Aboriginal HIV Awareness Week launches

During Aboriginal Aids Awareness Week, groups across Canada are reflecting on progress made to address the high rate of infections in the aboriginal community and sharing notes on what is working and what is not. Like so many other health issues, the HIV infection...

Woman arrested for Sucker River murder

A 27-year-old woman is scheduled to appear in La Ronge Provincial Court this morning charged with manslaughter. RCMP say Shawna Finlayson, 27, was arrested Saturday after a death in Sucker River. Shortly after 3 a.m. that day, police were called to a home on the...

Long-time FSIN legislative speaker passes away

Vern Bellegarde, left, and Fred Starblanket pictured in 1985. Photo courtesy sicc.sk.ca He was known simply as “Mr. Speaker.” Fred Starblanket, the long-time speaker of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations Legislative Assembly passed away Friday...