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1998 Citizen of the Year Named

Articles » General
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 28, no. 2, summer, 1998, p. 4,17
Description
Donald Deranger of the Fond du Lac First Nation was named citizen of the year by the Federation of Saskatchewan First Nations.
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2003 Watershed Year for Aboriginal Politics

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
StarPhoenix, January 2, 2004, p. A11
Description
Comments on leadership changes within the Assembly of First Nations, the Métis National Council, and the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations.
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Absence of Women in FSIN Election Regrettable

Alternate Title
Absence of Women in Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations Election Regrettable
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
Star-Phoenix, September 26, 2008, p. A13
Description
Promotes the inclusion of female candidates in FSIN political campaigns.
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Agency Geared to Help First Nations Farmers

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
StarPhoenix, September 30, 2005, p. A13
Description
Describes the First Nations Agricultural Council of Saskatchewan (FNACS) mandate, which is to access federal and provincial assistance programs available to farmers.
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Ahenakew Worked For the Future

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
Leader Post, April 11, 2005, p. B1
Description
Commentary on the history and developments in Saskatchewan First Nation affairs and of a media that seems to favour sensationalism over positive political legacies.
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Alvin Head: FSIN Citizen of the Year

Articles » General
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 27, no. 1, April 1997, p. 29
Description
Former Chief of the Red Earth Band honoured by the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations.
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Arrangement Sees CEOS Work with First Nations

Alternate Title
Arrangement Sees CEOS Work with First Nations [Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers Meeting]
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Trina Gobert
Windspeaker, vol. 18, no. 7, November 2000, p. 33
Description

Contends that Saskatchewan First Nations chiefs and economic development officers need to get First Nations people more involved with the economy.

Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p.33.

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Budget Didn't Meet Raised Expectations

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Paul Barnsley
Windspeaker, vol. 20, no. 11, March 2003, p. 1
Description

First Nations leaders contend that the federal government failed to provide funding, as promised, to poverty issues. The issues include contaminated water, black mold, and lack of funding for graduates to pursue post secondary education.

Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p.1.

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Canny Indian Leaders Cover All Election Bases

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
StarPhoenix, June 22, 2007, p. A13
Description
Describes the Treaty Land Entitlement process and backroom politics in advance of the 2007 Saskatchewan Provincial Election.
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The CCF Government and the Formation of the Union of Saskatchewan Indians

Alternate Title
The Cooperative Commonwealth Federation Government and the Formation of the Union of Saskatchewan Indians
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
James M. Pitsula
Prairie Forum, vol. 19, no. 2, Fall, 1994, pp. 131-151
Description
Discusses key reasons for the formation of the Union of Saskatchewan Indians in 1946, the predecessor to the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations.
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Cherry-Picking Principles Bad for FSIN, Chiefs

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
StarPhoenix, April 4, 2008, p. A11
Description
Discusses David Ahenakew, how the FSIN now needs to move forward to address social, economic and political issues, and again build a good working relationship with the federal and provincial governments.
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Chief Bellegarde on Treaty Governance

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Warren Goulding
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 30, no. 2, Spring, 2000, p. 20
Description
His views on the process that can lead to a new governance and fiscal relationship for Treaty First Nations in Saskatchewan.
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Chief Joe Dreaver: Indian Statesman, Patriot and Soldier

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Solomon Sanderson
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 1, no. 2, October 1970, pp. 1-2
Description
Biography of Joe Dreaver who was Chief of the Mistawasis First Nation and life time member of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations Senate and a veteran of World War II.
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Chief's Feast in Regina Marks New Beginning

Articles » General
Eagle Feather News, vol. 11, no. 1, January 2008, p. 10
Description
Looks at a feast that gathered Saskatchewan cabinet ministers, members of the Legislative assembly and First Nations Chiefs to mark the beginning of a long-lasting, respectful relationship between First Nations and non-First Nations. Article located by scrolling to page 10.
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Chiefs-in-Assembly Ratify New FSIN Structure

Articles » General
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 27, no. 3, October 1997, pp. 6-7
Description
Restructuring of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations by downsizing to four vice chiefs and five commissions.
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Chiefs Plan Strategy to Settle Land Claims with Munro

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Deanna Wuttunee
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 10, no. 6-7, June/July 1980, pp. 6-7
Description
Federation of Saskatchewan Indians plan to discuss various land entitlement proposals in a meeting with Federal Minister of Indian Affairs John Munro.
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Circle of Honour

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Bonnie Leask
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 34, no. 1, Summer, 2003, pp. 15-21
Description
Introduces recipients of the 2nd annual Circle of Honour awards, presented to First Nations peoples who have demonstrated achievement and excellence.
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Communication Most Effective Tool In Police Kit

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
Star-Phoenix, September 5, 2008, p. A11
Description
Promotes the inclusion of local First Nation peacekeepers to assist police officers on call in an attempt to reach a peaceful negotiated end to standoffs and defuse potentially explosive situations.
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Constitution Commission Meets in Emergency Session

Articles » General
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 12, no. 1, January 1982, pp. 3,33-34,37
Description
Federation of Saskatchewan Indians asked the British Court to provide protection of Treaty and Aboriginal rights before the repatriation of the Canada Act.
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Crystal Meth Problem Crosses Race, Class Lines

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
StarPhoenix, February 4, 2005, p. A11
Description
Author compares the crystal meth drug epidemic to smallpox and advocates that the FSIN must address drug addiction problems that impact Aboriginal communities.
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Dave Ahenakew Re-elected

Articles » General
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 6, no. 9, November 1974, pp. 4-6
Description
Federation of Saskatchewan Indian's 1974 election results.
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Doing Treaty Land Entitlement Research in Saskatchewan

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Peggy Martin-McGuire
Practicing Anthropology, vol. 18, no. 4, Fall, 1996, pp. 29-32
Description
The author recounts her own personal experience working as a special advisor to the Office of the Treaty Commissioner to discuss contemporary treaty negotiations.
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Eight Candidates in Running for FSIN Positions

Alternate Title
Eight Candidates in Running for Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations Positions
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Darla Read
Eagle Feather News, vol. 14, no. 9, September 2011, p. 16
Description
Introduction to the candidates running for the Offices of the Second and Fourth Vice-Chief. Article found by scrolling to page 16.
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Establishment of Community Liaison Committee in Saskatoon

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
City of Saskatoon
Description
Includes Saskatoon City Council minutes from a meeting on Monday, January 24, 1977 regarding a motion to establish a Community Liaison Committee to highlight issues of importance to understanding and co-operation between the Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities in Saskatoon.
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Federation of Sask Indians Meeting

Images » Photographs
Description
File contains 2 negatives from a Federation of Saskatchewan Indians Meeting held in 1969, presumably in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.
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Federation of Sask Indians Meeting Guest Speaker

Images » Photographs
Description
File contains 2 negatives of a guest speaker and two other unidentified inviduals at a meeting of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indians (presumably in Prince Albert, SK) on October 28, 1969.
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"Federation of Saskatchewan Indians"

Archival » Archival Items
Description
This file contains a promotional brochure titled "Her Future, Our Challenge," produced by the Federation of Saskatchewan Indians. It promotes a proposed conference and training centre to be built in Regina. There is a letter inside the pamphlet from Judge Clifford Sifton Davis Q. C. endorsing the project.
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Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations

Web Sites » Organizations
Description
Information about FSIN including overview of organization, events calendar and programs in economic and community development, education and training, justice, treaty governance process....
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