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…

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Buffalo Treaty Signing August 13, 2015

Samson Cree Nation joined in the historic signing of the Buffalo Treaty during the Banff Indian Days August 12th – 16th in Banff Alberta; Honouring the restoration of the Buffalo back into Banff Nation Park in 2017.Organized by Dr. Leroy Littlebear, he said ‘The treaty is multi-faceted and includes issues about health, environment, education, research…

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Walking Trail Official Opening

The Samson Cree Nation requested for a constructed trail along side Highway 611 East, Which was a community discussion that took place over 20-year period. In 1983, the constructed highway along 611 raised a serious concern amongst community members who recognized the increase of vehicle accidents and death related fatalities along the highway, The people…

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Kasohkowew Child Wellness Society breaks ground

Kasohkowew Child Wellness Society (KCWS) is moving forward and into a new building by December of this year. Planning for this project started in November of 2013, the Committee and staff are excited to see the plans come to fruition.  The ground breaking ceremony took place on June 3rd at the Nipisihkophak Education Authority (NEA) administration building. The new…

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Samson Cree Nation submits its application for Judicial review to Federal Court of Appeal…

In respects of a decision of the National Energy Board on Enbridge’s Edmonton to Hardisty Pipeline due to impacts on the Ancient Bison Pound Site. Maskwacis, Alberta (April 20, 2015) Samson Cree Nation announced the commencement of proceedings in the Federal Court of Appeal seeking the immediate suspension of the National Energy Board’s decision to permit development of the Edmonton…

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Two Maskwacis women are recognized at the 20th annual Esquo Awards

This year the Esquao Awards celebrated their 20th anniversary. On May 17, 2015 17 women were presented with awards for their dedication to their community, families, and personal endeavours. The organization has recognized over 400 women from over 80 communities across Alberta. Two women from Maskwacis were presented awards this year. Danika Littlechild was presented the Law award and was…

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