First Nation comic Don Burnstick performed at the Woodland Cree Gathering in Montreal Lake. He has been performing for 20 years and just wrapped up a North American tour with performances as far east as Toronto, and as far south as Nevada. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff
Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Grand Chief Bobby Cameron says closing the existing education gap between non-First Nation and First Nation people is an important priority for his organization. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff
Students attending First Nation schools receive roughly half the funding their peers in provincially funded ones do. Chronic underfunding is not only to blame, but according to Saskatchewan First Nations, so is an old, archaic system of institutionalized racism.
The commemorative walk for residential school survivors and those who could not make it home was the brainchild of both Sallie McLeod and Nancy Mirasty. The pair met at the Prince Albert Indian Residential School and have been lifelong friends ever since. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff