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...

Moving beyond the classroom

Learning should never be confined to the classroom. That’s a notion staff at Kopahawakenum School on Flying Dust First Nation clearly understand, as evidenced by a recent cultural camp that saw students acco...

Council undergoes drug test

by Derek Cornet In an effort to stomp out the root causes of social issues, the Waterhen Lake First Nation (WLFN) chief and council publicly passed a drug and alcohol test Feb. 7 to prove to members they’re ...

Fiddle lessons boost Métis culture

by Derek Cornet The goal of a new program in Beauval is to keep Métis culture alive. On Jan. 28 and 29, about a dozen people gathered at the village’s community hall to learn how to play the fiddle for th...

CIBN increases signal reach

by Derek Cornet A new radio tower in Buffalo Narrows will boost coverage up to 30 times. That’s according to CIBN manager Mike Bouvier who said the tower will provide 6,000 watts, an increase from the les...

MSFN man charged with murder

The RCMP have charged 32-year-old Anthony Mitsuing of Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation with first-degree murder – section 235(1) of the Criminal Code – in relation to the death of 28-year-old Jordan Sandfly of th...