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Editorial: Samson Cree Nation says 'no more' to gang crimes
Editorial: Samson Cree Nation says 'no more' to gang crimes (January 11, 2012)

"No more. No more. If the community and the RCMP can continue to work together, the tragic death of five-year-old Ethan Yellowbird may make a lasting difference for justice and...


Lengthy investigation led to charges for death of Native boy
Lengthy investigation led to charges for death of Native boy (January 11, 2012)

Authorities spent seven months and $500,000 on an investigation that resulted in charges against three juveniles for the death of five-year-old Ethan Yellowbird on the Samson Cree First Nation...


Three juveniles charged for death of five-year-old Native boy
Three juveniles charged for death of five-year-old Native boy (January 10, 2012)

Three juveniles have been charged in connection with the death of five-year-old Ethan Yellowbird on the Samson Cree First Nation in Alberta. Yellowbird, who was the grandson of Chief...


Samson Cree Nation backs law aimed at ousting gang members
Samson Cree Nation backs law aimed at ousting gang members (January 5, 2012)

Members of the Samson Cree Nation of Alberta voted 479-370 in favor of a bylaw aimed at banishing gang members from the reserve. Authorities say as many as a dozen...


Samson Cree Nation votes on bylaw targeting  gang members
Samson Cree Nation votes on bylaw targeting gang members (January 4, 2012)

Members of the Samson Cree Nation of Alberta are voting on a bylaw aimed at banishing gang members from the reserve. The bylaw allows 25 residents to petition to remove...


Royalty checks linked to rise in drugs and crime on First Nation
Royalty checks linked to rise in drugs and crime on First Nation (September 29, 2011)

Young members of the Samson Cree First Nation of Alberta are spending their royalty checks on drugs, leading to a rise in crime and gangs on the reserve, The Epoch...


Samson Cree Nation seeks to evict residents with convictions
Samson Cree Nation seeks to evict residents with convictions (September 8, 2011)

The Samson Cree First Nation of Alberta plans to evict residents who have been convicted of serious criminal offenses. Band leaders are upset with a growing wave of gang violence....


Woman killed on Samson Cree Nation was aunt of young victim
Woman killed on Samson Cree Nation was aunt of young victim (September 7, 2011)

A 23-year-old woman who was shot and killed on the Samson Cree First Nation on Monday was the aunt of a five-year-old victim of gang violence. The woman was identified...


Woman killed amid spike in violent crime on reserve in Alberta
Woman killed amid spike in violent crime on reserve in Alberta (September 6, 2011)

A 23-year-old woman was shot and killed on Samson Cree First Nation in Alberta on Monday. The woman was attending a party inside a house that's next to the one...


Boy's shooting death  on Alberta reserve shocks First Nations
Boy's shooting death on Alberta reserve shocks First Nations (July 13, 2011)

The drive-by shooting of a five-year-old boy on the Samson Cree First Nation in Alberta is sending shock waves across Canada. An autopsy confirmed that Ethan Yellowbird, the grandson of...


Column: Boy's death a wakeup call to change Native relations
Column: Boy's death a wakeup call to change Native relations (July 13, 2011)

"In this place, with its overflowing garbage bins and ramshackle homes and as many people as rez dogs wandering the rutted roads and with approximately the same wary exhaustion, it...


Five-year-old grandson of Samson Cree  chief shot  in drive-by
Five-year-old grandson of Samson Cree chief shot in drive-by (July 12, 2011)

A five-year-old boy was killed early Monday morning in a drive-by shooting on the Samson Cree First Nation in Alberta. The boy was identified by The Edmonton Journal as Ethan...


Samson Cree  Nation heads to the polls on Friday to choose a chief
Samson Cree Nation heads to the polls on Friday to choose a chief (January 26, 2011)

Members of the Samson Cree Nation of Alberta head to the polls on Friday to elect a chief. Incumbent Marvin Yellowbird is running for election. He faces nine challengers for...