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September 3rd, 2014

Practice Sun Safety and Protect Your Skin

As much as we enjoy the feeling of the warm sun on our skin it’s also important to protect yourself from the potential harms the sun can have on our health.

Fort Hope Fossil Finders

The next time you are out and about enjoying the sunshine before fall arrives, take a few minutes to look at the ground.

Rangers use Cree, Oji-Cree languages in mock battle

A small group of Canadian Rangers won praise for speaking in their native Cree and Oji-Cree languages to add a sense of realism to a major military training exercise in the Niagara Region.

Late Mushkegowuk grand chief plays big role in Treaty 9 documentary

Acclaimed Aboriginal filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin said that the late Mushkegowuk grand chief Stan Louttit is a key figure in her latest documentary, Trick or Treaty?

Feature-length film shot in Wabigoon Lake and Fort William concludes

Wabigoon Lake’s Donna Chief enjoyed playing the role of a police officer during the recent shooting of an independent film — Fire Song — in her Treaty #3 community.

Attawapiskat announces name of new school: Kattawapsikak Elementary School

After a community vote, Attawapiskat First Nation has selected a name of its new school: Kattawapiskak Elementary School.

Premiers, opposition leaders support call for national inquiry

The recent death of 15-year-old Tina Fontaine has sparked renewed calls from various organizations and leaders for a national inquiry into the issue of missing and murdered Aboriginal women.

Stewardship Youth Rangers complete natural resource projects

Portage clearing and an invasive species campaign were among the wide variety of projects completed by Aboriginal Stewardship Youth Rangers this summer.

Fitness program being brought to northern communities

More First Nations will experience the opportunity to be more fit and healthy thanks to a fitness program being brought up north.

Non-profit organization seeking more Aboriginal artists

Aspiring artists, musicians, and writers, grab your work because Weird Canada is looking for you.

More work is still needed to understand the legacy of the Indian Residential School system

I quite understand why you might pass on taking the time to read our recently released report exploring the abuse that occurred between students at Indian Residential Schools in Canada (even though it is freely available at www.ahf.ca).

NLIP students teach cultural games to children at LU

Children’s games integrating culture and language were held on July 22 by third-year Native Language Instructors Program students at Lakehead University.

Meegwetch to all the people of Anishinaabe-Aki

This summer I spent 50 days traveling through Anishinaabe-Aki in my canoe.

Late Mushkegowuk grand chief plays big role in Treaty 9 documentary

Acclaimed Aboriginal filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin said that the late Mushkegowuk grand chief Stan Louttit is a key figure in her latest documentary, Trick or Treaty? which premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival on Friday, Sept. 5.