Maskwacis Elders Workshop February 28, 2018

Nearly 100 people attended the Maskwacis Education Schools Commission (MESC) Elders Workshop on      February 28, 2018. The four Maskwacis Chiefs; Chief Vernon Saddleback (Samson), Chief Craig Makinaw (Ermineskin), Chief Leonard Standing On The Road (Montana), Chief Irvin Bull (Louis Bull) greeted the participants with opening remarks, followed by a presentation by Brian Wildcat…

National Pow Wow September 28-30, 2018

There is going to be a national pow wow in Edmonton at the Expo Centre. The same location that they had the National Gathering of Elders in 2017. Treaty 8 Chief Rupert Meneen is one of the organizers along with his committee. All are welcome across Turtle Island-Canada. Samson Communication Department Pow wow email: eventcoordinator@ngekanata.com…

Reclaiming Our Knowledge 2018

The Reclaiming Our Knowledge conference took place between January 23-25, 2018, at the HBMC and there was a very good turnout this year. Keynote speakers included: Roy and Judy Louis, Georgina Lightning, Bruce Cutknife, Beverly Swampy, Pat Buffalo, Wendy Buffalo, Sheri-Lynn McGilvery, Koren Lightning-Earle and Darlene Auger. The Facilitators were: Judy and Roy Louis with…

Treaty Gathering January 30-31, 2018

For those who are attending the Treaty 1 -11 gathering the location has been changed to the River Cree Resort and Casino in Enoch, Alberta. The registration form is also attached. Hai hai ! So just remember the venue has changed from Louis Bull to the River Cree Resort and Casino.

Mitch Saddleback Interview

October 23, 2017 Communications Editor – Guide Fleury Interviews  actor Mitch Saddleback, as he’s at a sweat behind the high school.   Guide: Since we’re at a sweat Mitch, what’s your Indian Name?  Mitch: White Wolf.  Guide: Who’s your family?  Mitch: I grew up with the Ermineskins. I’m a Saddleback but I didn’t grow up with…

Treaty 6 flag Raising Ceremony

On September 29, 2017  The City of Wetaskwin had a Treaty 6 Flag Raising Ceremony and all four nations Chiefs were in attendance along with Samson Councilors Larron Northwest and Katherine Swampy. This is the first time that the Treaty 6 Flag has flown at city hall and to commemorate the day school children attended…

Summer Student Program 2017

The summer student program has wrapped up for another year and it was a good experience. Thank you to the coordinators Pamela Green and Molly for setting up the communications department with two students. Good luck to all the students going back to school this year, make your nation proud in your academic journey’s.  The…