Posted on Thursday, November 02, 2023 01:22 PM
On November 2nd, 2023, the ceremonial pipe belonging to Chief Whitecap will be returned to the rights holding community of Whitecap Dakota Nation after 138 years. The pipe had been held by the Royal Canadian Military Institute (RCMI) and is being returned by that institution.
History of the Pipe
The pipe belonging to Chief Whitecap was acquired from him on May 19, 1885 by Lieutenant William H. Merritt after participating in a pipe ceremony with Chief Whitecap at the time of his detention, along...
Posted on Friday, August 11, 2023 05:31 PM
Notice: Sports Grounds/Rodeo Grounds Barbed Wire Fence Installation
Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 11:15 AM
Chief Darcy Bear, along with Councillors Dwayne Eagle and Frank Royal, are pleased to announce that the Members of Whitecap Dakota First Nation (WDFN) have successfully concluded their community approval vote to become a self-governing Indigenous nation. The vote, held on October 6th and 7th via in-person voting at Whitecap and in Saskatoon together with an on-line virtual vote, resulted in 92% member support to adopt a WDFN Constitution and mandate Chief and Council to sign the Governance Agreement...
Posted on Friday, June 24, 2022 03:09 PM
The five CSO’s enrolled in 6-weeks of training from May 2nd-June 10th, 2022 at Saskatchewan Polytechnic in Prince Albert, SK. They completed in-person and virtual lessons and took part in tactical training.
Please join us in welcoming our new recruits!
Heather Brittain (Whitecap)
Lyndon Littlecrow (Whitecap)
Keigan Yuzicappi (Whitecap)
Neil Crane (Muskoday)
Bradley Pechawis (Mistawasis)
The new recruits will observe and report until completing their accredidation in July.WHAT...
Posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 10:11 AM
Congratulations to Senator Vivian Anderson as she took her oath of office on February 22, 2022 as the newest member of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Senate. Senator Vivian Anderson is a recognized and respected Elder within our Whitecap Dakota Nation, the Saskatoon Tribal Council, and across all Dakota Nations in Saskatchewan. She is a fluent Dakota speaker with a strong Dakota cultural background, and has served as a Dakota language educator at Whitecap’s elementary school...