First Nations/Aboriginal News

FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron is criticizing the RCMP over information released to the media in the wake of a shooting near Biggar, Sask. on Aug. 9.

FSIN blasts RCMP over release about shooting

By 650 CKOM August 12, 2016 - 3:34pm Updated: August 12, 2016 - 8:50pm

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) is criticizing the RCMP's handling of information in the shooting death of Colten Boushie.   Boushie, 22, was shot and...

The Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation  released a statement Thursday after two employees facing criminal charges were fired from the community's elementary school.

Elementary school employees on Sask. First Nation facing charges

By paNOW staff April 14, 2016 - 1:45pm Updated: April 14, 2016 - 1:45pm

Two elementary school employees on the Beardy's Okemasis First Nation were recently terminated.

George Gamble, formally of Chief Beardy Memorial Elementary School, is...

First nations and refugees gather for Indigenous welcoming event at Evraz Place.

First nations and Syrian refugees meet at welcoming event

By Brant Hilton February 27, 2016 - 2:38pm Updated: February 27, 2016 - 2:45pm

Regina's newest citizens were given the chance to meet one of Canada's oldest group of people at an event designed to share culture and beliefs.

First Nations and Syrian...

Students from the University of Saskatchewan work at an archeological site in Wanuskewin Heritage Park on May 22, 2013.

Wanuskewin Heritage Park seeks U.N. designation

By 650 CKOM February 26, 2016 - 3:44pm Updated: February 26, 2016 - 3:52pm

Officials with Wanuskewin Heritage Park announced plans to apply for designation as a United Nations World Heritage Site on Friday.   The plan forms part of a push to renew the...

Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett in Saskatoon for pre-missing and murdered indigenous women inquiry discussions.

'A lot of tears, a lot of anguish' Ministers meet with victim families for MMIW pre-inquiry

By Lasia Kretzel February 10, 2016 - 5:43pm Updated: February 10, 2016 - 5:43pm

Saskatoon families of missing and murdered indigenous women expressed concerns about an ongoing feeling that their lives have no value at a meeting with federal ministers...

Simon Ash-Moccasin says he was also the victim of racial profiling by Regina police.

Regina man claims racial profiling by police officers

By Kevin Martel January 25, 2016 - 6:07pm Updated: January 25, 2016 - 6:15pm

An aboriginal man in Regina - whom the Public Complaints Commission (PCC) found to be justified in his account of police using excessive force against him - is also claiming he...

Karina Wolfe was reported missing in July 2010.

Remains of Karina Wolfe discovered in Corman Park

By 650 CKOM November 27, 2015 - 10:43am Updated: November 27, 2015 - 10:32pm

It was in 2010, that 20-year-old Karina Beth Ann Wolfe went missing.

Today the search came to an end as Saskatoon police confirmed her remains were found earlier this...

Onion Lake Cree First Nation Chief Wallace Fox.

Onion Lake chief Wallace Fox charged with assault

By Kurtis Doering October 26, 2015 - 7:58pm Updated: October 26, 2015 - 8:00pm

One of Saskatchewan's most prominent First Nations chiefs has been arrested, and is now facing four criminal charges.

Onion Lake chief Wallace Fox had been the subject...

Dianne Ludwig (left) fights back tears as she speaks about losing her son Robert Doucette (right) to foster care during the 60s Scoop.

'60s scoop victims share stories to promote healing

By Lasia Kretzel October 21, 2015 - 5:22pm Updated: October 21, 2015 - 5:22pm

Dianne Ludwig wiped a tear away from her eye and settled her cracking voice as she recalled the most painful memories of her life.

"I didn't raise my son. Somebody else...

Justice Murray Sinclair speaks at a law conference in Saskatoon at the Delta Bessborough Hotel on Oct. 14, 2015

Queen’s Bench Judge calls for a change on how to treat aboriginal offenders

By François Biber October 15, 2015 - 7:59am Updated: October 15, 2015 - 8:13am

A Manitoba judge calls for less incarceration and more community involvement when it comes to aboriginal offenders.

“Aboriginal approaches to justice probably have...

Saskatchewan Senator Lillian Dyck in Saskatoon for a panel on missing and murdered aboriginal women on Oct. 2, 2015.

Sask. senator calls on RCMP to back up claims about missing and murdered aboriginal women

By François Biber October 6, 2015 - 6:46am Updated: October 6, 2015 - 3:05pm

Saskatchewan Senator Lillian Dyck challenges the RCMP and the federal government to release statistics proving that 70 per cent or crimes against aboriginal women come at the...

Around 200 people took part in the 10th annual Sisters in Spirit march and vigil.

Hundreds march in missing and murdered aboriginal women vigil's landmark anniversary

By Lasia Kretzel October 4, 2015 - 4:59pm Updated: October 4, 2015 - 4:59pm

Hundreds took to Saskatoon streets Sunday to walk in support of missing and murdered aboriginal women and girls.

Sunday marks the 10th anniversary of the Sisters in...