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FSIN Second Vice-Chief Candidate Profile – Bob Merasty on First Nation Service and the Leadership Challenge

FSIN Second Vice-Chief Candidate Profile –Bob Merasty, First Nation Service & the Leadership Challenge Flying Dust First Nation – Bob Merasty, former Chief of Flying Dust First Nation is well known for his commitment to serve First Nations people and has his sights on the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) office of the Second […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 20151929 Views

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Canada uses World Conference to continue indefensible attack on UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

24 September 2014PUBLIC STATEMENT Canada uses World Conference to continue indefensible attack on UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Indigenous peoples’ organizations and human rights groups are outraged that the federal government used a high level United Nations forum on Indigenous rights as an opportunity to continue its unprincipled attack on the UN […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 20141665 Views

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For Immediate Release: January 22, 2014 from Office of the 1st Vice Chief, Kimberly Jonathan

First Nations child and family service agencies in Saskatchewan continue to provide unsurpassed services based on proven best practice in child welfare.  First Nations provide child welfare services funded by Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada at a fraction of what the province allocates for child welfare provincially.  FSIN 1st Vice Chief Kimberly Jonathan is […]

by aanationtalk on January 23, 20141524 Views

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Saskatchewan First Nations and David Suzuki Foundation sign MOU

Saskatchewan First Nations and David Suzuki Foundation sign MOU June 12, 2013 SASKATOON — The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) and the David Suzuki Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding entitled the Gifts of the Creator/the Environment by our leadership, technicians and the David Suzuki Foundation. The signing ceremony was one of the highlights of […]

by mmnationtalk on June 12, 20131509 Views

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Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations Remembers Elijah Harper

          May 20, 2013 Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations Remembers Elijah Harper SASKATCHEWAN–( May 20, 2013) – On behalf of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) Executive, Chief Perry Bellegarde extends condolences to the family of Elijah Harper and the Red Sucker Lake First Nation who passed away in Ottawa this […]

by ecnationtalk on May 21, 2013941 Views

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First Nation Children and Youth Honour Residential School Survivors

For Immediate Release: April 23, 2013 (Saskatoon, SK) On behalf of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) Executive, Vice Chief Edward Dutch Lerat is pleased to announce the release of the Journey to Truth booklet. The booklet is a compilation of short stories, poems, and drawings from First Nation children and youth that honours […]

by aanationtalk on April 24, 20131605 Views

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FSIN Congratulates Former Chief Favel

FSIN Congratulates Former Chief Favel For Immediate Release: April 22, 2013 (Saskatoon, SK) The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) Executive congratulates former FSIN Chief Blaine Favel upon his appointment as Chancellor of the University of Saskatchewan. “On behalf of the FSIN’s 74 First Nations, Chiefs, Councillors, Elders, Senate and Veterans, we extend our warmest […]

by mmnationtalk on April 23, 20131582 Views

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First Nations Want Greater Role in New Child Welfare System

First Nations Want Greater Role in New Child Welfare System For Immediate Release: April 19, 2013 (Saskatoon, SK) On behalf of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) Executive Vice Chief Edward (Dutch) Lerat welcomes the Advocate for Children and Youth 2012 annual report. The recently released annual report emphasizes the need for greater inclusion […]

by mmnationtalk on April 22, 20131393 Views

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Appeal Tribunal Rules New Election for Office Of First Vice Chief

Appeal Tribunal Rules New Election for Office Of First Vice Chief For Immediate Release: April 18, 2013 (Saskatoon, SK) On April 17, 2013 the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) Appeal Tribunal released its decision on the matter of a notice of appeal to the FSIN Appeal Tribunal between Sheldon Wuttunee, candidate, and Loretta Pete […]

by mmnationtalk on April 19, 20131552 Views

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First Nation Students Still Not Funded the Same as Provincial Counterparts

First Nation Students Still Not Funded the Same as Provincial Counterparts For Immediate Release: March 26, 2013 (Saskatoon, SK) The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) released a report today that supports repeated calls for comparable education funding for First Nations students.  The report is the third in a series of reports the FSIN has […]

by mmnationtalk on March 27, 20131334 Views

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Revenue Sharing With First Nations Must Be A Priority

For Immediate Release: March 20, 2013 Revenue Sharing With First Nations Must Be A Priority (Regina, SK) The Chief and Executive of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations today urge the Saskatchewan Government to open discussions on a revenue sharing agreement with First Nations. This renewed call for revenue sharing comes on the heels of […]

by mmnationtalk on March 20, 20131338 Views

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FSIN – First Nations Early Childhood Programs Improving Outcomes

  Prepared for Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations Shirley KrausFebruary 2013 Executive Summary Children are gifts. (Assembly of First Nations, 2005) They are our most valuable resource. They are our future. Research strongly supports the belief that investing in early learning and childcare greatly contributes to returns in healthy well adjusted children, readiness for school, […]

by aanationtalk on March 1, 20132291 Views

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FSIN Communique February 12, 2013

Saskatchewan First Nations Mourn the Loss of Howard Cameron Sr. The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nation’s Executive, Elders, Senate, Veterans and Staff extend their condolences to the family of Howard Cameron Sr. who passed away on Tuesday February 12, 2013. The FSIN also extends condolences to the Beardy’s Okemasis First Nation for the loss of an […]

by mmnationtalk on February 13, 20131529 Views

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Resource Revenue Sharing A Constitutional Obligation

For Immediate Release: January 16, 2013 (Saskatoon, SK) The Chief and Executive of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations reacted in surprise to the Premier of Saskatchewan’s public comments reported in the media earlier today. “As I stated to the Premier when we met in November, the FSIN prefers to engage in thoughtful and respectful […]

by mmnationtalk on January 17, 20131978 Views

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Omnibust: Canada’s Breach of Trust

For Immediate Release: December 20, 2012 OMNIBUST: CANADA’S BREACH OF TRUST  (Saskatoon, SK) The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) will forever continue to pursue its mandate of Treaty protection. The recently enacted omnibus legislation will have negative impacts on First Nations Inherent and Treaty Rights. The legislation also impacts other Treaty rights like justice, […]

by mmnationtalk on December 20, 20121715 Views

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Governments Need To Work Collaboratively On Indigenous Human Rights

For Immediate Release: December 10, 2012  (Saskatoon, SK) The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations recognizes World Human Rights Day as an opportunity to raise awareness that First Nations people must fight and lobby for even the most basic human rights, such as those enjoyed by Canadians. The theme for 2012 is the rights of all […]

by ecnationtalk on December 12, 20121549 Views

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23 Years after Montreal Polytechnique: Are Women Safer?

For Immediate Release: December 6, 2012  23 YEARS AFTER MONTREAL POLYTECHNIQUE: ARE WOMEN SAFER?  (Saskatoon—December 6, 2012) FSIN First Vice-Chief Kimberly Jonathon today reflected on the 23 years that have passed since Marc Lepine’s murderous rampage at Montreal Polytechnique. Today, our heartfelt thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and their families.  With this, […]

by ecnationtalk on December 6, 20121425 Views

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The FSIN Recognizes World Aids Day

For Immediate Release: November 30, 2012 THE FSIN RECOGNIZES WORLD AIDS DAY (Saskatoon, SK) The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations calls on Saskatchewan residents to take time on Saturday December 1st, World AIDS Day, to educate themselves on the facts about HIV/AIDS. “Saskatchewan’s First Nation population has the highest rate of infection in Canada. It […]

by mmnationtalk on November 30, 20121445 Views

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FSIN Offers A Unique Option To The Abandoned PFRA Pastures

FSIN Offers A Unique Option To The Abandoned PFRA Pastures For Immediate Release: November 21, 2012 (Saskatoon, SK) The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) has identified an opportunity to preserve the Community Pasture Program while at the same time identifying economic opportunities for the First Nations. Second Vice Chief Bobby Cameron of the FSIN […]

by mmnationtalk on November 22, 20122172 Views

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First Nations Are Committed To Transparency

For Immediate Release: November 22, 2012 FIRST NATIONS ARE COMMITTED TO TRANSPARENCY (Saskatoon, SK) The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations commented today on the controversy surrounding the federal government’s financial transparency act, Bill C-27. Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan said Wednesday that the Conservatives will move to close debate on the bill this week. “I […]

by mmnationtalk on November 22, 20121533 Views

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The FSIN Supports First Nation Jurisdiction

For Immediate Release: November 7, 2012 THE FSIN SUPPORTS FIRST NATION JURISDICTION  (Regina, SK) The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations is closely monitoring the birth of the on-line gaming industry in Saskatchewan. A band member of the White Bear First Nation launched an on-line gaming site on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. FSIN Chief Perry Bellegarde […]

by mmnationtalk on November 8, 20121684 Views

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FSIN Spirit of Our Nations Pow Wow

October 22nd, 2012 FSIN Spirit of Our Nations Pow Wow (Saskatoon, SK) The FSIN Spirit of Our Nations Pow Wow will be held this year October 26th, 27th & 28th at Credit Union Centre in Saskatoon.  Once again, the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) and BHP Billiton have joined in this celebration of First Nations […]

by ecnationtalk on October 22, 20122930 Views

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The Harper Government Has To Consult On Changes To The Indian Act

