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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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”…

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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…

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