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July 25th, 2014

Rally takes aim against hate in Thunder Bay

A proactive photography event geared at combating hate in the city of Thunder Bay took place in a parking lot across from Intercity mall on July 19.

Red Road to Recovery sharing circles at Anishnawbe Mushkiki

Anishnawbe Mushkiki has developed weekly Red Road to Recovery sharing circles to assist people with addictions to alcohol, drugs, gambling and other dependencies.

Elders inspire youth

Elders and youth have been sharing cultural values and learning from each other at the Blue Sky Community Healing Centre’s Inspire Elders to Inspire Youth project.

Keewaywin Conference set for Mount McKay

Nishnawbe Aski Nation’s XXXIII Keewaywin Conference is scheduled for Aug. 5-7 at Mount McKay in Fort William First Nation with McDowell Lake the host community.

Moose Cree-OPG partnership completes second hydro station

A second Lower Mattagami generating station has gone on stream for the Moose Cree First Nation-Ontario Power Generation hydro-power development partnership.

Friendship centre’s abuse program to return in the fall

While the Thunder Bay Indian Friendship Centre’s men’s abuse program, Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin, has gotten attention from various places in Ontario, it’s the women’s program that are coming out from under the shadows.

Seven teachings workshops held at Thunder Bay friendship centre

The seven teachings are what many were taught when they were young: love, truth, bravery, honesty, humility, wisdom, and respect.

Lac Seul area artifacts displayed at Hudson homecoming

An exhibition of arrowheads and other artifacts from the Lac Seul area was featured during the Hudson Homecoming by local artifact hunters Scotty Angeconeb and Brad Hyslop.

Prehistoric archeological site uncovered near Sioux Lookout

A prehistoric archeological site was discovered last fall near Sioux Lookout by archeologist Jeff Bursey during a walk along a moose trail.

July 11th

Grassy Narrows loses Supreme Court decision

The unanimous decision of Canada’s top court, released on July 11, ruled that Ontario has the ability to take up lands under Treaty 3 without the federal government’s approval.

July 10th

ᓀᐣᑲᐱᐦᐊᓄᐠ ᑲᓇᑕ ᐊᐦᑭᐃᐧ ᑭᔕᑯᓂᑫᐃᐧᐣ ᐅᑲᑭᐃᐧᒋᐦᐃᑯᓇᐊᐧ ᐅᐣᑌᕑᐃᔪ ᐊᓂᔑᓂᓂᐊᐧᐠ

ᐁᑲᐧ ᑭᒋᐅᓇᑯᓂᑫᐃᐧᑲᒥᑯᐠ ᑲᑭᐅᐣᒋ ᑭᔕᑯᓂᑲᓄᐊᐧᐠ ᑲᑭᒥᓂᑕᐧ ᓀᐣᑲᐱᐦᐊᓄᐠ ᐃᓀᑫ ᑲᓇᑕ ᐊᓂᔑᓂᓂᐊᐧᐠ ᐃᐧᓇᐊᐧ ᒋᑎᐯᐣᑕᒧᐊᐧᐨ ᐅᑕᑭᒥᐊᐧ 1,700 ᑕᓱᑲᑲᑫ ᑭᓫᐊᒥᑐᕑᐢ ᐁᑲᐧ ᒥᓇ ᒪᐊᐧᐨ ᐃᑯ ᐅᑭ ᐅᐣᒋ ᑭᒋᓀᑕᓇᐊᐧ ᐊᓂᔑᓂᓂᐃᐧ ᓂᑲᓂᑕᒪᑫᐠ ᐅᒪ ᐅᐣᑌᕑᐃᔪ.

B.C. land claim ruling may impact northern Ontario First Nations

A landmark Supreme Court case awarding a British Columbia First Nation control over 1,700 square kilometres of its traditional land is being lauded by First Nation leaders in Ontario.

Superior Court to hear residential school testimonies case

Fort Albany’s Edmund Metatawabin does not want the Independent Assessment Process (IAP) residential school compensation claim records to be destroyed.