For Immediate Release: October 19, 2012 THE HARPER GOVERNMENT HAS TO CONSULT ON CHANGES TO THE INDIAN ACT (Saskatoon, SK) The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations has deep concerns with the Federal Government’s support of the private members Bill C-428 put forward by Desnethe Missinippi Churchill River Member of Parliament Rob Clarke. Last January, Prime […]

by mmnationtalk on October 19, 20121862 Views

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Unexpected Passing of SIIT President October 16, 2012

October 16, 2012 Unexpected Passing of SIIT President October 16, 2012 It is with heavy hearts and deep sadness that we make this announcement. Randell Morris, the President of the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies, unexpectedly passed away today. Our sympathies, thoughts and prayers go out to Randell Morris’s family. As a member of the […]

by ecnationtalk on October 17, 20121446 Views

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FSIN Invites INAC Minister on Fact Finding Mission

FSIN Invites INAC Minister on Fact Finding Mission For Immediate Release: October 9, 2012 (Saskatoon, SK) FSIN Vice-Chief Simon Bird extends an invitation to Indian Affairs Minister John Duncan to Saskatchewan to observe for himself the real situation of First Nations elementary and secondary education. It is extremely disappointing that the Federal Government would attempt […]

by mmnationtalk on October 10, 20121649 Views

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Parties To Historic Land Claim Agreement To Recognize Accomplishments

For Immediate Release: September 25, 2012 Parties To Historic Land Claim Agreement To Recognize Accomplishments (Saskatoon, SK) Representatives from the First Nation, federal and provincial governments that signed an historic land claim agreement 20 years ago at Wanuskewin are ready to commemorate the event with a review of accomplishments. “Twenty years ago history was made,” […]

by mmnationtalk on September 26, 20122264 Views

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Candidates Declared For FSIN Election

For Immediate Release: September 24, 2012 CANDIDATES DECLARED FOR FSIN ELECTION (Saskatoon, SK) The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nation`s Credentials Committee is pleased to announce the names of the candidates running for the Office of the Chief and the Office of the First Vice Chief. The FSIN Credentials Committee received only one declaration for the Office […]

by mmnationtalk on September 25, 20121963 Views

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FSIN Urges Action On Land Claim Implementation

For Immediate Release: September 21, 2012 FSIN URGES ACTION ON LAND CLAIM IMPLEMENTATION  (Saskatoon, SK) On September 25th, 2012, the entitlement First Nations and the Federation of Saskatchewan Indians Nations (FSIN) will recognize the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty Land Entitlement Framework Agreement which remains Canada’s largest land claim settlement in any […]

by mmnationtalk on September 21, 20121595 Views

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Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations and Advocate for Children and Youth September 18, 2012

  MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Distribution: September 18, 2012 Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations and Advocate for Children and Youth Sign Letter of Understanding Traditional territory of Treaty No.6 (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) –A Letter of Understanding (LOU) was signed today between the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations and the Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth. This […]

by mmnationtalk on September 19, 20122004 Views

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BHP Billiton and SICC partner to celebrate Spirit of Our Nations

BHP Billiton and SICC partner to celebrate Spirit of Our Nations The Saskatchewan Indian Cultural Centre (SICC) is pleased to announce that BHP Billiton will once again be supporting the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) – Spirit of Our Nations Cultural Celebration and Pow Wow. The SICC is celebrating its 40th Anniversary in 2012 […]

by mmnationtalk on September 18, 20122385 Views

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First Nation Schools Continue to be Underfunded

For Immediate Release: September 8, 2012  (Saskatoon, SK) Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations Vice Chief Simon Bird is gravely concerned with the Federal Government’s response to the underfunding issue to on-reserve schools. The federal budget this spring announced $275 million in new investments for First Nations education across Canada. First Nations in Saskatchewan have yet […]

by ecnationtalk on September 10, 20121483 Views

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Headlines Impressive List of Conference Speakers

For Immediate Release: September 7, 2012 (Saskatoon, SK) Environmental law expert and activist, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. will be the keynote speaker at “The Trading Place”, Saskatchewan’s premier economic development conference, September 24 and 25, 2012 at Prairieland Park, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, sponsored by the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) Economic Development Secretariat. “The Federation of […]

by ecnationtalk on September 7, 20121359 Views

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The FSIN will Overcome Funding Cuts

