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Specially designed hockey sticks now available

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When hockey players of all ages take a shot on net this season, many will find themselves scoring in the name of truth and reconciliation. A commemorative hockey stick – designed by Snipe and Celly Sports Excellence manager Clay DeBray...

Former M.L. artist creates mural

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Former Meadow Lake resident Dakota Ray Hebert, a member of English River First Nation, may be known for her career as an actress and comedian, but she’s also making a name for herself in the world of visual art. Hebert,...

Splash park being developed in Ile-X

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The Northern Village of Ile-a-la Crosse is ready to make a splash – a splash park that is. Recently, Innovation Federal Credit Union presented $20,000 to the northern village to help fund a community splash park. This was the latest...

FDFN Powwow scheduled for Sept. 1-3

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The powwow trail once again leads to Flying Dust First Nation this Labour Day weekend. The annual FDFN Powwow takes place Sept. 1-3 and once again promises to bring much in the way of both entertainment and tradition. “The powwow starts...

Locally designed hockey stick promotes truth and reconciliation

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When hockey players of all ages take a shot on net next season, they could find themselves scoring in the name of truth and reconciliation. Recently Clay DeBray, manager of Snipe and Celly Sports Excellence on Flying Dust First Nation,...

Jon Mirasty elected to FDFN council

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From the penalty box to politics, Jon Mirasty is the newest member of Flying Dust First Nation council. Mirasty, a former pro hockey player turned actor with a recurring role on the TV show Shoresy, was the successful candidate in...

New chief for MSFN

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A new era has arrived at Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation. Following last Friday’s (Feb. 17) band election, Melvin Mooswa was elected as the new chief for MSFN, earning 446 votes to runner-up and incumbent chief Ronald Mitsuing’s 267 and fellow...

MSFN acquires pork processing plant

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Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation is bringing home the bacon. Recently, MSFN announced it has acquired Country Choice Meats – a pork processing plant located in Duck Lake, SK. Established in 2007 as a family-owned company, Country Choice Meats is well...

Patuanak teen pursues passion for DJing

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Good things can come from bad. This is something 13-year-old Caelyn Johnstone has come to realize after using her down time during the pandemic to pursue her dream of becoming a professional disc jockey. “During the COVID-19 pandemic, the community we...

Traditional powwow returns to FDFN

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After a slight detour in recent years because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the powwow trail once again leads to Flying Dust First Nation. “It is a traditional powwow and we are back to having it take place for three days...