23 Years After Montreal Polytechnique: Are Women Safer?For Immediate Release: December 6, 2012
(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, comes our steadfast resolve to end violence against women.
The FSIN Recognizes World Aids Day
For Immediate Release: November 30, 2012
(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.
First Nations Are Committed To TransparencyFor Immediate Release: November 22, 2012
(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.
FSIN Offers A Unique Option To The Abandoned PFRA PasturesFor 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.
FSIN Executive Communique November 20, 2012Inherent & Treaty Right to Land Conference
The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations, (FSIN) Lands and Resources Secretariat, extends an invitation to all First Nations for our upcoming "Inherent and Treaty Rights to Land: Treaty Land Empowerment Conference", which is scheduled for November 29, 2012, at the Dakota Dunes Casino, Whitecap Dakota First Nation.
The FSIN Supports First Nation Jurisdiction November 7, 2012(Regina, SK) The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations is closely monitoring the birth of the on-line gaming industry in Saskatchewan.
Portfolio Assignments and Mandates
Download the Portfolio Assignments and Mandates in PDF. (Updated May 1, 2013)
FSIN Unofficial Election Results
Office of the Chief
Perry Bellegarde - 488
Delbert Wapass - 240
Morley Watson - 182
Office of the First Vice Chief
Kimberly Jonathan - 457
Sheldon Wuttunee - 448
Office of the Third Vice Chief
Edward (Dutch) Lerat - Acclaimed
The Harper Government Has To Consult On Changes To The Indian Act October 19, 2012(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.
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.
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