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Archive - Jun 2014

June 27th

B.C. land claim ruling may impact northern Ontario First Nations

A lawyer working with the Matawa First Nations on Ring of Fire negotiations with Ontario said the Tsilhqot’in decision will help northern Ontario First Nations and other treaty First Nations because the Supreme Court has now established a “broad, functional” approach to defining Aboriginal rights and territorial control.

June 26th

‘Racist’ election ad sparks outrage

An election ad printed by local Libertarian party candidate Tamara Johnson in a Thunder Bay newspaper has sparked outrage from numerous First Nations leaders and groups who deem the contents of the ad to be racist.

ᑲᑭᑲᓇᐁᐧᑕᑯᓯᐊᐧᐸᐣ ᑭᑭᓄᐦᐊᒪᑎᐃᐧᑲᒥᑯᐠ ᐊᓂᔑᓂᓂᐃᐧ ᐊᐊᐧᔑᔕᐠ ᑲᔕᐳᐡᑲᒧᐊᐧᐨ ᑭᐁᐧᒪᓀᓂᒪᐊᐧᐠ

ᐊᓂᔑᓇᐯ ᐊᐢᑭ ᐱᒧᒋᑫᐃᐧᐣ ᒥᓇ ᐅᑭᒪᑲᓇᐠ ᒋᕑᐃᑎ #3 ᐅᓂᑲᓂᑕᒪᑫᐠ ᐅᑭᐃᐧᐣᑕᓇᐊᐧ ᐁᑕᓀᑕᒥᐦᐃᑯᐊᐧᐨ ᐅᑯᐁᐧᓂᐊᐧᐠ ᐁᐧᐡᑲᐨ ᐊᓂᔑᓂᓂᐃᐧ ᐊᐊᐧᔑᔕᐠ ᑲᑭᑲᓇᐁᐧᐣᑕᑯᓯᐊᐧᐸᐣ ᐃᐡᑯᓄᑲᒥᑯᐠ ᑲᑭᐱᔕᐳᐡᑲᒧᐊᐧᐨ ᑕᐱᐡᑯᐨ ᐁᔑᓇᑲᐧᐠ ᒥᓇᐊᐧ ᐁᑭᐁᐧᒪᒋᑐᑕᐃᐧᑕᐧ ᐃᒪ ᐃᓀᑫ ᐅᑎᐸᐦᐊᒪᑯᐃᐧᓂᐊᐧᐠ.

Is Law School For You?

I sat here for days thinking of a topic that might ignite the flame of that fire in the belly of our Nation’s people and two things came to mind: education and language.

Healthy Living in the Summer

As the warm summer months are quickly approaching, so too are more opportunities to be healthy.

Four Treaty #3 communities face record-high water levels

Four Treaty #3 communities face record-high water levels

The Keys that We’re Throwing Away

“Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.”

Liberals win majority in June 12 provincial election

Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee is calling the June 12 Liberal majority provincial election victory a potential win-win for First Nations.

Canoe-racing at Aboriginal Day in Sioux Lookout

Anishaabe Giizhigan was organized by the Nishnawbe Gamik Friendship Centre in Sioux Lookout to celebrate National Aboriginal Day. Events included the Equay Miniss Canoe Challenge, games, a cook out, and an Aboriginal Artisans Market.

Muskrat Dam and Sachigo sign on with North Star Air

Air transportation savings are on the horizon for Muskrat Dam and Sachigo Lake after signing on to a strategic business partnership with North Star Air and its alliance company Cargo North.

Residential school survivors re-victimized

Nishnawbe Aski Nation and Grand Council Treaty #3 have raised concerns about residential school survivors being “victimized” over their compensation claims.