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Shanice Beauchene (right), a founder of RedWaters Bagging, designed the emblem on their change purse. The "Kokum Change Purse," made by RedWaters Bagging, represents the humour in Cree culture while keeping all "Kokum change" in one place, according to their website.
Shanice Beauchene (right), a founder of RedWaters Bagging, designed the emblem on their change purse. The "Kokum Change Purse," made by RedWaters Bagging, represents the humour in Cree culture while keeping all "Kokum change" in one place, according to their website. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Student business vying for startup capital

By Bryan Eneas
February 16, 2018 - 8:00am

Two Grade 10 students from Wesmor High School created a small business which is in competition for start-up capital.

Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Chief Peter A. Beatty said reconciliation must be achieved between Indigenous people and Canada's justice system for future generations. Beatty took part in meetings with Premier Scott Moe and Justice Minister Don Morgan on Feb. 12 in Saskatoon to discuss moving forward following the not guilty verdict handed to Gerald Stanley Feb. 9.
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Chief Peter A. Beatty said reconciliation must be achieved between Indigenous people and Canada's justice system for future generations. Beatty took part in meetings with Premier Scott Moe and Justice Minister Don Morgan on Feb. 12 in Saskatoon to discuss moving forward following the not guilty verdict handed to Gerald Stanley Feb. 9. file photo/paNOW Staff

Peter Ballantyne chief meets with Premier, Justice Minister

By Bryan Eneas
February 13, 2018 - 2:00pm

The Chief of the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation wants to move towards reconciliation between the province, federal government and Indigenous leaders by addressing concerns in the Canadian justice system.

Conrad Burns (left) and Pernell Ballantyne (right) were honoured with Star Blankets Sunday night for their walk from Saskatoon to Prince Albert to bring a MMIWG inquiry to the North.
Conrad Burns (left) and Pernell Ballantyne (right) were honoured with Star Blankets Sunday night for their walk from Saskatoon to Prince Albert to bring a MMIWG inquiry to the North. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Local men honoured with Star Blankets for MMIWG walk

By Tyler Marr
February 12, 2018 - 5:00pm

With tears in their eyes and gratitude in their hearts, Conrad Burns and Pernell Ballantyne were cloaked with Star Blankets from the PAGC Women’s Commission on Sunday.

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