Reclaiming Our Knowledge Conference 2017

The third annual Reclaiming Our Knowledge conference went from Tuesday January 24 to Thursday January 26, 2017, at the Howard Buffalo Memorial Centre (HBMC).   The speakers were as follows: Jerry Saddleback Sr., Dennis Omeasoo, Samson Cree Wellness (SCN) Program, Colleen Buffalo, Janet Fox, Beverly Swampy, Ermineskin Junior High School (EJHS) Students, Linda Whitebear, Adele…

Reclaiming Our Knowledge Conference 2017 Sponsors

Reclaiming Our Knowledge Conference 2017 would like to Thank Our Sponsors for making the Language, Culture, History and Wellness Conference a success..  Peace Hill InsuranceParcan Developments Kindermorgan – TransmountainSt. Eugene’ Golf Resort & Casino Indian Resource Council IRC AHP Engineering Ltd. TransAlta Samson Management Ltd. Lucky Dollar Foods Meyers Norris Penny MNP Universal Travel Peace Hills…

Reclaiming Our Knowledge Conference 2017

We at Samson Cree Nation are hosting our Annual Reclaiming Our Knowledge Conference on January 24-26, 2017.  We are showcasing our Culture, Language and History thru Storytelling, Traditional knowledge and the Cree Language of the Maskwacis Cree.. To Register  contact Carmella at 780-362-2071 or Priscilla at 780-361-6347.  

Merry Christmas & Happy New year

From Samson Cree Nation’s Chief Kurt Buffalo, Councillors; Holly Johnson-Rattlesnake, Mario Swampy, Clayton Bruno, Vernon Saddleback, Larron Northwest, Kirk Buffalo, Shannon Buffalo, Patrick Buffalo, Marvin Yellowbird, Glenda Swampy, Willy Lightning, Jonathan Dion , the SCN Staff and Departments and the SCN Members. “A Merry Christmas & a Prosperous Happy New Year”         

INFR 2016

The 41st Annual Indian Nationals Finals Rodeo (INFR) 2016 boasts approximately 11 Regional Cowboy Associations in Canada and the USA, that includes over 75 Tribes representing their First Nations in their respective categories. Contestants dream of becoming a World Champion, and the INFR is the place they compete to become that World Champion. All the…

Minister Garrido-Lowe and Toshao John Visit SCN

On November 24, 2016 we had the honour of welcoming  Minister Valerie Garrido-Lowe and Toshao (Chief) Gideon John of Guyana, South America visit Samson Cree Nation.  Guyana  is a small nation on the coast of South America with less than 1 million people per capita.   The international Guests were seeking our knowledge and experience in…

Nanca Finals Rodeo

SCN was a big supporter and host of this year’s NANCA Finals Rodeo that was held at the Panee Agriplex in Ermineskin..there were approx 200 contestants from the Alberta Region 10 that competed and were vying for a coveted seat at the INFR in Las Vegas this coming November.  How this works is the top…

Emerging Artist David C. Buffalo

I knew Dave since the swimming days in our neighborhood swimming pond, which is located on the corner of his drive, on 2 mile road on Samson Cree Nation. Dave had the artistic eye even then, as we made our mud pies and quite the imagination to create towns and cities in the dirt of…

NEA Buffalo Hunt

Nipisihkopahk Secondary High School received a beautiful teaching on September 20, 2016. the Students and Staff participated in skinning and dressing two Buffalo’s. They started with ceremony to kick off the teachings.   The students got to experience living the traditional lifestyle as they prepared packages for the Elders and their families, Thank you to…

Quakers of Canada Visit

SCN was honoured to provide a tour to the Quaker’s of Canada on August 10th, 2016.The Quaker’s of Canada Quakers are a spiritual group who do not share a fixed set of beliefs but their unity is based on shared understanding and a shared practice of worship. The Quakers of Canada are friends of the Maskwacis Non-Governmental Organization…