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Montreal Lake Cree Nation will be implementing a 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. curfew starting July 1. Members of the community met last night to air any greviences they may have, and walked away with a unanimous decision to introduce a curfew.
Montreal Lake Cree Nation will be implementing a 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. curfew starting July 1. Members of the community met last night to air any greviences they may have, and walked away with a unanimous decision to introduce a curfew. submitted/Montreal Lake Cree Nation

Montreal Lake Cree Nation implements youth curfew

By Bryan Eneas
June 29, 2016 - 12:49pm

Starting Canada Day, Montreal Lake Cree Nation youth will be under curfew.

After a six-and-a-half hour meeting with residents and chief and council, a 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. curfew bylaw was implemented by Chief Edward Henderson and council.

The commemorative walk for residential school survivors and those who could not make it home was the brainchild of both Sallie McLeod and Nancy Mirasty. The pair met at the Prince Albert Indian Residential School and have been lifelong friends ever since.
The commemorative walk for residential school survivors and those who could not make it home was the brainchild of both Sallie McLeod and Nancy Mirasty. The pair met at the Prince Albert Indian Residential School and have been lifelong friends ever since. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Residential school survivors make the walk back home

By Bryan Eneas
June 27, 2016 - 12:00pm Updated: June 27, 2016 - 8:52pm

A group of residential school survivors can finally begin the healing process and reflect on a journey which took them by foot from Prince Albert to Stanley Mission.

Ralph Starks, accepting his honorary membership to the Montreal Lake Cree Nation from Chief Edward Henderson at the Allen Bird Memorial School in Montreal Lake. Starks has taught high school in Montreal Lake for 27 years, and retired on Friday.
Ralph Starks, accepting his honorary membership to the Montreal Lake Cree Nation from Chief Edward Henderson at the Allen Bird Memorial School in Montreal Lake. Starks has taught high school in Montreal Lake for 27 years, and retired on Friday. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Montreal Lake honours new citizen

By Bryan Eneas
June 26, 2016 - 9:29am

Very few people have become honorary citizens of a First Nation reserve, and for the first time for Montreal Lake Cree Nation, someone just did.

Donie Roberts is a residential school survivor and participant in the walk for Residential School survivors. Roberts is one of ten walkers who walked four days in a row to reach La Ronge, his hometown. Roberts said he was walking for his friend who commited suicide while he was still attending residential schools, and his family who could not make it home.
Donie Roberts is a residential school survivor and participant in the walk for Residential School survivors. Roberts is one of ten walkers who walked four days in a row to reach La Ronge, his hometown. Roberts said he was walking for his friend who commited suicide while he was still attending residential schools, and his family who could not make it home. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Commemorative walkers return home to feast

By Bryan Eneas
June 26, 2016 - 9:01am

The Residential School system created a dynamic rift between children, parents and even grandparents.

On Saturday, June 25, some of the victims of residential schools made it home to their families and for their families, on their own accord.

Stanley Bird, of the Montreal Lake Cree Nation is the Team Saskatchewan Archery coach, and a five-time Canadian National Champion in Archery. He works with “at-risk” youth to build confidence in them through sport, using his 40 years of archery knowledge and his day-to-day work knowledge as a child support worker for Montreal Lake.
Stanley Bird, of the Montreal Lake Cree Nation is the Team Saskatchewan Archery coach, and a five-time Canadian National Champion in Archery. He works with “at-risk” youth to build confidence in them through sport, using his 40 years of archery knowledge and his day-to-day work knowledge as a child support worker for Montreal Lake. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Well-known archer teaching students to shoot for the sky

By Bryan Eneas
June 25, 2016 - 12:55pm

Montreal Lake Cree Nation is trying to become a pioneer for youth reform through sports and a popular community member is taking the lead to make it happen. 

One of the nine new dwellings being built in the new subdivision of Montreal Lake Cree Nation. The new homes are being constructed for the families who lost their dwellings in last year’s wildfires.
One of the nine new dwellings being built in the new subdivision of Montreal Lake Cree Nation. The new homes are being constructed for the families who lost their dwellings in last year’s wildfires. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Montreal Lake Cree Nation recovering well from last year’s wildfire

By Bryan Eneas
June 24, 2016 - 7:00pm

Almost a year ago to the day, Montreal Lake Cree Nation experienced one of the worst natural disasters in its history.

Megan Kyryluk and Rebecca James carry a sign memorializing Danielle Nyland, their close friend who was found dead just over a year ago under suspicious circumstances according to the RCMP. James says that walks like these need to happen to raise more awareness about what needs to be done for missing and murdered women.
Megan Kyryluk and Rebecca James carry a sign memorializing Danielle Nyland, their close friend who was found dead just over a year ago under suspicious circumstances according to the RCMP. James says that walks like these need to happen to raise more awareness about what needs to be done for missing and murdered women. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Missing and murdered Aboriginal people memorialized on walk

By Bryan Eneas
June 23, 2016 - 5:14pm

Over half a year ago, the federal government launched an inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women.

Students from Muskoday First Nation Community School released balloons to commemorate the tenth complete school year. Over the last decade, staff has introduced many new cultural and language driven programs which are meant to prepare students for a healthy adulthood in both a First Nations and a non-First Nations community.
Students from Muskoday First Nation Community School released balloons to commemorate the tenth complete school year. Over the last decade, staff has introduced many new cultural and language driven programs which are meant to prepare students for a healthy adulthood in both a First Nations and a non-First Nations community. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Ten years for Muskoday First Nation Community School

By Bryan Eneas
June 22, 2016 - 7:00pm

Each day staff at the Muskoday First Nation Community School have worked to teach students more about their culture and heritage, but today marked a milestone.

Members of the school celebrated its 10-year anniversary.

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