Immersion recommended for Michif revitalization

Immersion recommended for Michif revitalization

A committee of Parliamentarians have heard that Indigenous language revitalization needs to focus more on immersion and at-home learning opportunities.  Dr. Melanie Griffith Brice, an Associate Professor at the University of Regina and Research Chair in Michif/Metis...
RCMP in La Ronge looking for missing girl

RCMP in La Ronge looking for missing girl

La Ronge RCMP are asking for the public’s help to find a missing 17-year-old girl. Nicole McKenzie is described as having a slim build along with short black hair and brown eyes. McKenzie also wears glasses and was last seen wearing grey or black joggers, a grey...
New community center opens in Hall Lake

New community center opens in Hall Lake

The Lac La Ronge Indian Band officially opens its new cultural facility in Hall Lake. The new facility is intended to help youth connect with their culture. “We’re using the building to go back and teach our children how we lived in the old days, before furnaces...
Flying Dust Actor stars in new hockey comedy

Flying Dust Actor stars in new hockey comedy

Left to right: Jordan Nolan, Brandon Nolan, Jon Mirasty. (Courtesy of Google Images.) By Roman Hayter A former professional hockey player from Saskatchewan is preparing to film season 2 of a popular Canadian television program. “Shoresy” is a Canadian...
Legal action considered over Crown land sales

Legal action considered over Crown land sales

One Saskatchewan First Nation is contemplating legal action to halt the sale or lease of Crown lands. The Onion Lake Cree Nation said it is not being consulted on proposed auctions, stating one such auction is slated for the end of January. “The loss of use due to...
A new youth center opens in Grandmother’s Bay

A new youth center opens in Grandmother’s Bay

By Roman Hayter The Lac La Ronge Indian Band held a grand opening for its latest youth center The event introduced the new youth center as well as showcased the community’s newest subdivision. The chief of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band, Tammy Cook-Searson, said...
Increased wolf sightings in La Ronge area

Increased wolf sightings in La Ronge area

By Roman Hayter A growing number of wolf sightings have been taking place around the tri-communities. Over the past week, posts of wolf sightings have emerged on Facebook. As of now, the Ministry of Environment is taking no action. However, conservation authorities...