Reclaiming Our Knowledge

Samson Cree Nation hosted a 3 day conference at the River Cree Resort and Casino from January 27-29, 2015. Break out sessions included; The Creation Story with Jerry Saddleback Sr., Nehiyaw Language and Culture with Jeff Wastesicoot , Baby Think It Over with Colleen Buffalo, Totamaso with Patrick Buffalo, Understanding Addictions with Jerry Saddleback Jr.,…

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Celebrating 25 years of education

Nipisihkopahk Education Authority (NEA) hosted a round dance on February 6th to celebrate their 25th anniversary. The event drew in many community members for an evening of dancing, singing and socializing. The schools had various items to raffle from an iPhone 6 to tickets to an Oilers game. Shelli Yellowbird prepare a power point presentation showcasing NEA’s 25 years in operation. Fr om the first…

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Samson Cree Nation Memebers chosen as extras in film

On January 19 an open casting call with Classic Casting, Casting Director Allyson Lockwood, was held at the HBMC. The casting crew were looking for extra’s in the upcoming Feature Film “The Revenant” with Leonardo DiCaprio as the lead role. The casting director was looking for adult native men & women with a slim build, long hair, and horse-riding experience. 36 community members from…

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