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‘Knox Talks’ brings climate change and Indigenous rights among church pews
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‘Knox Talks’ brings climate change and Indigenous rights among church pews

The evening opened with Minister Cameron Fraser introducing the audience with a recognition of the territory where Knox Metropolitan United Church is situated. “In terms of Treaty 4 Territory, particularly in the United Church of Canada we recognize that we have not had a history of walking well upon these lands and with the people,”...

Saskatchewan encyclopedia online through Archer Library
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Saskatchewan encyclopedia online through Archer Library

By Heather O’Watch Access to the Saskatchewan Encyclopedia has been made easier. The 1,072 page book that holds Saskatchewan’s first century is now available online through the University of Regina’s Archer Library just in time for Archives Week which runs from February 3 to 9. The archives and special collections unit’s archivist, Mark Vajcner explained...

Bringing back their name means reconciliation for a nation
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Bringing back their name means reconciliation for a nation

For one southern Saskatchewan First Nation, correcting it’s name means more than changing the spelling. For Cowessess, it means taking action towards reconciliation and an opportunity for the community and its members to have their name accurately reflect the original chief who the community was named for. The name “Cowessess” does not translate into any known...