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October 29th, 2014

Province asking First Nations to fill out juror questionnaires

The Ontario government is asking First Nations people who receive juror questionnaires to fill them out so that there may be more representation in the 2015 jury roll.

October 22nd

Mushkegowuk grand chief by-election candidates announced

The Mushkegowuk Council has announced there are seven candidates vying for the grand chief position in the upcoming by-election.

October 20th

Police investigating suspicious death of Moosonee woman

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is asking for the public’s assistance as it investigates the death of a young Moosonee woman.

October 15th

Cree language project on Aviva Community Fund voting list

Swampy Cree N dialect-language learning materials and curriculum are among the education projects up for voting at this year’s Aviva Community Fund competition.

Birchbark canoe built in Kenora

Lac Seul Elder Kitty Everson and her granddaughter Dennise Pemmican recently helped build a 16-foot birchbark canoe in Kenora.

The Vision: Through the eyes of a youth leader

It all started in December 2012, when Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence went on a hunger strike in the nation’s capital on Victoria Island in a small teepee.

Canadian Rangers impress royal visitor to KI

Canadian Rangers and Junior Canadian Rangers played a leading role in helping to organize and support an overnight visit by Sophie, the Countess of Wessex, to Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug.

Metatawabin memoir shortlisted for Governor General literary award

The memoir of a St. Anne’s Residential School survivor has been shortlisted for a Governor General award.

Matawa First Nations building an Aboriginal workforce

Matawa First Nations is building an Aboriginal workforce through the Kiikenomaga Kikenjigewen Employment and Training Services (KKETS) Ring of Fire Aboriginal Training Alliance (RoFATA) training programs.

Whole community needs to work together to build bridges

Lac Des Mille Lac Elder Jim Chicago called for Thunder Bay residents to come together to build bridges during CBC Radio One’s Building Bridges community forum.

Residential school students honoured at Orange Shirt Day

Three sisters walked in honour of their mother during the Every Child Matters Indian Residential School Awareness Walk in Thunder Bay.

Former Grassy Narrows leader running for national chief

Simon Fobister of Grassy Narrows First Nation announced he is running for national chief in the upcoming election slated for December.

Sisters in Spirit vigil honours missing, murdered women

More than 200 communities across the country hosted a Sisters in Spirit (SIS) vigil in honour of missing and murdered Aboriginal earlier this month.