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Unprecedented move by a hockey team in eastern Saskatchewan who forfeits playoff series due to safety

An unprecedented move by a Saskatchewan senior hockey team to forfeit a playoff game due to the safety of their players. The Theodore Buffalos senior hockey team forfeited the fourth and deciding game of their Triangle Hockey League (THL) playoff series against the Ochapowace Thunder. A statement of the forfeiture came in a tweet issued...

Two men display friendship through theatre
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Two men display friendship through theatre

A new play at the Globe Theatre explores the friendship between two university students. The workshop performance, “Wanisiniwin/kweski-pimatisiw” is written and performed by Skyler Anderson and Pete Kytwayhat. The one-of-a-kind show “Wanisiniwin/kweski-pimatisiw” was written by Skyler Anderson, of Peepeekisis and George Gordon First Nation, and Pete Kytwayhat, of Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation Band. They are...

Nails causing flat tires in File Hills
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Nails causing flat tires in File Hills

Four First Nations communities in the File Hills grid road area had members affected with nails in their tires, in the location near where a protest in solidarity to the Wet’suwet’en protests in British Columbia happened in early February. The nails were found about a week after the protest. The reserves on the File Hills...

What is Day School?
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What is Day School?

Applications for day school survivors are open as of August 19, 2019. Day schools opened in the early 1920s, and children who attended were able to go home to their families every day, but the events that happened in the day were harmful for some.

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Beardy’s Blackhawks lose their Midget AA and AAA hockey team

There is disappointment following the decision to move the Midget AA and AAA Blackhawks hockey teams away from Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation after this season. It is reportedly the only First Nations team in Canada located and operated by a reserve.   The Saskatchewan Hockey Association (SHA) made the announcement last Tuesday.   Andy...

Aboriginal Student Centre changing name
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Aboriginal Student Centre changing name

The Aboriginal Student Centre (ASC) is getting a new name following a government lead to replace an outdated term. The ASC is located inside of the Research and Innovation Centre Building (RIC) on the University of Regina campus. “Shortly after the federal government dropped ‘Aboriginal’ and switched to ‘Indigenous’ we knew now was the appropriate...

What does the federal election look like in Northern Saskatchewan?
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What does the federal election look like in Northern Saskatchewan?

  Some communities in Northern Saskatchewan are exercising their right to vote in Monday’s federal election, while others are not so motivated to hit the polls. “Indigenous people are the majority in this constituency,” said Modeste McKenzie, president of the Indigenous New Democrats of Saskatchewan and Desnethe-Missinippi-Churchill River NDP. “Whichever candidate or whichever party manages...

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Kawacatoose and Raymore in Talks of a New Gas Sation

A third gas station is being planned for the town of Raymore years after the owners closed their business at the same location. Kawacatoose First Nation is partnering with Four Horse Development to construct a gas station which will also include another business. Kawacatoose, Raymore and Four Horse Development are in the planning stage. “We...