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FDFN planning for powwow return

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Flying Dust First Nation loves it when a plan comes together. And, in the case of the 2021 Flying Dust Powwow, the plan is to go ahead as normal and prepare for a traditional powwow event. “We held an online...

DeBray honoured by Rivers West District

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Clay DeBray’s contributions to the area of recreation have not gone unnoticed. Recently, DeBray – who manages the PineRidge Ford Place arena and the Snipe and Celly Pro Shop on Flying Dust First Nation in addition to his vast involvement...

Former vice-chief remembered

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The Meadow Lake Tribal Council (MLTC) lost a former vice-chief when Oneill Gladue passed away unexpectedly Jan. 26. His family, however, lost much more. “His presence was huge,” remarked Gladue’s daughter, Melinda Morin. “I will always remember his signature laugh,...

Q & A with Craig Derocher

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1. How many hats do you wear at Flying Dust First Nation?A: Well, a while back I had a few responsibilities, as I was filling two positions within Flying Dust. I was both the manager of operations and maintenance,...

Hockey players back on ice at Flying Dust

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Young hockey players are once again on the ice at PineRidge Ford Place on Flying Dust First Nation.After closing prematurely this spring because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the rink is once again in use thanks to the Snipe and...

Flying Dust security team in high demand

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Flying Dust Security Inc. has increased its presence both on and off the reserve. According to security manager Darren Lachance, the company has been in much demand recently especially when it comes to efforts to enforce stricter guidelines now in...

Security measures

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Extra security measures have recently been implemented at each roadway entering Flying Dust First Nation to reduce the risk and prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus into the community. According to security worker Terrance Bear, reserve members have...

Q&A with Sheila Mirasty

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Sheila Mirasty Tell me about your role at Flying Dust First Nation.As health director my role consists of leadership, strategic planning, reporting and compliance, policy and regulation, budgets and proposals. Communication also plays a big role as manager and employee...

Story of Joanne Derocher

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Originally from the Poundmaker First Nation near North Battleford, Joanne Derocher married Richard Derocher and into the Flying Dust First Nation 26 years ago. She began her association with MLTC first as a student in its Indian Child Care Program which took...

Schools develop in-home curriculum

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Schools throughout Saskatchewan have not forgotten about their students. That’s the message being shared as aclearer picture of how the 2019-20 school year will play out begins to take shape.According to Chris Bruce, a Kindergarten teacher at Kopahawakenum School on...