Omnibust: Canada’s Breach Of Trust
For Immediate Release: December 20, 2012
(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, health, governance, economic development, education and lands and resources. The FSIN has offered political solutions to Canada on numerous occasions but to no avail.
Governments Need To Work Collaboratively On Indigenous Human RightsFor 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 people that include women, youth, Minorities, persons with disabilities, indigenous people, the poor and marginalized. The goal is to have the voices of these people heard in public life and included in political decision making.
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
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