Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations

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Independent Assessment Process (IAP)

The IAP application deadline is September 19, 2012.  Download Application Here.

Indian Residential School survivors only need to fill out Sections (1) (2) and (8) and the envelope be post marked no later than September 19, 2012.

Section 1. Personal Information
• Name, address, status number, contact information.

Section 2. Indian Residential School identification
• Name of Indian Residential School, months and years of attendance.

Section 8. Declaration
• A confirmation the application is true. The declaration requires a witness.

The remaining Sections can be filled out at a later date with the help of a lawyer once the former student retains legal counsel.

FSIN Indian Residential School technician, Jaye Cameron, will be available to answer questions at 306.956.1022


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

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 new partnership signifies a foundation that will build on mutual respect and trust to address issues specific to First Nations children and youth receiving child welfare, health, education and justice services within Saskatchewan.


FSIN Executive Communique September 7, 2012

Vice Chief Bird Continues to Pressure INAC on Education Issues
The federal budget this spring announced $275 million in new investments for First Nations education across Canada. Not a penny has been seen to date nor has a process been identified for distribution.

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 offices of the Chief and Vice Chiefs. To watch today’s media conference visit our website www.fsin.com


FSIN Executive Communique August 24, 2012

Treaty Governance Office
In order to create awareness of inherent rights and Treaty implementation, TGO has put together a set of 3 CDs containing the presentations and discussion from the Chiefs Forum on Treaty Implementation that was held on March 30-31 at Dakota Dunes.

FSIN Supports Lawsuit On Behalf Of Day Scholar Students

For Immediate Release: August 16, 2012

FSIN Supports Lawsuit On Behalf Of Day Scholar Students
(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 of First Nation Day Scholar students who attended Indian Residential Schools. The Indian Day Scholar survivors were left out of the $1.9 Billion Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement.


Budget Cuts to On Reserve Social Housing Program


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 in 2013-14.


FSIN Executive Communique July 27, 2012

Industry Relations Forum
The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN), Lands and Resources Secretariat hosted an Industry Relations Forum on July 26, 2012 in Saskatoon. The purpose of the Industry Relations Forum was to foster the growing interest among First Nation leadership to form mutually beneficial working relationships with the natural resource sector in Saskatchewan.

Honouring the Late Senator Dennis Crane

The late Senator, Dennis Crane, was very passionate about Indian politics and education often encouraging his children and grandchildren to further their education something Senator Crane did following his political career.


FSIN Executive Communique July 13, 2012

AFN Annual General Assembly
Please be advised the FSIN will provide breakfast for the mornings of July 18 & 19, 2012 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre South Building – Room 810 (Saskatchewan Caucus Room) beginning at 8:00 a.m.
We would like to invite all Chiefs and Saskatchewan delegates for breakfast so we can provide information on Bills' C428 and C38.

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