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Archive - Mar 2009 - Content

March 30th

March 24th

Condition of man found in Kash detoriorating

Two Ontario Provincial Police officers working in conjunction with Nishnawbe Aski Police Service responded to call about a man lying on the ground next to a house.

March 19th

Reels to riches

Anglers from across the region gathered on Sachigo Lake for a day of fishing, fun and friendly competition, Feb 21, for the 6th annual Ice Fishing Derby, hosted by Sachigo Lake First Nation.

Youth council gets permanent mandate

The Nishnawbe Aski Nation Decade for Youth Council, which was given a 10-year mandate to address youth issues, has been extended – permanently.

RoseAnne Archibald attends UN conference about women

RoseAnne Archibald was one of two Indigenous women in Canada to be selected to join the Canadian delegation attending the 53rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women.

Eabametoong nurse wants to help people with chronic diseases

Eabametoong’s Ann Waswa wants to teach community members how to better cope with their chronic diseases.

Cold weather training in KI photos

Pictures from military cold weather training in KI.

Warm welcome, cold temperatures greet soldiers in Kitchenuhmaykoosib

More than 100 troops from the Greater Toronto Area received a warm welcome from the people of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug when they accepted an invitation to conduct cold weather training in its territory.

Addictions week celebrated in Peawanuck

Students in Peawanuck marched in a parade to celebrate Addictions Week.

Thunder Bay Storm repeat as A.H.L. champions

The Thunder Bay Storm ripped through its competition en route to back-to-back Aboriginal Hockey League championships.

Sandy Lake tops Keewaywin 4-3 in friendly hockey game

As hockey enthusiasts prepared for the weeklong sports event of the year in competitive hockey in Sioux Lookout, a different kind of hockey showdown took place at the Sandy Lake arena March 12.

Sioux Mountain School celebrates drum creation

Students at Sioux Mountain Public School are marching to the beat of their own drum.

I am ... Indigenous

I am … Indigenous had it’s opening night at the A-Frame Gallery March 13 in Sioux Lookout.

North West LHIN holds Aboriginal Health Forum

First Nation funding levels from the North West Local Health Integration Network remain an issue according to one of its board members.

Bushie inquest set for June 8

The death of a Poplar Hill teen who died in Thunder Bay will be investigated through a coroner�s inquest June 8.