Its first big project was documenting the inaugural Native Convocation (now called Sacred Circle), a national gathering of indigenous and other Anglicans held over two weeks in Fort Qu'Appelle
, Sask., in 1988.
Other notable speakers and workshop facilitators included Bevann Fox-Ironeagle and Susan Jolly-Maxie from the File Hills Qu'Appelle
"Chief Pasqua was one of the signatories to Treaty 4 that was signed here in Fort Qu'Appelle
in 1874 and it depicts his record of the negotiations leading up to Treaty 4 and the payments they received subsequent to Treaty 4 over a period of about three to five years, I think," Margaret Hannah, curator of the Aboriginal history unit at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum, said of the pictograph
Those are the questions teachers, parents and Elders in Fort Qu'Appelle
are asking after a meeting March 14 at the town library.
With the Anglican cathedral in Regina unavailable due to renovations, the consecration of Rob Hardwick as the 12th bishop of Qu'Appelle
took place at a Roman Catholic church instead.
A large screen served as the backdrop to the symphony, which featured images of the Qu'appelle
Valley and a short narrative about Chief Payepot.
"We've run programs in La Ronge, Fort Qu'Appelle
, Duck Lake, Regina, Saskatoon--all over the province," says Cindy Hanson, program co-ordinator at the Dumont's Regina office.
Robert Hardwick is the new bishop of the Anglican diocese of Qu'Appelle
, in Regina, Sask.
The program is an educational justice program run in partnership with the File Hills Qu'Appelle
Tribal Council Education, Pesakastew School, File Hills First Nations Police Service and the File Hills Qu'Appelle
Tribal Council Restorative Justice Unit.
Aboriginal leaders say a federal cabinet minister's speech during Treaty 4 commemorations in Fort Qu'Appelle
This year, the dioceses of Qu'Appelle
, Niagara, Toronto and Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island participated on Sept.
Gerry Stonechild, who was born and raised in Fort Qu'Appelle
, recalls meeting and running with Canadian hero Terry Fox.