Going green

Green Arrow is Canada’s first Aboriginal Renewable Energy Corporation and it is owned by Montana First Nation. The grand opening of their 100 kilowatt system was held on August 13, 2014. This is the largest First Nation solar project in Western Canada. With a total of 400 panels on the Administration building, it is projected…

Southern Extension Project and Samson Cree Nation

ATCO Pipelines has been working with Samson Consultation on the Southern Extension Project since 2009. The Vintage Southern Extension Transmission pipeline, which was installed in 1945/46, runs through Samson Cree Nation and Ermineskin Cree Nation. It is now coming to the end of it’s useful life. Due to deterioration, it poses risks of contamination to…

Grass Roots- Latiya Northwest

Latiya Northwest, our very own Maskwacis Nation member, received an award from the Alberta School Board Association. Latiya Northwest is in grade 11 and goes to school at St. Augustine Catholic School in Ponoka. The award she is received is the FNMI Shining Star award and not only is she the first at St. Augustine…

Unveiling of new sign

The new sign for the Jim Omeasoo Cultural Center was unveiled on June 12. The building is named after Late Chief Jim Omeasoo, the new sign was made in commemoration of late Jim Omeasoo and the memory of his positive influence on our community.

Our Dreams Matter Too

On June 11 students from the Nipisihkopahk Elementray School and Maskwacis community members participated in the Our Dreams Matter Too walk. This walk in Maskwacis was organized by Kasohkohwew Child Wellness Society. All of the students involved wrote letters to Prime Minister Harper and walked them from the Samson Band Office to the Post Office…