FDFN snags 2019 Games

by Phil Ambroziak It’s official. Yesterday (May 17), the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) announced Flying Dust First Nation will host the 2019 First Nations Summer Games. The last time the ...

Ball hockey program a hit

by Derek Cornet With the ice thawed at PineRidge Ford Place on Flying Dust First Nation, a new activity is attracting young people to the rink. For the next eight weeks, members of the 2017 Celly Hard Bal...

UPDATE – Missing teen located

**UPDATE** As of 4 p.m. today, Victoria Laliberte has been located. **UPDATE** Ile-a-la Crosse RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 16-year-old Victoria Laliberte of Ile-a-la Crosse. Lalib...

NORTEP transition ends

by Derek Cornet This month’s Northern Teacher Education Program (NORTEP) graduating class will be the last. On April 11, students and applicants for the fall were directed to apply to other post-secondary...

Donair shop opens on FDFN

by Derek Cornet A mother-daughter duo have entered the restaurant scene with a new beef donair shop on Flying Dust First Nation. Miss J’s Eatery has only been open a couple of weeks now, but co-owner Glen...

The Conversation

Currently on his eighth term as a Flying Dust First Nation councillor, Richard Derocher has a lot of responsibility on his plate. Recently, Richard spoke with Northern Pride about his role in the recent Montréa...

Fire near Loon Lake

On Wednesday, March 1 at approximately 6:20 p.m., Loon Lake RCMP members responded to a complaint of a potential assault at a residence on the Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation. Upon arrival at the residence, m...

Northern tourney a hit

by Derek Cornet A hockey tournament organized by the Buffalo Narrows Friendship Centre and Métis Local 62 attracted dozens of athletes from throughout the Northwest. Thousands of dollars in prize money we...

Students embrace culture

by Phil Ambroziak True learning goes well beyond the classroom. That’s something students at both Kopahawakenum School on Flying Dust First Nation and Meadow Lake’s Gateway Elementary School came to understa...

Boarding school toppled

by Derek Cornet The last structure of the Ile-a-la Crosse boarding school fell to the ground Feb. 22 to no longer serve as a reminder of the village’s horrific past. “We as a community needed to take a st...