For Immediate Release: September 6, 2012 (Saskatoon, SK) The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations remains optimistic about the future despite learning there will be a reduction in federal core funding from $1.6 M to $500,000 in the 2014-15 fiscal year. The core funding supports the FSIN Finance Department, Legislative Assemblies, Communications, Treasury Board, and the political […]

by mmnationtalk on September 6, 20121438 Views

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to be the Keynote Speaker at “The Trading Place” – Saskatchewan’s Premier Economic Development Event

For Immediate Release September 4, 2012 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Environmental law expert and activist, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is slated to be the keynote speaker at “The Trading Place”, Saskatchewan’s premier economic development conference sponsored by the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) Economic Development Secretariat. The event will take place September 24-25, 2012 at […]

by mmnationtalk on September 4, 20121171 Views

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FSIN Supports Lawsuit On Behalf Of Day Scholar Students

  For Immediate Release: August 16, 2012 (Vancouver, BC) The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) announced today that it plans to join a lawsuit by two British Columbia First Nations, the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Indian Band and the Sechelt Indian Band, who filed a statement of claim in Federal Court on behalf of the thousands […]

by ecnationtalk on August 17, 20121507 Views

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Budget Cuts to On Reserve Social Housing Program

Budget Cuts to On Reserve Social Housing Program FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 7, 2012, Treaty 6 Territory, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan… The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) has learned the Saskatchewan 2012-13 CMHC Section 95 budget allocation has been cut to $18.7 million, down 30% from the year before and is expected to remain the same […]

by NationTalk on August 7, 20122953 Views

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First Nations must be Full Partners in Natural Resource Development

  For Immediate Release: July 25, 2012 FIRST NATIONS MUST BE FULL PARTNERS IN NATURAL RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT (Saskatoon, SK) During this week’s Premiers meetings in Nova Scotia, First Nation and Industry leaders will meet to discuss how First Nations can become full partners in natural resource development. “This conversation we are going to have with […]

by NationTalk on July 25, 20121506 Views

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National Chief Shawn Atleo Receives Second Term with the Assembly of First Nations

NATIONAL CHIEF SHAWN ATLEO RECEIVES SECOND TERM WITH THE ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 18, 2012, Toronto, Ontario… The day started off on an optimistic note for the candidates running for the top position of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN). For the first time in AFN history, eight candidates vied for […]

by NationTalk on July 19, 20121430 Views

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FSIN Signs Agreement with Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Treaty NO. 5 Territory

FSIN SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE IN TREATY No. 5 TERRITORY June 27, 2012, Traditional territory of Treaty No. 5 (Nipawin, SK) The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations signed a three year Public Safety Cooperation Protocol agreement with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The signing between FSIN Vice Chief Bobby Cameron and RCMP […]

by NationTalk on June 27, 20121429 Views

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Saskatchewan Chiefs in Assembly Were Not Consulted by Member of Parliament

Saskatchewan Chiefs in Assembly Were Not Consulted by Member of Parliament June 27, 2012…Traditional territory of Treaty No.5 (Nipawin, Saskatchewan) First Nation leaders attending the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations Legislative Assembly were outraged and insulted by Member of Parliament, Rob Clarke’s (Desnethe-Missinippi-Churchill) presentation on his proposed private members Bill C-428. “Mr.Clarke requested due to […]

by NationTalk on June 27, 20121633 Views

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Saskatchewan’s Cabinet Shuffle Will Effect First Nations Relations

Saskatchewan’s Cabinet Shuffle Will Effect First Nations Relations May 25, 2012, Traditional territory of Treaty No.6 (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan)… If the Province of Saskatchewan has an interest in enhancing the participation of First Nations communities, it wasn’t demonstrated in the selection of the new Minister of Government Relations and Minister responsible for First Nations, Métis and […]

by NationTalk on May 26, 20121505 Views

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No Honour in Harper Government

NO HONOUR IN HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 23, 2012, Traditional Territory of Treaty No.6, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan… The federal government is violating its constitutional and legal obligations to consult and accommodate First Nations Treaty and Aboriginal rights. The First Nations of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) are extremely concerned over the content […]

by NationTalk on May 23, 20122014 Views

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Federal Budget Keeps Status Quo a Formula for Disaster

Media Release For Immediate Release: March 29, 2012 (Whitecap Dakota First Nation,) First Nations in Saskatchewan were anticipating a significant investment from the federal government in priority areas. During the Crown-First Nations gathering which occurred this past January, First Nation leadership left the meeting cautiously optimistic that the upcoming federal budget would contain significant investment […]

by NationTalk on March 30, 20121728 Views

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