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Indigenous woman finds support at The Gathering Place after being evicted from Raising Hope
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Indigenous woman finds support at The Gathering Place after being evicted from Raising Hope

Despite not feeling ready to leave her residence, Fay Munro was evicted from Raising Hope last month. “In the written eviction notice, one of the reasons they gave was that I was speaking badly about Raising Hope in the media,” said Munro. Munro has been vocal about the lack of support she felt from management...

What some First Nations leaders are doing to engage Indigenous voters in the Sask. Election
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What some First Nations leaders are doing to engage Indigenous voters in the Sask. Election

  First Nations leaders in Saskatchewan had a few different ways in making sure their members voted during Monday’s provincial election. The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations released a statement on Friday that aimed to remind First Nations eligible voters to head to the polls for Monday’s election. “All voters are urged to wear masks,...

Suicide issues in Indigenous communities pushed aside after Sask Party majority win
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Suicide issues in Indigenous communities pushed aside after Sask Party majority win

A month ago, Tristen Durocher’s 44-day fast ended with the hope that it would spark change in the heart of Saskatchewan. Now the Sask Party, who voted against suicide prevention legislation and prompted Durocher to start Walking With Our Angels, won a majority in Monday night’s provincial election. Many Indigenous people are discouraged. “The Sask...

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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...