First Nations seek equal funding

By Gaven Crites If funding is any indication, the federal government is asking First Nations educators to do more with less. A report commissioned by the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) released in late March indicates federally funded, on-reserve schools receive 40 to 50 per cent less money than provincial schools. The report’s authors … Continue reading

First Nations schools seek promised federal dollars

by Sabine Gibbins When is the money coming? That is the question Judy Okanee, director of education for the Meadow Lake Tribal Council (MLTC), has for the federal government when it comes to funding. First Nations schools in the Northwest have been eagerly anticipating the arrival of federal dollars so they can determine – depending … Continue reading