Makwa Sahgaiehcan Chief “disappointed” about lack of long term suicide prevention plan

Makwa Sahgaiehcan Chief Ronald Mitsuing is leaving Regina disappointed that he doesn’t know what long-term suicide prevention options may help his northern Saskatchewan reserve. The community, about 60 kilometres west of Meadow Lake, declared a state of crisis following three…

Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation declares state of crisis after 3 recent suicides

November 22 2019 7:22pm There has been a death by suicide for the past three weeks in Makwa Sahgaiehcan – two of them were youths with the other being a young adult. Ryan Kessler reports. ‘ }); } else {…

Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation calls state of crisis after 3 recent suicides

The Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation has called a state of crisis and emergency after three recent suicides, the latest involving a 10-year-old. Barry Mitsuing Chalifoux, the CEO and executive director of the nation, made the announcement in a press release…

Importance of bison to truth and reconciliation discussed at symposium

Held at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum Friday, the Buffalo Festival Symposium celebrated the historical significance of the bison, often referred to as buffalo, to indigenous people while discussing its potential as a symbol of truth and reconciliation. Story continues below…

Bridging the gap in economic reconciliation in Saskatchewan

June 17 2019 6:59pm The Bridging Economic Reconciliation conference brought together industry leaders, government officials and Indigenous communities to address one of the call to actions from the TRC. Brittney Matejka reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id =…