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Filed Under: Canada
Assembly of First Nations elects Perry Bellegarde as new leader (12/11)
The new chief said Canada won't be able to approve energy projects without the consent of First Nations.

Filed Under: Canada
First Nations face loss of funds over failure to submit salaries (11/26)
The Onion Lake Cree Nation filed suit to prevent the government from cutting its funds.

Filed Under: Canada
Native woman faces alleged attacker in court after brutal assault (10/03)
Marlene Bird, 47, was nearly killed and had to have her legs amputated.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Officer investigated for 'drunk uneducated animals' comment (09/18)
The officer posted derogatory comments about Native people on Facebook.

Filed Under: Canada
Native boy found safe after going missing for nearly 24 hours (08/20)
The boy apparently spent the night outside. He was found wearing just a t-shirt but does not appear to have suffered any injuries.

Filed Under: Canada
Native woman who suffered vicious attack remains in hospital (07/17)
Marlene Bird is grateful for the public support she has received since the June 1 incident.

Filed Under: Canada
Native woman remains in hospital after attack in Saskatchewan (06/16)
Authorities say solving the case is a top priority.

Filed Under: Canada
Native woman in stable condition after attack in Saskatchewan (06/09)
Marlene Darlene Bird, 47, suffered severe burns and had to have one of her legs amputated.

Filed Under: Canada
Report released into death of boy on reserve in Saskatchewan (05/15)
Six-year-old boy was killed and authorities said a 10-year-old boy was to blame.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Native woman faces charges over fatal crash in Saskatchewan (05/14)
Cheyann Peeteetuce faces charges in connection with the deaths of two teenage students.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Man charged for murders of two Native women in Saskatchewan (05/09)
A Saskatchewan man has been charged for murdering two Native women.

Filed Under: Canada | Education | Opinion
Doug Cuthand: Native education reform bill being rushed through (05/02)
Doug Cuthand says the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations must move quickly to oppose the controversial First Nations Control of First Nations Education Act.

Filed Under: Canada
Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations adopts budget cuts (03/27)
The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations adopted budget cuts at a special meeting on Wednesday.

Filed Under: Canada
Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations considers finances (03/26)
The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations is holding a special meeting today to discuss budget issues.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Letter: Mascot critics 'insecure' with their own tribal heritage (03/19)
Writer doesn't understand why Native people are upset by stereotypical portrayals of their culture.

Filed Under: Canada | Education
Cheerleaders criticized for dressing as cowboys and Indians (03/17)
The president of the University of Regina apologized after the cheer team was photographed in cowboys and Indians outfits.

Filed Under: Canada
Child reported missing after blaze destroys home on First Nation (03/03)
A nine-year-old girl is missing and presumed dead after a fire destroyed her family's home on the Witchekan Lake First Nation in Saskatchewan.

Filed Under: Canada | Education
Native teenager defends shirt as treaty rights statement (01/15)
A school in Saskatchewan says it won't stop a Native student from wearing a shirt that generated controversy.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Canada | Environment
Neil Young to perform benefit shows for First Nation in Alberta (12/11)
Neil Young will perform four benefit shows in January for the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation in Alberta.

Filed Under: Canada | Education
Native students look to break free from residential school era (11/18)
Canada is home to 600,000 young Native people and many are working hard to succeed in higher education in light of the difficulties their ancestors faced at residential schools.

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