First Nations

Minister Amarjeet Sohi is presented with a blanket after his speech.
Minister Amarjeet Sohi is presented with a blanket after his speech. Sarah Rae/battlefordsNOW Staff

Federal ministers and FSIN demonstrate improved relationship

By Sarah Rae
May 26, 2016 - 5:00pm Updated: May 27, 2016 - 6:24am

National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Perry Bellegarde said having three federal ministers speak at the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations spring assembly sends a strong message about nation to nation communication in Canada.

The grand entrance of the FSIN spring assembly.
The grand entrance of the FSIN spring assembly. Sarah Rae/battlefordsNOW Staff

FSIN votes to change name

By Sarah Rae
May 26, 2016 - 6:00am

The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations has voted to change its name after five decades. The abbreviation will remain the same, but it will now be known as the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations.

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