Peace Hills General Insurance will be at the Economic Development Trade Show May 20th and 21st. Stop by our booth and don’t forget to bring your resume. You can take the Insurance and Risk Management Careers quiz and ask us about the exciting educational and career opportunities Peace Hills Insurance offers. The Newiyaw Award, honouring…

Gift of prayer for Maskwacis

The following story was given to Chief Kurt Buffalo and Councillor Kirk Buffalo, along with the feathers in the picture below, by a visitor to our Community. “ Thank you for the honor to sit with you during your gather. Growing up in Northern Alberta was quite isolated and our Native communities didn’t have a…

Looking for Powwow Committee Members

Samson Cree Nation is looking for 6 Powwow Committee Members. All applicants must: 1. Must submit resume, along with a criminal records check. 2. Must be a member of the Samson Cree Nation. 3. Must make a commitment to attend all meetings. Deadline is May 9, 2014 For applications and more information, please contact: Samson…

HUB Receives an award

HUB has been operating within Samson since September of 2012. Programs, services and organizations have been working together to provide supports for community members. To date HUB has closed 80 files, assisting those community members in their time of need. It is yet to be confirmed but there seems to be a correlation between crime rates lowering in Samson since HUB has…

2014 Alberta Native Hockey Provincials

Congratulations to all the athletes that participated in this years Alberta Native Hockey Provincials! On behalf of Samson Cree Nation we wish you all the best in your hockey careers and all other endeavours in your life. For a complete list of the standings visit http://www.albertanativehockey.com/

Drug Abuse Resistance Education – D.A.R.E.

All three Maskwacis RCMP School Resource Officers have been busy teaching the DARE program to the following schools, Ermineskin Elementary, Nipisihkopahk Elementary, (Samson) and Mimiw Sakahikan (Pigeon Lake Reserve). Meskanahk Ka Nipa Wit School (Montana) and Kisipatnahk (Louis Bull) Schools have already successfully graduated from the program. For those that are not familiar with the D.A.R.E. Program (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) it is…

Adventures of the NSS Travel Club

I would like to begin by thanking all the sponsors personally for your generous donation and/or effort in assisting the NSS Travel Club this year. You have taken part in brightening the future of our students at NSS. The Travel Club is designed to engage students in experiential learning, as well as reward them for being responsible citizens of the school…

Inauguration 2014

The 2014 Samson Cree Nation Inauguration ceremony for the newly elected and returning Chief and Council was held on March 14th, 2014. Amongst community members RCMP, Wetaskiwin Mayor Bill Elliott and Council members were also in attendance for this ceremony. As we move forward into another political term, may be proactive and come together in unity to…