Maskwacis

A crowd of around 50 people gathered outside the Samson Cree Nation offices on Aug. 9 to remember the young life lost recently as well as to console each other and pray for the community.                                Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Vigil held in Maskwacis for another death

Samson Cree Nation comes together for comfort, console each other

A crowd of around 50 people gathered outside the Samson Cree Nation offices on Aug. 9 to remember the young life lost recently as well as to console each other and pray for the community.                                Photo by Jordie Dwyer
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13-year-old charged in death of boy, 10 in Maskwacis

The RCMP Major Crimes Unit have laid a manslaughter charge against a 13-year-old boy from Maskwacis.

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RCMP Major Crimes Unit lay Manslaughter charge against youth

The RCMP Major Crimes Unit have laid a manslaughter charge against a 13-year-old boy from Maskwacis.

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Ermineskin Cree Nation has a new chief

Ermineskin Cree Nation has a new chief

There were seven challengers to incumbent, including NGCI president

Ermineskin Cree Nation has a new chief
Samson Cree Nation council elected

Samson Cree Nation council elected

Frank Buffalo received the most votes at 463

Samson Cree Nation council elected
Saddleback re-elected as chief of Samson
Saddleback re-elected as chief of Samson
PHOTOS: Maskwacis paints rainbow for Pride
PHOTOS: Maskwacis paints rainbow for Pride
Volunteers put together the food packages at the Four Nations Arena that are being delivered to residents around Maskwacis. Image: Samson Cree Nation Facebook

Samson Cree Nation working to ensure residents’ safety

Chief and council issue new regulations on housing, health

Volunteers put together the food packages at the Four Nations Arena that are being delivered to residents around Maskwacis. Image: Samson Cree Nation Facebook
Samson Cree Nation opens emergency shelter

Samson Cree Nation opens emergency shelter

The Samson Cree Nation has opened up a temporary shelter in the…

Samson Cree Nation opens emergency shelter
Samson Cree Nation Chief Vernon Saddleback officially signing the declaration at a press conference March 25. Photo submitted

Maskwacis Four Nations facing potential food, medicine, disinfectant shortages

Alberta’s Indigenous Affairs Minister Rick Wilson comments on situation

Samson Cree Nation Chief Vernon Saddleback officially signing the declaration at a press conference March 25. Photo submitted
Treaty 6 Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild along with Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde take part in the MESC signing Friday afternoon. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

Maskwacis and feds sign historic education agreement

The Maskwacis Education School Commission signed an agreement setting the stage for their education

Treaty 6 Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild along with Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde take part in the MESC signing Friday afternoon. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye
Murder charges laid against two individuals in a homicide that occurred this week. File photo

Maskwacis pair charged in recent homicide

Two facing second degree murder charges, two more charged with being accessories

Murder charges laid against two individuals in a homicide that occurred this week. File photo
A new mobile app called Maskosis was launched last week in Maskwacis to help people learn to speak Cree in a new way, as seen here in a photo of one every day scene the app uses. The app was presented during the Reclaiming Our Knowledge conference Jan. 23. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Cree language app from Maskwacis making teaching it easier

App for learning Cree more about everyday life, available soon

A new mobile app called Maskosis was launched last week in Maskwacis to help people learn to speak Cree in a new way, as seen here in a photo of one every day scene the app uses. The app was presented during the Reclaiming Our Knowledge conference Jan. 23. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

UPDATE LOCATED: Maskwacis RCMP seek help locating missing First Nations youth

Police say 15-year-old Qunechra Okeynan-Louis went missing on Monday at about 9 p.m.