’60s Scoop victims speak out

by Phil Ambroziak Some things are worth waiting for. At least that’s how the close to 15 First Nations and Métis citizens who attended a special sharing circle in Meadow Lake Saturday feel about the provi...

Fresh start for Métis

The correct saying is “go along to get along” but the opposite also holds true. Sometimes, you have to get along to go along. That’s something the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan (MN-S) must come to understand. Th...

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...

NORTEP raising northern spirits

by Derek Cornet Deep roots in history The wheels of time have taken a sharp turn in northern Saskatchewan. “If you really want something, you make it work no matter what,” said third-year Northern Teac...

Green Lake supports healing lodge

by Phil Ambroziak The former seniors’ lodge in Green Lake may not remain vacant for much longer. Recently, Green Lake village council approved a proposal from the Saskatoon-based Camponi Housing Corporati...

Fun and learning go hand-in-hand

Camping in Saskatchewan’s northwest or even a simple day trip to the lake are undoubtedly some of the many highlights of living in this part of the province. However, while such outings by their very essence...

New fish plant breaks ground

by Derek Cornet The future of commercial fishing in northern Saskatchewan looks promising as the Ile-a-la Crosse Fish Company prepares to build a new processing plant. Shareholders gathered July 21 to cel...

The Conversation

After a landslide victory during the 2016 provincial election, New Democratic Party Cumberland MLA Doyle Vermette is ready to get back to business for a third term. Recently, Doyle spoke with Northern Pride abo...

La Loche mourns

by Derek Cornet A community in mourning, La Loche and area residents are finding strength through faith. Floyd Lemaigre was accompanied by others Jan. 25 as they began a solidarity walk from the school on...

Light follows darkness

Tragedy befell La Loche last week when gunshots echoed through the hallways of the local school, setting off a chain of events that would lead to four killed, seven injured, a 17-year-old youth in police custod...