Over the weekend, Teepees were pitched on the sight of the future city casino.

Now 10 acres of straw north of the Wholesale club, the Nekaneet wanted to bless the land and welcome friends as they occupy this urban reserve.

Yesterday afternoon, speakers rose to give their histories. That was followed by a feast and round dance.

File Hills Qu'AppelleTribal Chief, Dean Bellegarde, said crews will break sod next month.