indigenous people

Indigenous leaders call for release of report investigating Prince Albert police

Jul 19, 2023 | 12:39pm

Indigenous leaders in Saskatchewan are calling for the release of a report into Prince Albert police and transparency for the family of a man who died while in custody. Saul Laliberte, who was 33, died in the police detention facility in 2021. Earlier this month, a 21-year member of Prince Albert police was charged with […]

Chiefs respond to Sask. RCMP’s preliminary timeline of mass stabbings

Apr 27, 2023 | 3:03pm

The Chiefs of the James Smith Cree Nation, Peter Chapman and Chakastaypasin have all responded to the RCMP’s release of the preliminary timeline of the mass stabbings that left 11 people dead and another 18 injured. James Smith Cree Nation Chief Wally Burns thanked the Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crimes Unit for providing the preliminary timeline […]

Mounties give update on deadly stabbing rampage in Saskatchewan

Apr 27, 2023 | 11:59am

Mounties say the man accused of a deadly mass stabbing in Saskatchewan last year was selling drugs and causing havoc in the days before he drove throughout the First Nation and attacked and killed multiple people. Mounties were releasing details Thursday about what happened on the James Smith Cree Nation and in the nearby village […]

The Latest on what RCMP say happened in the mass killing on James Smith Cree Nation

Apr 27, 2023 | 11:32am

The RCMP are releasing details on a stabbing rampage last year in Saskatchewan. Eleven people were killed and 17 were injured on the James Smith Cree Nation and in the nearby village of Weldon on Sept. 4, 2022. Mounties have said Myles Sanderson, who later died in police custody, carried out the attacks. Here are […]

‘Move forward together’: Pope holds giant public mass in Edmonton football stadium

Jul 26, 2022 | 12:39pm

Pope Francis spoke about the importance of grandparents and the elderly as thousands gathered for a public mass at Edmonton’s football stadium Tuesday, a day after the pontiff apologized for abuses committed at Catholic-run residential schools. Francis prayed for “a future in which the history of violence and marginalization suffered by our Indigenous brothers and […]

Pope set for historic apology for school abuses in Canada

Jul 25, 2022 | 9:16am

Thousands of Indigenous people converged Monday on the small Alberta prairie community of Maskwacis to hear a long-awaited apology from Pope Francis for generations of abuse and cultural suppression at Catholic residential schools across Canada. Francis was scheduled to arrive in mid-morning at the site of the former Ermineskin Indian Residential School, now largely torn down. […]

Warman, SK unveils new truth and reconciliation mural

Jun 27, 2021 | 10:11am

A mural that took two years to create, seems to have been unveiled at the perfect time in Warman, SK. The mural, dedicated to truth and reconciliation, was completed by students at Warman High School and their artist-in-residence Ray Keighley. WHS Arts teacher Sarah Gerrard says the project started with the goal of educating students […]

FSIN reminding First Nations people in Saskatchewan to get out and vote

Oct 20, 2019 | 12:00pm

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations is hoping to see a high turnout of First Nations people heading to the polls on Monday for the federal election. FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron talked about how First Nations voices need to be heard, and this federal election grants that opportunity. He said there are several issues First Nations […]