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People are encouraged to wear a red dress pin to the upcoming memorial round dance. The pin-making workshops will be held at the Allen Sapp Gallery.
People are encouraged to wear a red dress pin to the upcoming memorial round dance. The pin-making workshops will be held at the Allen Sapp Gallery. submitted photo/Leah Garven

Red dress pin-making workshops planned to raise awareness of MMIWG

By Angela Brown
January 11, 2019 - 5:00pm

Those wishing to show their support for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) can make their own pin in a series of upcoming bead-making workshops.

Richard Van Camp discusses his graphic novel Three Feathers at the North Battleford Comprehensive High School Thursday, following the screening of a new film based on his story.
Richard Van Camp discusses his graphic novel Three Feathers at the North Battleford Comprehensive High School Thursday, following the screening of a new film based on his story. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Indigenous author shows film adaptation of Three Feathers

By Angela Brown
January 11, 2019 - 12:00pm

Acclaimed Indigenous author Richard Van Camp hopes to raise people's awareness about the value of Restorative Justice in society with the screening of the new film Three Feathers.

 Singer-songwriter Hawksley Workman will perform in Saskatoon on Jan. 26.
Singer-songwriter Hawksley Workman will perform in Saskatoon on Jan. 26. submitted photo/Cristina Fernandes

Musician Hawksley Workman sings praise for the Battlefords

By Angela Brown
January 5, 2019 - 8:00am Updated: January 5, 2019 - 10:49am

Award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter Hawksley Workman is shining a positive light on the area with his new song called Battlefords.

The 43-year-old multi-instrumentalist grew up north of Huntsville in rural Ontario and is currently based in Montreal.  

 Left to right, Lloydminster Mayor Gerald Aalbers, Lloydminster MLA Colleen Young, Little Pine Cree Nation Chief Wayne Semaganis, FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron, and SIGA president and CEO Zane Hansen celebrate the opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Left to right, Lloydminster Mayor Gerald Aalbers, Lloydminster MLA Colleen Young, Little Pine Cree Nation Chief Wayne Semaganis, FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron, and SIGA president and CEO Zane Hansen celebrate the opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

New Gold Horse Casino in Lloydminster officially opens

By Angela Brown
December 21, 2018 - 12:00pm

There was a big celebration at the Gold Horse Casino in Lloydminster Thursday when the new entertainment venue opened its doors for the first time in a special ceremony.

Gerald Stanley (left) was found not guilty of second-degree murder in the August 2016 death of Colten Boushie (right).
Gerald Stanley (left) was found not guilty of second-degree murder in the August 2016 death of Colten Boushie (right). CKOM NEWS

‘Reasonable Doubt’ play includes scenes from Stanley trial

By CKOM News
December 15, 2018 - 11:54am

A play commissioned by Saskatoon’s Persephone Theatre features scenes from the controversial trial of Gerald Stanley.

The Saskatchewan farmer was charged with murder in connection with the 2016 shooting death of Colton Boushie.

The Malanka celebration will take place at the Gold Eagle Casino in North Battleford on Jan. 19.
The Malanka celebration will take place at the Gold Eagle Casino in North Battleford on Jan. 19. Facebook/Yevshan Ukrainian Folk Ballet Ensemble

Celebrated Ukrainian dance troupe to perform in North Battleford

By Angela Brown
December 14, 2018 - 2:00pm

Residents in the Battlefords area planning to attend Malanka, the Ukrainian New Year's celebration, will be in for a treat. 

The evening will include a traditional Ukrainian dinner, music by the Polka Dots, as well as a full performance by the Yevshan Ukrainian Folk Ballet Ensemble.

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