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October 7th, 2015

Fort Severn to build solar powered grid system

Fort Severn is planning to build a 300 kW solar power micro-grid system through a $2.5 million investment from Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC).

Wataynikaneyap Power signs new partnership agreement

The future is looking brighter for 16 remote First Nations after Wataynikaneyap Power signed a partnership agreement with FortisOntario Inc. and Renewable Energy Systems (RES) Canada Inc.

Teach for Canada launches in the North

Lakehead University recently hosted Teach for Canada’s Summer Enrichment Program to prepare 31 teachers for teaching positions in seven northwestern Ontario First Nation communities.

Anishinabek-Ontario Summit seeks better relationships

The Anishinabek Nation chiefs are looking forward to a better relationship with the provincial government after meeting with Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne at the Anishinabek-Ontario Summit.

Reflections on playing games

I come from a video game generation. I was 12 when I played my first home video game console in my home community of Attawapiskat on the James Bay coast.

The Cree connection on Mars

You might have seen in national news articles recently that a small bit of land on Mars has been named for Winnipeg...

Deer Lake walks for dialysis machine

The Deer Lake dialysis walkers — Donna and Mark Meekis, Eva and Eric Nothing and daughter Jocelyn Nothing — completed more than one million steps on their journey to Winnipeg and Thunder Bay.

SLFNHA Celebrates Twenty Five Years of dedication

The evening of September the 15th saw 240 employees and friends of the Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority gathering in the main auditorium of the Sioux Lookout Royal Canadian Legion to celebrate the first twenty five years of the organizations existence.

Ojibwe language course to be offered in Thunder Bay

Laughter and fun lessons filled the first class of the Ojibwe - Introduction to Conversations course, held Sept. 10 at the Oliver Road Community Centre in Thunder Bay.

Kingfisher Lake celebrates 50th homecoming

The People of Kingfisher Lake First Nations and friends gathered at the original settlement of Big Beaver House on September 3rd to mark the anniversary of 50 years starting in 1965 of the time they moved from there to their present residential site.

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August 27th

Jonathon Solomon elected Mushkegowuk Council Grand Chief

Mushkegowuk Council held its election for Grand Chief and Deputy Grand Chief on Saturday, August 15, 2015. The Council of Chiefs and staff welcome the newly elected Grand Chief, Jonathon Solomon and Deputy Grand Chief, Rebecca Friday.