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.
FSIN Executive Communique October 12, 2012AFN Special Chiefs Assembly on Education
In response to Minister Duncan's statements made during the AFN Special Chief's Assembly on Education about the state of First Nations Education funding in Saskatchewan Vice Chief Simon Bird made the following release to the media on October 9, 2012:
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.
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 to poke us in the eye by issuing such fairy tales about First Nations Education funding.
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