Summer means powwow season

By Judy Bird The powwow announcer’s booth is always a lively place especially with announcers like Mike Pinay (right) and Howie Thompson (middle) cracking jokes and keeping things moving along. The...

Dene language part of worldwide study

By Mervin Brass For the next two months, parents from the Clearwater River Dene Nation will have international language experts studying their teaching methods. The northern Saskatchewan community will...

Hunting party feeds less fortunate

By Mervin Brass (Yorkton, SK) When he was nine-years old Bobby Cameron shot a mule deer buck with a .22 calibre rifle while out hunting with his father. Bobby Cameron Sr. knew immediately his son’s...

Mobile app helps preserve languages 

By Thia James The File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council (FHQTC) has launched new mobile applications that it plans to use to help pass down its five traditional languages to younger generations. In...

Elders played critical role in land claim victory

By Mervin Brass A tear trickles down Perry Bellegarde’s left cheek as he recalls the moment when the late Pauline Pelly, a Treaty 4 Elder, congratulated him for his work on the Treaty 4 Grounds land claim...
Joyce Letendre

Pine Grove Improves Cultural Facility

By Thia James Joyce Letendre sits peacefully in a tee pee that’s part of the changes made to the Pine Grove Correctional Centre’s cultural centre. Letendre is the cultural co-ordinator at Pine Grove...