Saskatchewan

FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron said a new funding agreement between the federal government and Indigenous communities should be dictated by chief and councils.
FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron said a new funding agreement between the federal government and Indigenous communities should be dictated by chief and councils. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

New funding agreement should be dictated by chiefs: FSIN Chief

By Bryan Eneas
January 11, 2018 - 2:00pm

A recently announced funding agreement between the federal government and Indigenous communities should be constructed with the guidance of local chiefs according to the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN).

John Hanikenne, the president of the Saskatchewan chapter of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples, is calling out the national organization he represents after seeing a recent interview with the national chief.
John Hanikenne, the president of the Saskatchewan chapter of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples, is calling out the national organization he represents after seeing a recent interview with the national chief. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Regional president calls out Congress of Aboriginal Peoples after chief fails to prove heritage

By Bryan Eneas
January 4, 2018 - 5:10pm

local leader from one of five national organizations lobbying on behalf of Indigenous and Métis people is questioning his own organization after the organization's chief claimed it was unnecessary to discuss his Indigenous ancestry in a recent interview.

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