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Archive - 2006

December 19th

NAPS officer faces sexual assault charge

A Nishnawbe Aski Police Services (NAPS) officer is facing criminal charges in connection with a sexual assault investigation.

December 14th


2006 image gallery

Lawrence Martin hosts music awards

Cochrane Mayor Lawrence Martin co-hosted the Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards in Toronto Nov. 24.

Dec. 14, 2006: Volume 33 #25

Comic book to combat suicide

An innovative tool for suicide prevention among Aboriginal youth has been developed.
It comes in the form of a comic book.

Dec. 14, 2006: Volume 33 #25

December 6th

No Christmas lights in Pikangikum

It�s going to be a dark Christmas in Pikangikum.

Chiefs converge on Ottawa to discuss First Nation issues

Issues affecting First Nation Peoples from all across the country are being discussed today as part of a special three-day Assembly of First Nation national chiefs gathering in Ottawa.

November 30th

Adventure in high Arctic

Nov. 30, 2006: Volume 33 #24

Cromarty youngest winner

Robin Cromarty, 8, is the youngest of the Daniel Beardy Memorial Hockey Fund award recipients.

Nov. 30, 2006: Volume 33 #24

November 29th

Funding cuts, reneged promises lead to planned protest

A national protest has been set for Dec. 5 in Ottawa on the steps of Parliament Hill.

November 16th

Women vehicle for change

Time and time again First Nation women have been the vehicle for change in their communities, said Nishnawbe Aski Nation Deputy Grand Chief RoseAnne Archibald.

November 16, 2006: Volume 33 #23

Drug-free healing recommended

Guided by nature, Elder Renée Thomas Hill says she doesn’t need drugs to heal.

Root costs runner time

Henry Baker, 19, left with cuts, bruises after fall

Nov. 16, 2006: Volume 33 #23

November 15th

Friday elected to Mushkegowuk Council

Leo Friday was elected Mushkegowuk Council Deputy Grand Chief in a landslide vote Nov. 10.

November 9th

Tories respond to Valley's claims

In response to your November 7, 2006 story "MP blasts Tories over First Nations water," Liberal MP Roger Valley claims the federal government has failed "to provide safe drinking water." This is simply not factual.

November 7th

MP blasts Tories over First Nations water

Liberal MP Roger Valley has denounced the Conservative Government for failing to provide safe drinking water and an overall healthy standard of living to First Nations people.