Maskwacis

Students at Ermineskin Elementary School are using a Cree-style learning program that’s boosting literacy and attendance. (Contributed photo).

Maskwacis school is boosting student literacy, attendance with a Cree-style program

Students are more engaged with community and there’s more parental ‘buy-in,’ says principal

 

Second-degree murder charges were laid in connection to a stabbing at Ermineskin Cree Nation on April 11. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Charges laid in Maskwacis homicide

Alberta RCMP Major Crimes continue to investigate the homicide.

 

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Valentine’s Day shooting in central Alberta leaves one man in hospital and another in custody

19-year-old Francis Edward Nepoose from Maskwacis has been charged with attempted murder.

Black Press File Photo
Black Press File Photo

Valentine’s Day shooting in Maskwacis leaves one male in hospital, one male in custody

19-year-old Francis Edward Nepoose from Maskwacis has been charged with attempted murder.

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School custodians ‘unsung’ heroes during pandemic

Schools have increased the sanitization of key, high-touch areas

(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
Koren Lightning-Earle. (Akemi Matsubuchi/Submitted)

Maskwacis lawyer says Indigenous training an ‘example’ to follow

All Alberta lawyers will undergo Indigenous Cultural Competency training

Koren Lightning-Earle. (Akemi Matsubuchi/Submitted)
Ermineskin Kindergarten. Web photo

Ermineskin Kindergarten has a confirmed case of COVID-19

The school has shut down and Cohort 2 is in self-isolation

Ermineskin Kindergarten. Web photo
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 10-year-old boy

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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Maskwacis teen charged in 10-year-old boy’s death

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

  • Aug 7, 2020
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file photo

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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Ermineskin First Nations member Jana Montour received an international honour for her pool skills. She is being inducted into the Valley National 8-Ball League Association Hall of Fame. (Contributed photo).

Maskwacis woman is being inducted into the 8-ball hall of fame

Jana Montour is happy to promote the sport of pool

Ermineskin First Nations member Jana Montour received an international honour for her pool skills. She is being inducted into the Valley National 8-Ball League Association Hall of Fame. (Contributed photo).
Louis Bull Council chambers. (Contributed photo).

Legalized cannabis causing debate on Central Alberta First Nations reserves

Could it be as damaging as liquor? some elders ask

Louis Bull Council chambers. (Contributed photo).
Minister of Indigenous Relations Richard Feehan and Wetaskiwin-Camrose MLA Bruce Hinkley with members of Ermineskin Cree Nation’s Council and Neyaskweyahk Group board members in front of the new solar array. (Photo contributed)

Maskwacis Mall has gone solar

Ermineskin Cree Nation receives provincial funding for project

Minister of Indigenous Relations Richard Feehan and Wetaskiwin-Camrose MLA Bruce Hinkley with members of Ermineskin Cree Nation’s Council and Neyaskweyahk Group board members in front of the new solar array. (Photo contributed)
Photos: Top (left to right) Anthony Swampy, Dominique Soosay Northwest and Terrelle Minde. Bottom photos: Cheyane Soosay Northwest and Latesha Dawn Soosay Northwest . Facebook photos

Donations being collected for families affected by fatal crash

GoFundMe page set up to help five families from Maskwacis

  • Jun 7, 2018
Photos: Top (left to right) Anthony Swampy, Dominique Soosay Northwest and Terrelle Minde. Bottom photos: Cheyane Soosay Northwest and Latesha Dawn Soosay Northwest . Facebook photos
RCMP charge four in Maskwacis homicide

RCMP charge four in Maskwacis homicide

RCMP responding to a disturbance at Maskwacis residence on April 11 find man mortally wounded

RCMP charge four in Maskwacis homicide
Maskwacis man arrested after shot fired

Maskwacis man arrested after shot fired

Man armed with gun approached a couple on Montana townsite last Friday and a struggled ensued

Maskwacis man arrested after shot fired
Shots fired in Maskwacis

Shots fired in Maskwacis

RCMP looking for witnesses who saw shooter on Sunday

Shots fired in Maskwacis
Jesse Larocque, of Maskwacis, aims for the basket against New Zealand during the 2017 World Indigenous Nations Games on Wednesday. Basketball was held at Ermineskin Junior Senior High School. (Photo by Susan Zielinski/Advocate staff)

Maskwacis hosts basketball players from around the world

World Indigenous Nations Games 2017 is underway

Jesse Larocque, of Maskwacis, aims for the basket against New Zealand during the 2017 World Indigenous Nations Games on Wednesday. Basketball was held at Ermineskin Junior Senior High School. (Photo by Susan Zielinski/Advocate staff)
Charges laid in 2015 homicide

Charges laid in 2015 homicide

Maskwacis man charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of his mother

Charges laid in 2015 homicide