Tag Archives: Freda Ahenakew

Another Great Read in Cree available for online preview

How wonderful to discover this morning that the first 100 pages of my all time favourite book in Cree is now available online for everyone to share! I know what love and care went into the creation of this book … Continue reading

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First Nations proud of scholar’s life journey

Another beautiful tribute to Freda, from Doug Cuthand of the Saskatoon Star Phoenix. First Nations proud of scholar’s life journey.

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We all grieve the loss of our mother, our colleague and friend, Freda Ahenakew. Freda Ahenakew, CM, SOM, 1932-2011 The northern lights were spectacular above Muskeg Lake Cree Nation on April 8, 2011 when Freda left us to join the … Continue reading

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New exhibit honouring First Nations women at Wanuskewin

 Presented by Sasipenita, Wanuskewin Heritage Park, Saskatoon, March 24-July 4, 2011 Photo credit:  CTV Saskatoon Date: Thursday Mar. 24, 2011 7:08 PM CST       The Recognition of Place: Strength & Endurance of Aboriginal Women is a new exhibit … Continue reading

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Freda & Sons

Sincere congratulations are in order for Arok Wolvengrey, Ph.D., on completing and defending his dissertation at the University of Amsterdam in February, 2011. Knowing what goes into doctoral studies, it seems to me that congratulations are also equally due to Arok’s spouse, Jean Okimâsis … Continue reading

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Love magnet

I just got back from another visit to Muskeg Lake, where I joined the family celebrating Freda’s 79th birthday, which she attended in a wheelchair, with oxygen tanks, and only lightly medicated for pain. We didn’t think she’d see the … Continue reading

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