The Bear Claw Casino & Hotel's Annual Celebration at White Bear First Nations on Sept. 6 and 7 was a visual spectacle full of colour, pageantry and sound that honoured First Nations culture, tradition and spirituality: commemorating the past, celebrating the present and providing a positive future focus for First Nations people in Saskatchewan and throughout North America.
Read more: White Bear First Nations Pow Wow: honouring the past, looking to the future
By Melissa Hank, Postmedia News
How was Steve Sxwithul’txw injured filming Warrior Games? Let us count the ways. In the first episode, the host of the First Nations sports show got a bruised elbow, sore knee and pulled back muscle playing stickball. In this week’s episode, he gets a bruised ego as he’s out-paddled by a girl in war canoe races.
Read more: Warrior Games: APTN series explores First Nations sports across North America
News / World
Nearly 30,000 descendants of the Robinson Huron Treaty receive $4 a year for use of 92,463 square kilometres of land.
By: Tanya Talaga
Canada has “lived a lie” by ignoring its obligations under treaties made with First Nations and the outcome of a court battle concerning $4-a-year annuity payments, which have not been raised for 140 years, could affect annuities across the country, says the national chief of the Assembly of First Nations.
Read more: Treaties across Canada could be affected by Robinson Huron court action
The Globe and Mail
British Columbia Premier Christy Clark admits that a Supreme Court of Canada ruling on First Nations land rights was a legal loss for her government.
Read more: B.C. Premier signs agreements with Tsilhqot’in First Nation leaders