Bryan Eneas

Quentin Tootoosis struts his stuff during a Chicken Dance demonstration. Following his dance, he explained how and why he dances in the style he does.
Quentin Tootoosis struts his stuff during a Chicken Dance demonstration. Following his dance, he explained how and why he dances in the style he does. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Prince Albert celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

By Bryan Eneas
June 21, 2018 - 5:15pm Updated: June 21, 2018 - 6:33pm

The thundering of the big drum filled Kinsmen Park as the Gateway to the North celebrated National Indigenous Peoples Day.

Indigenous and non-Indigenous residents alike gathered for an afternoon filled with knowledge-sharing, food, and live entertainment.

Despite the rain and wind, hundreds turned out in support of the Heart of Our Youth Community Pow wow. The event will now be an annual event according to organizers.
Despite the rain and wind, hundreds turned out in support of the Heart of Our Youth Community Pow wow. The event will now be an annual event according to organizers. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Heart of Our Youth community Pow Wow to become annual event

By Bryan Eneas
June 21, 2018 - 2:00pm

Roused by the success of the recent biennial event, the organizers of the Heart of Our Youth Community Pow Wow have announced the gathering will now happen every year.

An example of the clothing girls are wearing at W.P Sandin during the summer months. Darla Bruneau said girls in the school were called into a meeting with teachers to discuss dress code issues June 18, and she felt "body-shamed" at the meeting.
An example of the clothing girls are wearing at W.P Sandin during the summer months. Darla Bruneau said girls in the school were called into a meeting with teachers to discuss dress code issues June 18, and she felt "body-shamed" at the meeting. Submitted photo/Darla Bruneau

W.P. Sandin student raises concerns over dress code

By Bryan Eneas
June 20, 2018 - 5:15pm Updated: June 20, 2018 - 9:04pm

Students at a Shellbrook school are expressing concerns about a meeting at the school on the topic of the dress code.

Evacuees from the wildfire burning 13 kilometres south of Southend have filled the P.A. Inn. Red Cross officials there say they're expecting roughly 200 people to check in there.
Evacuees from the wildfire burning 13 kilometres south of Southend have filled the P.A. Inn. Red Cross officials there say they're expecting roughly 200 people to check in there. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Southend wildfire evacuees to temporarily call P.A. home

By Bryan Eneas
June 20, 2018 - 12:00pm Updated: June 20, 2018 - 1:05pm

Evacuees from a wildfire near Southend, some 460 kilometres north of Prince Albert, are making the city their temporary home.

Students lined the Pride Parade route, showing their support for LGBTQ and two-sprit individuals during the 2018 Pride Festival at the Beardy's and Okemasis Cree Nation on June 15, 2018.
Students lined the Pride Parade route, showing their support for LGBTQ and two-sprit individuals during the 2018 Pride Festival at the Beardy's and Okemasis Cree Nation on June 15, 2018. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Beardy's and Okemasis Cree Nation celebrates Pride

By Bryan Eneas
June 16, 2018 - 4:29pm

Pride flags flapped in an early summer breeze outside the Beardy's and Okemasis Cree Nation's band office as people milled about in the parking lot in anticipation of the day's events.

Happy Charles' daughters led the procession, where they sang songs and played their hand drums as hundreds followed behind them.
Happy Charles' daughters led the procession, where they sang songs and played their hand drums as hundreds followed behind them. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Prince Albert commemorates missing and murdered Indigenous men and women

By Bryan Eneas
June 14, 2018 - 5:00pm

The streets of Prince Albert were awash with neon pink shirts Thursday as hundreds walked through the city to memorialize those who are missing or murdered.

Ivan and Marlene Doering outside of their automotive business on Elevator Rd. in Duck Lake. Ivan is calling for more support for his business by the town council on numerous issues he's experienced in the last year.
Ivan and Marlene Doering outside of their automotive business on Elevator Rd. in Duck Lake. Ivan is calling for more support for his business by the town council on numerous issues he's experienced in the last year. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Duck Lake business owner weary of disputes with town council

By Bryan Eneas
June 14, 2018 - 10:00am Updated: June 14, 2018 - 11:59am

Three years ago, Ivan Doering purchased an unused and run down building in Duck Lake, with the hopes of restoring it and opening an automotive parts and service centre. He repaired the roof, cleaned the inside, and made his dream a reality.

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