Recently, renowned Blackfoot architect Douglas Cardinal was at Poundmaker Cree First Nation near Battleford, SK to gather input regarding a proposed museum to honour their band’s namesake, Chief Poundmaker.
Betty Ann Adam, Saskatoon StarPhoenix September 27, 2017
The federal government is pledging to remove the last vestiges of sexism from the Indian Act after 141 years.
Gloria Galloway, The Globe and Mail, November 7, 2017
The Stoney Nakoda have applied for name changes to a list of well known places in Alberta to better reflect the traditional names given by their people.
The Canadian Press John Cotter November 13, 2017
The completion of the all weather Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway has prompted some analysis of the costs versus the pay off.
By Hilary Bird, CBC News Posted: Nov 13, 2017
A Saskatchewan man, Robert Doucette says he has been discriminated against in the recent Sixties Scoop settlement.
CBC News Posted: Nov 14, 2017
According to recent figures, the high school graduation rate for First Nations, Metis and Inuit students was 43.2% compared with 76.5% in total. A strategic plan unveiled in 2014 by the Saskatchewan government and the Saskatchewan School Boards Association aims to have the overall graduation rate up to 85% by 2020 with the Indigenous rate up to 65%.
Andrea Hill, Saskatoon StarPhoenix September 22, 2017
The federal government is looking into the case of Noah Buffalo-Jackson and the long outstanding dispute over providing funding for him to get to school.
Families addressing the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Inquiry will have safe and welcoming space provided to them at the Indian and Metis Friendship Centre.
Betty Ann Adam, Saskatoon Starphonix, November 20, 2017
The Toronto District School Board recently announced that it will be phasing out the word “Chief” from senior staff titles citing respect for Indigenous peoples. A spokesperson said that to his knowledge no Indigenous peoples had reached out to the board to remove the phrase from job titles.
Nicole Thompson, The Canadian Press October 11, 2017
City of Saskatoon and Saskatoon Tribal Council have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together to develop a hydro power station at the Saskatoon weir.