Indigenous Poets Society — newo

Indigenous Poets Society — newo

Native American Society — newo

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Spoken and literature Word , Indigenous Action

The Native American Society are a bunch of Plains Cree poets based at the town of Saskatoon, on Treaty Six Territory. They consist of but aren’t exclusive to Kevin Wesaquate, Tala Tootoosis, Lindsay “eekwol” Knight and eco aborijanelle. Newo involves the four angels carrying turns on a cellular “podium” which they’re creating depending on the land. They will take part in little sets of one poem every day throughout the night, moving across the Riversdale, Downtown, along with Broadway neighbourhoods.

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Keywords: Youth/Teens, Walking, Storytelling, Poetry, Performance, Outdoors, Kids, Family Friendly, All Ages, Spoken Word


Fri Sep No events scheduled.
Sat Sep 7:00 PM to 1:00 AM (next day)
Sun Oct No events scheduled.


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& Downtown, Riversdale, Broadway
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan


Native American Society will soon be moving across the neighbourhoods of Riversdale, Downtown, & Broadway through the day.


Nuit Blanche Saskatoon is a free, festival which brings art to the roads. This year’s festival has been taking place Saturday, September 30th, from 7pm to 1am at the Riversdale of Saskatoon, Downtown, along with Broadway neighbourhoods.

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Law Society backs wills that are Option

The Law Society has said courts must be permitted to recognise people’s final fantasies in situations where there is a will that was valid not provided.

Chancery Lane said now that the deficiency of a formal will shouldn’t restrict a court from respecting somebody’s dreams — provided they can be safeguarded from fraud.

The Society was responding to the Law Commission’s consultation to would reform. Tomorrow the consultation, which suggests reform to the centuries-old law, closes and will later be evaluated by the authorities.

Among the suggestions was to provide courts a ‘dispensing’ power. This might give courts the capacity to recognise that a will in cases where the will-maker has made their intentions clear although where formality rules have never been followed.

The commission said this could include a will sent via recording or an email.

‘Our preliminary view is that any dispensing provision in law’s reach ought to be drawn widely. Have been a dispensing ability to be released, there are powerful arguments that it must apply not just to traditional written records, but also where testators express their testamentary intentions in a digital format, in addition to within a sound or audio-visual recording,’ the consultation report said.

Joe Egan, president of the Law Society, said: ‘we understand there’s much more we can do in order to make the process available to the general public When 40 percent of individuals die without making a will. A court should not be restricted by the lack of a formal will from respecting someone fantasies when individuals could be proven – with safeguards against fraud.’

The Society also agreed with the commission that the age to produce a will need to be lowered to 16 and that legislation ought to be updated so that they’re in tune with the Mental Capacity Act 2005.

Egan explained this would bring clarity to courts and protect their individuals in society’s rights.

Yesterday, attorneys advised the Gazette that the authorities should look at making will-writing a regulated activity to prevent fledgling services offering their services at a lower price.

West End Stories highlight Historic society weekend

KALALOCH — West End residents are encouraged to record their tales, etching them.

The ninth annual West End Weekend, moving through Sunday on today, invites visitors to capture their stories for the oral history group of your Jefferson County Historical Society and listen to others’ stories.

Saturday the historical society also has proposed talks. They include a logging legend, Olympic Hot Springs background and also a spoonful of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s trip to the Olympic Peninsula.

Kalaloch Lodge, 157151 U.S. Highway 101, will serve as the headquarters for the weekend. Discounts will be offered by the lodge on Olympic Peninsula residents for the event, according to a media release.

For lodging reservations, call 866-662-9928 or see


Even the Forks Timber Museum, 1421 S. Forks Ave., will soon be open for traffic en route to Kalaloch Lodge today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.. The rustic museum set on five wooded acres tells a narrative of its own.

In the Becker Suite of Kalaloch Lodge, a display of historical photos depicting rural Jefferson County will be on display beginning at 5 pm now.


Even the Forks Timber Museum continues its hours Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 pm

West End residents may swap tales at the Peak 6 Adventure Store in Forks, 4883 Upper Hoh Road, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.. During that moment, Gladys Allen will share stories of her dad, Leo Nelson.

Allen, now in her 80s, will tell of the circumstances resulting in her dad’s moniker: the “Paul Bunyan of the West End.”

Nelson apparently bucked over 100,000 board feet of wood with a viewed to 32- to 36-foot lengths. The accomplishment remains a logging legend, according to a press release.

At two p.m., writer Teresa Schoeffel-Lingvall will present a program about Olympic Hot Springs, a favorite resort owned by her family for 60 decades.

Then at 3 pm, Mike Doherty will provide a program about Franklin D. Roosevelt about the Olympic Peninsula.


The Becker Suite display closes at 10 a.m. Sunday.

Humane Society: Positive changes at Humane Society

The Humane Society upgraded the individual cat kennels so cats could have a shelf space to escape to over their litter boxes. These improvements have to providing the standard of care recommended by the Association of Shelter Veterinarians the Humane Society nearer. (Provided photo)

You’ll notice some changes in how people and pets flow through the building if you have been into the shelter in the Humane Society for Greater Savannah over the previous six months. These changes have led to a progress in our general results.

1. Adoptable pets: All our adoptable dogs are now in 1 corridor right outside of the adoptable cat space. This enables us to staff our adoption space and provide better customer support. Our next job will be to repaint walls and the peeling flooring in these kennels. We also upgraded so cats could have a shelf space to escape to over their litter boxes the individual cat kennels. These improvements make us nearer to providing the standard of care.

2. Surrender (ingestion) space: whenever someone surrenders a pet, they now meet with employees in a private room in the back of the building, alongside our health care exam room. Staff can analyze a pet and determine whether there are any health care issues communicable diseases including ringworm, upper respiratory infections and purge. Disorder control that is proactive conserves resources and lives.

3. Tech: Now we ask you to register if you go through via a small tablet computer. This permits us compare it with our adoption data to track foot visitors in our shelter and change staffing to provide better support during high volume times. We decided there was lots of need Mondays, from being shut and found we were on Tuesdays, so daily we added extra hours. Sundays will be the day of the week, so we cut back on our hours. We utilize technology in many other methods to increase our efficiency and function pets.

4. Standard operating procedures: We created and executed SOPs throughout the shelter and health care surgeries after conducting an initial audit by the Association of Shelter Veterinarians. Animal care, feeding, transfer and medical care enhanced all have been recorded and made consistent. With enhanced procedures in place, we’re more effective and capable of treating and diagnosing ailments, and that in turn saves lives.

Only because our results improve, these changes matter. Our release rate is over 97 percent for 2017. This time last year, it was around 85 percent. Our length of stay has decreased, which means our pets are less likely be ill and to become stressed.

Our staff now has more time to spend with all the critters in our care and the 22,000 individuals who walk through our doors each year. Our director of operations, kudos to William Brown III, along with his staff for a job well done!

Michelle Thevenin is the executive director of Humane Society for Greater Savannah. She can be contacted by phone in Shelter Operations in 912-354-9515, at Pet Repair Savannah in 912-354-6265, or by email at

Where: Humane Society for Greater Savannah, 7215 Sallie Mood Drive.

Cost: Most adoptions are free and feature a collar and customized ID tag. Dogs are excluded from the promotion.