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Regina's mayor (centre) and First Nations chiefs sign a memorandum of understanding to educate about racism on June 13, 2017.

City of Regina, FSIN sign agreement to educate about racism

By Britton Gray June 13, 2017 - 1:45pm Updated: June 13, 2017 - 2:00pm

In an effort to continue to provide education and awareness about racism, the City of Regina and members from the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) signed an...

Elbow, Sask. Mayor Rob Hundeby (left) and FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron (right) signed a reconciliatory memorandum of understanding on April 25, 2017.

'I was wrong:' Sask. mayor apologizes for racial prejudices

By Chris Vandenbreekel April 25, 2017 - 7:35pm Updated: April 26, 2017 - 6:37am

The mayor of Elbow, Sask., is apologizing for how he thought of indigenous people in the past and hoping to make it right.   Rob Hundeby was in Saskatoon Tuesday afternoon to...

Alvin Baptiste, right, stands with Colten Boushie’s mother, Debbie Baptiste, as she receives a blanket during a special ceremony at TCU Place on April 11, 2017.

'I forgive:' Boushie family honoured at Sask. conference

By Brent Bosker April 11, 2017 - 3:29pm Updated: April 11, 2017 - 6:01pm

A member of Colten Boushie's family offered forgiveness to the man accused in the 22-year-old's death on a farmyard last summer.

Colten's uncle, Alvin Baptiste spoke at...

FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron told reporters on March 23, 2017 he's disappointed over cuts to post-secondary education impacting SIIT.

'They are impacted big time': First Nations respond to cuts in provincial budget

By Brent Bosker March 23, 2017 - 2:40pm Updated: March 23, 2017 - 2:40pm

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations says its communities will feel the impact of cuts in the provincial budget.   The FSIN expressed disappointment over operational...

Robert Merasty, vice-chief in charge of health with the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations, says the road ahead will be a challenge.

Sask. First Nations leader blasts plans for provincial health authority

By 650 CKOM January 6, 2017 - 11:13am Updated: January 6, 2017 - 11:13am

Saskatchewan's First Nations leadership is concerned a new, single provincial health authority will leave indigenous people with even less control over their health care.

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(From left to right) Legal Counsel Ron Maurice, Beardy's and Okemasis Chief Rick Gamble and FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron announced a $4.5 million award to Beardy's and Okemasis First Nation on Dec. 27, 2016.

Federal government ordered to pay Sask. First Nation $4.5M over 'Riel Resistance' punishment

By Chris Vandenbreekel December 27, 2016 - 2:27pm Updated: December 28, 2016 - 4:27am

Beardy's and Okemasis First Nation in northern Saskatchewan has been awarded $4.5 million after a 17-year fight for compensation stemming from the 1885 Riel Resistance.

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FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron (left), FSIN Vice-Chief Heather Bear (center), President of FNUniv of Canada Dr. Mark Dockstator (right) at the soup kitchen at Souls Harbour in Regina.

FSIN providing meat for those in need in Sask. this Christmas

By Kevin Martel December 15, 2016 - 11:55pm Updated: December 16, 2016 - 12:00am

It's not exactly the easiest thing to put a bow on, but giving the gift of a full stomach is something the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) is striving for...

Sask. Premier Brad Wall agrees with the federal government's decision to approve two pipelines.

Sask. premier agrees with federal government decision on pipelines

By Sarah Mills November 30, 2016 - 4:35pm Updated: December 1, 2016 - 6:37am

He doesn't often agree with the current federal government but Premier Brad Wall is thanking it for approving two new pipelines.

Line 3 and Kinder Morgan were given the...

Grand Chief Ron Michel of the Prince Albert Grand Council put out a call for youth to attend a special event in Prince Albert Dec. 5-6 to gather input on an ongoing crisis in Northern Saskatchewan.

Chiefs call for youth input on northern suicide crisis

By 650 CKOM November 8, 2016 - 2:35pm Updated: November 9, 2016 - 6:28am

First Nations leadership is asking young people to tell them how to deal with a youth suicide crisis in Northern Saskatchewan.   Chief Bobby Cameron of the Federation of...

NDP MP Georgina Jolibois speaks about a rash of youth suicides in Northern Saskatchewan at a press conference in Saskatoon on Oct. 21, 2016.

NDP, FSIN call for action on northern suicide crisis

By Bryn Levy October 21, 2016 - 2:46pm Updated: October 21, 2016 - 2:46pm

The NDP is joining calls from the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) for more investment in mental health services.   Charlie Angus, the party's federal...

Saskatoon's mayoral candidates tackled indigenous issues at the FSIN forum on Oct. 19, 2016.

FSIN forum asks mayoral candidates where they stand on key FN funding issues

By Chris Vandenbreekel October 20, 2016 - 12:00am Updated: October 20, 2016 - 12:00am

Where do Saskatoon's mayoral candidates stand on increasing PST revenue sharing and reducing indigenous gaming revenues going to the province?

Those were the pointed...

A special assembly was held by the FSIN at the FNUniv in Regina Aug 22, 2016.

Racism hot topic at FSIN special assembly

By Sarah Mills August 22, 2016 - 4:28pm Updated: August 23, 2016 - 12:25pm

Hateful comments have spread far and wide on social media following the shooting death of a First Nations man near Biggar, Sask.

Coun. Ben Kautz, with the Rural...

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