SCN Veteran’s Powwow

The Samson Cree Nation hosted a Veteran’s Powwow on November 11, 2015. there was approximately 350 plus dancers, 14 drums and singers from Alberta and Saskatchewan in attendance. We were honored with the presence of SCN Chief Kurt Buffalo,Grand Chief Steve Courtoreille of Treaty 8, AFN Regional Chief Craig Makinaw, Chief Randy Ermineskin and MP…

Maskwacis Pays Tribute to the Veterans

The Official Maskwacis Remembrance Day Ceremony was held at the Maskwacis Cenotaph on Wednesday November 11, 2015 at 11:00 am. It began with a Honour Processional March to the Cenotaph accompanied with a Drum and Singers from Northern Cree, The SCN Elementary School children sang “O Kanata” in Cree, The attending Chiefs pay Tribute to…

Samson Consultation Dept. Receives Generous Donation

On October 16, 2015 The Samson Consultation Department received a In-Kind Office Donation from AltaLink Energy Company, the donation consisted of 4 laptops, 3 GIS trackers, and 3 boxes of Office Binders and Office trays.  The computer donation is a result of AltaLink’s partnership with the Electronic Recycling Association (ERA), a non-profit organization founded in…

Peace Hills Trust Art Gala

Peace Hills Trust held their 33rd Annual Art Contest:  The Art Show and Gala was held on October 22, 2015 in Edmonton and the winners were announced.   9 & Under Catagory – 1st Place Winner – “Our World” – Nia Donald,  2nd Place Winner  – “Untitled” – Nesta Bailey.  3rd Place Winner – “Dance Family”…

Visitors from Alberta Transportation

Alberta Transportation and 13 members of their staff from the Edmonton, Red Deer and Ponoka areas came out to visit the Samson Cree Nation Walking Trail. The visit was an opportunity for Alberta Transportation and staff to take a look at their contributions to the final product of a constructed trail. Amongst the visitors were…

Recognition of A Past Leader

The Wetaskiwin and District Heritage Museum – Women of Aspenland acknowledges and celebrates the life of the Late Florence Buffalo (Red Pheasant Woman) on October 17, 2015. The Woman of Aspenland is a documentation and exhibit project. Its purpose is to tell and preserve the stories of women in our communities who represent something about…

Voters Get Ready!!

Samson Cree Nation and Ermineskin Cree Nation co-hosted a forum at the HBMC for the candidates in our area. All Four of the candidates were invited to participate unfortunately due to scheduling conflicts only two candidates that were able to attend NDP Candidate Doug Hart and Liberal Candidate Jeffrey Rock.   This forum was to get…

RODEO Alive and Well in Maskwacis

SCN Hosted the N.A.N.C.A 2015 Rodeo Finals on September 18, 19, 20, at the one and only Panee Agriplex. Three Days of Rip Roaring Action.  The Best of the Best in First Nations Cowboys and Cowgirls competing for a chance to represent Northern Alberta at the INFR in Las Vegas , Nevada this November. September…