikaniwin Theatre is proud to present Andrea Ledding’s play, “Dominion”. The play focuses on power, rules…it’s the story of Canada. The play runs October 12-22, 2017 at Studio 914 located at 914 20th St W., Saskatoon, SK evenings at 8:00 p.m.
Recently at the annual Word on the Street festival two authors shone a spotlight on the problem of alcoholism among Saskatchewan’s First Nations people. Indigenous authors Blair Stonechild and Harold Johnson’s workshop, “Sharing the Journey and Living the Story” refer to their books on the subject.
CBC News Posted: Sep 25, 2017
The Oromocto First Nation recently announced a new program which will offer lessons in Maliseet, a threatened Indigenous language in New Brunswick. Band councillor Allan Sabattis-Atwin applied for a grant through Heritage Canada and was successful in obtaining funding for the program.
By Nathalie Sturgeon, CBC News Posted: Sep 10, 2017
The Iqaluit Beer and Wine Store opened recently in the Nunavut capital, the first liquor store in 42 years. Previously the only legal way to obtain alcohol was by mail order. The change is the result of many years of debate culminating in a 2015 plebiscite, when 77% of Iqaluit voters supported the re-opening of a beer and wine store.
Actor Adam Beach, will be presenting the University of Saskatchewan, College of Arts and Science, Gail Appel Lectureship in Literature and Fine Arts on Friday October 2, 2017. Beach will present Breaking Character: The Life and Art of Adam Beach at 2:30 pm in the Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre and Rewriting the Hollywood Indian at 7 pm in Convocation Hall in the Peter MacKinnon Building. Both events are free and open to the public.
Author Maia Caron will be signing copies of her book, “Song of Batoche” on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 1:00 pm at McNally Robinson Books, located at 3130-8th St. E., Saskatoon, SK.
Reconciliation Saskatoon is having a, Orange Shirt Day Speaker Event on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 1:30 – 2:30pm at the Frances Morrison Library, 311 – 23rd St. E., Saskatoon, SK. Speakers will share their experiences of Indian Residential School.