FSIN Executive Communique April 5, 2012
2012 Saskatchewan First Nations Winter Games
The 2012 Saskatchewan First Nations Winter Games will be hosted by the Battlefords Agency Tribal Chiefs in April 9-14, 2012 in Saskatoon.
Opening Ceremonies will be at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at the Credit Union Center. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.)
FSIN Executive Communique March 23, 2012
First Nations comprise 16 percent of the Saskatchewan population but represent the largest gap in employment rates between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal adults in all of Canada.
The FSIN Calls On Premier Wall To Help Pressure Ottawa March 23, 2012
(Saskatoon, SK) Vice Chief Simon Bird welcomes and appreciates Premier Brad Wall's support for equitable funding for First Nations schools. Continued pressure on the federal government by the province on this important issue will be required to ensure a break through on comparable funding.
Interim Chief Watson Appalled By Lack Of Action On First Nation Issues In Provincial Budget March 22, 2012
(Saskatoon, SK) The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) is disappointed that the provincial budget did little to address critical issues facing First Nations in the province.
Beardy's and Okemasis First Nation Makes Kraft Hockeyville Top 5
March 18, 2012
The ONLY FIRST NATION IN CANADA to qualify!!!
The Beardy’s & Okemasis First Nation has been named to the Top 5 and is set to be named Canada’s next Kraft Hockeyville! We’re the only Aboriginal community across Canada to qualify in the competition to bring a pre-season NHL hockey game and $100,000 in arena upgrades to our community—and we NEED you to be a part of that excitement!
First Nations Continue Call For Comparable Education Funding
(Saskatoon, SK) The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations is pleased that both Premier Brad Wall and Education Minister Donna Harpauer publicly support the statements that First Nations have been making for many years.
FSIN Executive Communique March 9, 2012
Creation of New Provincial Parks in Saskatchewan
One of the most important issues to note in the proposed park development will be the identification of First Nations Sacred Sites. There must be the proper steps taken to ensure that all Sacred Sites are identified and protected from desecration by people who frequent the park.
FSIN Executive Communique February 24, 2012
Action Plan on Education in the Context of Treaty (APECT)
The APECT project is gathering information on what communities and leaders think a First Nations Education structure could look like. During March 2012 feedback will be collected at regional meetings with high level Education stakeholders, to finalize the development of the APECT Model.