• 13
    February
    2019

    SFNFCI 1st Annual Conference Highlights

    SFNFCI hosted its first annual First Nations Child Welfare Conference January 30 & 31, 2019.  The theme was “Making a difference in the lives of Indigenous children, youth and families”.  Participants had the opportunity to come together to share best practices in prevention programming, learn...

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  • 25
    January
    2019

    SK First Nations Preparing for Change

    With the pending introduction of a Federal First Nations Child-Well Being Legislation the Saskatchewan First Nations Child and Family Services and Community Prevention Programs have decided to proactively prepare for change.    On January 22, 23 & 24, 2019 the Managing Change workshop was deliver...

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  • 31
    October
    2018

    NCWC gets to try out Transition Planning- A Youth Focused Resource

    SFNFCI presented the Transition Planning: A Youth Focused Resource at the National Child Welfare Conference in Calgary Oc. 24-26, 2018.  The national conference was attended by over 375 child welfare professionals, front line workers, policy makers, trainers, and academics.  Three SFNFCI staff pre...

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  • 29
    October
    2018

    Governance Toolkit Presentation

    SFNFCI submitted an abstract to present at the National Child Welfare Conference that was hosted in Calgary October 23-26, 2018 sharing our journey with developing our Governance Toolkit. At SFNFCI we do our best to practice both First Nations culturally relevant practices but also do our best to m...

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  • 28
    August
    2018

    Marijuana Legislation Training

    Marijuana Legislation Workshop On August 15th we hosted a Marijuana Legislation Workshop facilitated by Leah Schatz, who is a lawyer with MLTAIkins.  We had 29 attendees and 12 Agencies participating in this event. The presentation focused on a Saskatchewan perspective of the new Marijuana Legisla...

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  • 27
    August
    2018

    A Summer Student’s Experience at SFNFCI

      HI, I'm Brooke Kayseas and was a summer student at SFNFCI from May to August 2018.  Working here at SFNFCI this past summer has taught me a lot. I feel so grateful for the opportunity that I had been given, to be welcomed into this office and to learn from so many great people. As my final days...

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  • 21
    August
    2018

    “It’s My Life” at Patuanak Youth Camp

    As the current Programs Summer Student here at SFNFCI, I’m sometimes lucky enough to participate in special events. Here I’ll be writing about my experience this past week when I travelled up north to participate in a youth camp held by, and on, Patuanak First Nation August 2nd.  Coming from S...

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  • 29
    May
    2018

    SFNFCI 2018 Summer Student Introductions

    Help us welcome our summer students to SFNFCI!  Brooke Kayseas on the left and Sage Speidel on the right were hired as summer students to support programs and administration for SFNFCI. Get to know Brooke: "My name is Brooke Kayseas and I am an 18 year old student going into my second year stud...

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  • 27
    April
    2018

    SFNFCI at the 2018 Awasis Conference

    SFNFCI participated in the 2018 Awasis Aboriginal Education Conference, [click here for more info] held at the Saskatoon Inn April 26-27.    Over the two days SFNFCI shared information on its various programs, research, and trainings, including Jordan’s Principle.   We also used the opport...

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  • 14
    March
    2018

    Saskatchewan Jordan's Principle Black Lake Info Session

    You may be hearing two words lately – Jordan’s Principle.  You may be asking yourself, what is Jordan’s Principle?  Jordan’s Principle is not something new, however the recent changes in its scope and mandate are new and very exciting.  In order to get the word out and give those who work...

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