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Archive - Oct 29, 2009

Cat Lake students 'Thrill the World'

Grade 4, 7 and 8 students at Titotay Memorial School in Cat Lake First Nation participated in Thrill the World 2009 Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m CST.

Residential school film plays Bay Street Film Festival

A film about a young girl’s final four days at home before going off to residential school aired Oct. 2 at the Bay Street Film Festival.

Canadian Aboriginal Minerals Association to meet Nov. 1-3

Consultation issues will be up for discussion during the 17th Annual Canadian Aboriginal Minerals Association conference, to be held in Toronto Nov. 1-3.

Cromarty earns first Capay Award

Thomas Peter Cromarty is the first recipient of the Terrilynn Ida Capay Memorial Scholarship Award.

Terrilynn Capay Memorial created by NNEC

Terrilynn Ida Capay was remembered fondly as being compassionate, gentle and genuine.

Shoal Lake and Winnipeg sign agreement

Shoal Lake #40 and the City of Winnipeg are looking at a new spirit of partnership for exploring economic opportunities.

Christian Chapman shows at A Frame Gallery in Sioux Lookout

Christian Chapman, an artist from Fort William First Nation, had a showing of his work at the A Frame Gallery in Sioux Lookout Oct. 17.

Toronto film festival visits Ontario schools

A team of representatives from the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) traveled to Sioux Lookout, Dryden, Red Lake and Kenora area high schools as part of the Northern Exposure program.

With proper diet, exercise healthy results will follow

Decide if you’re a Tigger or an Eeyore. That was the launch of a Wawatay Weight Loss competition last year that included my own personal progress as the front person for the competition.

Your Spirit is Your Voice - Episode 23: October 29, 2009

Lorraine Loonfoot (intergen) mother FN (Survivor) and father Non-native, sent home by mother after father dies to save her from CFS wpg, faced anti-white sentiments at home and half-breed mentality in mainstream society. Lyn Manitowabi – Survivors Toolkit – “symptoms”

Thunder Bay Police announce second Aboriginal liaison officer

The Thunder Bay Police announced a second Aboriginal liaison officer during the Oct. 16 celebration of the Aboriginal Liaison Unit’s 12th anniversary.

Shibogama communities take control of education

Four Shibogama communities are seeing positive results after taking control of their off-reserve secondary education services Sept. 1.

Tomson Highway performs at Kisaageetin: A Cabaret

Tomson Highway tickled the ivories Oct. 23 and 24 at Kisaageetin: A Cabaret.

Eabametoong school raised $1,366 for Terry Fox

John C. Yesno Education Centre, in Eabametoong First Nation, took part in the Terry Fox National School Run Day Sept. 25.