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Sioux Lookout

Sioux Lookout

SLFNHA Celebrates Twenty Five Years of dedication

The evening of September the 15th saw 240 employees and friends of the Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority gathering in the main auditorium of the Sioux Lookout Royal Canadian Legion to celebrate the first twenty five years of the organizations existence.

Prehistoric archeological site uncovered near Sioux Lookout

A prehistoric archeological site was discovered last fall near Sioux Lookout by archeologist Jeff Bursey during a walk along a moose trail.

Equay-wuk celebrates its beginning, 25 years later

Equay-wuk (Women’s Group) celebrated its 25th anniversary by honouring its founders.

Canoe-racing at Aboriginal Day in Sioux Lookout

Anishaabe Giizhigan was organized by the Nishnawbe Gamik Friendship Centre in Sioux Lookout to celebrate National Aboriginal Day. Events included the Equay Miniss Canoe Challenge, games, a cook out, and an Aboriginal Artisans Market.

Sioux Lookout local launches first children’s book

Sioux Lookout’s Michael Dube recently launched his first illustrated children’s book, titled My Dad, The Snow Plow Man.

New high school approved for Sioux Lookout

The Keewatin Patricia District School Board said it would make a major announcement during a student assembly at the Queen Elizabeth (QE) District High School. Then another snowstorm hit, delaying the long-awaited news.

Sioux Lookout welcomes back Little Bands

Representatives of Sioux Lookout officially welcomed the Little Bands Native Youth Hockey Tournament back to town on Dec. 16.

Miichim program honours hunters with feast

The hunting season so far hadn’t gone well for the people of Slate Falls First Nation. The weather wasn’t co-operating and no one was having any luck in shooting a moose.

The Medicine Bear comes to Sioux Lookout

Sioux Mountain Public School was host to a workshop put on by the Kahawi Dance Theatre.

High school reinforces traditional harvesting

Pelican Falls First Nations High School located just outside Sioux Lookout, is unique in the fact that it combines a formal school curriculum with traditional teachings.

Education issues explored through panel

An education panel in Sioux Lookout last week heard vital dialogue from educators and students from across the north.

Musician performs for national TV audience on awards show

For a folk singer from the small town of Sioux Lookout, performing on national television last week was just another step on his way to musical success.