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Saskatchewan Sage

Saskatchewan Sage

Launched in 1996. A news publication specifically designed to serve the Indigenous people of Saskatchewan.

  • February 24, 2001
  • Suzanne Methot, Windspeaker Contributor

Page 10

Review

By Suzanne Methot

Windspeaker Contributor

Ahtahkakoop: The Epic Account of a Plains Cree Head Chief, His People, and Their Struggle for Survival 1816-1896

By Deanna Christensen

850 pages (hc), $49.95

Ahtahkakoop Publishing

Ahtahkakoop is an ambitious volume that presents, in minute detail, the life story of Chief鈥

  • February 24, 2001
  • Stephen LaRose, Sage Writer, OKANESE FIRST NATION

Page 9

About five years ago, William Yuzicapi was just floating the idea. During a meeting of File Hills chiefs and councils in Lebret, Yuzicapi casually mentioned that a community radio station for the File Hills-Balcarres area might be a good idea. It would be a way to broadcast powwow music and other compositions by Aboriginal recording artists. Maybe Elders could have their stories鈥

  • February 24, 2001
  • Stephen LaRose, Sage Writer, OKANESE FIRST NATION

Page 9

About five years ago, William Yuzicapi was just floating the idea. During a meeting of File Hills chiefs and councils in Lebret, Yuzicapi casually mentioned that a community radio station for the File Hills-Balcarres area might be a good idea. It would be a way to broadcast powwow music and other compositions by Aboriginal recording artists. Maybe Elders could have their stories鈥

  • February 24, 2001
  • A.J. Bellegarde, Sage Writer, REGINA

Page 8

Stages Model and Talent Agency holds the Saskatchewan-wide Fresh Faces Model Search every year. It's a chance for good-looking guys and gals across the province to gain international recognition in the world of professional modeling.

This year, for the first time since the event began in 1989, the winner is Aboriginal. Fourteen-year-old Desarae Eashappie from the Carry the鈥

  • February 24, 2001
  • A.J. Bellegarde, Sage Writer, REGINA

Page 8

Stages Model and Talent Agency holds the Saskatchewan-wide Fresh Faces Model Search every year. It's a chance for good-looking guys and gals across the province to gain international recognition in the world of professional modeling.

This year, for the first time since the event began in 1989, the winner is Aboriginal. Fourteen-year-old Desarae Eashappie from the Carry the鈥

  • February 24, 2001
  • Paul Barnsley, Sage Writer, REGINA

Page 6

Aboriginal writers and books touching on Aboriginal issues dominated this year's Saskatchewan Book Awards.

Almost 500 Saskatchewan bibliophiles gathered in Regina on Nov. 24 to discover who the winners would be. Saskatchewan Book Awards, Inc., a non-profit, charitable organization made up of volunteer book lovers, handed out awards in 12 categories at a gala dinner.

  • February 24, 2001
  • Paul Barnsley, Sage Writer, REGINA

Page 6

Aboriginal writers and books touching on Aboriginal issues dominated this year's Saskatchewan Book Awards.

Almost 500 Saskatchewan bibliophiles gathered in Regina on Nov. 24 to discover who the winners would be. Saskatchewan Book Awards, Inc., a non-profit, charitable organization made up of volunteer book lovers, handed out awards in 12 categories at a gala dinner.

  • February 24, 2001
  • Letter to the Editor

Page 5

Dear Editor:

As one of your white middle-class settler subscribers, I would like to tell you how much I appreciate your coverage of Saskatchewan news. I don't know how you handle letters to the editor, but I am so incensed about the recent release of Steven Kummerfield and the mainstream news coverage, I must put pen to paper. Perhaps you could use it as at least one view鈥

  • February 24, 2001
  • Letter to the Editor

Page 5

Dear Editor:

As one of your white middle-class settler subscribers, I would like to tell you how much I appreciate your coverage of Saskatchewan news. I don't know how you handle letters to the editor, but I am so incensed about the recent release of Steven Kummerfield and the mainstream news coverage, I must put pen to paper. Perhaps you could use it as at least one view鈥

  • February 24, 2001
  • Marjorie Roden, Sage Writer, MELFORT

Page 4

The Stardale Women's Group Inc. Foundation, located in Melfort, dedicated a healing garden to the city on Nov. 10.

On hand at the ceremony were Sophie Keetnatch, Stardale's Elder, as well as Rev. Dan Young of the Covenant Church. Young represented one of the partners in the project, the Melfort Ministorial Association.

A dedication plaque set on a large rock was鈥

  • February 24, 2001
  • Marjorie Roden, Sage Writer, MELFORT

Page 4

The Stardale Women's Group Inc. Foundation, located in Melfort, dedicated a healing garden to the city on Nov. 10.

On hand at the ceremony were Sophie Keetnatch, Stardale's Elder, as well as Rev. Dan Young of the Covenant Church. Young represented one of the partners in the project, the Melfort Ministorial Association.

A dedication plaque set on a large rock was鈥

  • February 24, 2001
  • Pamela Sexsmith, Sage Writer, NORTH BATTLEFORD

Page 3

The Remembrance Day service in North Battleford paid full honor to First Nation and Metis veterans.

Sponsored by the Gold Eagle Casino and Battleford Tribal Council of Chiefs, the early morning pipe ceremony, service and honor roll took place at Battleford Tribal Council Indian Child and Family Services.

Several hundred people braved the cold for the laying of the鈥

  • February 24, 2001
  • Marjorie Roden, Sage Writer, PRINCE ALBERT

Page 2

During the noon hour on Dec. 1, the Prince Albert Grand Council opened its Winter Games office and souvenir store in Gateway Mall in downtown Prince Albert. Amid the prayers, drum songs, and speeches was the promise of, not only showcasing the young athletes and the city of Prince Albert, but also the young people who will be managing the office.

"A number of students and鈥

  • February 24, 2001
  • Marjorie Roden, Sage Writer, PRINCE ALBERT

Page 2

During the noon hour on Dec. 1, the Prince Albert Grand Council opened its Winter Games office and souvenir store in Gateway Mall in downtown Prince Albert. Amid the prayers, drum songs, and speeches was the promise of, not only showcasing the young athletes and the city of Prince Albert, but also the young people who will be managing the office.

"A number of students and鈥

  • February 24, 2001
  • Keven Kanten, Sage Writer, TORONTO

Page 2

Artists from Saskatchewan in the Aboriginal music industry nabbed some of the prizes at this year's Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards held in Toronto on Nov. 24. Mishi Donovan for Journey Home brought home the hardware for best songwriter. Red Bull for The Best of Red Bull brought home a best powwow album award in the traditional category. Sweetgrass Records won in the best drum鈥