Nanca Finals Rodeo

SCN was a big supporter and host of this year’s NANCA Finals Rodeo that was held at the Panee Agriplex in Ermineskin..there were approx 200 contestants from the Alberta Region 10 that competed and were vying for a coveted seat at the INFR in Las Vegas this coming November.  How this works is the top…

Emerging Artist David C. Buffalo

I knew Dave since the swimming days in our neighborhood swimming pond, which is located on the corner of his drive, on 2 mile road on Samson Cree Nation. Dave had the artistic eye even then, as we made our mud pies and quite the imagination to create towns and cities in the dirt of…

Pow wow at K-Days

Samson Cree Nation was Honored to Support and Co-host with Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation and Northland’s K-Days on July 23, 2016. The Powwow was a 10 day event that began on July 22 to July 31, 2016, which included a theme for each day. We were happy and thankful for all that supported the powwow which is showcasing our indigenous…

Augustana University – Lois Aspenes Award recipient Bruce Cutknife

Bruce Cutknife was honored at Augustana University’s Spring Soiree with the Lois Aspenes Award which recognizes an alumnus or alumna for significant contributions to the Alumni Association or the life of Augustana.  Cutknife has contributed to Augustana in a variety of ways over the years: (list taken from http://news.augustana.ualberta.ca/2016/04/bruce-cutknife-97-to-receive-lois- aspenes) • Represented Maskwacis and offered words of welcome…

Tansi, Nihwahkomakanak,

First of all I would like to give thanks to our Creator for the many blessing bestowed upon us in our lives. Last month Chief and all Council participated in mandatory drug testing, this process is not new, it was started in Chief Victor Buffalo and Chief Marvin Yellowbird’s terms in office, as a way to ensure we…

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…

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.…

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…

Superhero 5km Run/Walk

You are invited to “Superhero 5km Run/Walk: Be a hero for a Child with Autism”. Come out for a fantastic day of fun and laughter for a great cause! Leave your secret identity behind and show off your best superhero costume! All proceeds will go to Mario’s Son Rise program, which is an in-home therapy program for our…