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April 3rd, 2014

Pelletier translates art skills to multimedia

Kelsea Pelletier graduated in June 2013 with a diploma of Multimedia Productions from Confederation College and immediately was hired by Matawa First Nations.

Elders need to share traditional knowledge

Mishkeegogamang’s Erin Bottle called for Elders to share more traditional knowledge with youth during a Lakehead University Elders and Youth Round Table.

Education guide aimed at educators, social workers, lawyers

An education guide has been added to the garnetsjourney.com residential school to reconciliation website for use by educators at all levels.

April 2nd

The Northern Ontario Initiative

Wawatay Native Communications Society and Journalists for Human Rights partner on a revolutionary program to train journalists in remote First Nation communities.

March 19th

On the Rez in Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug

A group of Indigenous youth show southern Canadians what life in a remote northern community is really like

ᐱᓯᒧ ᐃᐡᑯᑌ ᑭᐊᑯᑲᒋᑲᑌᐊᐧᐣ ᒋᐊᐧᑌᓂᑲᑌᐠ ᐊᑎᑯᓴᑲᐃᑲᓂᐠ ᐃᐡᑯᓄᑲᒥᑯᐠ

ᓄᑯᒥᑫ ᐊᑎᑯᓴᑲᐃᑲᓂᐠ ᑭᑭᔑᒋᑲᑌ ᒪᐊᐧᐨ ᐁᒥᔕᐠ ᐱᓯᒧ ᐃᐡᑯᑌ ᐁᑭᐅᔑᒋᑲᑌᐠ ᒥᓂᑯᐠ ᐅᒪ ᐊᐧᓂᓇᐊᐧᑲᐠ ᑲᐃᑯᑲᓇᐊᐧᐸᒋᑫᒪᑲᐠ ᐁᑭᐅᓇᑯᑲᒋᑲᑌᐠ ᐱᓯᒧᐠ ᑲᐅᒋ ᐊᓄᑭᒪᑲᐠ ᐃᐡᑯᑌ ᒋᐅᒋᐊᐧᑌᓂᑫᒪᑲᐠ ᐅᑎᐡᑯᓄᑲᒥᑯᐊᐧ.

A Moral Offence Against the Nation

One time a trapper came to the blockade at Grassy Narrows to report his entire trap line had been clear cut.

Something New In OL’CD

Making a living as an artist is not an easy thing to do but most of the time the rewards are amazing.

Walking With Our Sisters art installation coming to Thunder Bay

Christi Belcourt’s Walking With Our Sisters (WWOS) commemorative art installation for missing and murdered Indigenous women of Canada will be in Thunder Bay this September at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery.



No national inquiry into missing, murdered Aboriginal woman

A report on violence against indigenous women by a parliamentary committee was met with outrage, with one grand chief calling it a “national disgrace.”

Disappearing Ink

Hey, here’s a good one, Your Honour.

Racism awareness week

In recognition of International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on March 21, two separate committees are hosting anti-racism awareness weeks within Sioux Lookout and Thunder Bay respectively.

Mishkeegogamang under distress following house fires

Community members in Mishkeegogamang First Nation are still struggling to cope with a house fire that led to the death of a mother, her two young daughters and her nephew on Feb. 13.

NAN and Northern Ontario School of Medicine release report

A community-based approach to establish emergency care services in isolated and remote First Nation communities has been identified in a new report from researchers at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM).