Meadow Lake Man Accuses Police of Racial Profiling

This story was originally published in the Meadow Lake Progress. Claims officer said “I know a drunk Indian when I see one” as he suffered epileptic seizure A Meadow Lake man is accusing the local RCMP of arresting and charging him with public intoxication when he claims he was actually having an epileptic seizure. Darrell Runningaround … [Read more...]

Local RCMP Officer Charged with Mischief

A Meadow Lake RCMP officer has been charged with mischief following a complaint from a member of the Waterhen Lake First Nation. Meadow Lake RCMP received the complaint on March 19 of a vehicle being damaged on Waterhen Lake First Nation. The complainant alleged that four tires had been punctured with a knife on March 18. The vehicle … [Read more...]

A Journey into the Heart of ‘Cree’ation

When musician Jason Chamakese plays his flute at venues across the country, he’s often asked if he has a musical background. It’s a question he never really knew how to answer. Until now. “I’d say no, but it was a discredit to my culture,” Chamakese said. “Because yeah, I do have a musical background, and it goes back thousands of … [Read more...]