Saskatoon’s largest Indigenous youth career event, is taking place on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Prairieland Park, Saskatoon, SK. The Future Is Yours Career Expo allows Saskatchewan Indigenous youth to connect with many employers who are willing to invest in Saskatchewan’s future.
The University of Saskatchewan Library through the Library Services for Saskatchewan Aboriginal Peoples Committee, is presenting Saskatchewan Aboriginal Storytelling 2017 hosting Marjorie Beaucage who will be presenting a storytelling talk and a screening of her latest film: “Giving Back”. This event takes place on Thursday, February 2, 2017 3:30-5:30 at Arts 241, (Neatby-Timlin Theatre), University of Saskatchewan.
Recently an announcement was made that Buffy Sainte-Marie will receive the 2017 Allan Waters Humanitarian Award at the JUNO Awards this year. The award will be given out April 1 in Ottawa. In 2003 the University of Saskatchewan awarded an honorary degree to Buffy Sainte-Marie.
CBC News Posted: Jan 18, 2017
Becki Bitternose, a rising fashion designer from the George Gordon First Nation is now able to accept an invitation to go to Paris for World Fashion Week after some Regina women held a fundraiser.
By Brad Bellegarde, CBC News Posted: Jan 23, 2017
Great Plains College, in partnership with Office of the Treaty Commissioner, is offering a Indigenous Awareness Workshop. This event takes place on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 from 9:00 am until 11:30 am with a potluck lunch to follow at the Warman Campus located at 201 Central Street, Warman, SK.
Hinterland Who’s Who, a series of shorts videos on Canadian wildlife dating back to the 1960s, are now becoming available in six Indigenous languages. In honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary, the Canadian Wildlife Federation is releasing videos on the wolverine and the freshwater turtle.
By Stephanie Cram, CBC News Posted: Jan 07, 2017
City of Toronto Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam along with the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation are proposing a Indigenous business district at the corner of Dundas and Jarvis Streets.
On Monday January 16, 2017, The Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre at the University of Saskatchewan will be hosting Grand Chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, Darek Nepinak from 7:00 – 8:00 pm. He will share his views about the TRC recommendations and the original intent of the treaty relationship.
Iqaluit-based filmmaker Alethea Arnaquq-Baril and her film Angry Inuk was recognized at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival as one of Canada’s Top 10 Films of 2016. The film presents the Inuit side of the seal hunt debate through hunters, craftspeople and families that depend on the seal hunt resource for their livelihood.
Earlier this month, the Government of Canada supported with a $3.1 million contribution the completion of new water treatment facility at the Toosey First Nation, located in the Fraser Canyon region of British Columbia. The facility, which will serve over 340 residents, will eliminate a boil water advisory that has been in place for over 10 years.