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Upcoming event?

Leader staff Indigenous Entrepreneur Day is scheduled at the Slave Lake Native Friendship Centre Sept. 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This is a partnership between the Friendship Centre and Community Futures. The idea with the event is to…
All-In Slave Lake in pictures

Slave Lake’s summer festival happened at an odd time this year, thanks to pandemic cosiderations, but when it finally happened, it was a great success. We managed to capture scenes from a few of the many events that happened Aug.…
Soup and bannock postponed, other programs running

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader The Slave Lake Native Friendship Centre has postponed starting soup and bannock, because of the high number of COVID-19 cases in Slave Lake. “I was gonna start it, but not with the numbers,” says Barb Courtorielle, Friendship…
‘Putting the Indian back into the child’ at culture camp

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader The Swan River First Nation council believes in “putting the Indian back into the child,” said SRFN chief Gerald Giroux at the mini powwow during SRFN’s culture camp. This is in response to a famous quote about…
Tamashiro kicks off a revived Stage North concert series

Submitted ‘Jazz evangelist’ Tim Tamashiro performs in Slave Lake on Sept. 10. He was due to play here last year, but the whole Stage North concert series was shot, due to COVID. Stage North recently announced its revived line-up for…
Driftpile Powwow spotlights colourful culture

Driftpile Cree Nation hosted its annual Driftpile Powwow from Aug. 20-22. “Welcoming Our People Home” was the theme for the event that drew about 1,000 from all over North America. Grand Entries highlighted the colourful powwows on Friday night Saturday…
Shooters destroy clay targets in support of Victim Services

Leader staff The amount of money raised in the Slave Lake Victim Services annual fundraiser at the Slave Lake gun range wasn’t finalized by press time. But organizer Jacquie Labrie says it “went very well,” and donations were still coming…