A Rising Star In Dartmouth

Meet Devin Buffalo NCAA Division 1 goalie for the Dartmouth University “Big Green” he is the son of Patrick Buffalo & Belinda Lightning.  Devin is a proud member of the Samson Cree Nation and is currently taking Native American Studies and Government at Dartmouth University, but his long-term goal is to help Maskwacis overcome its…

4th Annual Candy Cane Lane Charity Checkstop

On December 4th, 2015 we hosted our fourth year annual charity checkstop, each year the proceeds go to supporting the local four nations and Pigeon Lake communities’ food banks, toys drive and to collect donations from anyone who stops for the check stop.   The planning committee representatives who are from the local area for the…

SCN Christmas Powwow

Samson Cree Nation is Hosting a Christmas Powwow on On the Samson Cree Nation First Nation, The date of the Powwow is December 26 & 27, 2015.  for more information regarding Hand Games contact Glenda Swampy at 780-312-0359, For Vendor information contact Angela Bull at ang.bbull@yahoo.ca or Maureen Buffalo at 780-362-4552 or Delorna Makinaw at…

“Let’s Talk” Youth Conference

Samson Socio-Economic Development and the Samson Cree Nation Youth Council hosted the “Let’s Talk” Youth Conference from November 12th & 13th. It was a great success. The two days were jam packed full of activities and breakout sessions for the youth ages 12-25. Booths were set up for the kids to look at what programs…

Post Election Strategy Meeting

The treaty 1-11 Post Election Summit was held at the  Tsuu T’ina Nation November 2, 2015,  Approximately   19 Chiefs  and Proxy Chiefs From Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba attended the meeting.   Issue’s such as Education Bill C-33, Anti-Terrorism Act Bill C-51 , Omnibus Bill C-45,  Nation to Nation Strategy and other first nation’s business was discussed.…

Repatriation

In August 2015 remains were discovered near Viking, Alberta. The remains were studied and analysed by a member of the Forensics and Archaeological Divisions from the University of Alberta, they discovered that the remains belonged to a 16 – 22 years old Female of First Nations decent and dated the remains to the early 1700’s…