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Fond du Lac Chief Louie Mercredi (right) is calling for better mental health support for his community following the second suicide of a firefighter in just three years.
Fond du Lac Chief Louie Mercredi (right) is calling for better mental health support for his community following the second suicide of a firefighter in just three years. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Fond du Lac Chief, FSIN call for more northern mental health supports

By paNOW Staff
August 14, 2018 - 5:00pm

The chief of the Fond du Lac Denesuline Nation is calling for better mental health supports for his community and particularly first responders after the suicide of a local firefighter.

The song by Derek Maurice (pictured) and Dean Gauthier has been criticized for negatively portraying First Nations people and perpetuating "ignorant stereotypes."
The song by Derek Maurice (pictured) and Dean Gauthier has been criticized for negatively portraying First Nations people and perpetuating "ignorant stereotypes." Derek Maurice/Facebook

Métis song draws ire from FSIN

By paNOW Staff
August 10, 2018 - 5:52pm

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) says a song being played on northern Saskatchewan's MBC radio is causing racial division.

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