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August 27th, 2015

Rock the Vote encourages First Nations to cast ballots

Ochiichagwe’Babigo’Ining’s Tania Cameron hopes to encourage First Nations people to become registered with Elections Canada early to be eligible vote in this upcoming federal election with her Rock the Vote campaign.

Alvin Fiddler elected as NAN Grand Chief

Nishnawbe Aski Nation has completely renewed its executive leadership, with a new grand chief and three new deputy grand chiefs.

ᑲᑭᐱᒋᐁᐧᐱᓂᑲᓂᐊᐧᐠ ᐊᓂᔑᓇᐯ ᐊᐢᑭ ᑲᑭᐸᑭᓇᑫᐊᐧᐨ

ᐊᔕ ᑭᑭᔑᒋᑲᑌ ᑲᑭᐱᒋᐁᐧᐱᓂᑲᓄᐊᐧᐠ ᑭᒋᐅᑭᒪᑲᓂᑫᐃᐧᐣ ᐊᓂᔑᓂᐯ ᐊᐢᑭ ᐱᒧᒋᑫᐃᐧᓂᐠ, ᑭᐸᑭᓇᑫ ᑕᐡ ᐅᐡᑭ ᑭᒋᐅᑭᒪᑲᐣ ᒥᓇ ᓂᐦᓯᐣ ᐅᐡᑭ ᑭᒋᐅᑭᒪᑲᓀᓴᐠ.

August 13th

Alvin Fiddler elected as NAN Grand Chief

Chiefs and proxies from Nishnawbe Aski Nation’s (NAN) 49 First Nation communities elected Alvin Fiddler, of Muskrat Dam First Nation, as Grand Chief on August 12.

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2015 NAN election candidates

The 2015 NAN elections will be held on August 12, 2015 during the XXXIV Keewaywin Conference in Aroland First Nation (August 11-13, 2015).

2015 NAN Games teaches life, leadership skills

Nishnawbe Aski Nation youth from different parts of the province attended the 2015 NAN summer games in Timmins. North, south, east and west came together to learn the basics of Olympic sports and have fun, meet new friends and learn skills that will resonate deep for the rest of their lives.

More First Nations involvement asked for at APEX meeting

Matawa First Nations CEO David Paul Achneepineskum called for First Nations involvement in Ring of Fire mining developments during the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce’s APEX Aboriginal Partnership Exchange.

Classic Roots nominated for Music Award

It’s been over two years since electronic music producer Classic Roots, aka Josh DePerry, made a big move from his hometown of Thunder Bay to Toronto in order to further pursue his dream of making music...