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September 18th, 2014

KI chief calls on Kenora MP to support national inquiry

Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug Chief Donny Morris has joined other First Nations leaders in calling on elected officials to support a national inquiry into the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women.

ᓀᑲᐃᐧᓴᑲᐃᑲᓂ ᐅᑭᒪᑲᐣ ᐅᑭᓇᑭᐡᑲᐊᐧᐣ ᑲᓇᐱᓇᐊᐧᐨ ᐅᑭᑐᒋᑫᐣ ᑲᕑᓫᐅᐢ ᓴᐣᑕᓇ

ᓀᑲᐃᐧᓴᑲᐃᑲᓂ ᐅᑭᒪᑲᐣ ᒣᑲᐧᐨ ᐊᑯ ᑲᑭᐱᐸᐸᒥᔭᐨ ᒥᔑᓇᐧ ᑭᐱᐊᐧᓂᓇᐊᐧᑲᓄ ᐁᐃᔑᓇᐊᐧᑲᓄᐨ ᑕᐱᐡᑯᐨ ᐅᑭᑐᒋᑫ ᑲᕑᓫᐅᐢ ᓴᐣᑕᓇ. ᒥᑕᐡ ᐊᑯ ᐅᑲᐯᔑᐃᐧᓂᐠ ᓀᑲᐃᐧᓴᑲᐃᑲᓂᐠ ᐁᔑᓂᑲᓇᑲᓄᐨ ᑲᕑᓫᐅᐢ, ᓴᐣᑕᓇ ᓇᐣᑕ ᒥᓇ ᓯᓇᐧᕑ.

Full Moon Memory Walk: calls mount for national inquiry

The 10th annual Full Moon Memory Walk was recognized by a number of city and police leaders as well as Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Grand Chief Derek Nepinak.

DFC students learn about city hazards during memorial walk

A new intake of Dennis Franklin Cromarty First Nations High School students learned about six former students who died in Thunder Bay during the school’s fifth annual memorial walk.

Environmental groups pitch planning solution for Far North

Ontario’s three major political parties promised during the 2014 provincial election campaign to speed mining development in the Ring of Fire.

New planning tool could lead to ‘better results, less confrontation’

Representatives of environmental groups and Matawa First Nations Management (MFNM) had preliminary talks earlier this year about Regional Strategic Environmental Assessment (R-SEA) as a new planning tool for the Ring of Fire.

Kakepetums’ book on Elders teachings sells out in 10 days

Eva and Abe Kakepetum have published another book — First Nations Life Anishininiiwi Bimaadiziwin Teachings of the Elders — which is aimed at Head Start programs for young Aboriginal children.

KO plans residential school gathering

Keewaytinook Okimakanak is hosting its third residential school gathering — Live and Hope Gathering II — from Sept. 23-25 at the Super 8 hotel in Red Lake.

Sandy Lake chief meets look-a-like and guitar legend Carlos Santana

For years, the chief of Sandy Lake First Nation has been mistaken for guitar legend Carlos Santana in his travels.

Wab Kinew discusses education at Thunder Bay orientation

Wab Kinew believes education is the key to First Nation youth’s success.

September 3rd

ᒪᐡᑭᑯᐊᐧᐠ ᑭᒋᐅᑭᒪᑲᓂᐸᐣ ᑭᑭᒋ ᐃᐧᒋᑕᐧ ᑲᑭᑎᐸᑐᑌᐠ ᒋᕑᐃᑎ 9 ᒪᓯᓇᐦᐅᑎᓱᐃᐧᓇᐣ

ᒥᓯᐁᐧ ᑲᑭᑫᑕᑯᓯᐨ ᐊᓂᔑᓂᓂᐃᐧᑫᐧ ᐅᒪᓯᓇᑌᓯᒋᑫ ᐊᓫᐊᓂᐢ ᐅᐸᐧᑦᓴᐧᐃᐧᐣ ᐃᑭᑐ ᒪᐡᑭᑯᐊᐧᐠ ᑭᒋᐅᑭᒪᑲᓂᐸᐣ ᐢᑕᐣ ᓫᐅᑎᐟ ᐃᐧᐣ ᐃᒪ ᒪᔭᑦ ᑕᓇᑯᓯ ᓄᑯᑦ ᑲᑭᐅᔑᑐᐨ ᐅᑎᐸᒋᒧᐃᐧ ᒪᓯᓇᑌᓯᒋᑲᐣ, ᑲᑲᔭᔑᐦᐃᐁᐧᐃᐧᐣ ᓇᐣᑕ ᒋᕑᐃᑎ? ᑲᑭᐃᔑᓂᑲᑕᐠ.

Webequie chief says Ontario moving ‘unilaterally’ ahead on Ring of Fire development

The chief of Webequie First Nation said the Ontario government is failing to live up to its commitment with his community after the province announced the establishment of an infrastructure development corporation on Aug. 28.

NAN, Thunder Bay meet to discuss safety concerns

Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) and the City of Thunder Bay announced the two parties have recently met to discuss safety and youth issues.

Fort Albany members call for appeal of election results

Members of Fort Albany First Nation are calling for the appeal of its recent election results and the chief electoral officer said the “chances of granting such an appeal is good.”

The Magic Bus Ride

I took a road trip recently to southern Quebec to meet my mom Susan in Trois-Riveries...