Senate Chair Asks Lynn Beyak To Step Down From Aboriginal Peoples Committee

Liberal Senator Lillian Dyck, Chair of the Senate’s Aboriginal Peoples Committee is asking Senator Lynn Beyak to consider resigning from the committee. Recently,┬áthe┬áConservative Senator from Ontario┬ámade remarks in the Senate chamber praising the, “good deeds” of the residential school system.

By John Paul Tasker, CBC News Posted: Mar 16, 2017

Saskatchewan Students Combining Indigenous Teachings With Scientific Knowledge In Learning The Land

Students at 11 schools in southern Saskatchewan are taking science instruction through, “Learning the Land”. The program, created by the Nature Conservancy of Canada and the Treaty 4 Education Alliance, combines Indigenous culture and teachings with scientific knowledge about conservation.

By Samanda Brace, CBC News Posted: Jan 12, 2017

Saskatchewan Aboriginal Storytelling Event

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.

Wunusweh Lecture in Aboriginal Law

The University of Saskatchewan, College of Law through the McKercher Lecture Series is presenting Grand Chief Derek Napinak from the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs who will share his views regarding the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The Wunusweh Lecture in Aboriginal Law takes place Monday, January 16, 2017 7:00 – 8:00 pm at the Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre, University of Saskatchewan.