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Once legalized, residents of Saskatchewan will be able to purchase recreational marijuana and merchandise (seen above) starting from the age of 19. Photo by Kyle Griffin

For decades, teenagers have been purchasing and consuming marijuana from dealers. Either meeting at someone’s house, or taking a drive around the block were usually how these interactions took place. These illegal transactions were conducted without the concern or consideration of the customers age, the only necessary I.D. was a crisp bank note.

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The FNUniv's Eagle staff was created twelve years ago by a group of students in an Indian Fine Arts course.

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Associate professor Jesse Rae Archibald-Barber has spent the last four years researching, gathering and editing a Saskatchewan landmark anthology, Kisiskâciwan: Indigenous Voices from Where the River Flows Swiftly. The anthology brings of over a hundred authors of Saskatchewan Indigenous literary and oral traditions together in one book, which will be released in May of 2018. Photo by Celine Grimard.

A first of its kind in Saskatchewan, Kisiskâciwan: Indigenous Voices from Where the River Flows Swiftly is the four year project of Jesse Rae Archibald-Barber.

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Phoenix Residential Society supervisor Kendra Giles and Phoenix Society client Harley Kye.

Harley Kaye remembers sleeping in back alley garbage bins before before entering the Phoenix Residential Society’s housing-first program.

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A recent survey from the provincal government found that over 80,000 people are expected to begin legally smoking marijuana this summer. Photo by Josh Diaz.


With Saskatchewan’s rules surrounding legalized marijuana layed out, and the summer fast approaching, residents across the province will soon have the opportunity to light up without losing their freedom.

But what about losing their home?

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