Bryan Eneas

The community of La Loche was rocked with tragedy last year, as a 17-year-old shooter walked into the Dene Community School, killing two and wounding seven others after killing two at a home near the school.
The community of La Loche was rocked with tragedy last year, as a 17-year-old shooter walked into the Dene Community School, killing two and wounding seven others after killing two at a home near the school. File photo/paNOW Staff

One year later in La Loche

By Bryan Eneas
January 22, 2017 - 8:00am

Today is a day of mourning in northern Saskatchewan.

Last year, oil from the Husky oil spill made its way down the Saskatchewan River into James Smith Cree Nation territory. After one visit from clean-up crews in the fall, JSCN residents were unhappy with the final result. Things may be changing for the year 2017.
Last year, oil from the Husky oil spill made its way down the Saskatchewan River into James Smith Cree Nation territory. After one visit from clean-up crews in the fall, JSCN residents were unhappy with the final result. Things may be changing for the year 2017. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Clean-up efforts to resume at James Smith Cree Nation

By Bryan Eneas
January 20, 2017 - 5:00pm

After a five-month long ordeal regarding clean-up on the James Smith Cree Nation (JSCN), things may start looking up for the community.

The James Smith Cree Nation will be hosting its first ever gay pride dance on Feb. 25, 2017.
The James Smith Cree Nation will be hosting its first ever gay pride dance on Feb. 25, 2017. file photo/Bryan Eneas

James Smith Cree Nation to celebrate gay pride

By Bryan Eneas
January 19, 2017 - 2:04pm

A growing number of Indigenous communities are celebrating gay pride in a variety of ways and the James Smith Cree Nation will be the next to do so.

Following a call from their youth action council, chief and council will host a gay pride dance on Feb. 25.

Darrell McCallum, a treaty educator with the Prince Albert Grand Council, presented his understanding of the relationship between treaty and identity to Indigenous people. McCallum was one of many presenters at PAGC’s Treaty Education gathering.
Darrell McCallum, a treaty educator with the Prince Albert Grand Council, presented his understanding of the relationship between treaty and identity to Indigenous people. McCallum was one of many presenters at PAGC’s Treaty Education gathering. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

PAGC Conference: Treaties and identity

By Bryan Eneas
January 19, 2017 - 12:07pm

The treaties made between the British crown and the first peoples of Canada are more than a series of agreements, but documents which define an entire peoples.

Allen “AJ” J. Felix was present during the Nation to Nation, Government to Government, Sovereignty and Treaty Relations Forum organized by the Prince Albert Grand Council. Felix is the Fire Keeper of Treaties 1 to 11, and an expert on Treaty 6.
Allen “AJ” J. Felix was present during the Nation to Nation, Government to Government, Sovereignty and Treaty Relations Forum organized by the Prince Albert Grand Council. Felix is the Fire Keeper of Treaties 1 to 11, and an expert on Treaty 6. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

PAGC Conference: The medicine chest clause

By Bryan Eneas
January 18, 2017 - 5:14pm

Treaty 6 includes a unique clause; a section of the document addresses the inherent right to health. 

Senator Solomon “Sol” Sanderson addresses the crowd at the Senator Allen Bird Memorial Centre during the Nation to Nation, Government to Government, Sovereignty and Treaty Relations Forum. The forum will be hosted until Jan. 19.
Senator Solomon “Sol” Sanderson addresses the crowd at the Senator Allen Bird Memorial Centre during the Nation to Nation, Government to Government, Sovereignty and Treaty Relations Forum. The forum will be hosted until Jan. 19. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

PAGC Conference: The code of silence

By Bryan Eneas
January 17, 2017 - 4:54pm

During a gathering hosted at the Senator Allen Bird Memorial Centre, Indigenous leaders and youth are learning about the treaties their ancestors signed into and the effect they have today.

The Treaty 6 document, one of the four treaty documents signed into by the communities within the Prince Albert Grand Council. The other treaties are 5, 8 and 10.
The Treaty 6 document, one of the four treaty documents signed into by the communities within the Prince Albert Grand Council. The other treaties are 5, 8 and 10. submitted photo/INAC

Treaty education and sovereignty forum in P.A. next week

By Bryan Eneas
January 13, 2017 - 1:03pm

Indigenous youth and leaders will be getting a few lessons on Treaty 5, 6, 8 and 10 next week.

For Senator James Burns from the Prince Albert Grand Council (PAGC), the four-day forum is about protecting the treaty rights to education.

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