From The Archives:
Wednesday, June 5, 2002
Pelican gathering sees flourishing of memory, flashes of anger
In the middle of the room, surrounded by a circle of men and women – many of them veterans of the residential school era – a drum listened to stories of those schools shared, speeches made, today’s realities examined.
Town saves memorial trees from Central School property
Those who knew him recall little Morgan Makoop as a happy boy. “He loved to play Nintendo and he always held the controller upside down,” said Florence Sanderson, who for five years was his Sioux Lookout foster mother.
Kelly resigns as Sioux Mountain principal over financial improprieties
Brendan Kelly last week resigned as principal of Sioux Mountain School, a decision stemming from the findings of a Keewatin-Patricia District School Board financial audit.
No more pencils, no more books…
An excavator begins the well-panned, daylong demolition of the old Central School building on Monday to make way for construction of the new Johnny’s Food Market scheduled to begin soon.