Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations

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Media Release - Truth and Reconciliation

The FSIN Executive commends the University of Saskatchewan for hosting the first national forum on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) with Canadian universities and post-­‐secondary institution leadership.

The U of S organized the two-­‐day forum currently being held at the university entitled “Building Reconciliation: Universities Answering the TRC’s Call to Action” with academic and Indigenous leaders from across Canada attending.

 

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2015 FSIN Legislative Assembly - October 28-29, 2015

 

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FALL SESSION OF THE FSIN LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY (Oct 28-29, 2015)

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Candidates Declared for Second Vice Chief

The candidates, in alphabetical order, for the Office of the Second Vice Chief are:
  1. ATCHEYNUM, Rod – Sweetgrass First Nation
  2. LONECHILD, Guy – White Bear First Nation
  3. MERASTY, Robert (Bob) – Flying Dust First Nation

A by-election for the Office of the Second Vice Chief will be held during the FSIN fall Legislative Assembly on October 28 and 29, 2015.

Contact information for all candidates is attached, including candidates for the Office of the Chief, Office of the First Vice Chief, Office of the Second Vice Chief and Office of the Third Vice Chief.

The FSIN represents 74 First Nations in Saskatchewan. The Federation is committed to honouring the spirit and intent of Treaty, as well as the promotion, protection and implementation of the Treaty promises that were made more than a century ago.

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For more information please contact:
Ron Crowe
Clerk of the Legislative Assembly
Phone: 306-956-6916
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Candidates Declared for FSIN Election

The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) Credentials Committee is pleased to announce the names of the candidates for the Office of the Chief, the Office of the First Vice Chief, and the Office of the Third Vice Chief.

The candidates, in alphabetical order, for the Office of the Chief are:

  1. BEN, Helen – Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation
  2. CAMERON, Robert (Bobby) – Witchekan Lake First Nation
  3. OMANI, Leo – Wahpeton Dakota First Nation

The candidates, in alphabetical order, for the Office of the First Vice Chief are:

  1. JONATHAN, Kimberly – Wahpeton Dakota First Nation

The candidates, in alphabetical order, for the Office of Third Vice Chief are:

  1. LERAT, Edward (Dutch) – Cowessess First Nation

Kimberly Jonathan and Edward (Dutch) Lerat will be formally acclaimed during the fall Legislative Assembly at TCU Place in Saskatoon, October 28 and 29, 2015. Interim Chief Jonathan and Vice Chief Lerat will continue their duties until that time.

A by-election for the Office of the Second Vice Chief will also be held during the fall Legislative Assembly on October 28 and 29, 2015. Candidates for the Office of the Second Vice Chief must submit the required documentation set out in the FSIN Election Act by October 5, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. A list of candidates for the Office of Second Vice Chief will be released on or shortly after October 5th.

The FSIN represents 74 First Nations in Saskatchewan. The Federation is committed to honouring the spirit and intent of Treaty, as well as the promotion, protection and implementation of the Treaty promises that were made more than a century ago.

For more information please contact:

Ron Crowe
Clerk of the Legislative Assembly
Phone: 306-956-6916
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Michael Wolverine
Deputy Electoral Officer
Cell: 306-370-6542

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2015 FSIN Youth Assembly

2015 FSIN Youth Assembly Livestream

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Grace Period for Second Vice Chief

TAKE NOTICE pursuant to section 43(b) of the FSIN Election Act, any person wishing to be a Candidate for the Second Vice-Chief position shall file a Declaration of Intent with the Chief Electoral Officer on September 28th, 2015 no later than 12 noon.

TAKE FURTHER NOTICE the deadline for the documentation required of a person wishing to be a Candidate for the Second Vice-Chief executive position shall submit the required documentation set out in under section 49, by October 5th, 2015 at 12:00 noon, Attention the Clerk, Ron Crowe, at The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations Office, Suite 100-103A Packham Avenue, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 4K4

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Strength Of Our Women Gala Event

THE SASKATCHEWAN FIRST NATIONS WOMEN'S COMMISSION
is proud to present the

FIRST ANNUAL AWARDS GALA DINNER


 

 

   

IRS Personal Credits Deadline

URGENT – DEADLINE APPROACHING - Indian Residential Schools Personal Credits

Residential School Survivors that were eligible for the Common Experience Payment are also eligible for Personal Credits of up to $3000.00.

Personal Credits can be used for yourself or you can transfer them to your siblings, children or grandchildren. Some examples of what they can be used for include:
  • Learn traditional or cultural teachings;
  • Learn literacy or trades;
  • Purchase books and/or computers for education;
  • Attend a program at a university,  college, trade or training school.
For more information, please contact the Personal Credits Administrator at 1-866-343-1858!

If you require a new form, please call 1-866-343-1858 for a new one as soon as possible!

They will only accept forms received or post-marked on or before October 31, 2014!


 
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