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Chief Peter Beatty from the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation (right), Prince Albert Grand Council Chief Grand Chief Ron Michel (center) and Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Chief Bobby Cameron (left) made an appearance at the Prince Albert Food Bank to donate almost 200 pounds of traditional meats.
Chief Peter Beatty from the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation (right), Prince Albert Grand Council Chief Grand Chief Ron Michel (center) and Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Chief Bobby Cameron (left) made an appearance at the Prince Albert Food Bank to donate almost 200 pounds of traditional meats. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

FSIN donates wild meat to food bank

By Bryan Eneas
December 12, 2016 - 2:00pm

After a donation of bison meat this early winter, the food bank is getting yet another donation of traditional wild meat.

Earl McKay has been painting for over 30 years, and now he wants to help pass along his knowledge to youth in northern Saskatchewan through an art collective he's setting up.
Earl McKay has been painting for over 30 years, and now he wants to help pass along his knowledge to youth in northern Saskatchewan through an art collective he's setting up. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

'Quality native art products': Artist seeks youth to begin art collective

By Bryan Eneas
December 10, 2016 - 8:00am Updated: December 10, 2016 - 8:30am

A local artist is looking to add some colour into lives of Indigenous youth.

Earl McKay, a painter originally from the Cumberland House Cree Nation is hoping to organize a collective of young Indigenous artists from around Saskatchewan.

The group from Stanley Mission made it to Prince Albert yesterday; having walked a total of 491 km. Ricky Sanderson, 18, said he has not been deterred by David Archambault II's message, asking non-residents to return home.
The group from Stanley Mission made it to Prince Albert yesterday; having walked a total of 491 km. Ricky Sanderson, 18, said he has not been deterred by David Archambault II's message, asking non-residents to return home. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Stanley Mission to Standing Rock: One third of the way

By Bryan Eneas
December 8, 2016 - 5:00pm

Braving temperatures far below zero, a group of six walkers from Stanley Mission on their way to North Dakota, have put almost 500 km behind them.

Two-hundred youth, leaders, and frontline workers from across Saskatchewan have gathered in Prince Albert to listen to Dr. Darien Thira speak about strategies to address the crisis situation in northern Saskatchewan.
Two-hundred youth, leaders, and frontline workers from across Saskatchewan have gathered in Prince Albert to listen to Dr. Darien Thira speak about strategies to address the crisis situation in northern Saskatchewan. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Colonization root of suicide crisis: Psychologist

By Bryan Eneas
December 6, 2016 - 5:00pm Updated: December 7, 2016 - 6:06am

Shifting from a reactive to a proactive response to crisis has been the Prince Albert Grand Council's (PAGC) topic of discussion over the last two days.

Dr Darien Thira is a psychologist with experience worldwide in addressing suicide in Indigenous communities.

The Prince Albert Grand Council is hosting a medicine gathering to address the issue of suicide in northern Saskatchewan. Vice Chief Joseph Tsannie of the PAGC said the topic is not a youth only problem, but a problem which affects everyone.
The Prince Albert Grand Council is hosting a medicine gathering to address the issue of suicide in northern Saskatchewan. Vice Chief Joseph Tsannie of the PAGC said the topic is not a youth only problem, but a problem which affects everyone. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

PAGC medicine gathering addresses suicide in indigenous communities

By Bryan Eneas
December 5, 2016 - 2:00pm

People from across Saskatchewan have gathered in Prince Albert to address the troubling youth crisis in the North. Sturgeon Lake drum group Ironswing welcomed them with a welcome song, honour song, and a victory song.

The Government of Saskatchewan released its HIV Prevention and Control Program Report for 2015 yesterday.
The Government of Saskatchewan released its HIV Prevention and Control Program Report for 2015 yesterday. submitted photo/Government of Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan’s HIV rates return to over twice the national average

By Bryan Eneas
December 1, 2016 - 5:00pm

In lieu of AIDS awareness week, the government of Saskatchewan has compiled its stats from last year and released its annual report on HIV in Saskatchewan.

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