2020 SCN Council

Here are the candidate winners from last night’s council election. 1. Frank Buffalo 463 votes. 2 Kurt Buffalo 467 votes. 3 Shannon Buffalo 376 votes. 4 Louise Omeasoo 365 votes. 5 Shay Yellowbird 356 votes. 6 Ryan Lightning 358 votes. 7 Laurie Buffalo 346 votes. 8 Holly Johnson 350 votes. 9 Elesha Saddleback 341 votes.…

2020 Election Dates

Samson Cree Nation Members: here are some important dates. Information for Candidates: Due to Covid 19, the Maskwacis RCMP detachment are still on reduced staff and will bring in extra staff on Wednesday June 3, 2020, and Thursday June 4 from 9 AM to 3 PM to do criminal record checks. So the candidates that…

Curfew and Spring Clean Up

Samson Emergency Management has declared a Curfew In Effect as of now. Time will be from 10 PM to 6 AM until further notice. Also, the annual nation Spring Clean Up will be on May 1, 2020; please contact 780 585 3793 ext. 226 for more details or see poster below.

Mitchell Saddleback: Pawakan Macbeth

January 25, 2020 Interview with Mitchell Saddleback who was an actor in the Pawakan Macbeth theatrical play and the movie Cold Pursuit. Guide: You can talk about some of the problems that an Indigenous actor runs into if you want. So what’s Pawakan Macbeth all about: Mitch: Macbeth is a Shakespeare play. It’s about a…

Buffalo Treaty 2019

Back in September 2019, Samson Councilor Kurt Buffalo organized a Buffalo Signing Treaty with the Four Nations of Maskwacis, the Peepeekisis Cree Nation and the Woodland Cree Nation. This is one of a few Buffalo Signing Treaties between the First Nations of North America. The buffalo disappeared about 150 years ago from the North American…